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COVID-19 - Facility reopenings and continued closures

Updated October 27, 2020

See which City of Calgary facilities are open and which ones remain closed during Stage 2 of the Government of Alberta Relaunch Strategy. City of Calgary facilities include places like libraries, pools, arenas and golf courses.

To see which City services are open or closed, visit Changes to City Services.

Physical distancing and City facilities
The provincial government allows gatherings of up to 50 people for indoor gatherings and up to 100 people at outdoor events and indoor seated audience events, as long as physical distancing and other health guidelines are followed.

City facilities and events on this page

City-owned and partner-operated facilities

Facility Open / Closed Closure information
Facility: Calgary Public Libraries Open / Closed:

Open with restrictions

Closure information:

View a list of open locations - See the Library's Path to Reopening.

Facility: Municipal Building Open / Closed:

Open with restrictions

Closure information:

There is limited access to the Municipal Building. Visitors will be directed to one of two doors where security staff will help direct them.

Limited counter service is available such as cashiers, Enmax, tax and more are open.

Facility: Youth Employment Centre Open / Closed:

Open with restrictions 

Closure information:

The Youth Employment Centre is now open for both in-person and virtual/remote meetings by appointment only. Call 403-268-2490 or visit online.

Facility: Plus 15 network Open / Closed:

Open with restrictions

Closure information:

Some walkways are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please refer to the Plus 15 map.

Facility: Ralph Klein Park building Open / Closed:

Closed

Closure information:

The building is closed but the park is open with physical distancing.

Facility: Devonian Gardens Open / Closed:

Open with restrictions

Closure information:

The gardens are open, with physical distancing and face coverings required.

Facility: Surplus store Open / Closed:

Closed

Closure information:

The store is closed.

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Park facilities and bookings

Park area Status Status information
Park area: Parks and Pathways Status:

Open

Status information: City parks and off-leash areas are open with physical distancing.
Park area: Parks and pathways bookings Status:

Open

Status information: We are accepting applications for specific activities (boot camps, wedding ceremonies (no receptions), and picnic sites/BBQs.
Park area: Playgrounds Status:

Open

Status information: Playgrounds are open. Current Alberta Health Orders and Guidelines must be followed, and you’re strongly encouraged practice proper hand hygiene before and after use.
Park area: City cemeteries Status:

Open

Status information: Cemeteries are open with physical distancing.
Park area: Community gardens Status:

Open

Status information: Community gardens are open. Each community garden group is responsible for maintaining physical distancing and cleaning.
Park area: North Glenmore Park Status:

Open

Status information: North Glenmore park is open with physical distancing.
Park area: Spray parks / splash pads / wading pools Status:

Open with restrictions

Status information:

Some spray parks / splash pads / wading pools are open. These amenities are not available to be booked and current Alberta Health Orders and Guidelines must be followed.

These parks will remain open until September 13th, 2020. After Labour Day, hours of operation will be 12 – 6pm.

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Recreation facilities and bookings

We are working to make sure call Calgarians can stay safe and healthy as we reopen our recreation facilities. For more information see, Recreation Phased Reopening.

Recreation area Status Status information
Recreation area: Arts Centres Status:

Open

Status information:

Arts Centres are offering limited programs and some studio bookings are now being accepted. visit calgary.ca/artscentres.

Recreation area: Golf courses Open / Closed:

Closed

Status information:

Golf course/range seasonal closures are in effect. See golf course and range seasonal schedule for details. For safety measures, see COVID-19 Golf Protocols.

Recreation area: Disc golf courses Status:

Open

Status information:

Disc golf courses are open. Make sure players stay two meters apart and don't touch or handle the same disc.

Recreation area: Tennis courts Open / Closed:

Closed

Status information:

Tennis courts are closed for the season.

Recreation area: Skateparks Status:

Open

Status information:

Skateparks are open with physical distancing in place.

Recreation area: Indoor Pools, Fitness, and Leisure Centres Status:

Open with restrictions

Some facilities are now open. Drop-in appointments or registration in fitness programs are required for access. Visit calgary.ca/pools for a list of open facilities and to book a workout time.
Recreation area: Arenas Status:

Open with restrictions

All arenas are open and up to 100 spectators are allowed. Vist calgary.ca/arenas for a list of facilities, safety measures and booking information.
Recreation area: Calgary Soccer Centre Status:

Open with restrictions

Status information: Outdoor fields are open and available for bookings. View a list of available fields.
Recreation area: City-owned, partner-operated recreation facilities Status:

Check with partners

Status information:

Please visit the web sites for partner-operated facilities for details on their opening dates and health and safety information.

Recreation area: City-owned athletic parks Status:

Open

Status information: Running tracks, play fields and 21 sports fields are open.
Recreation area: Glenmore Reservoir Status:

Open with restrictions

Status information: Open for public recreational use. The Glenmore Sailing School and boat rentals are not available this summer.

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Festivals and events

Festivals and events Status Status information
Festivals and events: Festivals/Events permits Status:

Closed with exceptions

Status information:

All permits for mass gatherings, City of Calgary-supported events and permits for third party events on City land have been cancelled.

New permit applications for some exceptions are being accepted. COVID-19 updates are available for Festivals and Events.

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