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City Facilities & Amenities Re-opening Information

The City of Abbotsford is following the advice and recommendations set out by our Provincial Health Authority as we work towards opening our facilities and outdoor amenities.  Below is a list of Indoor and Outdoor facilities. 

This page will be updated regularly with information pertaining to each facility and the safety measures in place.  Please visit this page often as information will be updated as we work through a phased and safe approach to re-opening.


INDOOR FACILITIES

FACILITY

OPEN / CLOSED

 SAFETY MEASURES IN PLACE

Abbotsford Exhibition Park 
  • Ag Rec Building
  • Agrifair Arena
  • Legacy Building
  • Cadets Building
  • Showbarn
  • Pole Barn
CLOSED until further notice  
Abbotsford Recreation Centre:
  • Pool
  • Arena
  • Weight Room
  • Fitness Class Rooms
  • Weight Room
  • Gymansium
  • Walking Track
  • Meeting Rooms, Seniors Centre, Youth Centre
GYMNASIUM AND WEIGHT ROOM OPEN:

The ARC gymnasium will be opening Monday, September 28 and the weight room on Wednesday, September 30 for pre-registered activities.

 

 

Key safety measures include:

  • physical distancing in facilities
  • enhanced cleaning and disinfecting of commonly used surfaces 

To access indoor recreation options, users will be required to:

  • Pre-register and pay online through Direct2Rec or by phone (Drop-in options will not be available)
  • Abide by all safety protocols (These will be strictly forced) 
  • A health check must be completed prior to attending
City Hall OPEN for select services, by appointment only

Cashiers are open and do not require an appointment. 


All other services available online only 
until further notice. 
  
*Public Hearings are open to the public with safety measures in place.
Safety measures currently in place:  
  • View City Services updates for information on In-Person Appointments
  • Physical distancing measures will be in place and personal access will be limited
  • Frequent cleaning and sanitizing of touched surfaces
  • Social distancing measures in place for public hearings
Fire Rescue Service

CLOSED to the public Visit www.abbotsford.ca/fire for current information and online services

Libraries

OPEN to the public 


View www.fvrl.ca for current information
Matsqui Recreation Centre:
  • Pool
  • Arena
  • Weight Room
  • Fitness Class Room
  • Meeting Rooms, Seniors Centre
POOL AND ARENA OPEN: 

The pool and arena at Matsqui Recreation Centre re-opened August 10 for modified swimming activities such as lane swim, aqua fit, public swim and private arena bookings. 

Key safety measures include:
  • physical distancing in facilities
  • enhanced cleaning and disinfecting of commonly used surfaces 

To access indoor recreation options, users will be required to:

  • Pre-register and pay online through Direct2Rec or by phone (Drop-in options will not be available)
  • Abide by all safety protocols (These will be strictly forced) 

View the July 22 Information Bulletin - Safe and Gradual Re-Opening of City Recreation Spaces​

Re-opening Aquatic Services FAQs


MSA Arena OPEN: MSA Arena is open for private bookings. View the July 22 Information Bulletin - Safe and Gradual Re-Opening of City Recreation Spaces​
Operations Yard  CLOSED until further notice

 
Police Department OPEN The following safety measures are in place:
  • Limit of 4 people at any one time allowed inside
  • Rigorous cleaning of surfaces  
  • Please do not bring your family or friends with you to AbbyPD
  • Stay home if you are exhibiting flu-like or cold symptoms
  • Report a crime online  or visit Abbypd.ca for other services 

We ask visitors to be patient, as these protocols may result in a longer wait for service, or a queue outside of the building.

Reach Gallery Museum OPEN to the public  Visit www.thereach.ca for current information on safety procedures in place for reopening.

          


OUTDOOR AMENITIES

AMENITY / OUTDOOR SPACE

OPEN / CLOSED

 SAFETY MEASURES IN PLACE

Centennial Outdoor Pool CLOSED until further notice

 
Fields See Field Status page

 
Lawn Bowling  CLOSED until further notice

 
Parks OPEN Safety measures in place:
  • Maintain physical distancing (2 metres)   
  • Wash your hands before and after any activity
  • Go home if you are not feeling well

View full Information Bulletin

Playgrounds OPEN 
Safety measures in place:
  • Maintain physical distancing (2 metres)   
  • Wash your hands before and after any activity
  • Go home if you are not feeling well

View full Information Bulletin - Playgrounds

*Please note that playground equipment is not cleaned or sanitized.  

Rotary Stadium Track OPEN  Safety measures in place:
  • Maintain physical distancing (2 metres)   
  • Wash your hands before and after any activity
  • Go home if you are not feeling well
Skate Parks  OPEN Re-opening safety measures:
  • Maintain physical distancing (2 metres)           
  • Do not share equipment
  • Wash your hands before and after any activity
  • Go home if you are not feeling well

View full Information Bulletin - Sport Courts

Sport Courts: Pickle Ball Courts, Tennis Courts, Basketball Courts.
(Basketball nets may take a few days to reinstall throughout all the courts.  Thank you for your patience during this time)
OPEN
Re-opening safety measures:
  • Maintain physical distancing (2 metres)
  • Do not share balls and/or equipment
  • Wash your hands before and after any activity
  • Go home if you are not feeling well

View full Information Bulletin - Sport Courts

Spray Parks 

OPEN



 Re-opening safety measures:
  • Maintain physical distancing (2 metres)
  • Do not share balls and/or equipment
  • Wash your hands before and after any activity
  • Go home if you are not feeling well

View full Information Bulletin - Spray Parks 

Trails OPEN Safety measures in place:
  • Maintain physical distancing (2 metres)   
  • Wash your hands before and after any activity
  • Go home if you are not feeling well