The Saskatchewan Hockey Association is committed to keeping our membership informed on the latest updates with regards to returning to hockey this season in a safe environment for all. Our number one priority continues to be the health and well-being of our athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers, parents/guardians and fans of our great game. Our plan has been created with approval from the Government of Saskatchewan and our focus is to ensure the well-being of all participants.
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As of 12:01 am on Friday, November 27, 2020, the following restrictions will be set in place by the Government of Saskatchewan with regards to sport;
Sports, Fitness and Dance
- All team/group sports, activities, games, competitions, recitals, practices, etc. are suspended, including amateur and recreational leagues for all age groups. Examples include hockey, curling, racquet sports, cheerleading, dance practices in group setting, etc.
- Athletes and dancers 18 years of age and under may continue practicing, conditioning and skills training in groups of eight or fewer, abiding by the required mask use and at least three metres of physical distancing between participants at all times.
- Individual groups of eight may not share a training/rehearsal surface or space at the same time.
- Coaches /trainers are not included in the training group numbers as long as they are masked and maintain a minimum physical distance of three metres.
Fitness activities and group fitness classes in groups of eight or fewer continue to be permitted, for all ages. Mask use and at least three metres of physical distancing between participants must be maintained.
For more information, please visit the link below for an SHA Memorandum regarding the above annoucement.
Due to the recent restrictions that were announced by the Government of Saskatchewan, the Return To Hockey - Safety Guidelines have been pulled from our website. We are conducting a review of these guidelines in consultation with the Government of Saskatchewan and Ministry of Health and will provide an updated document when possible.
For more information on the Return to Hockey plan, please visit HockeyCanada.ca/returntohockey.
For the 2020-21 hockey season, all Team Officials (Coach, Trainer, Manager) and game Officials are required to complete the Hockey University: Planning a Safe Return to Hockey course. This course is free to take through E-Hockey.