Program and Service Update

Veiner/Strathcona Centre

In order to comply with the provincial Restrictions Exemption Program, Veiner Centre will require government-issued proof of vaccination or a recent negative privately-purchased COVID-19 test to access the building for any reason as of Monday, September 20.

Masks are required at all times when in the Centre.

We continue to follow the advice, restrictions, and recommendations, of Alberta Health Services, the Government of Alberta, and the City of Medicine Hat on Covid-19 related safety practices.

Thank you for your ongoing support and cooperation.

Larry Mathieson, CEO

Cori Fischer, Veiner Centre Director

The Grand Parade will be held Saturday September 18 outdoors at Veiner Centre. Unfortunately we will not be able to offer tours. Our FREE BBQ will be held outside and is limited to 200 participants so register at now at !  Register for the walk even if you are not planning on walking so you can ensure a place for the BBQ

The Viener Centre Bistro is open for in-person dining. Our patio will be open throughout the summer on good weather days.

Meals on Wheels will continue to be delivered through contactless deliveries.

The Fitness Centre (Strathcona Centre) is open, with capacity restriction and masking/distancing requirements. 10:00AM – 4:00PM. 

Weekly Programs, activities and fitness classes will continue with physical distancing and proof of vaccination, please contact Programs at call (587) 770-1502 or email

As of Monday, members and program users can enter through the Veiner Centre main door only. Proof of vaccination will be required upon entry and membership cards will be issued once proof of vaccination is provided. The other entrances will be closed until further notice.

Please note that for Election Day, September 20, voters will enter through the back door to the Craft Room. Movement through the building between the two spaces is not permitted. Facilities at Strathcona Centre will be closed on Election Day and will reopen to the public Tuesday, September 21.