March 13, 2020
July, 2020 Update
Under the Saskatchewan Re-Opening Plan, the Heritage Centre will be opening to the public on July 8th, 2020, under limited hours:
Our Programming department is very excited to offer Daycamp programming this summer, from 9:30am-11:30am on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday (maximum capacity of 30, including supervisors and parents). Contact our programming department for more info on how to book!
What to know before your visit:
Our Programming department is very excited to offer Daycamp programming this summer, from 9:30am-11:30am on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday (maximum capacity of 30, including supervisors and parents). Contact our programming department for more info on how to book! Click here to contact Programming
All visitors will be required to wear a mask during all times in the facility. If you are unable to bring a mask of your own, one will be provided to you at the Heritage Centre.
All visitors are required to complete a questionnaire upon arrival, containing personal contact information and questions regarding personal health. Refusal to complete this questionnaire will result in denial of entry to the facility. Your information will not be shared or used for promotional purposes, unless required by the Health Authority.
Interactive exhibits are not open at this time to ensure safety of visitors. For safety reasons, all visits to Depot are now prohibited. As a result, tours of Depot as well as viewing of Sergeant Major’s parade are suspended indefinitely.
The Heritage Centre will have a maximum capacity, and as well will be staggering entry into the galleries to maintain physical distancing. As a result, visitors may experience a wait time upon arrival. Parties of no more than 6 people are allowed to travel throughout the museum as a group. Directional flow of the facility must be obeyed during your visit.
The RCMP Heritage Centre is working closely with industry partners to monitor developments relating to COVID-19 and taking direction from, provincial, Canadian and global health authorities.
We would like to assure you that the health and safety of all our visitors and employees remains our top priority. We have taken precautionary measures throughout our building in order to provide a safe and healthy environment for all.
We have implemented increased cleaning protocols for high-touch surfaces in public areas, including bars, handrails, and seat arms, elevators and washrooms to name a few. We are also providing additional hand sanitizer dispensers for employee and public use.We encourage everyone to follow the guidelines of the Saskatchewan Health and Public Health Canada. Practicing proper hygiene etiquette and taking preventative actions will help reduce the spread of respiratory viruses.
We are reminding employees through multiple channels about washing hands frequently and using proper hand-washing protocol. Employees have further been reminded to take increased measures to reduce the risk of transmission of the flu and respiratory illness, and to stay home if they are sick.
Please note that due to the outbreak, the RCMP Heritage Centre is not accepting facility rental or educational programming bookings for the months of March, April, and May at this time. If you have concerns about a facility rental you already have booked, please contact Scott Saxby. If you have concerns about a group booking/educational programming you already have booked, please contact Deb LeDressay.
Key health notes that you can follow to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after using the washroom and when preparing food.
- Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
- When coughing or sneezing:
- cough or sneeze into a tissue or the bend of your arm, not your hand.
- dispose of any tissues you have used as soon as possible in a lined waste basket and wash your hands afterwards.
For concerns about the COVID-19 virus, please visit the following resources:
The Public Health Agency of Canada Corona virus telephone information line at: 1-833-784-4397.