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COVID-19 has dramatically impacted the sport, physical activity and recreation community. The Edmonton Sport Council continues to monitor the situation. The following pages provide information and links to resources which will help your organization's return.

Update (September 17)

Starting Monday September 20, anyone using a discretionary City facility or service will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result. Following the provincial guidelines, to access public City services and programs, people ages 12 and older must provide proof of vaccination or documentation of a medical exemption or show proof of a negative test result.

Update (September 16)

Alberta has declared a state of public health emergency. New measures to protect the health care system, stop the spread, and increase vaccination rates come into effect starting September 16.


Update (August 30)

The City of Edmonton has reactivated its Temporary Mandatory Face Covering Bylaw, effective September 3, requiring masks in all indoor public spaces and on public vehicles, such as the LRT, buses, and vehicles for hire. This applies to the publicly accessible areas of businesses, retail shops and includes City recreation facilities and attractions, transit centres and LRT platforms. Mask exemptions include when engaging in water activities or physical exercise. Effective September 4 (8:00am), the Alberta government has implemented the same measures province-wide.

Update (August 16)

Alberta has extended mandatory mask requirements on transit, public vehicles and ride-shares until September 27, so the City will follow these requirements in Edmonton.


Update (August 3)

The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy program has been extended to October 23.


Reopening for Business: What to think about as you plan for the transition - As governments across all levels have announced, or have already started to initiate, steps towards reopening the economy, companies are thinking about what reopening their businesses will entail. To help their clients and business partners plan for the foreseeable future, Fasken law firm has identified key areas of consideration.