Return to Sport

Programs on Pause - Effectively Immediately 

 

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

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For Communities

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Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Stage 4

Limitations

Virtual or paused

Physically distanced individual skills & fitness activities

Sport within the conditions of the sport-specific plan

Resume without conditions

References

Guide to Keeping in Touch

Stage 2 Individual Skills & Fitness Activities Guidelines

Sport-specific plans

 

Sports as of November 30th

All official sports

     

Local Exclusions

 

     
  • The Special Olympics Program and Leadership Staff will determine each sport status based on weekly monitoring.
  • A sport will be categorized in Stage 1 if the facility requirements do not allow for activities, or if the sport specific plan is still in development.
  • Communities can operate programs in lower levels than provincially stated if prudent, but MAY NOT operate programs any higher than provincially stated without explicit approval from the CEO.
  • These stages outline what is currently permissible. Due to facility restrictions, local strategies and volunteer capacity, Community Executive Committees are not obligated to offer any or all sport programs.

 

For Coaches

Follow these steps:

1) Complete the COVID-19: SOS Return to Program Module.

2) Find your sport to check it's status and review the guiding documents.

 

10 Pin Bowling
5 Pin Bowling
Active Start and FUNdamentals
Alpine Skiing
Athletics
Basketball
Bocce
Cross Country Skiing
Curling
Figure Skating
Floor Hockey
Golf
Powerlifting
Rhythmic Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Snowshoeing
Speedskating
Swimming

 

SOS Waivers, Forms, and Tracking Protocol

 

Item Who? When?
All registered members (athletes, coaches, volunteers) Once per program year. This waiver is completed with yearly registration.
All registered members (athletes, coaches, volunteers) Once per program registered for. This waiver is completed 2 weeks before the start of a program.
Any individual at a Special Olympics gathering that is not a registered member. Every Special Olympics gathering.
All individuals at a Special Olympics gathering (registered and non registered) Every Special Olympics gathering.

 

For Athletes

We want to return to sport as safely as possible to explain the steps you should follow before going to programs. 

1) Make sure you are feeling well before going to a practice or game. Check that you don't have any of the following:

  • A cough
  • A fever
  • Shortness of Breath

If you do have any of these, call your healthcare provider. 

Symptoms

 

2) Check what level your sport is at and if it is running in your community. 

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10 Pin Bowling
5 Pin Bowling
Active Start and FUNdamentals
Alpine Skiing
Athletics
Basketball
Bocce
Cross Country Skiing
Curling
Figure Skating
Floor Hockey
Golf
Powerlifting
Rhythmic Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Snowshoeing
Speedskating
Swimming

3) Listen to your coaches and practice good hygiene! See the video below by Special Olympics Canada for some awesome tips! 

 

For Communities

 

SOS Waivers, Forms, and Tracking Protocol

 

Item Who? When?
All registered members (athletes, coaches, volunteers) Once per program year. This waiver is completed with yearly registration.
All registered members (athletes, coaches, volunteers) Once per program registered for. This waiver is completed 2 weeks before the start of a program.
Any individual at a Special Olympics gathering that is not a registered member. Every Special Olympics gathering.
All individuals at a Special Olympics gathering (registered and non registered) Every Special Olympics gathering.

What to do if your program encounters a positive COVID-19 test?

 

Are there community meeting protocols in place?

Yes, please find the meeting protocols document below.

  

Special Olympics Provincial & Community Events

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Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Stage 4

Limitations

Paused

Virtual only

Within the conditions of Sask Gov’t Re-open Plan 

Resume without conditions

Event or activity

 

AGM

 

Conferences

Community Meetings

 

Fundraisers

 

Athlete Leadership Program

 

Coach Training Workshops

 

 

Sport program stage information is included in the links below:

 

10 Pin Bowling
5 Pin Bowling
Active Start and FUNdamentals
Alpine Skiing
Athletics
Basketball
Bocce
Cross Country Skiing
Curling
Figure Skating
Floor Hockey
Golf
Powerlifting
Rhythmic Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Snowshoeing
Speedskating
Swimming

 

Competitions & Tournaments

 

Currently competitions and tournaments are not permitted.