Why is my previous log-in and password from eReg.edmonton.ca or previous golf bookings system not working?
If you previously had an eReg or online golf account, simply go to the Log-in page of this site and select the link to reset your password. When instructed, provide the email address that you previously used for eReg or to book a golf tee time online.
Can’t remember the email address you used? Go ahead and select the Create Account option.
How do I update the email address the City of Edmonton has on file?
First log-in to your Move.Learn.Play account; this will bring you to your Account Preferences page. Select Edit Details from the menu on the left and update your personal information as needed.
I forgot the password to my Move.Learn.Play account. What are my options?
Visit the Log-in page and select the option to reset your password. You’ll then shortly receive an email confirming your request and enabling you to reset your password.
How long does it take to set up a Move.Learn.Play account?
This process is automated and takes just a few minutes.
How do I add (or remove) children to my Move.Learn.Play account?
Once you log in, you will automatically be brought to your Account Preferences. You can add children under the Families and Groups option found within the left navigation. To remove children from your account, please place this request with our Admissions and Customer Service team at MyAccount@edmonton.ca.
Is my credit card information kept on file?
The City follows strict cash handling policy and does not store your credit card information on file.
How do I deactivate my customer account?
Please place this request with our Admissions and Customer Service team at MyAccount@edmonton.ca.
I still have questions. How can I contact someone about my Move.Learn.Play account?
Please email MyAccount@edmonton.ca. Our Admissions and Customer Service team are happy to assist.
About Memberships and Admissions
Given that only a few facilities are reopening and only a few amenities within them, will you charge less for entry?
We have implemented new memberships fees and admission pricing for those without existing memberships. This pricing level recognizes that our facilities are not running as usual with capacity limits and with reduced amenity access. Our interim pricing is as follows::
Single admission (pay per reservable time slot):
Family pricing is not available for single admission as each family member must reserve a time slot.
One month pass:
Will I be able to purchase any of these online?
Pay per time slot, monthly passes and annual memberships can be purchased online at movelearnplay.edmonton.ca. You can also renew your existing membership online.
What will I have access to for these prices?
You will have access to all areas that are open: Fitness centres, gymnasiums, and aquatics areas.
Please remember that you must book a time to visit a facility. Those paying daily admission will need to select a time and pay at time of booking. Those with monthly passes and annual memberships will need to select a time online and then scan your card at the facility you are visiting.
No. At this time tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets will be available at 30 minute intervals and you will enter the zoo during the specific time window on your ticket To purchase tickets, please visit MoveLearnPlay.edmonton.ca
I bought my online ticket, do I have to come right at the start time?
Please arrive anytime inside your 30 minute timed entry window to limit overcrowding. We will be closely monitoring capacity to ensure everyone has a safe and comfortable visit.
What is happening with my membership?
Memberships will be extended for the number of days the zoo was closed to ensure members receive the full 12 months purchased.
I am a member, do I have to pay the general admission price or is that included in my membership?
Your membership is still active and will count toward your admission. You still need to book a timed entry online to visit the zoo.
My membership has expired, how can I renew my membership?
Does my timed ticket mean I have to exit at a certain time?
There is no requirement to leave the zoo at a certain time. You're welcome to explore the zoo at your own pace. We have reduced our daily capacity to help accommodate people who wish to stay longer.
Is there a family admission rate?
No. Our available admission types are General (ages 13+), Child (ages 2-12), and Tot (0-23 months). We are currently offering special admission rates.
Do I have to wear a face mask?
Face masks are recommended but are not required. If you choose to wear a mask, please ensure you are following proper safety precautions when putting it on and removing it.
Will there be any animal talks?
No. Animal talks are currently cancelled.
Will there be any rides? (train/carousel)
Rides and play structures will remain closed for the time being.
Will the outdoor play structures be open?
The play structures will remain closed at this time.
How frequently are you cleaning the washrooms?
All bathrooms will be cleaned and sanitized regularly throughout the day. Please practice good hand hygiene.
Will the Zootique be open?
The Zoo-tique gift shop will have modified operations.
Will you be selling face masks?
