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COVID-19 Return to Sport Protocol

Event Night – Communication


It is the responsibility of ride leaders/lead volunteers prior to the event to: 

  • Understand how to recognize the symptoms of COVID-19

  • Collect all information (membership, registration waivers) prior to the event in electronically, no paper copies

  • Have an understanding of the symptoms of COVID-19 and have a screening process in place Ensure all participants have signed the COVID-19 waiver

  • Remind everyone that anyone showing symptoms of COVID-19 must stay home

  • Ride leaders must remind everyone of the conditions for sanctioned group rides and any consequences for not following government and SCA regulations

  • Remind participants that they should not be carpooling with anyone outside their immediate family

  • Remind any participants who are at risk that they must stay home

  • Signage must be posted to caution players about the risks of COVID-19.




Certain protocols must be in place during any sanctioned activity. It is up to the club, ride leaders and/or volunteers to make sure everyone understands the following:

  • Maximum number of people gathering must be followed at all times and includes, participants, leaders, volunteers, parents, medical and spectators

  • Social distancing must be adhered to before, during and after the event

  • Riders must carry their own hand sanitizer

  • No sharing of food/tools/water bottles

  • If needed clubs should make parents aware that they may not congregate outside their vehicles while waiting (see max number of people)

  • Limit attendance to only those who are integral to the activity

  • Any equipment that is shared/possibly touched must be sanitized between uses

  • If mechanical assistance is required the person in need of assistance must move to a safe distance while being helped, any shared touch points must be sanitized before and after

  • There must be specific protocols in place for dealing with any injuries or crashes which may occur; anyone providing aid must put on PPE before assisting the injured party, continuing to follow SCA risk management policy

  • Sanitizer must be provided for any event where volunteers are required

  • Require all riders and volunteers to bring all food and fluids they will need for their session

  • There should be no loitering before or after the activity. Leaders should remind participants to follow social distancing even after attending a group ride and be cognizant of the group they are representing when in team apparel

  • Leaders must ask parents and guardians to check the temperatures of their children daily before attending any activity. Parents and guardians should be reminded of this requirement when children are first registered

  • The leader rider or volunteer must conduct active symptom screening of each child every day with the parent or guardian as they drop off their children.

  • All activities must keep daily records of anyone attends for 15 minutes or longer, including volunteers. Records must be kept up-to-date and available to facilitate contact tracing in the event of an outbreak.  

  • All visitors or special guests should also be documented

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