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Leisure Centres and Recreation Programs Update

  • Effective October 15, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test within 72 hours along with proof of identification is mandatory for ages 12 and over in order to access City Leisure Centres and indoor rinks. 

    12-Year-old Children
    All children turning 12 after July 15, 2021 will have 3 months from their birth date in order to be fully vaccinated. They will be allowed access to City Leisure Centres and indoor rinks during the 3 month period

    ID Required
    In addition to the proof of vaccination, photo ID will be required from anyone 18 and older. Youth aged 12-17 will also need to show ID unless accompanied by an adult with proof of vaccination and ID. Youth aged 12 to 17, visiting a business without an adult, who do not have photo ID will be allowed to present other forms of government issued ID such as birth certificate or health services card.

  • As of September 1,  a majority of drop-in programs no longer require pre-booking.  A reservation is only required for select drop-in programs that have limited facility space or program equipment.  Drop-in program information including class times, locations and program reservations is available on Leisure Online.  Program reservations can be made online or by phone at 306-975-2855 up to 2 days in advance. New programs open at 9:00 a.m. NOTE: You must be logged into your Leisure Online account to reserve a spot.  If you do not have a Leisure Online account, you can set one up at any time at Leisure Online.
     
  • Effective September 1, non-medical face masks are required inside civic facilities including Leisure Centres. Masks must be worn while participating in physical activities except for while in the water.  According to the Government of Saskatchewan public health order, youth athletes under age 18 are exempt from the masking order for indoor youth athletics and while they are actively engaged in athletic activity. Masking in venues hosting youth athletics will remain required for general entry and exit into the facility, for athletes and spectators. 

Saskatoon has six indoor Leisure Centres located throughout the city, plus the Terry Fox Track. Each Centre is unique and feature amenities like swimming pools, waterslides, indoor tracks, gymnasiums, sport courts, fitness and weight rooms, child minding and even a skating rink and wave pool!  

Cosmo Civic Centre 

3130 Laurier Drive | 306-975-3344

  • Gymnasium (open for rentals)
  • Fitness & Weight Room (open)
  • Racquetball & Walleyball Court (open)
  • Meeting Rooms, Multi-Purpose Room & Theatre (open for rentals)
  • Indoor Skating Rink (closed for the season)
  • Carlyle King Library  (open for pick up only)

Harry Bailey Aquatic Centre 

1110 Idylwyld Drive | 306-975-3321

  • 8-lane Competitive Pool  (open)
  • Diving Boards & Platforms  (open)
  • 6-lane Warm-up Pool (open)
  • Tot Pool with Spray Features (open)
  • Hot Tubs (open)
  • Sauna (closed)
  • Meeting Room (closed)
  • Fitness & Weight Room (open)

Lakewood Civic Centre 

1635 McKercher Drive | 306-975-2944

  • Zero-depth Leisure Pool (open)
  • 150 ft Waterslide (open for Public & Family swim.  Closed during Parent & Tot swim)
  • Hot Tub (open - closed for cleaning on Wednesdays from 1:00 to 5:00 pm)
  • Sauna (closed)
  • Gymnasium (open for rentals and public programming)
  • Fitness & Weight Rooms (open)
  • Multi-Purpose Room (open for rentals public programming)
  • Meeting Room (open for rentals)
  • Child Minding (closed)
  • Cliff Wright Library (open)

Lawson Civic Centre 

225 Primrose Drive | 306-975-7873

  • Zero-depth Wave Pool (open)
  • Hot Tub (open)
  • Sauna (open)
  • Multi-Purpose Room (open for rentals)
  • Indoor Playground (open)
  • Fitness & Weight Room (open)
  • Rusty Macdonald Library (open)

Saskatoon Field House 

2020 College Drive | 306-975-3354

  • 6-lane, 200 metre Indoor Track (open)
  • Indoor Badminton, Pickleball & Tennis* Courts  (Open for rentals.*to book Tennis Courts, please call 306.975.3354.)
  • Fitness & Weight Room (open)
  • Steam Room/Sauna (open)
  • Multi-Purpose Rooms (open for rentals and public programs)
  • Child Minding (closed)
  • Dance Studio (open for rentals and public programs)

