Closures, re-openings and refunds

Last update: October 23, 4 p.m.

Strathcona County has 82 active COVID-19 positive cases. Our community is under a watch, and is now included in the broader “enhanced” Edmonton health zone. Learn more

A utility bill repayment plan is available to provide relief to families and businesses who are struggling. Utilities customers should ensure they are signed up to ensure no late fees are charged or services discontinued.

As part of Strathcona County’s efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, the following additional actions have been taken:

  • Non-medical masks/face coverings required in all public indoor spaces and vehicles for hire, as part of the Temporary Mandatory Face Covering Bylaw (as of October 5, 2020)

  • Non-medical masks/face coverings required in all County-owned buildings and transit (as of August 4, 2020) non-medical masks (face coverings) are required for people entering all County-owned buildings and transit (as of August 4, 2020).

To visit one of our indoor recreation centres, you must pre-book your activity time slot. No walk-in visitors will be permitted without a pre-booking. An option for a monthly pass is available.

Facility re-opening timelines

Strathcona County is taking a phased approach to re-opening facilities and amenities. Residents can expect the delivery of County-run services to look different upon re-opening. More information on necessary modifications will be communicated closer to facility reopening dates. Enhanced cleaning protocols are in place.

Physical distancing and gathering restrictions in effect. Dates listed are targeted re-opening dates and may be subject to change. 

Facility Targeted re‑open date
  • Strathcona Olympiette Centre - open (large) and targeted to open October 12 (small)
  • Glen Allan Recreation Complex - open
  • Sherwood Park Arena and Sports Centre - open
  • Millennium Place arenas - open
  • Ardrossan Recreation Complex arenas - open
  • Moyer Recreation Centre - open
  • Broadmoor Arena - open
Community halls - some community halls are reopening. Please check with each venue operator. Open
RCMP and Enforcement Services detachment - regular hours and operations Open
Kinsmen Leisure Centre (currently under construction) - open for lap swimming  Phased opening due to construction
Pool at Millennium Place (currently under construction) Mid January
Indoor playgrounds, youth lounge, child minding services  Closed until further notice
Strathcona Wilderness Centre - Campsites and fire pits (open). Lodge and Information Centre (open early July). Disc golf, trails, and Information Centre #2 washroom (open now).  Open
Wellness centres (Millennium Place, Ardrossan Recreation Complex, Glen Allan Recreation Complex), racquet courts (Glen Allan Recreation Complex) and fitness tracks (Millennium Place and Ardrossan Recreation Complex). Open
Smeltzer House Open
Indoor fields and dry surface spaces Open
Public meeting spaces in Strathcona County facilities - for bookings Open
County annex building, Economic Development and Tourism - in-person meetings (appointment only) Open
Festival Place - accepting rental bookings for September Open 
Emerald Hills Leisure Centre  Open
Sports fields and diamonds - for casual use and bookings for organized sports (following all Alberta Health Services guidelines). Open
Gallery@501 – exhibit only  Open
Spray decks (Brentwood, Granville, Kinsmen / Westboro, Woodbridge) Open
Cloverbar Ranch and Summerton Spray Deck Open
Broadmoor Public Golf Course Open
Playground and outdoor fitness equipment amenities   Open 
Skateboard park at Millennium Place  Open
Gazebos/picnic shelters  Open
Bike skills park Open
Hard surface courts, including pickleball, basketball, volleyball, tennis, and one-wall handball (with restrictions) Open

Dog off-leash areas

A temporary recycling facility is available for residents who lack space to store materials. Open
Broadview Enviroservice Station is open weekends only. Open
Ardrossan Recycle Station Open

These facilities have remained open:

These facilities remain closed:

  • Seniors centres
  • Children and Youth Community Centre


Check the library's COVID-19 updates on their website for updated information, or call 780-410-8600 during regular hours.

Refunds and membership suspensions

Update: October 1 

  • Millennium Card payments continue to be suspended. Cardholders will be notified before payments begin. User fees / admission fees are being reviewed and will be communicated to the public, once confirmed.
  • All parent and caregiver workshops, programs, counselling groups, events and home help services and events are suspended.
  • Refunds and pro-rated refunds have been processed for all program participants affected by the summer and spring cancellations. Questions? Call 780-467-2211.

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Last updated: Wednesday, October 14, 2020
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