The Zoo-tique gift shop will be stocking a small supply of masks for sale.
Will there be any food service available?
Yes. Moo at the Zoo will be providing walk up service only. 40 Acres will have a takeout window but the indoor seating area is closed. Sandwich & Sons will have takeout service and indoor seating at 50 percent capacity. The vending machines are available. However, water fountains will not be available.
How will I navigate the zoo?
Our online map and the Edmonton Valley Zoo app have been updated to show the paths you will be asked to follow. Directional signage is also in place, and staff will be onsite to help maintain the flow of traffic.
Will there be stroller rentals available?
Stroller and scooter rentals will not be available at this time. You are welcome to bring your own.
Will there be hand sanitizer stations around the zoo?
Yes, we will ensure hand sanitizer is available at locations around the zoo, including at the entrance and exit. We also encourage you to bring your own sanitizer and to wash your hands often with soap and water.
Will any buildings be closed?
Yes. Due to space restrictions to allow for physical distancing, there will be no access to the EdVenture Lodge or the Elephant House. The reptile and nocturnal wings inside Saito Centre will also be closed.
Will there be any exhibits closed?
The Elephant House and portions of Saito Centre (reptile and nocturnal wings) will be closed, and there is limited accessibility to Arctic Shores due to the uneven path and stairs in the exhibit area. All closures are subject to change. Please adhere to physical distancing requirements in all areas of the zoo.
What if I missed part of the zoo on the one way route?
We ask that you do not back track. If you missed a section of the zoo, please follow the map and directional signage to get to that area with the correct flow of traffic.
Will the Urban Farm contact yard be open?
No, the contact yard will not be open but you will be able to see the animals in the contact yard.
What happens if there is a COVID19 exposure while I am visiting?
In the unlikely event that this does happen, the City of Edmonton will work with Alberta Health Services to ensure all proper processes and protocols are followed.
EPCOR Zoominescence Event
When does the event run?
Thursdays-Sundays, Nov. 27-January 3. Daily the week of Christmas. Closed Dec. 24 & 25. 3:30- 9 p.m.
Why have the zoo hours changed?
We are committed to hosting the annual Zoominescence event, which is normally hosted by the Valley Zoo Development Society. Because of budget constraints due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the zoo is co-hosting the event this year. In order to stay within budget and provide the best possible experience for our visitors, the only hours the zoo will be open during this time period are the Zoominescence festival hours - 3:30-9 p.m.
When is the zoo open?
Thursdays-Sundays, Nov. 27-January 3. Daily the week of Christmas. 3:30-9 p.m. Closed Dec. 24 & 25
How much does it cost?
$14.95 per Adult / $10.50 per Child / $13.50 per Youth or Senior
Regular admission rates are:
Can I use my memberships?
Yes, memberships are accepted but you still need to book your timed entry online.
Why is it called EPCOR Zoominescence?
EPCOR graciously agreed to be the title sponsor of this event to help offset our costs.
How do I gain access to a recreation facility/pool when they open?
In order to enter a facility, you will need to book a time. That can be done by visiting edmonton.ca/reccentres and clicking on the buy/book now button.
It is important that you book a time. It is the only way you can get access to a recreation centre or pool.
You will receive an email confirming your booking along with information you’ll need to be aware of before you come to a facility.
You will be able to book a time slot up to two weeks in advance. * Note: Those without access to computers, tablets or smartphones can call 311 to register for programs or to book an entry time.
How do I book through MoveLearnPlay?
Log in before starting any reservations
Click ‘Admissions / Memberships’
Click ‘Recreation Admissions & Memberships’
Click ‘Recreation Admissions’ if you want to reserve a spot (already have a membership, have LAP, or want to pay for a one-time visit)
You can also purchase a membership by clicking ‘Recreation Memberships’
Select your facility
You will then see all of the available times.
To select a time:
Select your admission type
Enter the same day in the start date and end date
If on mobile, swipe left until you see ‘book now’
If you have a membership, enter ‘1’ in the quantity filed under ‘member’, which will equal $0.00
Memberships DO include LAP memberships
If they do NOT have a membership, enter in the quantity per pricing unit (eg. 1 Adult, Child, etc)
Add to basket
Scroll down and click checkout
What do I do if I need to cancel?
