Public Health Measures

On November 24, 2020, the Provincial government announced a state of public health emergency.  New, enhanced public health measures are effective immediately except for business and service restrictions which are effective as of November 27.   

The new public health measures apply to the Edmonton Zone, which includes St. Albert. St. Albert is currently under enhanced classification, which means additional measures are needed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

New Measures Affecting the Edmonton Zone (St. Albert)

No indoor social gatherings in any setting

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Outdoor gatherings max of 10

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Wedding and funeral services max of 10, no receptions permitted

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No festivals or events

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Grades 7-12 at-home learning Nov 30-Jan 11

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Grades K-6 at-home learning Dec 18-Jan 11

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Working from home should be considered, where possible

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Places of worship at 1/3 normal attendance

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Restricted access to some businesses and services starting Nov. 27

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Mandatory masks for indoor workplaces

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For the City of St. Albert, the Province's new, enhanced public health measures will affect some recreation and culture services, amenities and events. The City is reviewing the new public health measures and seeking clarity on some of the details. Once we have a better understanding of how the measures will affect the City, we will provide updated information. 

Affected Facilities and Services 

Recreation Centres 

The following activities continue to be cancelled until further notice: 

  • Registered programs and drop-in classes for recreation, fitness and aquatics.    
  • Bookings for group/sport team cohort physical activities, including dryland training (indoor and outdoor).  
  • All arena, fieldhouse and gymnasium activities, including indoor rinks. 

The following activities will continue to be available with the enhanced, provincial measures:  

  • Drop-in swim and lane swim require pre-booking at:   
  • Landrex Water Play Centre at Servus Credit Union Place   
  • St. Albert Dodge Leisure Pool, competition pool and small pool at Fountain Park Recreation Centre.   
  • One-on-one personal training at Servus Place  
  • Tailor Made Insurance Fitness Centre; and Christenson Developments Track and Training Centre at Servus Place. 

We encourage St. Albertans to stay active through outdoor, individual recreation activities. For example, pathways and trails, tobogganing hills, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, fat biking and more. 

The Arden Theatre 

The Arden Theatre is closed until further notice. Starting Friday, November 27, the Arden Theatre Box Office will reach out to ticket holders with more information on dates, refunds or credit options. 

Performing Art Classes 

Effective immediately, all performing arts classes will be virtual only until further notice. 

For complete details on the new measures, visit the Government of Alberta’s  Enhanced Public Health Measures at


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Last edited: November 26, 2020