Newsletter #48/2020

COVID-19 Recreation & Sport FAQs (27.11.20)

Please find below the updated COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) with most recent guidance from Public Health NB.

Updated sections have been highlighted and are related to the following questions:

  • Q. 2 – Allowed activities for regions in alert level orange: To clarify, this is NOT allowed at this time:
    • Skills clinic/camp that is not scheduled on a weekly basis (PD day camp, etc)
    • Skills clinic/camp that does not have a consistent group of participants on a weekly basis
    • Skills clinic /camp that hosts individuals from various regions within a zone.
  • Q. 3 – Updated guidance for travellers (or members of the household) outside of Atlantic Bubble.
  • Q. 4 – updated guidance for residents in orange alert zones or travellers to orange alert zones (including Halifax Regional Municipality)
  • Q. 11 – fever identified as symptom that requires removal from activity even if no other symptoms present
  • Q. 18 & 20 – Updated to correct discrepancy between both questions.
  • Q. 22 – Update for approval of tournaments

Link to Google drive

2022 Canada Games: Athlete Eligibility Updates:

The Canada Games Council has decided to follow SNC’s recommendations by maintaining the same age categories for the participants:

  • Male swimmers must be born in 2005 or later
  • Female Swimmers must be born in 2006 or later
  • All Para swimmers (classes S1-S14) must be born between 1996 and 2008
  • All Special Olympic swimmers must be born between 1996 and 2008

The technical package is due to be published in January 2021, no changes are planned but we will let you know if there are any updates.

Swim NB Official Committee (NBOC) Meeting –December 3, 2020

The NBOC meeting will be held virtually on Thursday 3 December at 7p.m. We would like to see at least one rep from each club.

You will find on the link below more information such as the link of the call and the agenda of the call.

Best regards,
Marwen Ghali

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