You will need to send an email to email@example.com or call 311 in order to cancel your booking.
How early should I arrive at a recreation centre?
Please arrive no earlier than 20 minutes before your reserved time slot for a fitness centre or gymnasium activity. Please arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before your pool time booking.
What if I’m running a bit late. Will I still be able to get into the facility?
Yes, you will still be permitted to enter within your time slot.
Can I drop in for an activity in a recreation centre?
Drop-in visits are not permitted at this time. We require that you book a time to visit a centre. Using a timed visit allows us to adhere to Alberta Health guidelines and helps ensure the safety of you and and our staff.
Will you announce when facilities are full?
When a facility is at capacity, there will be no open times available when booking online.
Are you tracking people coming into a facility?
Alberta Health requires that we track all visitors to recreation centres for the purposes of tracing potential contacts with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
How long are time slots for the different activities?
Time slot for fitness centres, gymnasiums and court sports are 75 minutes, time slots for public swim and aquafit are 60 minutes, and lane swim is 30 minutes.
I want to visit both a fitness centre and then a pool. Can I do that with a single booking?
You will need to make more than one booking. You will need to book at time to use a fitness centre and a time to use a pool. You will need to leave the facility between your bookings.
What are the operating hours for facilities?
Hours of operation will vary according to the amenity (e.g. fitness centre, gym). Please check movelearnplay.edmonton.ca for the operating times for the amenity or activity you want to access.
What do I need to know once I’ve booked my time and before I come to the facility?
If you are experiencing symptoms of illness, please do not visit the facility. We ask that you cancel your booking if you can.
Do not visit if you have travelled outside of Canada within the last 14 days.
Do not visit if you have been in contact with someone with COVID-19. Stay home and isolate as per Alberta Health guidelines.
When you come to the facility, please show your booking confirmation to the staff member at the front door so we can verify that you have booked a time.
We ask that you come ready for your activity. For example, if you’re going to a fitness centre, then come dressed in fitness attire. If coming to swim, come dressed in swimwear.
We recommend that you leave valuables at home.
What's Available in a Recreation Centre
When recreation centres reopen, what will I be able to do and use in the facility?
Fitness centres and gyms will be available for public use in the 5 recreation centres that open in July.
At this time, indoor children’s play spaces, whirlpools, steam rooms and saunas remain closed as they are in Stage 3 of the Government of Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy. There is no timeline for Stage 3.
Will there be any restrictions on activities in fitness centres?
Fitness centre equipment has been spaced out and the availability of some equipment will be reduced to ensure appropriate distancing between patrons. Items that are not considered safe to share at this point (e.g. TRX, cable attachments with cloth parts, resistance bands, or dynamax balls) have been removed.
Will indoor running tracks be available?
They will not be available. We will be placing fitness equipment on running tracks in order to ensure physical distancing in fitness centres.
Are indoor fitness programs being offered?
Indoor instructor-led group fitness programs are not offered at this time. Virtual instructor led fitness programs are being offered. Information is available on virtual programs at edmonton.ca/virtualfitness
Are drop-in programs and open gym times available?
To adhere to Alberta Health guidelines, there will be no spontaneous/drop-in/open gymnasium times available. Gymnasium access must be reserved in advance, and initially will be limited to badminton and pickleball in cohorts only.
What about pools? When do they open?
Indoor pools will open on July 20 at Clareview Community Recreation Centre, Bonnie Doon Leisure Centre and Jasper Place Fitness and Leisure Centre.
Kinsmen Sports Centre aquatics area will open for limited public use on August 4.
Outdoor pools will not open this year due to the financial challenges the City of Edmonton’s faces from the COVID-19 pandemic.
What aquatic programs are available?
The following opportunities are available with a timed entry:
Lane swimming: One person per lane, with a 30-minute time limit. Book a time through edmonton.ca/reccentres.
Public swims: Open to any individual. Book a 60-minute time slot through edmonton.ca/reccentres.
