Corona virus

Covid-19 Closures and Adaptations for Service Delivery Location: Comox

19 Wing COVID-19 Updates 

 Last Updated: 25 August 2020

*NEW* Please see the COVID-19 Facilities Walkthrough page for videos outlining each facilities safety protocols. For the safety of our staff and other members, please review the videos before entering a facility. 

Fitness and Community Centre

The Fitness and Community Centre is OPEN to all Regular and Reserve military members and Authorized Users starting 4 August 2020 by reservation. 

Labour Day 2020 Long Weekend Hours
Saturday 05 & Sunday 06 September 2020: Facility : 0730-1700 hrs | Lane Swims : 1200-1300 & 1330-1530 hrs
Monday 07 September 2020: CLOSED

Please review and read the Fitness & Community Centre Safety Plan before entering the facility and for details on facility access and the reservation process. 

Please review and read the Pool Safety Plan for details on pool access and aquatic programs. 

Please see the Gym-Slot-Times-and-Rec-Classes or Pool-and-Gymnasium-Schedule for available times to reserve.

Reservation Process:
Members must call the PSP Customer Service Desk to reserve your gym time slot. Registration will open 0900hrs Monday, for Active Military Members and Wednesday for all other authorized users, one week prior and will close one hour prior to the timeslot.
(250) 339-8211 Local 8315
You will need to provide your full name and contact phone number at time of reservation.
*Military Members will be given priority for reserving workout times.

Weight/Cardio Room access will be by reservation only.  Drop In’s will not be permitted
Please only sign up for spots you know you can attend. If you need to cancel your spot please call and notify the Customer Service Desk as soon as possible.  Multiple “no shows” may result in loss of privileges.

Take a virtual tour of the Fitness and Community Centre for an overview of the health and safety procedures in place and what you can expect upon returning to the facility. Click Here for the 22 June 2020 Tour, and here for the 11 August 2020 Tour. 

Force Testing is expanded to include the following priority conditions:
a. ongoing domestic and international operation (deployment);
b. recruiting (to include component-transfer and sub-component transfer for employment purposes);
c. individual basic training (such as for BMQ, BMOQ, DP and BTL);
d. environmental basic training;
e. mission-essential individual and collective training; and
f. as approved by PSP Director Fitness, Sport, Health Promotion and Solider On.
Please contact Natasha Neave at for Force Test information and booking.

Gym/Cardio/Weight Room: Open to the military and authorized users by appointment only
Sports Stores: 29 June 2020 military member appointments only
Pool: Open to the military and authorized users by appointment only
Arena: CLOSED for season


The MFRC office is open to military ONLY and we have moved to a virtual platform. The MFRC will be monitoring emails and voicemail to respond to needs as they arise. Check MFRC social media for up-to-date information.
MFRC Daycare office and rooms remain open with COVID-19 procedures in place. Please contact the daycare directly for more information.
MFRC Office: Open Monday-Friday: 0900-1500, Military ONLY
MFRC Daycare: Open, with restrictions
MFRC Client Services: Open Monday-Friday: 0900-1500, Military ONLY (
MFRC Social Workers: working remotely ( or
MFRC Emergency Childcare Coordinator: working remotely (
MFRC Deployment Coordinator: working remotely (

Click here for the full contact list of MFRC Staff

Health Promotion

Health Promotion is offering services and support remotely from 10 minute tips, to customized in-depth sessions. If you’re looking to continue keeping your members informed with wellness information including managing stress during a pandemic, tips for better sleep, nutrition at home and more, contact Alicia Perry, Manager, Health Promotion at Virtual pre-recorded and live workshops are available to anyone and cover a range of topics from nutrition, sleep, injury reduction, to mental health and addiction. Check out the schedule here.
Health Promotion: working remotely

Totem Times Newspaper

Totem Times Newspaper is available online and in print. To create safe distribution, please be aware that print copies are single use only and should be disposed of immediately after use to ensure touchpoints aren’t being created across the Wing.
Newspaper Editor is also working with Wing Public Affairs to assist with wing-wide communications through the Totem Times Facebook Page.
See Current Issue here.                       
Totem Times Newspaper: working remotely

Golf Course

Glacier Greens Golf Course is open to all current members as well as members of the public that fall into our Regular and Ordinary membership categories. Golf club members are permitted to bring up to 3 guests. Click here for more golf course specific details.
Golf Course: Open
Pro Shop: Open
Range: Members and guests only
Social Centre: CLOSED


