Updated August 5, 2020
In response to the Alberta Government’s relaunch strategy, the second stage of the Town of Okotoks’ relaunch plan for public amenities began Friday, June 12. The Town continues to follow the direction of Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the guidelines provided with the provincial relaunch strategy. Stage two includes re-opening some amenities and facilities over the several weeks, with health and safety measures in place, as well as continued adherence to physical distancing rules. Refer to the chart below for details. Note: this list is subject to change.
Parks and Outdoor Recreation Locations
|Off-leash Dog Park||OPEN with restrictions||Open with physical distancing. |
|Community Garden||OPEN ||Open as of May 1 2020.|
|Park spaces, natural areas and pathways||OPEN||Open with physical distancing. |
|Okotoks Skate Park||OPEN||Open with restrictions and physical distancing protocols in place.|
|Public playground structures and outdoor fitness equipment||OPEN|
Open with physical distancing protocols in place.
Alberta Health Services guidelines for playground safety
We encourage residents to use parks and open spaces while maintaining physical distancing. Learn more
|Ball Diamonds and Playing Fields||OPEN|
Will open with physical distancing and other health protocols in place. Sports teams will be able to play in-region only cohorts of up to 50 players.
Guidelines for outdoor sports activities.
|Outdoor Sport Courts||OPEN||Non-league singles tennis or pickleball will be permitted. Non-league doubles with members outside the same household is not allowed. |
|BMX Track||OPEN||With physical distancing and other health protocols in place.|
|Outdoor Park Restrooms||The following are OPEN: Sheep River, Riverside, Kinsmen and Off-Leash (upper parking lot) Parks and Operations Centre parking lot/BMX area.||Facilities cleaned once daily. Please use hand sanitizer upon entering/exiting.|
|Water Spray Park||OPEN|
With restrictions, physical distancing and other health protocols in place. Guidelines for spray parks.
|Okotoks Eco Centre||OPEN||Regular hours |
|Southridge Emergency Services/RCMP||RESTRICTED ACCESS||Call 403-995-6400 to speak directly with an RCMP employee.|
|With restrictions, physical distancing and other health protocols in place. Until this time, service continues to be offered via phone, email and online. Hours and contact information|
|Operations Centre||CLOSED|| |
|Okotoks Family Resource Centre||RESTRICTED ACCESS||Open for service by phone, email, and appointment. Hours and contact information|
(Okotoks Recreation Centre and Pason Centennial Arenas)
The Town's Aquatics Centre is open. Pason is not open to the public; it is available for pre-booked user groups only. The walking track and multi-purpose spaces remain closed. Alberta recreation guidelines.
|Okotoks Art Gallery||OPEN|
With physical distancing protocols and new safety measures in place. NOTE: All programs and rentals are cancelled
|Okotoks Museum||OPEN||With physical distancing protocols and new safety measures in place.NOTE: All programs and rentals are cancelled|
|Rotary Performing Arts Centre||CLOSED||NOTE: All events and rentals are cancelled|
|Okotoks Public Library||OPEN||okotokslibrary.ca|
|Crescent Point Field House||OPEN ||cpregionalfieldhouse.com|
|Duvernay Field House (Dawgs Stadium)||CLOSED|| |
|Fire Stations||CLOSED||No general public access|