Closures, re-openings and refunds

Current restrictions

Masks are mandatory in all indoor public places under the provincial health order.

The Government of Alberta announced the province is moving back to Step 1 restrictions, effective April 7.

If you have concerns about provincial health order violations, please contact Alberta Health Services online or by phone at 1-833-415-9179.

Additional COVID-19 relief supports for businesses

Facility operations

Residents can expect the delivery of County-run services to look different during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn what you need to know before you go to one of Strathcona County's recreation centres, including procedures and guidelines in place. Enhanced cleaning protocols are in place.

Physical distancing, masking and gathering restrictions in effect. Dates listed may be subject to change. 

Indoor amenities

Strathcona County facilities are closed to the public; restricted access for minor sport organizations training as well as pre-booked activities including group classes and individual training, with and without a pre-approved trainer, is permitted. Drop-in visits are not permitted and all participants must pre-register.

Facility Access
Arenas Restricted access
Children and Youth Community Centre Closed
Community Centre - modified hours, programs cancelled Open
Community halls - open for event bookings with restrictions Closed
County annex building, Economic Development and Tourism - in-person meetings (appointment only) Closed
County Hall - modified hours Open
Emerald Hills Leisure Centre  Closed
Festival Place Closed
Gallery@501 Closed
Indoor fields and dry surface spaces  Restricted access
Indoor playgrounds, youth lounge, child minding services  Closed
Kinsmen Leisure Centre  Restricted access
Pool at Millennium Place  Restricted access
Public meeting spaces in Strathcona County facilities - for bookings Closed
RCMP and Enforcement Services detachment - regular hours and operations Open
Smeltzer House Closed
Transit centres - open, bus service remains operational (modified hours) Open
Wellness centres (Millennium Place, Ardrossan Recreation Complex, Glen Allan Recreation Complex), and fitness tracks (Millennium Place and Ardrossan Recreation Complex). Restricted access (Millennium Place)

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Outdoor amenities

Facility Access
Ardrossan Recycle Station Open
Bike skills park Open
Broadmoor Public Golf Course Open for outdoor activities
Broadview Enviroservice Station Open
Seniors centres Closed
Dog off-leash areas Open
Gazebos/picnic shelters  Open
Hard surface courts, including pickleball, basketball, volleyball, tennis, and one-wall handball (with restrictions) Open
Library: Check the library's COVID-19 updates on their website for updated information, or call 780-410-8600 during regular hours. Open for limited and Browse & Go services.
Outdoor skating  Closed.
Playground and outdoor fitness equipment amenities   Open
Skateboard park at Millennium Place  Open
Sports fields and diamonds - for casual use and bookings for organized sports (following all Alberta Health Services guidelines). Closed
Strathcona Wilderness Centre  Open for outdoor activities;
washrooms open; building closed
as of December 13, 2020
Toboggan (sledding) hills Closed

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Refunds and membership suspensions

Update: November 18

  • Pro-rated refunds on one-month recreation passes will be completed upon request. Call 780-467-2211 (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays) for more information. 
  • Refunds and pro-rated refunds will automatically be completed for program cancellations and facility booking cancellations related to provincial restrictions.
  • 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 in-person parent and caregiver workshops, programs, counselling groups, events and home help services and events are suspended.

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Last updated: Thursday, April 01, 2021
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