Newsletter #50/2020

COVID-19 Recreation & Sport FAQs (09.12.20)

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.1 Addition of the public guidance document for Safer Participation in Sport:

Q.22 Guidance for recreation and sport facilities that provide food and beverage

Q. 24 Guidance for hosting tournaments/meets/events.

Swim NB is in the process of updating its competition guidelines. In the meantime, please refer to the recommendations in version 1 of the Swim NB Return to Competition Framework and the guidelines of the facilities.

In-House Meets

Swimming NB would like to thank all the clubs that have been successful in hosting In-House meets in accordance with the recommendations of the Sport and Recreation Branch and Public Health.

Below is the program for this weekend’s events:

DateHost ClubMeet
12/11/2020Fredericton Aquanauts Swim TeamREDs In-House Meet #1
12/11/2020Club De Natation Bleu Et OrCNBO In-house #2 / Compétition maison CNBO
12/12/2020Miramichi Whitecaps Swim ClubHow’s ‘Chi House Meet

Good Luck to all!

Swimming Canada (SNC): Invitational Trials

SNC is making plans for an altered path to qualifying for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and other 2021 events:

  • Up to a maximum of 20 places will be offered per Olympic event at the Trials, which are scheduled for April 7-11 at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.
  • FINA Olympic Marathon Swim qualifier scheduled for Fukuoka, Japan, on May 29-30, will be contested at the pool Trials.
  • The selection criteria and process for the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships and FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships will be re-developed and a new process announced in 2021.
  • SNC will not select a team for the FISU World University Games

For more information, please visit the following link:

Best regards,
Marwen Ghali