COVID-19 Update – Gym closure and fitness classes suspended

December 22, 2021
News Release

The new Province of British Columbia restrictions impacts the gym, fitness classes, Arena capacity and indoor social events. These temporary restrictions begin on December 23, 2021, and will be in place until January 18, 2022.

The restrictions that impact the City of Quesnel include:

  • no organized indoor social events and gatherings of any size;
  • concerts, sports games and theatres reduced to 50% seated capacity, regardless of venue size;
  • closing gyms and fitness centres;
  • no fitness classes.

The following activities and programs will NOT be impacted:

  • walking track;
  • public skating and drop-in skating programs;
  • programs for children and youth;
  • education or classes for arts, crafts, music, photography, culture, or travel;
  • public swimming;
  • aquafit classes.

Anyone over the age of 5 must wear masks at all times for these activities except in the pool area. 

For further information about the Provincial Health Orders, please visit the BC Government website at

For more information on the City programs and activities impacted, please contact the Arts and Recreation Centre at 250-992-8200.


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