Return to Play

Our plan is designed to help Special Olympics Alberta athletes, coaches, affiliates, and caregivers understand the steps and requirements for in-person sports and events to return as safely as possible.

We will be continually updating this website page as the situation evolves. Last update: June 30, 2021

What’s happening right now

SOA is starting a staged and gradual Summer Pilot Program featuring 3 sports.

Plans for a full Fall start in September.

Our current sport level

Bocce, Golf, Fitness/Walking Club will be offered in select Affiliates starting July 6th. Please contact your local Affiliate for more information on sports and start dates specific to your location.

SOA Return to Sport Guidelines

 

RETURNING TO SPORT & PROGRAMS

What to know before you return:

forms And Resources

Here is what all participants will need to fill out when their program restarts and they want to rejoin, as well as forms required for programs. These forms will need to be filled out before your first practice. The forms can be found in the plan above, and will soon be linked individually below. Specific Resources from the Return to Play Guidelines have also been individual share below under Resources.

Forms:

Guidance For Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation
Isolation and Quarantine Requirements

Training Sessions

 

AFFILIATE Sport-Specific/RTP Meetings

Prior to Programs starting, Affiliates are required to take the RTP/Covid Training through SOA. For more information, please contact Rochelle rchamczuk@specialolympics.ab.ca.

 

The next pieces we’re working on right now

  • Return to in-person programming for the Fall/Winter season
     

Resources for programs

SOA Covid-19 Program Updates & Announcements

https://www.specialolympics.ca/alberta/covid-19

PROVINCE OF Alberta

DISINFECTANTS

NON-MEDICAL MASKS AND FACE COVERINGS

FITNESS & Healthy Athletes RESOURCES

Virtual opportunities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact

covid@specialolympics.ab.ca

This email address will be monitored by Rochelle Chamczuk, Community and Volunteer Manager; and Kathy Urquhart, Executive Director Special Olympics Alberta-Calgary for timely responses.