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Sports, Play & Open Space Amenities

Starting May 22 playgrounds, skateparks, tennis, pickleball, volleyball and basketball courts, disc golf, outdoor fitness parks and athletic tracks will begin re-opening for safe use. 

Relaunching Sports, Playgrounds & Open Spaces

A complete list of guidelines based on the area that you want to visit is available for download. It explains what users can do, the rules that must be followed and how they can safely do activities while at these locations. 

Updated May 21, 2020

Guidelines for Using City Amenities

Some new guidelines will are now in place: 

  • Users should use local playgrounds in their neighbourhoods and sanitize their hands before and after use.
  • Singles activities in tennis or pickleball courts require users to maintain 2 metres of physical distance. 
  • Tennis or pickleball doubles are allowed, provided it is with members of the same household or family cohort. 
  • Equipment should only be shared by members of the same household or their family cohort.
  • Games on basketball and volleyball courts will only be permitted if they are with members of the same household or family cohort. These spaces are also open for casual use, for example, shooting a ball.  
  • Picnic site bookings have been cancelled through June 14, 2020 but are available for casual use by groups of 50 people or fewer. A determination of picnic site booking requests beyond June 14 are under review.
  • Provincial Playground Guidance
Public Health Guidelines
  • Maintain 2 metre physical distance
  • Gather in groups of 50 people or fewer 
  • Only share common equipment with members of the same family or cohort 
  • Stay home if you feel sick 
  • Bring your own hand sanitizer
  • Wash and sanitize your hands before and after using these areas

Customer Accommodations
The City of Edmonton has closed all recreation centres and attractions. Recognizing the impact on facility customers, the City is providing accommodations for members and those with cancelled registered programs.

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