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COVID-19 has dramatically impacted the sport, physical activity and recreation community. The Edmonton Sport Council continues to monitor the situation. The following pages provide information and links to resources which will help your organization's return.

Update (October 16)

Guidance for sport, physical activity and recreation has been updated; provincial sport organizations and clubs may continue to exceed these guidelines.

Update (October 8)
  • Starting October 8, all residents and visitors of Edmonton and surrounding communities should:

    • Keep your family and social gatherings small - no more than 15 people
    • Wear a mask in all indoor work settings, except when alone in a workspace like an office or cubicle where you are safely distanced from others, or an appropriate barrier is in place
    • Limit your cohorts to no more than 3: your core household, your school, and one other sport or social cohort.
  • The Alberta Health Daily Screening Checklist has been updated.
  • Alberta Health Services: Guidance for Parents of Children Attending School and/or Childcare


Update (September 3)

Guidance for sport, physical activity and recreation has been updated, however provincial sport organizations and clubs may exceed these guidelines.


Update (August 13)

As of August 14, the following changes to ministerial orders related to COVD-19 will be in effect:

  • Legislated requirements to hold annual general meetings are now reinstated. Organizations must hold their AGMs sometime after August 14. Virtual meetings are permissible if set out in corporate bylaws.


Update (July 29)

Edmonton City Council has passed a Temporary Mandatory Face Coverings Bylaw to temporarily mandate the wearing of face coverings in indoor public places and public vehicles as of August 1. However, the bylaw would not apply to individuals engaging in water activities or physical exercise.


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