For Immediate Release / March 5, 2021
Update on City of St. Albert's Response to COVID-19
Update for March 5, 2021
Reopening of Indoor Recreation Facilities
The City of St. Albert continues to take a thoughtful and measured approach in its response to COVID-19. Unless listed on the facility closures or in this release, all City services are still available for access by phone, email or online.
Due to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation, this information is considered current as of the date of distribution.
The City is using a phased approach to reopen indoor recreation activities, starting on March 8, in alignment with the Government of Alberta’s The Path Forward.
What’s Opening and When
Servus Credit Union Place
- Tailor Made Insurance Fitness and Wellness Centre and Christensen Developments Track and Training Centre – opening March 8
- Reserve your spot starting March 6.
- Reservations are limited to a maximum of two hours to provide as many people as possible with access while still aligning with provincial guidelines.
- Available for low-intensity workouts using select equipment for individual use only.
- The track will be available for walking only; jogging/running will not be permitted at this time.
- Personal fitness with trainer (one-on-one or one-on-one household training) - starting March 8
- Now accepting bookings by phone only.
- May include high-intensity activities, will be available in-person and virtually.
- Fitness drop-in classes and programs – in-person, low-intensity (reservations required)
- Drop-in fitness classes start March 15. Registration opens March 12.
- Fitness programs start March 29. Registration opens March 19.
- Drop-in classes and programs will include yoga, Pilates, active release, stretching and light weight training.
Fountain Park Recreation Centre
- One-on-one and one-on-one household swimming lessons and swim club bookings - March 29
- Early registration for swimming lessons will be open for residents and members from March 15 to 18.
- General registration will open March 19.
To reserve/register for any of these activities, visit activity.stalbert.ca or call Servus Place at 780-418-6088 or Fountain Park Recreation Centre at 780-459-1553.
Low-intensity fitness activities are defined as being able to breathe and talk easily while engaged in the exercise. High-intensity activities, offered in the City’s one-on-one or one-on-one household fitness training, are permitted only with a trainer.
As per the provincial guidelines, all activities must be reserved ahead of time and are by reservation only. No walk-ins are allowed. As well, to ensure the safety of all participants, provincial public health measures are in place, which include:
- A mandatory physical distance of three metres is required from others at all times during indoor fitness activities.
- Face coverings are required to be worn within all City recreation facilities, including when participating in low-intensity fitness activities. Face coverings must also be worn before and after swimming. Face coverings are not required when participating in one-on-one high-intensity training.
The City thanks its residents and patrons as we work through our response to COVID-19.
For more information on COVID-19, please visit Alberta Health Services.
Specific City of St. Albert information is available at stalbert.ca/covid19.
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Last edited: March 6, 2021