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

  • Masks Mandatory in Indoor Public Places and on Saskatoon Transit

Saskatchewan Gathering Limits

Saskatchewan enters Step Two of re-opening Sunday, June 20:

  • Private indoor gatherings are permitted up to 15 persons.
  • The following have no capacity limits, though physical distancing and masking requirements remain in effect:
    • restaurants and licensed establishments,
    • grocery stores, public and farmers’ markets,
    • clothing and retail stores,
    • personal service facilities (salons, etc.),
    • greenhouse and landscaping locations.
  • The capacity limits of 150 patrons/spectators in the following sectors though physical distancing and masking requirements remain in effect:
    • sports and activities, arena facilities,
    • libraries,
    • movie and live theatre venues,
    • performing arts venues,
    • casinos and bingo halls,
    • for temporary food vendors,
    • racing, livestock sales and rodeos,
    • banquets and conference facilities;
    • car and trade shows.
  • All indoor facilities and activities and outdoor activities where two metres of physical distancing cannot be consistently maintained must continue to abide by physical distancing and masking requirements in Step Two.

Effective June 20:

  • Table capacity limits are being removed in all restaurants and licensed establishments. Previously, they were limited to six per table. Dining tables will still need to maintain two metres of physical distance or have a barrier placed between them.
  • Retailers can welcome more shoppers, as capacity limits will be removed as long as two metres of physical distance can be maintained between customers.
  • Indoor sport competitions will be able to resume, as many restrictions are being lifted. Tournaments will be permitted, however interprovincial play is not and no more than 150 spectators are permitted in the facility.
  • Capacity limits for banquet and conference facilities will increase to 150 people. Attendees may be served food and/or beverage in the facility, but must remain seated except when getting their food/beverage, using washroom facilities or entering/exiting the premises. Self-serve is not permitted at this time.
  • The number of movie goers may increase to 150 from the current limit of 30.
  • Dance recitals and competitions will be able to resume for all ages and the maximum capacity limit for spectators of all performing arts facilities will be 150.

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.
  • The CP Pedestrian bridge has reopened but as a one-way only (access is only available on the east side)

Tourist Attractions

Places to Visit in Saskatoon

Food & Grocery


Retail Stores

Open with restrictions and reduced capacity

  • 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
  • All Saskatoon Public Libraries are open with limited services
  • 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.

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