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
  • The maximum allowable gathering size for private gatherings in the home is reduced to 5

Saskatchewan Gathering Limits


From December 17:

  • All private dwelling indoor gatherings are limited to immediate households only
  • All private and public outdoor gatherings are prohibited, except persons in groups of 10 or less may briefly meet to exchange greetings and must ensure physical distancing between households is maintained.

Starting Saturday, December 19:

  • Casinos and bingo halls must close; and
  • Personal care services must reduce customer occupancy by 50 per cent.

Beginning December 25:

  • Retail services (essential and non-essential) must reduce their capacity to 50 per cent as prescribed in the public health order. Large big box retailers, as defined in the public health order, must reduce to 25 per cent of capacity.

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
  • ​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


What’s Closed

  • Bylaws Courts are Closed – Most trials, preliminary inquiries, and in-person hearings will be suspended until Friday, January 15, 2021.
  • All City-organized public events have been cancelled

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