Aquafit classes: Register through edmonton.ca/reccentres.
Swimming lessons: classes are one instructor and one participant only. Register through edmonton.ca/reccentres. Registration opened on June 30.
* Note: Those without access to computers, tablets or smartphones can call 311 to register for programs or to book an entry time.
Effective August 1, 2020, wearing a mask or face covering is mandatory in all indoor public places and public vehicles. This applies to the publicly accessible areas of businesses/retail spaces and includes transit, transit centres and LRT platforms. Masks are not required when engaging in physical activity in recreation centres and are not allowed in pools. For more information, please visit edmonton.ca/COVID19
What are you doing to ensure my safety while I’m in the facility?
Signage will be in place at facilities to help guide you. Staff will also be available to help with directions.
Please follow all entry and exit signage at facilities.
You are asked to come in either your workout clothes for fitness centres and gymnasiums or swimsuits for pools.
Alberta Health recommends you bring your hand sanitizer with you, but we will have hand sanitizer available in multiple locations throughout the facilities.
Gathering in common spaces is discouraged and seating areas will be closed.
What is a face covering?
A face covering is a material or mask that covers a person's mouth and nose to prevent the spread of respiratory droplets. Acceptable forms of face coverings include:
A non-medical face mask
A medical-grade face mask
Cloth face coverings
Face shields that wrap around the face and chin, fully covering mouth, nose and chin
What are you specifically doing for safety in fitness centres and gymnasiums?
Fitness centre capacity will be a maximum of 100 people depending on the facility.
Courts in gymnasiums are limited to a maximum of 4 people per court.
Equipment in fitness centres has been spaced apart to comply with physical distancing guidelines.
In areas where powered equipment cannot be moved, some equipment will be taken out of use to ensure proper physical distancing.
Our Amenity Coordinators and Member Experiences Liaisons will also help by:
Directing traffic and ensuring proper user etiquette including thoroughly cleaning equipment before and after use.
Working with custodial staff to ensure all high-touch areas and amenities are regularly cleaned.
Monitoring physical distancing and ensuring guidelines are adhered to for playing court sports (badminton and pickleball).
Educating patrons in all fitness centres and gymnasiums about current COVID-19 guidelines for facilities.
Signage throughout facilities will assist with patrons having a safe and enjoyable experience and signage leading into facilities will remind people of the public health guidelines and the need to have a time booked for entry.
Additionally, new queuing markers and control devices will be in place to assist patrons in maintaining appropriate distances.
Will bathrooms be available?
Yes, bathrooms are available. We remind you to follow Alberta Health guidelines and wash your hands after using bathrooms.
What are you specifically doing for safety in pools/aquatic centres?
A staff member will be present to help with information on physical distancing.
There will be a limit of 40 people in an aquatics area. Individual activities will have their own capacity limits based on physical distancing.
Lane swim will be restricted to one swimmer per lane.
Where practical, we will use lane ropes to create dedicated areas for individual customers or family cohorts.
Will hot tubs and steam rooms be open?
At this time, those are scheduled to open in Stage 3 of the Alberta Relaunch Strategy. There is no date when that stage will occur.
Will locker rooms be available for fitness users?
We ask that you arrive at the facility in your workout clothes
There will not be change room access for fitness centre or gymnasium users.
Valuables lockers may be available in facilities where physical distancing is possible.
Will locker rooms be available for pool users?
We ask that you arrive at the facility already in your swimsuit.
Aquatic changerooms will be available only when you are leaving the pool areas. There will be only one-way traffic through the change rooms.
Non-transparent waterproof bins will be provided on the pool deck in which to store personal items.
Valuables lockers may be available in facilities where physical distancing is possible.
Are there limits on how long people can stay in a facility?
There will be time limits on how long people can be in a facility. That will depend on what amenity you are using and the activity in which you are involved. For example, people will be able to use fitness centres for 75 minutes followed by a 15-minute transition and cleaning break before the next 75-minute activity block.
In pools, for example, swim lane usage is limited to 30 minutes.
Once you are done, we ask that you leave so that cleaning can take place and to make room for others coming in for their scheduled visits.