Regina can make parking, recreational variations as COVID-19 cases rise



a city street: Downtown Regina remains mostly empty throughout the week.


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Downtown Regina stays typically empty through the 7 days.

The Metropolis of Regina is implementing several improvements throughout the city as COVID-19 cases keep on to increase in the spot. 

On Thursday, the town introduced all neighborhood and recreation facilities will continue being closed right until April 12. 

Registered programs and swimming classes were cancelled on March 28, and customer accounts had been routinely credited for long run use of refunds. 

Leisure passes are also suspended. Customers who choose to terminate their pass will get a pro-rated refund.

Implementing no cost parking for curbside pickup 

With improved COVID-19 limitations in Regina, the city is implementing free of charge parking downtown for these taking part in curbside pickup.  

“For lots of merchants and places to eat, increased COVID-19 restrictions in Regina imply curbside pickup is necessary for carrying out business. To enable out, the City of Regina is producing curbside pickup simpler downtown,” the town mentioned in a push release. 



a parking meter sitting on the side of a road: Enforcement of expired parking meters for parking under two hours will be suspended until April 12, the city said. 


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Enforcement of expired parking meters for parking less than two hrs will be suspended until eventually April 12, the town explained. 

The metropolis reported parking meters can be made use of for curbside pickup with out plugging the meter. 

Enforcement of expired parking meters for parking under two hrs will be suspended right until April 12, the metropolis explained. 

Enforcement of the two-hour limit for parking meters remains in result, and motorists who park at a meter for a longer time than two several hours will get ticketed. 

“Must you have to have to continue to be downtown for for a longer period than two hours, keep in mind to transfer your automobile to a different block, park at an off-street area or use community transit,” the metropolis explained in a press release.

Enforcement of autos that keep parked for extended than 24 hours also remains in effect.