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 4.1 from June 22nd – Details
- Child and youth day camps
- Outdoor pools and spray parks
- Seasonal/recreational outdoor sports and activities
Saskatchewan Gathering Limits from June 22
Public gatherings will be limited to no more than 15 people inside and 30 outside. (until June 22). After June 22, the indoor gathering limit is increased to 30 people
- In the northwest region, indoor gatherings will be limited to 10 people and outdoor gatherings limited to 20 people, with a two-metre separation to be maintained both indoors and outdoors
- Places of worshipcan increase capacity to one-third of the seating capacity, or a maximum of 150 people — whichever is less.
- Outdoor Graduation Celebrationswith a maximum of 30 graduates per class and overall attendance of 150 people. Extended family members are limited to a maximum of five per graduate.
- Outdoor Weddings with no more than 150 people
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.
- Gordon Howe Campground re-opened on June 1 in full compliance with the campground guidelines and restrictions.
- City Parks are open. Playground structures in the parks have also re-opened from June 12.
- Beaches are open – beach capacity limited to accommodate adequate social distancing
- National Parks and Historic Sites are open from June 1.
- All City-owned golf courses – Holiday Park, Silverwood & Wildwood are open. Book your tee time online.
- Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park remains open, but the play structure and Zoo are closed.
- Boat launch (Broadway Bridge) is now Open
- Dog Parks are open
- Sports fields, trails, tennis, pickleball and basketball courts, skate parks, and public squares are open.
- The Traffic, Broadway and University Bridges, with walkways on both sides, are operating as one-way only.
- Play can resume on the City’s 150 free-of-charge sports fields on June 22. Parks Division is busy undertaking the necessary preparations so that City rentals can resume on July 1.
- Spray Pads – targeting opening for June 26
- Museums, art galleries, and other indoor attractions remain closed to the public
- SaskTel Centre has started drive-in events. Check out Things to Do this Weekend
- Drive-in theatres
- Saskatchewan to Reopen Museums and Theatres on June 29th – Reopening dates of individual attractions TBA
- Landmark Theatre from June 26
- Prairie Lily
Places to Visit in Saskatoon
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- Parks and Natural Areas of Saskatchewan
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- Waterfalls of Saskatchewan
- History Themed Road Trips and Tours
Food & Grocery
- Grocery Stores Open
- Restaurants Open for Takeout & Delivery During COVID-19
- Restaurants Open in Saskatoon 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
- The following core services are being maintained:
- Saskatoon Fire Department
- Saskatoon Police Service
- Transit Services – Front door boarding and fare collection has resumed
- Waste & Recycling Collection
- Power, Water & Sewer Services
- Landfill Operations
- Winter Road Maintenance
- Construction & Major Projects
- Cemetery Services – Woodlawn Cemetery Administration Building will re-open for in-person services from June 15
- Online Saskatoon Library Services
- City of Saskatoon Online Services
- Matters of Bylaw Courtsto resumed
- Payment Centre, Customer Service & Collections counters located in thelobby of City Hall will re-open for in-person service from June 15.
- Public engagement has been reactivated, though engagement activities are only conducted virtually (online, mail, telephone) for the time being.
- Public pay parking and other parking enforcement measuresincluding on-street parking time limit of 72 hours in residential areas, Residential Parking Program (RPP) zones– has been reinstated.
WHAT IS CLOSED
Events & Festivals
- All City-organized public events and in-person engagement activities
- All Saskatoon Blades games
- All Saskatchewan Rush games
Attractions & Facilities in Saskatoon Closed
- All Schools until atleast September; Online learning will continue. In-classroom learning to resume for the upcoming school year.
- Leisure facilities are currently closed including all programs and third-party facility rentals. These facilities are currently identified in Phase 4.2 of Re-open Saskatchewan. Re-opening dates TBA.
- Public access to City buildings, including fire stations
- Outdoor Pools
- Riversdale & George Ward Pools – targeting opening for the first week of July
- Lathey & Mayfair Pools – TBD
- Saskatoon Public Library locations are closed. Reopening date TBA
- The CP Pedestrian and Sid Buckwold Bridge walkways
- All gyms, fitness centres, casinos and bingo halls
- Nutrien Playland at Kinsmen Park
- Remai Modern
- Broadway Theatre
- Western Development Museum Saskatoon
- Wanuskewin Heritage Park
- Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo – targeting opening for the first week of July
- Nutrien Wonder Hub
- Cineplex Theatres
- Dakota Dunes Casino
- The Broadway Theatre
- The Bassment
- Admin offices at Prarieland Park and all of the World Trade Center Saskatoon
- TCU Place