Saskatchewan government has declared a state of emergency to combat the rapid rise of COVID-19. Social distancing norms and Public Health orders will be in effect.
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Saskatchewan to move to Phase 4.2 from June 29th – Details
- Libraries, museums, galleries, movie theatres, and live theatres can re-open
- Indoor pools, indoor rinks, indoor sports, and activities, performing arts can re-open from July 6
- Casinos and bingo halls can re-open from July 9
- Video lottery terminals (VLTs), pool tables, dart boards, arcade games, and other recreation areas will be able to re-open on July 6
- Live entertainment, including guest DJs, will be permitted effective July 16.
- Racetracks and rodeo-related activities from July 16
Saskatchewan Gathering Limits from June 29
The gathering limit for Indoor Public and Private Gatherings is increased to 30 people
- Effective July 6, Restaurants and Licensed Establishments are permitted to maintain an occupancy level that allows staff and customers to maintain appropriate physical distancing.
Parks & Outdoor
- Provincial Parks and campgrounds are Open. Please note that Historic parks are closed until further notice. Parks reservations are open from May 4. Check the campsite availability here. Boat launches (as ice conditions and normal operating conditions allow), hiking and biking on trails will be open.
- City Park spaces, pathways, and community gardens are open; Avoid shared surfaces like handrails and pedestrian crosswalk buttons
- Beaches are open – beach capacity limited to accommodate adequate social distancing
- National Parks and Historic Sites are open from June 1.
- Playgrounds, picnic sites, washrooms, BMX park, Douglas Park Track, basketball courts, tennis courts, pickleball courts, and skateparks are open.
- All City-owned golf courses;Book tee times in advance.
- Outdoor Individual Recreation
- Boat Launches are open.
- Wascana Centre; Wascana Lake will be available for non-motorized watercraft
- Regina’s year-round and seasonal dog parks are open with the exception of Leslie Park, which is closed for the season due to construction.
- 15 city-owned spray pads will be open daily from 9 am to 8 pm from June 22.
- Select ball parks will open from June 22
- Athletic fields, remaining ball parks, and lawn bowling greens will be open June 27.
- Museums, art galleries, and other indoor attractions remain closed to the public
- Evraz Place has started drive-in events. Check Things to do this weekend for drive-thru events.
- Drive-in theatres
- Saskatchewan to Reopen Museums and Theatres on June 29th – Reopening dates of individual attractions TBA
- Landmark Theatre from June 26
- Casino Regina on July 9
- The Co-operators Centre at Evraz Place – Hockey and figure skating resume
- Soaked! Water Park will reopen from July 9
Places to Visit in Regina:
- Day Trips from Regina
- Hiking Trails In and Around Regina
- Places to go fishing in Regina
- Self-guided Tours in Regina
- Parks and Natural Areas of Saskatchewan
Food & Grocery
- Grocery Stores Open
- Regina Restaurants Open for Takeout & Delivery During COVID-19
- Restaurants Open in Regina For Dine-In Services
- Retail businesses – Occupancy limits of 50 per cent of normal business levels or one person per 10 square metres
- Shopping Malls are open
- Public markets and farmers markets
- Hair stylists/barbers may reopen if businesses maintain an occupancy level that maintains a physical distance of at least two metres
- Manicurists and pedicurists, tattoo parlours, estheticians, cosmetologists, electrologists, and tanning parlours can open
City Services & Other Facilities
- All essential services
- Regina Public Transit – Regina Transit fares and loading passengers at the front doors of the bus will resume on July 2 (Limit of 15 riders and reduced service will continue). Check Real-time schedules and bus routes. If you had a pass while Transit fares were waived, pass extensions can be added to your pass starting June 15.
- Fire & Protective Services
- City cemeteries are open and interment services are available. From June 15, the administration office, indoor columbaria, and chapel will be accessible to the public by appointment during standard business hours with a limit of two visitors at a time.
- Garbage and Recycling collection will continue as scheduled. Bag your garbage, ensure accessible cart placement, do not overfill or place used tissues in the bin. If you’re sick: place ANY item that has come into contact with your mouth, nose or eyes into the garbage – even items that you normally place into your Blue Cart or Bin (eg. water/beverage bottles, pop cans, milk/juice cartons, etc.)
- Online Regina Library Services
- Book Returns at four Regina Public Library branches from June 8 and pick up from June 15.
- Central Library
- George Bothwell Branch at Southland Mall
- Sunrise Branch
- Sherwood Village Branch
- Regina Rec Leagueprogramming could likely start from July 1. Summer league registration closes on June 14.
- June Household Hazardous Waste Days will continue with enhanced safety protocols and guidelines. June 19 | 4 – 7 PM; June 20 – 21 | 9 AM – 4 PM
- Effective June 15, parking meter fees and parking enforcement will be phased back in.
- Regina’s City Hall will reopen to the public from June 15 with limited services – payment of water bills, property taxes, parking tickets and licensing services. The Building and Development Permit Counter will also be open for limited services.
- Effective June 22, building permit inspections are once again being conducted in person, dependent on scope and project type.
- The following recreation facilities are set to reopen *Pending approval to open from the Saskatchewan Health Authority
- North West Leisure Centre (including the Strength & Conditioning Areas) – July 8*
- Lawson Aquatic Centre (including the Strength & Conditioning Areas) – July 13*
- Regent Outdoor Pool – July 17*
WHAT IS CLOSED
Events & Festivals
- City of Regina scheduled events are postponed until further notice. This includes the National Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration, I Love Regina Run, Reimagine Conference 2020: Roadmap to Sustainable Cities, and the Regina City Council Arts and Business Awards.
- All in-person events at various venues. Certain venues are starting drive-in events.
- All Regina Pats games cancelled
- All Saskatchewan Rush games cancelled until further notice
- All events of Regina Symphony Orchestra
- Regina Summer Stage has cancelled Disney’s The Little Mermaid
- Regina Performing Arts Centre Spring/Summer 2020 have been postponed or cancelled
- Globe Theatre
- The Exchange
- The Artesian
- Conexus Arts Centre
- Regina Little Theatre
- The Turvey Convention Center and Lounge
Attractions & Facilities in Regina Closed
- All Schools until atleast September; Online learning will continue. In-classroom learning to resume for the upcoming school year.
- All community centres and recreation facilities are closed. A few are scheduled to reopen in Phase 4.2. Rest TBA
- All Regina Public Library physical branches closed until mid-July. Few branches are open for return and pickup
- Cineplex Theatres
- The launch of the Food and Yard Waste Pilot is postponed from spring to fall 2020.
- RCMP Heritage Centre – Online shopping and curbside pickup from the RCMP shop is ongoing
- Regina Floral Conservatory
- Saskatchewan Science Centre, Kramer IMAX Theatre, and Atom + Geek Science Shop. Shop Online
- Royal Saskatchewan Museum
- MacKenzie Art Gallery
- Art Gallery of Regina
- Heritage Regina