Reopening Policies & Procedures

At Southport, we’re doing our part to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.

We ask that all members read, understand, and follow the policies and procedures below before and during their visit to the Central Plains RecPlex.


• Come ready to workout. Access is not permitted to locker rooms, including the washroom and shower area.
• Lobby washrooms are available for use.
• Workouts must be booked before arrival, this can be done on our website, by email or phone.
• Only members that have a pre-booked workout time will be allowed entrance.
• Hand sanitizer is available at building entrance and fitness area entrance.
• Staff will perform thorough cleaning and sanitizing of all equipment between each workout block.
• Workout blocks will be in 2-hour intervals with 30 minutes of cleaning in between.
• Cashless or no-contact payment should be used to the greatest extent possible.
• Water fountains and bottle filling stations are not available for use. Please bring water from home or purchase from the on-site vending machine.
• Gymnasium is open, but users must bring their own equipment.
• Bowling Alley, Climbing Wall, and Multi-Purpose Rooms are closed.


• Arrive no more than 5 minutes before your workout.
• Please stay home if you are experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms, have left the province within the last 14 days or have come into contact with someone who may have COVID-19.
• Use the self-screening tool before arrival.
• Congregating in the parking lot or lobby is not permitted.


• All members must use the hand sanitizer station upon entry.
• Follow the arrows once inside to safely check-in.


• Maintain proper physical distancing of 6ft between members and staff at all times.
• Equipment that is difficult to sanitize has been removed, including foam rollers, yoga blocks, hand wraps and gloves.
• Handshakes, high fives and any other touching gestures are not permitted before, during and after your workout.
• Only touch your own personal items – this includes water bottles, foam rollers, gloves, hand wraps and gym bags.
• Wipe down equipment before and after each use using the disinfectant wipes from the cleaning stations located throughout the facility.
• There will be no food or drinks served. Vending machines are available for your own use.
• Spacing between machines has been increased to maintain a safe physical distance.

For more information regarding COVID-19 and to see all recent updates from the provincial government, visit the Province of Manitoba website:

For inquiries regarding the Central Plains RecPlex, please contact us at 204.428.6050. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

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