SPWHL return to play guide

HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
September 29, 2020

Minor hockey has made a return in Sault Ste. Marie with teams selected for skill and practice sessions in the various age categories. Following is a return to play guideline as issued by the Soo Pee Wee Hockey League.

  1. Complete Hockey Canada self-assessment pre-screening template prior to coming to rink.
  2. Each player may only be accompanied one parent or guardia.) No extra spectators are permitted as per Algoma Public Health regulations to remain under the maximum number of individuals (50) allowed in a building one time. Any spectators must ensure that physical distancing measures are adhered by remaining in assigned/designated seating area.
  3. All parents and players must enter the arena masked. Players may remove their masks once their helmets go on. Parents/guardians must remain masked at all times in the arena.
  4. All players must remain in the change room once dressed until Zamboni leaves the ice and players can take the ice.
  5. Maximum 10 players per dressing room (two side-by-side dressing rooms per ice time.)
  6. Players should come to the arena dressed and each team should designate three parents/coaches total in each dressing room per ice time to help assist players in dressing room (skate, helmets etc). Other parents are asked to stay out of the dressing room.
  7. The total number of coaches/players allowed on the ice during a practice is 30 maximum. You cannot bring players from another group to join your group. All staff coming on the ice must complete the 2020-2021 coaching requirements (see above.)

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