Cineplex has announced that select theatres and entertainment venues across Ontario have reopened, as of
The company is taking a phased approach to reopening and anticipates that the
majority of its locations will reopen over the next several weeks, including its 43 other theatre locations
Cineplex’s top priority has always been the health and safety of its employees and guests and creating a safe,
comfortable and welcoming environment. All theatres will open with enhanced safety and cleaning measures
as well as updated procedures to allow for physical distancing both inside and outside auditoriums. For more
information, visit your local theatre page on the Cineplex site and Cineplex’s new landing page on safely
Additionally, The Rec Room at Toronto’s Roundhouse, The Rec Room London and Playdium Whitby are now
open with reduced operating hours and enhanced safety and cleaning measures. For more information, visit
The Rec Room’s new health and safety landing page and Playdium’s new health and safety landing page.
Across all its businesses, Cineplex is implementing best practices and learnings from global counterparts as
well as working in partnership with leading public health and infectious disease experts to maximize safety
precautions for all team members and guests. Cineplex’s landing page outlines its phased approach to safely
reopening, which includes some of these new measures:
• Launching reserved seating in all auditoriums across Canada; seating options will be automatically
blocked off to ensure proper distance in every direction between guests.
• Reducing capacity in all auditoriums to allow for physical distancing.
• Enhancing cleaning practices throughout its facilities, with particular focus on high-contact surfaces,
restrooms and seats.
• Accepting debit and credit payments only, with the exception of gift card purchases.
• Limiting food offerings in theatres to Cineplex’s famous popcorn and other core concessions.
• Limiting food offerings at locations of The Rec Room.
• Ensuring employees have the personal protective equipment they need.
• Making hand sanitizer readily available for guests and employees throughout its buildings.
• Keeping VIP Cinemas and the play structures in Clubhouse auditoriums closed for now.
• In communities where it is mandated, Cineplex requiring guests to wear masks inside the theatre.
“The past four months have given us a new appreciation for the importance of friends and family and the
power of shared experiences with those we love,” said Ellis Jacob, President and CEO, Cineplex. “Entertaining
is what we do best, and we simply can’t wait to safely welcome guests back to our theatres, The Rec Room
and Playdium for some much-deserved entertainment, fun and escape.”
To welcome movie-lovers back, Cineplex is offering $5 tickets and showing popular new releases and
summer favourites you may have missed in theatres like Beauty and the Beast, Jaws, Bohemian Rhapsody,
The Invisible Man, Bloodshot, Sonic The Hedgehog, My Spy, Jurassic Park, Gravity and Jumanji: The Next Level.
Cineplex locations that are currently open:
• Galaxy Cinemas Barrie, Barrie
• Cineplex Cinemas Hamilton Mountain, Hamilton
• Cineplex Odeon Gardiners Road Cinemas, Kingston
• Cineplex Cinemas Kitchener and VIP, Kitchener
• SilverCity London Cinemas, London
• The Rec Room (CF Masonville Place), London
• Cineplex Cinemas Milton, Milton
• SilverCity Newmarket Cinemas, Newmarket
• Cineplex Odeon Niagara Square Cinemas, Niagara Falls
• Cineplex Cinemas Winston Churchill & VIP, Oakville
• Cineplex Odeon Oshawa Cinemas, Oshawa
• Scotiabank Theatre Ottawa, Ottawa
• Cineplex Cinemas Ottawa, Ottawa
• Cineplex Cinemas Pickering and VIP, Pickering
• Cineplex Cinemas Empress Walk, Toronto
• Cineplex Cinemas Mississauga, Toronto
• Cineplex Cinemas Queensway & VIP, Toronto
• Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Eglinton and VIP, Toronto
• Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Dundas and VIP, Toronto
• Cineplex Cinemas Yorkdale, Toronto
• Cineplex Odeon Eglinton Town Centre Cinemas, Toronto
• The Rec Room (Roundhouse), Toronto
• SilverCity Richmond Hill, Richmond Hill
• SilverCity Sudbury Cinemas, Sudbury
• Galaxy Cinemas Waterloo, Waterloo
• Playdium, Whitby
• Cineplex Cinemas Vaughan, Woodbridge
Visit cineplex.com for more details.