Recreational Water Facilities

Provincial Rules under the Reopening Ontario Act

For additional information for workplaces, please visit the Workplaces page.

For recent provincial announcements:

Screening Tools for Workplaces

Businesses may post passive screening signage. Businesses may elect to continue active screening using the tool below..

Workplace Safety Plan

Most businesses are required to have a safety plan and make it available upon request. 

Proof of Vaccination

Businesses can elect to ask for proof of vaccination. For further information, visit:

For posters, please visit our Signs and Posters page.

WDGPH Guidance Document

The Ontario Government and health and safety associations have released sector specific safety guidance documents and posters to assist with planning and preparing for re-opening safely and to help prevent COVID-19 in the workplace.   Please thoroughly review these workplace resources for information applicable to your business.  Please also continue to ensure compliance with Ontario Regulation 565 Public Pools.

Other Resources

In the Workplace

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Cleaning and Disinfection for Public areas


As directed by the Chief Medical Officer of Health, public pools and spas/hot tubs require a re-opening inspection before being permitted to open.  

Once your public pool or spa/hot tub is ready for an opening inspection, please complete this Recreational Water Facility Opening Notification Form and submit to at least 14 days prior to opening.

Please also be aware that Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is unable to review individual business COVID-19 reopening plans

If, after reviewing the resources available, you have additional questions, you can contact a public health inspector at 519-822-2715 extension 4753 or