City Hall Reopens To Public July 20; Kinsmen Sportsplex TBA

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July 3, 2020

Moose Jaw, SK – The City of Moose is pleased to announce that City Hall will reopen to the public Monday, July 20, 2020. City Hall, along with other City facilities, has been closed since March 17 due to COVID-19 safety restrictions.

“Safety of residents and our employees remains a priority,” said Jim Puffalt, City Manager. “Visitors to City Hall will notice a number of new safety initiatives and we ask all to adhere to physical distancing restrictions.”

New City Hall safety measures include:

  • Reduced public hours of operation (11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday-Friday).
  • Capacity restrictions will be in effect for all areas including City Council meetings.
  • A security desk will be set up inside the main entrance doors to the lobby and controlled by a Commissionaire, who will screen all visitors.
  • All visitors must answer a series of health questions and have a temperature check.
  • All visitors will be required to sign in and out.
  • All visitors must use hand sanitizer and non-medical masks will also be available.
  • Appointments are required for meetings with City Administration.

The City is also preparing for the Kinsmen Sportsplex indoor pool to reopen which involves:

  • Filling, heating and treating the pool
  • Developing a new programming plan to adhere to provincial guidelines
  • Recalling, retraining and recertifying staff
  • Facility modifcations
  • Public health inspection

An official reopen date for the Sportsplex will be announced the week of July 13.

The City reminds residents that Yara Centre Summer Day Camps and outdoor fitness classes begin July 6, in addition to the 2020 Play At Home Summer program. To sign up, use the Online Recreation Registration button at www.MooseJaw.ca or use the City of Moose Jaw app.

For the latest on City of Moose Jaw services and operations affected by COVID-19, click here.