COVID-19 Information

Updated: January 10, 2022

Southern Alberta Skating Academy will be following any COVID-19 related protocols/guidance documents outlined by:

Where there is a discrepancy in the protocols/policies, the stricter protocol will be used.

Southern Alberta Skating Academy is currently following the Province of Alberta Restrictions Exemption Program

Here are some important pieces of information to remember to keep yourself safe while at the arena:

  • Please ensure you are doing a self-assessment (questions are below) prior to attending any training session
  • As AHS is no longer doing contact tracing, we ask that you contact Amanda Hillier, Skating Director at 403-795-6599 or if you test positive for COVID-19 
  • All skaters, coaches and volunteers must maintain a 2m distance while on the ice and 2m in common areas
  • Spectators are allowed but must maintain a 2m distance from other spectators not from their household (spectators must wear a mask)
  • No gathering in common areas
  • Skaters must wear a mask until the moment they step on the ice
  • Masks must fully cover the nose and mouth, no exceptions
  • Skaters must pre-register for all sessions for tracking purposes, no drop-ins permitted
  • Please follow the posted signs in the arena and leave the arena as quickly as possible after your ice time
  • Enter the building no earlier than 15 minutes before your scheduled time (get in and get out)
  • Do not share any items including water bottles, phones, etc.
  • If you are feeling unwell please do not attend training

Here are the screening questions that you should ask yourself prior to each session you attend.

1. Does the person attending the activity, have any new onset or worsening of the following symptoms? CIRCLE ONE
  Fever YES NO
  Cough YES NO
  Shortness of breath / Difficulty breathing YES NO
  Sore throat YES NO
  Chills YES NO
  Painful swallowing YES NO
  Runny nose / Nasal congestion YES NO
  Feeling unwell / fatigued YES NO
  Nausea / Vomiting / Diarrhea YES NO
  Unexplained loss of appetite YES NO
  Loss of sense of taste or smell YES NO
2. Have you, or anyone in your household, traveled outside of Canada and have or had any of the above symptoms in the last 14 days? YES NO
3. Have you, or your children attending the program had close, unprotected contact (face to face contact within 2 metres/ 6 ft) with someone who is ill with cough and / or fever? YES NO
4. Have you, or anyone in your household been in close, unprotected contact in the last 14 days with someone who is being investigated or confirmed to be a case of COVID-19? YES NO

Amanda Hillier, Skating Director at Southern Alberta Skating Academy will be responsible to store all Skate Canada Assumption of Risk and Waivers and Contract Tracing Logs. If you are unwell, develop COVID-19 or are exposed to someone who has COVID-19 please contact Amanda immediately at 403-795-6599. Amanda will follow predetermined protocols to notify external stakeholders (City of Lethbridge, Section, etc.) and SASA skaters, coaches, parents and volunteers as needed.