COVID-19: What is Open & Closed in Saskatoon


To reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, the Saskatchewan Government has issued guidelines and restrictions under the current Public Health Order.

Public Health Orders – Currently In Effect

Effective Thursday, November 19 to Thursday, December 17, 2020

  • Masks Mandatory in Indoor Public Places and on Saskatoon Transit
  • The maximum allowable gathering size for private gatherings in the home is reduced to 5

Saskatchewan Gathering Limits from November 19


  • Indoor public gatherings over 30 people and outdoor private and public gatherings over 30 people are prohibited except in the following circumstances where two-metre distancing between people can be maintained:
    • Settings where people are distributed into multiple rooms or buildings, and workplaces; and
    • Are a critical public service or an allowable business service.
  • No more than five people will be allowed to gather inside a home. Gatherings outside of a household are discouraged.
  • The number of people allowed at a table in a restaurant or bar is limited to 4.
  • Capacity at casinos, bingo halls, arenas and movie theatres will be capped at 30 people. The limit will also apply to conferences, worship services, funerals and weddings.

Parks & Outdoor

  • Provincial Parks – Updates
  • Parks, playgrounds, sports fields, trails, dog parks, tennis, pickleball and basketball courts, skate parks, and public squares are open.
  • National Parks and Historic Sites –Plan Ahead
  • Terry Fox Track, located in Saskatoon Sports Centre, 150 Nelson Road is open.

Tourist Attractions

Places to Visit in Saskatoon

Food & Grocery

Retail Stores

  • Retail businesses
  • Shopping Malls
  • Public markets and farmers markets

City Services & Other Facilities

  • The following core services are being maintained:
    • Saskatoon Fire Department
    • Saskatoon Police Service
    • Transit Services
    • Waste & Recycling Collection
    • Power, Water & Sewer Services
    • Landfill Operations
    • Road Maintenance & Repair
    • Construction & Major Projects
    • Cemetery Services
  • Matters of Bylaw Courts have resumed.
  • ​Public parking in the Downtown, Broadway, Riversdale, River Landing and Sutherland areas, as well as streets adjacent to St. Paul’s and Saskatoon City Hospitals, is metered from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday to Saturday.
  • All Saskatoon Public Libraries are open with limited services
  • Leisure Centres have re-opened with limited programming. A limited selection of registered programs will be offered for Winter 2020 at Leisure Centres. The Winter Leisure Guide will be available online Monday, November 30 and be delivered to households on Thursday, December 3.
  • The Payment Centre, Customer Service & Collections counters located in the lobby of City Hall are open with a limited number of services for in-person transactions.

Online Services

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