Shaw Centre 

122 Bowlt Crescent | 306-975-7744

  • 10-lane High Performance Competitive Pool (open)
  • Diving Boards & Platforms (open)
  • 6-lane Warm-up Pool (open)
  • Family Pool with Waterslide (open)
  • Portable Aquatic Lift
  • Family & Adult Hot Tubs (open)
  • Hamm Fitness Centre & Walking Track (open)
  • Community Gymnasiums (closed)
  • Multi-Purpose Room and Meeting Room (open for rentals)
  • Child Minding (closed)
  • Nordic Fencing Outdoor Playground 
  • Hamm Multi-Purpose Outdoor Sport Fields

Terry Fox Track

150 Nelson Road | 306-975-3354

  • 2-lane, 365 metre Indoor Track 

Quick Answer Guide

Question Answer
Is a proof of vaccination on negative COVID-19 test required to gain access into the Leisure Centres?

Effective October 15, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test within 72 hours along with proof of identification is mandatory for ages 12 and over in order to access City Leisure Centres and indoor rinks. 

What is considered an acceptable proof of vaccination? According to the Province, the only acceptable forms of proof of full vaccination are:
  • Wallet cards received at time of immunization
  • A printed copy of your MySaskHealthRecord vaccine certificate (with or without a QR code) or a ‘screenshot’ of your vaccine certificate (with or without a QR code) saved to your device
  • An earlier version of your MySaskHealthRecord COVID-19 vaccine certificate
  • A COVID-19 vaccine printout from Saskatchewan Health Authority Public Health
  • To come - A QR code/MySaskHealthRecord vaccine certificate uploaded to SK Vax Wallet app which will be available free from Google Play or Apple App stores
  • Official proof of vaccine documents from other provinces may be considered

View the Government of Saskatchewan informational videos on how to access vaccine certificates:

What type of ID is required? In addition to the proof of vaccination, photo ID will be required from anyone 18 and older. Youth aged 12-17 will also need to show ID unless accompanied by an adult with proof of vaccination and ID. Youth aged 12 to 17, visiting a business without an adult, who do not have photo ID will be allowed to present other forms of government issued ID such as birth certificate or health services card.
Will the waterslide be open? The waterslides are open during public swim times.
Can I bring my own swim toys and personal floatation devices? Yes, however there are several restrictions. Mermaid tails require a swim test evaluation prior to being allowed, infant neck floats are not permitted, huge blow up toys may not be permitted depending on the swim time and capacity.
Are saunas, steam rooms and hot tubs open? The sauna / steam room is open at Saskatoon Field house and Lawson Civic Centres but remain closed at Harry Bailey Aquatic Cenre and Lakewood Civic Centres.  Hot tubs are open at all facilities. 
Are lockers available for use? Yes. You may bring your own lock or use one that requires a token.  
Are water fountains available? Water fountains are now available at all sites.
Are towels available? No, except for in first aid situations.
Is the water wheelchair available? The water wheelchair is available for use when needed and will be disinfected between patron use.
Is a public phone available? Yes.
Are there admission discounts or specials? Not at this time.
Do I need to wear a mask?

Effective September 1, non-medical face masks are required when accessing the City’s indoor leisure facilities including Leisure Centres. Masks must be worn while participating in physical activities except for aquatics activities. 

According to the Government of Saskatchewan public health order, youth athletes under age 18 are exempt from the masking order for indoor youth athletics and while they are actively engaged in athletic activity. Masking in venues hosting youth athletics will remain required for general entry and exit into the facility, for athletes and spectators. 

Can my friends or family come to watch but not participate? All patrons entering a program area will be required to pay admission. There is no spectator seating available.
Are spectators permitted during public swimming? The Leisure Centres are operating at limited capacity in accordance with the Government of Saskatchewan’s Public Health Orders and re-open Saskatchewan plan. Whether participating or watching, everyone in the area counts towards the program limit. Because of this, the Leisure Centres are currently not allowing unregistered spectators during swim sessions. Anyone interested in watching their family member in the pool may register with the participant through Book a Visit and pay an admission fee.
Should children 5 & under be registered when booking a visit even though it is free for them to enter? Yes.  Everyone in the areas counts towards the program limit.