COVID-19 and your visit to Radium Hot Springs
Openings and services differ across the country. Please check the Parks Canada national information portal dedicated to COVID-19 for regular updates.
Important information about your visit to Radium Hot Springs
Radium Hot Springs operates on a first come, first served basis. Reservations and pre-booked tickets are not available.
Your safety and the safety of Parks Canada staff is our first priority. To ensure safety and to comply with public health guidelines, we have adjusted our operation, including:
- adhering to capacity limit
- collecting contact tracing information
- increased frequency of cleaning and sanitization
- removing non-essential touch points and service items
Rules you must followMasks:
- must be worn in most parts of the building, including when entering, exiting and in the change rooms. Those who are not wearing a mask will be denied entry.
- are not required while in the water or the wet hall.
- will not be tolerated.
- be polite and follow directions from Parks Canada staff
- those who do not comply with site rules will be directed to leave.
- failure to do so will result in the RCMP being called and may result in the closure of the facility.
- are not permitted at the facility, including in the lineup.
- is not permitted in the building or pools
- a picnic area is available on the upper deck before or after your soak
- poolside picnic areas are closed
- stay home if you are ill.
- only visit with members of your household or core bubble.
- you must wear appropriate swimwear while in the hot springs.
- in addition to traditional North American swimwear, patrons may wear: long-sleeved shirt and pants, t-shirts and shorts or any other swimwear that allows them to feel comfortable whether for cultural, religious, personal preference, and/or medical / health reasons.
- all swimwear must be different from the clothing the patron arrived in, freshly laundered and not impair the patron’s ability to swim and the lifeguard’s ability to perform a rescue in the event of an emergency.
- Underwear on its own is not appropriate swimwear.
What’s open (updated April 21, 2021)
Open: Radium Hot SpringsWhat to expect:
- limited capacity to allow physical distancing in the building and pools. Please maintain 2 m distance from those outside of your household at all times.
- long line-ups during busy periods - the facility is busiest on weekends, statutory holidays and school holidays. Lines often form prior to opening during these periods.
- lengthy outside waits, without access to shelter. Please dress for the weather
- last entry is 30 minutes prior to close. Those still waiting in line will have to return on a different day if the facility is at capacity
- swimsuit rentals are not available
- towels are available for purchase only
- the diving board and slides are closed
- lounge chairs are not available. Personal chairs are not permitted.
- hand sanitizer stations, plexiglass barriers and directional signage are in place to help you move safely through the building
Your safety when visiting
- Smoking,vaping and the consumption of alcohol are prohibited. Those who appear intoxicated will be denied entry.
- Dress for the weather and arrive prepared to wait outdoors. This means you may wish to wear winter boots, snow pants, mitts and a toque when it is cold, and pack sunglasses, sunscreen, a water bottle and a hat when it is hot.
- Sanitize your hands when you enter the building.
- Leave accurate contact tracing information.
- Wipe down your locker with the disinfectant provided before and after using your locker.
- Shower with soap prior to entering the pool.
- Follow all of local and provincial pool regulations during your visit.