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Saskatchewan offers guidance on Private Campground opening June 1st

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Saskatchewan Campgrounds

  • Starting June 1, long-term seasonal, overnight stay and limited-term campers will be allowed under the following conditions until the public health order is amended:
    • Reservations must be accepted in advance.
    • Overnight stays and limited-term campsites may only be occupied at 50 per cent capacity, with no adjacent sites occupied at the same time.
    • Contactless transactions must be used (electronic payment, delivery of fire wood, etc.).
    • No group campsites/reservations permitted. Double sites may not be booked.
  • All shower and laundry facilities must be closed.
    • Access can be provided to washroom facilities, enhanced cleaning and disinfecting protocols must be followed and the frequency with which bathrooms are cleaned must be increased.
    • Campers must be encouraged to use bathroom facilities in their trailers or recreational vehicles, avoiding public bathrooms.
  • Campground operators will be required to undertake the following actions:
    • Enhanced cleaning and disinfection practices are undertaken at central dump stations and water fill stations.
    • Drinking water fountains should be closed.
    • Enhanced cleaning and disinfection efforts are undertaken in campground sites and in all public/shared spaces and equipment (e.g. picnic table, garbage cans, hydrants and other high-touch surfaces).
    • The maintenance of public areas/shared spaces must be conducted in accordance with the public health order and follow the COVID-19 Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection – Information for Public Facilities.
    • All shared facilities must remain closed (showers, laundry facilities, cookhouses, clubhouses, firewood distribution centres).
    • Beach and picnic area access is permitted according to the guidelines for beaches and increased cleaning and disinfection practices of common touch areas.
    • Park and playground access is permitted according to the guidelines for parks and outdoor playgrounds.
    • Swimming pools remain closed at this time. These activities will be available in Phase 4 of Re-Open Saskatchewan.
    • Food and beverage services are permitted in line with the Restaurants and Licensed Establishments Guidelines.
    • Grocery stores must enact enhanced cleaning and disinfecting practices, as well as physical distancing guidelines.
    • All community events must be postponed.
    • Employees must have access to proper cleaning and disinfecting supplies, as well as personal protective equipment. Staff are required to stay home if they are unwell or symptomatic.
    • Signage must be posted to caution campers about the risks of COVID-19.
    • Campers exhibiting signs of illness will not be permitted.
    • The rental of tents and yurts are not permitted.
    • All public services, such as interpretation services, children’s programming and community-based programming, must be postponed.

For additional information, please call the Business Response Team at 1-844-800-8688 or email [email protected].

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