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.
Rules you must followMasks:
- Wearing a mask is required in public indoor spaces including the lobby, dry hall and change rooms, for those 5 and older.
- Masks are not effective when wet and should be stored in your locker while enjoying the hot springs.
- 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
BC provincial health orders must be followed:
- Stay home if you are ill
- 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 October 13, 2021)
Open: Radium Hot SpringsWhat to expect:
- Capacity is limited to ensure lifeguard to patron ratios are maintained at all times
- Long line-ups during busy periods - the facility is busiest on weekends, statutory holidays and school holidays.
- Lengthy outside waits with limited access to shelter or shade. Please dress for the weather and bring a water bottle for each member of your family
- 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 and towel rentals are available
- Towels are available for purchase
Open: Banff Upper Hot Springs
- Open Friday through Tuesday
- Closed Wednesday and Thursday
What's closed (updated August 21, 2021)
Closed: Miette Hot Springs
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 pack sunglasses, sunscreen, a water bottle and a hat when it is hot
- Sanitize your hands when you enter the building
- Shower with soap prior to entering the pool
- Follow all of local and provincial pool regulations during your visit