Beginning Tuesday, September 8, additional recreation and leisure facilities previously closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic will re-open.

The following indoor pool facilities and leisure centres will open on September 8:

  • Eldon Ross Pool
  • Transcona Indoor Pool
  • Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool
  • Elmwood Kildonans Pool
  • Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre
  • Mayfair Recreation Centre
  • St. John’s Leisure Centre
  • Turtle Island Neighbourhood Centre

Based on facility capacities, limited services include public swim, free swim, fitness services, general facility reservation bookings, equipment loans and drop-in programming.

Residents are encouraged to book swim blocks and fitness blocks prior to arriving at the facilities, as there is no guarantee of available blocks for registration upon arrival.

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Register at leisureONLINE to reserve an available block, or contact 311 for assistance in registering. Residents can also register on-site for available blocks, as facilities open.
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Access to lockers and change rooms/showers will be limited and spaced out to follow social distancing guidelines. Please come dressed to swim and ready to use the fitness amenities.

Capacity at these facilities is limited to ensure physical distancing guidelines are maintained. Individuals are asked to maintain a distance of at least two metres from every other individual who is not in their household.