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Attractions, pools, camps, gyms | Here's what is opening and when in St. Louis, St. Louis County

Here's a timeline of what can open and when in the city county and at the area's biggest attractions

ST. LOUIS — Restaurants, businesses and attractions in the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County are beginning to welcome guests and customers for the first time in months.

Signs of life before the COVID-19 pandemic are beginning to pop up across the metro area. Albeit, slowly. Not everything is open yet, and dates vary for when everything else can reopen – if there’s even a target date at all.

5 On Your Side has gathered up the latest information from city and county leaders, along with information from officials at some of the area’s largest attractions, about what can reopen and when.

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City of St. Louis

June 1: Summer camps, some swimming pools and aquatic centers

Swimming pools will be allowed to open on June 1, Mayor Krewson announced. However, at this time, the city does not anticipate opening city-owned and operated pools for the summer because lifeguards haven’t been hired and trained.

Summer camps also will be allowed to operate. However, all activities must be designed for kids to practice social distancing. Overnight camps, field trips and aquatic activities are prohibited. You can read more about the city’s pool and summer camp policies here.

READ MORE: St. Louis Mayor Krewson announces reopening dates of gyms, attractions, large venues

June 8: Cultural institutions, larger venues

Cultural institutions include many of the places St. Louisans treasure, where they take people visiting from out of town or where they catch a game or a show. June 8 is the first day all of those large-venue locations will be allowed to reopen. However, it’s up to each individual location to make their own determination on when they want to reopen.

Each location needs to have their operating plans and procedures approved by the city’s health department before they can reopen. Click here for the full policy.

June 15: Gyms, fitness centers, yoga/dance studios and similar businesses

Personal training services, gyms, fitness centers and health clubs will be allowed to welcome back guests. Capacity will be limited to 25%.

Sports courts and adult and youth team leagues are advised to remain closed. The city also suggests preventing clients from using treadmills “due to the increased risk of spreading respiratory illness.” You can read the city’s full policy on gyms reopening here.

St. Louis County

June 1: Summer camps

Kids will be able to go back to camp, but it won’t be like summers before. Kids will still need to practice social distancing, which means no big group activities. Individual projects need to be the priority, along with maximizing time outside over doing activities inside.

Field trips won’t be allowed, and camps need to follow pool and sports guidelines for those activities. You can read the full summer camp guidance on the county’s website.

June 8: Bars

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page announced all bars will be able to reopen on June 8. Guidelines for reopening will be posted on stlcorona.com.

June 15: Pools, gyms, casinos, mass sporting events — and all other businesses

All other businesses can reopen June 15, including gyms, pools, bowling allies, conference centers, casinos and mass sporting events.

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page released the plan for reopening businesses in St. Louis County on Monday. Guidelines for reopening will be posted on stlcorona.com.

RELATED: St. Louis County Executive says all businesses can reopen in June under restrictions

Major attractions:

St. Louis Aquarium, St. Louis Wheel, June 8

The St. Louis Aquarium and St. Louis Wheel at Union Station announced they will reopen on June 8 after receiving clearance from the City of St. Louis.

At the aquarium, employees and guests over the age of 9 must wear masks. At the Ropes Course and Mirror Maze, guests will be offered gloves.

All aquarium guests will be required to reserve timed tickets in advance, including annual pass holders, the aquarium said. Read more here

Saint Louis Zoo, June 13

The Saint Louis Zoo will be the first major, large attraction to welcome visitors back.

The turnstiles will be ready for guests to walk through beginning Saturday, June 13. However, reservations will be required (it’ll still be free), so the zoo can help limit the capacity to one-third of its attendance, which still ends up being about 3,000 people.

Masks will be required for guests older than 9 who are medically able to wear them.

While the zoo will be open, three attractions inside will remain closed: Penguin and Puffin Coast, the Insectarium and the 4D Theater. Read more here.

The Magic House, June 15

The Magic House announced Monday that it will reopen June 15. Its St. Louis city location, MADE for Kids, will reopen June 9.

Guests must buy tickets in advance and can reserve a slot during one of three two-hour visits. After reserving, they will receive electronic tickets that allow for touchless scanning to enter.

Employees and guests ages 9 and older must wear masks. Face covers made at MADE for Kids will be available for purchase for anyone who doesn't have one. Read more here.

Missouri Botanical Garden, June 16

If you’re looking for a change of scenery, the Missouri Botanical Garden will reopen to the public on Tuesday, June 16.

Capacity will be limited and advanced tickets will be required. There will be no walk-up or on-site ticket purchases. Tickets will be available online and over the phone beginning June 9 on the Missouri Botanical Garden’s website. Hours will be limited to 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. The garden will remain closed on Mondays until further notice.

Face coverings will be required for all visitors 9 and older who are medically able. Read more here.

Saint Louis Science Center, June 20

The Saint Louis Science Center will reopen on June 20. It posted on its website that the science center team has been working closely with local authorities, health officials and the City of St. Louis as it moves forward with reopening.

New safety measures and operating guidelines will include limited occupancy, timed ticket reservations and masks to be required for guests ages 9 and above, as well as all employees, vendors and contractors. Read more here.

Missouri History Museum, Soldiers Memorial Military Museum, June 20

The Missouri Historical Society is planning to reopen the museums it operates — including the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park and Soldiers Memorial Military Museum — on June 20.

The Missouri Historical Society said the museums and the MHS Library & Research Center will reopen to the public, but there will be several enhanced safety measures. All the facilities will allow 10% visitor capacity with advanced reservations required. The facilities also will have altered days and hours of operation. Read more here.

No dates set yet

The Gateway Arch has not announced when it might reopen to the public. In the meantime, guests can get a virtual view from the top of the Arch. The Gateway Arch Park Foundation is providing live streams facing east and west on its YouTube page. Click here to check them out.

The Muny has never missed a season in its 102 years of existence “through war and recession,” managing director Kwofe Coleman said. Two of the seven summer shows have been canceled. The outdoor theater is tentatively planning a late-July start to the season. A final decision on the rest of The Muny season will be made June 8.

Busch Stadium/St. Louis Cardinals: Major League Baseball and the St. Louis Cardinals do not have a specific date when play will resume for teams across the league. MLB owners have agreed to making a proposal to the players’ union that could lead to a delayed season starting around the Fourth of July weekend in ballparks without fans. Spring training would start in early to mid-June. No official agreement has been made. Read more here.

Enterprise Center/St. Louis Blues: The National Hockey League and the St. Louis Blues do not have a specific date when play will resume for teams across the league. The NHL unveiled its plan if play can resume in 2020. Teams will go straight to the playoffs with 24 teams instead of the normal 16. The NHL is hoping to move to Phase 2 in early June, with players resuming non-contact skating at team facilities. The 24-team playoff is Phase 4. The commissioner said he expects the season to end up going into much of the summer. Read more here.

Six Flags St. Louis: The theme park doesn't have a reopening date set but has announced new safety measures that will be in place. Face masks will be mandatory and social distancing will be enforced. Guests will have to buy tickets through an online reservation system for a scheduled day and time to enter the park. Guests also will have their temperatures checked. Read more here.