COVID-19 ResourcesReturn to Play Information
OneAbility seeks to support their members by sharing content that will assist members in their planning. This content is not owned or created by OneAbility nor does OneAbility endorse this content. Organizations should continue to seek guidance from the Provincial Medical Health Officers and seek legal advice and talk to their insurance providers prior to moving forward with returning to programming or operations
Current Return to Sport Guidlines
- Mask mandate is lifted and removed. Masks are not required for outdoor or indoor sports. It is recommended for those 12 and over who have not been fully vaccinated to wear masks while indoors and away from the field of play.
- There are no physical distancing requirements in any setting (indoor or outdoor)
- General Restrictions on events are lifted.
- Outdoors – No Max number for group size
- Indoor -Spectators up to 50 or 50% of capacity whichever is greater. Facilities and municipalities may add additional guidelines and requirements with regards to capacity i.e. group size and spectators.
- In Canada travel restrictions are lifted. Inter provincial travel and competition across Canada is allowed.
- A Covid Safety Plan is now not required.
- Pre-Screening and/or Contact Tracing requirement is discontinued.
- Facilities and Organizations are encouraged to follow the current guidelines and requirements from Worksafe BC.
- Having a Communicable disease prevention plan is recommended by public health.
- To assist clubs and organizations, WorkSafeBC has developed Communicable disease prevention: A guide for employers and organizations. This guide describes a four-step process to help reduce the risk of communicable disease which involves understanding the level of risk, application of the fundamentals and implementing appropriate measures, communicating policies and protocols to all participant, and updating measures and safeguards as required.
Although not required Basketball BC also recommends that all participants be encouraged to do their own personal screening. It is also prudent for Clubs and Organizations to keep an updated and accurate attendance and participation list.
For information regarding specific situations access viaSport FAQ page
Best of luck to all as we continue to progress and navigate our way back to competitive basketball within the province.
- Centre for Youth and Society’s COVID-19 Resource Hub
- COVID-19 Impact on Communities:
- ImagineCanada national report on a survey that took place at the same time as the No Immunity survey. It confirms many of the provincial findings in the No Immunity report. – Click here for PDF
- Phone in option for the COVID-19 Population Health survey For those who can’t complete the survey online or need assistance in another language can call 1-833-707-1900, seven days a week, between 8:30a.m. and 4:30p.m., to take the survey over the phone.
- Sport Law Strategy Group Returning to Participation Under COVID-19: Updating your waivers and forms
Own the Podium Return to Sport Framework
Athletics Canada Back on Track Guidelines
ViaSport Return to Sport
We are very excited that sport continues to slowly and safely reopen in our communities. Our Return to Sport page has all the details on what Step 2 means for sport
BC Wheelchair Sports Restart Plan
We’ve published an update to our Restart Plan. Read more on our website at the link below and send any questions to Program Manager Michelle McDonnell at firstname.lastname@example.org