City Lifts Mask Restrictions and Updates Facility Safety Protocols July 11

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July 9, 2021

MOOSE JAW – In light of the provincial government lifting all COVID-19 public health restrictions July 11, the City of Moose Jaw has made the following operational changes at our facilities effective Sunday, July 11, 2021:

City Hall

  • Visitors are not required to wear masks.
  • Health screening is no longer required, but a Commissionaire will continue to execute security screening for visitors requesting to enter the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors of City Hall. Screening will not be required for customers visiting City Hall to pay a bill.
  • Effective Monday, July 12, screening questions will include name, time, purpose of visit, and the time the person left.
  • Appointments will continue to be required for the Mayor’s Office, City Manager’s Office, Information Technology Department and the Human Resource Services Department.
  • City Hall hours of operation for the public will remain 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The City Hall switchboard (306-694-4400) will be answered between 8:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. weekdays (except statutory holidays).

Kinsmen Sportsplex/Phyllis Dewar Outdoor Pool/Yara Centre

  • Visitors are not required to wear masks.
  • Capacity limits at recreation facilities return to pre-pandemic levels.
  • Increased sanitization practices will continue.
  • The Kinsmen Sportsplex steam room will reopen July 11.
  • Online booking is still encouraged for recreation activities (use the Online Recreation Registration link at MooseJaw.ca or on the free City of Moose Jaw app).
  • Walk-in customers are welcome as long as there is space remaining for the respective activity.
  • Swimming lessons will return to in-water instruction, and parents will not be required to attend with children in the normally unparented classes.

Playground Program

  • Masks are not required and attendees will be able to utilize the shacks when there is inclement weather.

Transit

  • Riders are no longer required to wear masks and increased sanitization will continue.
  • Passenger capacity returns to pre-pandemic levels.