Tee Pee Park Campground update effective 22 June 2020 
  • We are only accepting reservations from our Regular and Ordinary Members that are residents of British Columbia.  In keeping with direction from the Province of BC, we are not taking reservations from anyone outside the Province of BC at this time.
  • No General Public Bookings (Associate Members) at this time.
  • Playgrounds are open for the kids, but remember that 2-metre physical distancing is still in place.  Please wash hands before and after use.  If your child is feeling sick with a fever, runny nose, nausea, or cough, please keep them home.
  • Guests are allowed to a camper’s site with a maximum of 2-6 persons total.
  • Physical distancing of 2-metres is still in affect and will be strictly enforced.
  • If Guests are staying overnight at a camper’s site, they must be registered with the Administration Office and pay the appropriate fee.  Only Regular and Ordinary Category Members are allowed.
  • All Camp Fires on Airforce Beach are BANNED until further notice.
  • The Pavilion and Picnic Shelter remain CLOSED until further notice.
The Campground Office is open for business through a take-out style window with plexiglass protection and hand sanitizer available.  All payments can be made at the office if you are comfortable, and we also accept payment over the phone.
  • Canteen goodies and supplies are for sale now, however no cash is being accepted.  Debit and Credit cards only.
  • Daily increased cleaning of all washroom facilities remains in effect.
  • Staff is being instructed to avoid contact with any campers and customers.
Things we are asking you to do for Tee Pee Park:
  • As per direction from Public Health Agency of Canada, as well as 19 Wing Commander, all Campground users are expected to self-isolate for 14 days upon return from travel outside of Canada.  Self-isolation must occur at the person’s residence, NOT at the Campground.
  • Practice 2-metre physical distancing while on the property, including near the office and washroom facilities.
  • Please refrain from close contact with Campground Staff as they have been instructed to keep their distance from campers and guests of the park.
We thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding of the above protocols.  We continue to monitor and re-assess our operation based on Province of BC direction, and will advise the Campers and Cabin Guests of any changes to Tee Pee Park operations as decisions are made.  We are happy to continue to provide one of the best Campgrounds in the Valley.

Campground: Open
Pavilion: CLOSED
Picnic Shelter: CLOSED
Playground: Open

Glacier Gardens Arena

The 19 Wing Arena will be opening on 8 September 2020. Please read User Safety Plan for information on facility protocols before entering.

Arena: Open 8 September 2020 with restrictions: authorized users only
Skate Rentals: CLOSED


Messes will remain closed until further notice.
Officers Mess: CLOSED
WO-Sgts Mess: CLOSED
Jr Ranks Mess: CLOSED


Base clubs members are required to watch re-opening safety videos before entering any club spaces. Not all clubs are currently running, please contact your club executive for more information. 

19 Wing Yacht Club
See more information on the 19 Wing Yacht Club Page.
Yacht Club Re-Opening Video
Contact 19 Wing Yacht Club: 
Contact 19 Wing Kayak Club:
*Please contact your club executive for COVID-19 reopening procedures.

Pacific Divers Scuba Club
Scuba Club Re-Opening Video 
*Please contact your club executive for COVID-19 reopening procedures.

Wood Hobby Club
Wood Hobby Club Re-Opening Video
*Please contact your club executive for COVID-19 reopening procedures

Auto Hobby Club
Auto Hobby Club Re-Opening Video
*Please contact your club executive for COVID-19 reopening procedures.

Karate Club
*Please contact your club executive for information on reopening.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club
*Please contact your club executive for information on reopening.

COVID -19 Resources

COVID-19 Government Links

Reminder When Using Outdoor Facilities & Parks:

Individuals are encouraged to follow social distancing and hygiene recommendations in place to reduce the spread of illness including:
  • Minimize close contact with others and avoiding non-essential gatherings;
  • Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available;
  • Refrain from using parks or trails if you or family members are exhibiting symptoms.

FORCE Evaluation
Carefully read the new conditions of FORCE Evaluation delivery in response to COVID-19.

Member Customer Service Centre 
Telephone: 1-855-245-0330

Family Information Line

You can visit CANEX Temporary Store Hours for store hours and closure updates.
Visit for online purchases.

SISIP Financial
We are well prepared to continue to offer services remotely. Contact your local SISIP Financial Branch or the SISIP Financial Client Centre at 1-800-267-6681. 

COVID-19: BMO is here to help.