What is open-closed in Winnipeg during COVID-19 restrictions:
For ideas on what to do this weekend, check Things to do this weekend in Winnipeg
Effective June 26th:
- Outdoor gathering sizes on private property is 10 persons; outdoor visitors can briefly access homes for essential activities (e.g. to use a washroom)
- Public outdoor gathering sizes is 25 persons
- Retail businesses can open with 25 per cent to a limit of 250 persons, with no restrictions on the number of household members permitted to shop together;
- Personal service businesses (hair and nail salons, estheticians, barbers, etc.) can reopen at 50 per cent capacity, on an appointment basis only
- Restaurants and bars can reopen at 25 per cent capacity for indoors and 50 percent for outdoor dining. For indoor dining, patrons seated together must be from the same household unless all patrons at the table are fully immunized. Patrons who are fully immunized and from different households may dine together. For outdoor dining, tables are limited to a maximum of 8 patrons and can be from different households regardless of immunization status
- Indoor faith-based services and organized community gatherings (e.g. pow wows, sun dance ceremonies) can resume at 25 per cent capacity to a limit of 25 persons with masks worn at all times
- Outdoor faith-based and organized community gatherings (e.g. pow wows, sun dance ceremonies) can resume for up to 50 persons, provided distance can be maintained between households. Drive-in services continue to be permitted
- Outdoor weddings and funerals may take place with up to 25 participants, in addition to photographer and officiants. Indoor weddings and funerals remain limited to 10 persons
- Indoor dance, music, theatre, and other organized sports and recreation activities may reopen at 25 per cent capacity to a limit of five persons, with no tournaments allowed
- Outdoor dance, music and theatre classes and other organized recreation activities can reopen for groups up to 25 people, with no tournaments allowed
- Swimming and wading pools, both indoor and outdoor, may reopen at 25 per cent capacity
- Gyms and fitness facilities may reopen for individual and group fitness classes at 25 per cent capacity with three metres distance maintained between patrons; and;
- Summer day camps may reopen to a maximum of 20 participants in groups.
For fully vaccinated Manitobans
Manitobans who are fully immunized (two vaccine doses plus two weeks from the time of their second dose) will now benefit from the following exemptions:
- visit loved ones in personal care homes or hospitals;
- participate in social or communal activities, if you are a resident of a personal care home or congregate living facility;
- travel domestically for essential and non-essential purposes outside of Manitoba without the requirement to self-isolate on their return; and,
- dine indoors at restaurants and bars with other fully immunized friends and family from outside your household.
WHAT IS OPEN
Parks & Outdoor
- City parks and dog parks, trails, athletic fields, and active transportation pathways will remain open
- Provincial Parks Open — Read the Covid-19 regulations before visiting.
- National Parks and Historic Sites (Outdoor) are open – Plan ahead
- Picnic shelter and off-leash dog areas. are open
- Residents can access the connected walkway system from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays. The skywalks are closed on weekends.
- The underground concourse at Portage & Main can be accessed from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays, and is closed on Sundays.
- Outdoor pools will open on June 25, 2021, wading pools on July 1, 2021. Operating hours for spray pads will be expanded effective June 26, 2021.
- Spray pads are open. The following outdoor heated pools are scheduled to open Friday, June 25: Kildonan Park, St. Vital, Transcona Aquatic Park and Westdale.
- Book a tee time and enjoy a round at one of our golf courses.
- Summer 2021 Leisure Guide programming will be offered this summer, featuring children’s day camps and active living classes. The Summer 2021 Leisure Guide is now available online. Registration for the Leisure Guide activities, with the exception of swimming lessons, begins Monday, June 28 at 8 a.m. for Winnipeg residents.
- Outdoor swimming lessons will also be offered this summer. The Summer 2021 Leisure Guide Swimming brochure will be available online as of Wednesday, June 30, with registration beginning on Tuesday, July 6 at 8 a.m. for Winnipeg residents.
Places to Visit in Manitoba:
- Nature Attractions & Parks to Explore
- Nature Attractions in Manitoba
- Hiking Trails In and Around Winnipeg
- Must-Visit Scenic Lookouts
- Place to go fishing
- Self-guided Tours
Food & Grocery
- Grocery Stores
- St Norbert Farmers’ Market – Buy online 24/7
- The Forks Market
- Johnston Terminal
- Restaurants and bars – 25% capacity indoor dining and 50% outdoor dining.
- Retail stores, markets and garden centres will be able to open at 25 percent capacity, to a maximum of 250 people
City Services & Other Facilities
Please note: Face masks are required in City facilities and vehicles, including Winnipeg Transit and Winnipeg Transit Plus
- Garbage, recycling & yard waste
- Check if your Community Centre is open
- The temporary patio registration program has been extended through the upcoming summer season to allow registered eligible businesses to operate under the summer temporary patio program from April 1, 2021 to October 31, 2021.
- Winnipeg Transit
- Winnipeg Transit Plus
- Brookside, Transcona, and St. Vital cemeteries remain open to the public
- Winnipeg Public Library branches are offering contactless holds pickup and return service at all 20 branches. For information see: Winnipeg Public Library.
- City Clerk’s Department front counter and the 311 customer service counter are open
- 510 Main St. open for in-person service
Most city services can be accessed online or over the phone.
- Interior residential property inspections will be completed through photos or via phone
- Building permit applications; For those who cannot complete applications through the digital process, completed permit applications can be dropped off at the customer service window at 31-30 Fort St.
- Athletic field Bookings
- In-home inspection appointments
- Water meter readings can be provided via phone 204-986-4445 or online at MyUtilityBill.
- Permits and Licensed Service Persons applications and renewals can be obtained by emailing email@example.com or calling the WFPS Fire Prevention Branch at 204-986-8200.
- Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) has expanded the types of reports residents can make online.
- Online Winnipeg Public Library
WHAT IS CLOSED
Attractions & Facilities Closed
- All City-owned and operated fitness and leisure centres, gyms, indoor pools, and arenas remain closed.
- The City of Winnipeg Archives at 50 Myrtle St
- The City of Winnipeg service counter at the Bilingual Service Centre, 170 Goulet St.
- The Council Building at City Hall
- City Hall wedding ceremonies
- All interior residential property inspections are suspended
- All in-person public engagement opportunities
- By-Law Enforcement Services
- The Zoning & Permits Branch, located at 31-30 Fort St., will not be accepting walk-in customers.
- The Parking Store, located at 495 Portage Ave.
- Water meter reading and inspections, as well as water meter returns, removals, and replacements, are suspended
Tourist Attractions Closed
- Casinos remain closed and VLTs
- Museums, galleries – Opening dates TBA