Guidelines for outdoor recreational amenities in Spruce Grove during COVID-19

When using outdoor recreational amenities in Spruce Grove during COVID-19, please follow these rules and guidelines and keep the following in mind:

  • Use of these amenities is at your own risk; use is not encouraged due to the risk of transmitting COVID-19.
  • All public health orders must be followed (maintain two metres between people; adhere to mandatory restrictions on gatherings ).
  • Users must bring their own equipment and hand sanitizer.
  • Do not attend or use these amenities if you are feeling unwell.

Hard surface courts – pickleball and tennis

  • At the 12 court pickleball facility, all 12 courts are open as existing fencing limits contact between adjoining courts.
  • At the six court pickleball facility, every other court is open as fencing is not in place to limit contact between adjoining courts.
  • Tennis courts are open.
  • These courts are available for casual use only. No bookings and no structured play; club, organized or league play is not permitted.
  • Doubles play is permitted; however, doubles play must be with members of the same household or cohort families.
  • Courts are not regularly disinfected.
  • Maximum of 50 people at any facility, including players and those waiting. If the courts are full, please wait nearby or in your vehicle until they are free to use.
  • No washrooms are available on site and groups may not bring their own on site.

Skate park

  • The skate park is open.
  • A maximum of 15 people are permitted to use the skate park at any one time.

Playgrounds

  • Playground equipment is open, but use is discouraged.
  • Playground structures will not be disinfected or cleaned and are considered a high risk area due to multiple touch points.
  • Playground hours will be 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and they are for local community use only.
  • Playground users should:
    • Wash and/or sanitize their hands before and after use (bring your own hand sanitizer).
    • Avoid touching their face.
    • Only share common equipment with members of their household and maintain two metre physical distance from others outside their household.
    • Do not bring toys and limit contact with others following your visit.

Sport fields

  • Unfenced sports fields are open (soccer and baseball) for casual use only.
  • No bookings and no structured play; club, organized or league play is not permitted. Many provincial sporting organizations have suspended all sanctioned events at this time.
  • Natural sport fields and ball diamonds are open for casual use only
  • Other fields remain closed for organized use and bookings.

Fuhr Sports Park will remain closed until June 19 and then be re-evaluated based on provincial guidance.

Related Links

Spending time outdoors safely during COVID-19
COVID-19 Relaunch Guidance on Outdoor Activities