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 4.3 from July 6-16 – 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
- Car Shows and Trade Shows from July 16
- Live performances in restaurants, licensed establishments and farmers markets 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.
- All public washrooms, play structures and picnic sites in Wascana Centre are open and available for use.
- 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.
- Athletic fields, ball parks, and lawn bowling greens are open
- 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
- Casino Regina
- The Co-operators Centre at Evraz Place – Hockey and figure skating resume
- Soaked! Water Park
- RCMP Heritage Centre from Wednesday to Sunday
- Government House
- Mystery Mansion Regina
- Kramer Imax Theatre reopens from July 23 & 30 to Members and Public, respectively
- Art Gallery of Regina
- MacKenzie Art Gallery from August 12
- Royal Saskatchewan Museum
- Rainbow Cinema
- Cineplex Cinemas Southland
- Willow Island from July 30
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 have resumed. Check Real-time schedules and bus routes.
- 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
- All Regina Public Library branches are open from July 13
- 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.
- 15 city-owned spray pads will be open daily from 9 am to 8 pm
- The following recreation facilities are open
- North West Leisure Centre (including the Strength & Conditioning Areas)
- Lawson Aquatic Centre (including the Strength & Conditioning Areas)
- Regent Outdoor Pool – Lane Swim and Leisure Swim will be offered in timed blocks. Pre-registration is preferred. Residents can register up to three days in advance onlineor by calling the PlayLine at 306-777-PLAY (7529).
- Sandra Schmirler Leisure Centre – July 27
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 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.
- Some Community centres and recreation facilities are being reopened.
- Cineplex Theatres
- The launch of the Food and Yard Waste Pilot is postponed from spring to fall 2020.
- Regina Floral Conservatory
- Saskatchewan Science Centre, and Atom + Geek Science Shop. Shop Online
- Heritage Regina