The City of Ottawa will be gradually restarting recreational activities and services at its hub locations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With Ottawa in the “Orange-Restrict” zone, gyms and fitness centers are allowed to open with restrictions in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Weight and cardio rooms at City of Ottawa locations opened on Saturday. On Monday, Kindergym drop-ins will resume at city facilities. It was stated that aquafitness will reopen on November 23 and the Nepean Seniors Centre and Churchill Seniors Centre will reopen.
City of Ottawa arena rentals will also resume for modified gameplay and scrimmages that avoid physical contact.
Under the Orange-Restrict regulations, the City of Ottawa states the following rules are in place:
- Physical distancing increases to 3 meters in weight and cardio rooms and fitness classes.
- A limit of 10 people per room indoors and 25 people outdoors for fitness activities.
- Contact information for all patrons and participants
- A face mask must be worn in the facility, except when engaged in athletic or physical activity.
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