We will be continually updating this website page as the situation evolves and more resources become available.
Last update: May 3, 2021 - added a coach training webinar
SOBC Return to Sport status as of March 31, 2021
Tools to help run Return To Sport programs
- Coaches can gain ideas and inspiration from peers in SOBC Coach Development Webinars
- SOBC's Basic Sport Skills packages offer videos and PDFs full of tips for training fundamental skills
- SOBC will be creating videos to demonstrate coaches' ideas for training within Return to Sport protocols, showcasing the available possibilities – please stay tuned for upcoming releases!
- Coaches and volunteers can connect and learn through the SOBC Volunteer Professional Development Series
tools for Virtual and in-person Programs
Return to Sport Coach Training Webinars - Required
These webinars provide a broad overview of the SOBC Return to Sport Plan, review the required forms and documents, and go over the sport-specific protocols. There will also be opportunities for coaches to share ideas on what their practices will look like.
It is expected that attendees read and familiarize themselves with the SOBC Return to Sport Plan prior to joining the webinar.
The registration deadline for each is 9 a.m. on the day of the webinar.
This training is required for all coaches before running a program. If any of your coaches or volunteers are interested in running one of these sports, please encourage them to participate in this webinar, even if they don’t have start dates yet.
Forms to Complete
Please save all forms onto your computer before completing them. If you type your information into the form in your web browser, your changes will not be there when you download the form.
- 2020-21 Coach/Volunteer Registration and Medical Form
- 2020-21 SOBC Participant Waiver (now an online form, updated March 22, 2021)
- Coach Participation Agreement (January 12, 2021)
- COVID-19 Declaration: online form version (new March 31, 2021) | PDF version
(Please note: If you have already completed the Registration Form and Participant Waiver as part of your Local's regular registration process, you're all set! You do not need to complete those forms a second time.)
Basic Program Safety Standards and Resources
- Application for Locals Starting or Restarting a Program (March 22, 2021)
- Standard Program Protocol (March 31, 2021)
- Program Progressions during Return to Sport (October 19, 2020)
- Program Safety Volunteer Role (January 12, 2021)
- Health Screening Tracking Form (October 30, 2020)
- Positive Case Timeline
- Immediate Emergency Contact List
Sport-Specific Protocols and Resources
Updated March 31, 2021
(indoor Club Fit
(5- and 10-pin)
|Fit Families & Friends|
|Bocce||Cross Country Skiing||Active Start|
SOBC Return to Sport FAQs can be found on the homepage.
Please click here to find the full SOBC Return to Sport Plan and all current updates.
Please click here to find the athlete-specific Return to Sport resource page.
Please click here for Return to Sport news stories.
- Physical Distancing: Provincial guidelines currently require sport participants to maintain 10 feet (3 metres) of physical distance during sport training. While you're not doing sport, 6 feet (2 metres) is still appropriate - video example here.
- Proper Hand Washing
- Wearing a Non-Medical Mask or Face Covering
Provincial guidelines now require sport participants to maintain 10 feet (3 metres) of physical distance during sport. SOBC poster
While you're not doing sport, 6 feet (2 metres) is still appropriate. BC CDC poster
|Hand washing||How to wear a face mask||Face mask do's and don'ts|
- Health Canada List of Disinfectants for Use Against COVID-19 (link corrected July 9)
- BCCDC Cleaning and Disinfecting
Psychological well-being of participants
NON-MEDICAL MASKS AND FACE COVERINGS
SOBC Memos to Locals
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
To visit the full SOBC Return to Sport resource page, please click here.