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Sport is returning to British Columbia in accordance with the phases outlined in B.C.’s Restart Plan. At the request of the Province of B.C., viaSport has led the creation of a set of guidelines on how to resume sport while operating safely during this pandemic – the Return to Sport Guideline. Using this guideline, BC Ultimate has created a Return to Play (RTP) plan specificly for ultimate, which has been approved by the BCU Board of Directors.
As of August 24, British Columbia has now moved to Phase 3 of the Return to Sport guidelines. A summary of this phase can be viewed on the Sport Activity Chart. Updates for Phase 3 can also be viewed on page 21 of the above linked Return to Sport Guideline. This announcement is highlighted in the following Global TV News Story.
BCU member leagues and organizations can adapt and/or adopt these PSO guidelines for use at the local level. BC Ultimate has updated and approved our Return to Play Plan, creating version 2.0, which takes into account the changes included in the move to Phase 3.
We know individuals are eager to resume physical activity and parents are eager to see their children active and participating in sport and recreation again. With the reopening of parks and both municipal and private recreation facilities in our communities, casual activities have also begun to resume. BCU is asking our leagues and organizations to forward the ultimate RTP plan to all your individual members. For the safety of our community, it is important to ensure that all activities take place in line with these plans.
Questions or comments can be directed via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The return to ultimate, as with all sport, needs to be done slowly and carefully, with the primary goal being that of protecting the heath of our athletes, coaches, organizers and volunteers.
BCU Return to Play Plan – Ultimate
Additional Resources: BC Centre for Disease Control
- About COVID-19
- Cleaning Guidelines
- CDC COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool
- Government of Canada COVID-19 Prevention and Risks
- COVID-19 Signage and Posters
- Order in Council 459/2020