City of Calgary Rereation Annoucement (May 20th, 2020)
As announced, The City of Calgary is easing outdoor recreation restrictions in line with Provincial regulations to allow sports training, dryland training and skills practice development on city-owned playfields and sport fields (athletic park tracks and baseball diamonds are included). Use of playfields and sport fields will start on June 1, 2020 with an appropriate booking and permit.
Gatherings of up to 50 people in a group are allowed in an outdoor location, as long as 2 metre physical distancing remains in place and all other health orders and no common touch guidelines are followed. Guidance for outdoor recreation opportunities is posted on alberta.ca/biz-connect, and outdoor recreation groups and businesses should also refer to Workplace Guidance for Business Owners. In addition to government orders and guidelines, sport teams and individual players must also comply with the guidelines of their sport governing bodies.
Calgary Minor Soccer Association Update (May 9th)
Calgary Minor Soccer Association (CMSA) wishes to express their gratitude to you for your patience during these evolving and troubling times. We understand there are still many unknowns and a great deal of uncertainty as we begin to look towards Alberta’s relaunch strategy. The safety of our players and soccer community is our top priority and at this time, CMSA’s 2020 Outdoor Soccer Season continues to be suspend.
COVID-19 is evolving daily, CMSA and its Member Clubs have continuously adjusted and adapted to the changing landscape. Many Member Clubs have worked to transition academies and training to online sessions. In order to return to soccer as soon as possible CMSA has developed a quick-start, back-to-soccer program for when we receive the go-ahead to return to training and play. CMSA will be working with our Member Clubs to ensure everyone is ready to start when we get the green light. Until then, players, coaches and referees can stay engaged in soccer with these online resources:
We ask that players and parents stick by their clubs during this challenging time. Keep your child engaged in the online learning activities and training sessions and stay in contact with your coach, team and club managers and technical directors.