Closures, re-openings and refunds

Strathcona County is preparing and reviewing its COVID-19 response and relaunch plan to align with the new Government of Alberta relaunch strategy.

The following facilities are re-opening:

Physical distancing and gathering restrictions in effect.

Facility Re-open date
Gallery@501 – exhibit only  May 20 
Broadmoor Public Golf Course’s driving range and ProShop  May 21 
Playground and outdoor fitness equipment amenities  
Hard-surface amenities such as playgrounds will start re-opening in stages on May 22. 
May 22
re-openings throughout the day (138 locations) 
Skateboard park at Millennium Place  May 22
Clubhouse at the Broadmoor Public Golf Course  May 22
Gazebos/picnic shelters  May 22-29 
staged opening
Bike skills park (pending maintenance and weather)  May 29
Disc golf at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre  May 29
Select fields and diamonds staged opening; as Alberta Health approves sport-specific organizations only. *Not open for league play. Note: Fields and diamonds are currently open for casual use for members of the same household.    June 1, June 15, June 30 
Hard surface courts, including pickleball, basketball, volleyball, tennis, and one-wall handball. 
Open on May 15 with restrictions. 
May 15
with restrictions. 
Broadmoor Public Golf Course   May 6
Strathcona Wilderness Centre  
Picnic areas, campsites and Lodge remain closed. Information Centre #2 washroom will be open.
May 6

Dog off-leash areas

McGhan, Kinsmen/Westboro and Brentwood seasonal outdoor rinks - effective May 2

Sherwood Park Natural Area (washroom will remain closed) - effective May 2

Deermound off-leash area (washroom will remain closed) - effective May 4

May 2 - 4
A temporary recycling facility is available for residents who lack space to store materials. April 30.

These facilities have remained open:

These facilities remain CLOSED

Indoor recreation facilities closed until further notice, or per Alberta Health Services' direction.

Library closed to the public – check sclibrary.ca for online programs and digital resources or call 780-410-8600 during regular hours.

Refunds and membership suspensions

All Strathcona County recreation facilities are closed to the public until June 15 subject to further reassessment.

Update: May 15
All Strathcona County summer camps and programs have been cancelled. Beginning May 20, refunds will be automatically processed for individuals who registered online using a credit card. Individuals who registered in person or over the phone can call 780-467-2211 to coordinate their refund.

  • All recreation and culture programs, performances and drop-in classes are also suspended.
  • All parent and caregiver workshops, programs, counselling groups, events and home help services and events are suspended.
  • Refunds and pro-rated refunds will be processed for all program participants affected by the cancellation. 
  • Millennium Cards and GARC Court passes (annual and 7 month) have been automatically placed on suspension, and no payments will be taken while services are interrupted.

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Last updated: Wednesday, May 27, 2020
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