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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: 9:00am-5:00pm (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:

Sport Yukon Member & Staff Guidelines

Sport Yukon Operational Plan

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.

LOCAL FUNDING

Sept. 4th, 2020 Sport Yukon announced a new COVID funding available for non-profit sport and recreation organizations who have been affected by COVID-19. The first intake is October 2, 2020. Please forward the completed application to info@sportyukon.com. Call our office if you have any questions, 668-4236, and we will be happy to assist you!

Below you will find a copy of the guidelines, the application, the sample budget and the attestation.

Who is Eligible to Apply? – Any non-profit sport or recreation organization operating in the Yukon Territory whose primary mandate is to provide sport and/or active physical recreation programs to Yukoners and are in good standing with Yukon Governments Corporate Affairs. Sport and Recreation Branch Clients (organizations who received 2020/21 YRAC, CRAG or Operational Funding) who have already received COVID-19 Relief Funding from Yukon Government are not eligible to apply to this fund.

Sport Yukon COVID Funding for Sport & Rec Organizations GUIDELINES
Sport Yukon COVID Funding for Sport & Rec Organizations ATTESTATION
Sport Yukon COVID Funding for Sport & Rec Organizations APPLICATION
Sport Yukon COVID Funding for Sport & Rec Organizations SAMPLE BUDGET

LOCAL RESOURCES

 

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

https://yukon.ca/covid-19

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

https://yukon.ca/en/health-and-wellness/covid-19/guidelines-sport-and-recreation-covid-19

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

https://yukon.ca/en/health-and-wellness/covid-19/download-covid-19-resources

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:

https://yukon.ca/en/covid-19-operational-plan-template-businesses-and-services

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

ATHLETE SURVEY

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:
https://sportlaw.ca/

Volunteer Yukon:
http://volunteeryukon.ca/non-profits/support-you-might-need/covid-19-useful-links/

Cleaning your workplace:
https://yukon.ca/sites/yukon.ca/files/hss/hss-imgs/cleaning_guidelines_work_final_0.pdf

Physical Distancing in the workplace:
https://yukon.ca/en/health-and-wellness/covid-19/physical-distancing-guidelines-home-and-work

List of Approved Disinfectants:
https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/disinfectants/covid-19/list.html

Risk Management Resources

CCES Risk Management Program:
https://cces.ca/risk-management

ViaSport Legacies Now Guide:
https://www.viasport.ca/sites/default/files/resources/Risk%20Management%20Guide.pdf

Blog on Auto Insurance:
https://sportlaw.ca/automotive-insurance-and-sport-organizations-why-you-need-to-be-informed/

My blog on Scotiabank Marathon Risk Management:
https://sportlaw.ca/behind-the-scenes-at-the-toronto-waterfront-marathon/

 

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