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COVID-19 Resources for Sport Yukon Members

Sport Yukon re-opened, with restrictions, on Tuesday, September 8th. New office hours are:

Monday-Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm (open through lunch)

Here are our guidelines for members and staff, as well as our operational plan for the Sport Yukon building. Please pass along to anyone in your organization who frequents our space:

21-Nov.13-SY Covid Boardroom User Guidelines – UPDATED Nov. 9, 2021

SY Covid 19 Guidelines Nov. 13, 2021  – UPDATED Nov. 9, 2021

As an organization, Sport Yukon will continue to follow the recommendations of the Yukon Chief Medical Officer (CMHO) and his office for the well-being of our members and staff.

To support our members and encourage sport and physical activity in the Yukon we will work in conjunction with the CHMO, provide updated information, resources and are available to support and assist members with the development and completion of operational and event plans.

We encourage members to share their successes, and to reach out with any questions and support needed.



For the latest updates from the Yukon Government on COVID-19, visit:

You can read the guidelines specific to sport and recreation here:

Download all YG COVID-19 resources, such as posters and tips for the workplace, here:

Please note Yukon sport and recreation organizations are being asked to submit operational plans, and/or plans for programs and events.


A template for these plans can be found here:

To help you in completing your plan, here are some examples from our members that have been approved and implemented:

Polarettes Gymnastics Club – Return to Play Strategy

Boreale Explorers – Mountain Biking Operational Plan

Flatwater North – Paddling Operational Plan

Protocols for returning to paddling can be found here:

Flatwater North – Return to Play

Information from Special Olympics Yukon for coaches, as well as pre-program screening:

Special Olympics Yukon – Return to Play


View the results of a recent survey distributed to Yukon Athletes, regarding the effects of COVID-19, here:

2020 Athlete Survey Summary

National Resources

The Canadian Olympic Committee organized a presentation on Limiting Liability for COVID-19 Transmission, through FASKEN.  Here is a link to the presentation:

Limiting Liability for COVID-19 Transmission

Here are the waiver templates you can refer to and use:

COVID-19 Liability Waiver Templates

Here is a list of resources from across National Sport Organizations that may be helpful, including risk assessments and return to play guidelines:

Canoe & Kayak Canada – Return to Paddling Guidelines

Golf BC – Return to Play Practices

Softball Canada – Return to Play Guidelines

Tennis Canada – Tips & Recommendations

Volleyball Canada – Return to Play Guidelines

Volleyball Canada – Return to Volleyball Graphic

Volleyball Canada – Play Safe Graphic

Other COVID-19 Links & Resources

True Sport Principles During COVID-19

True Sport & Law – Maintaining Safe Sport

Sport Law & Strategy Group has many COVID 19 updates and webinars:

Volunteer Yukon:

Cleaning your workplace:

Physical Distancing in the workplace:

List of Approved Disinfectants:

Risk Management Resources

CCES Risk Management Program:

ViaSport Legacies Now Guide:

Blog on Auto Insurance:

My blog on Scotiabank Marathon Risk Management:


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