Return to Play Overview

RETURN TO PLAY

The Government of Ontario announced on May 20, 2021 their new Road Map to Re-Opening Framework  Outdoor Team Sports have been confirmed by the Government of Ontario to open on June 11, 2021 at 12:01AM.

STEP 1

INDIVIDUALIZED OUT DOOR TRAINING

21 DAYS STEP 2

TEAM TRAINING AND LEAGUE GAMES

21 DAYS STEP 3

CONTINUATION OF TEAM TRAINING AND LEAGUE

Note: Steps 2 and 3 are tentatively scheduled to start 21 days a part and subject to Government of Ontario assessment and approval. Ontario Soccer will advise membership confirmation of Steps through updated Information Bulletins.  Return To Play is a living document that will be updated as necessary.

Reference Guide (Steps) – OVERVIEW

 

Step 1 Step 2 Step 3
Safety Field Marshal YES RECOMMENDED RECOMMENDED
Physical Distancing for Participants  YES(3m) NO NOT ON FIELD/BENCH
Equipment disinfecting after each game/practice YES YES YES
Use of Change rooms NO NO YES
Indoor Activities Permitted NO YES/DAY CAMP YES
Outdoor Activities Permitted YES YES YES
League Games or Scrimmages NO YES YES
Travel to other Districts or Regions NO YES YES
Trials/Tryouts/Open Evaluations/Camps NO YES YES
Maximum number of Participants (Players, Coaches, Match Officials) 10 PER FIELD QUADRANT WITH PHYSICAL DISTANCING (3m) NO RESTRICTIONS OUTDOOR: NO RESTRICTIONS   INDOOR:TBD
Maximum number of Spectators 0* 25% CAPACITY 75% OUTDOORS

50% INDOORS

Masks FIELD : NO   BENCH: YES FIELD: NO

BENCH: NO

OUTDOORS FIELD/BENCH NO

SPECTATORS ALL AREAS YES

Physical Distancing  YES(3m) ON FIELD: NO

ON BENCH: NO

SPECTATORS:YES(2m)

ON FIELD AND BENCH NO

ALL OTHER AREAS YES

SPECTATORS YES

Contact Tracing YES YES YES
Equipment Disinfecting YES YES YES

*participants under the age of 18 years who is engaged in activities in the facility may be accompanied by one parent or guardian. It is preferred that accompanying parent not stand on sidelines but is welcome to make use of the park while physically distancing or is encouraged to wait in parking lot.

STEP 1: INDIVIDUALIZED OUTDOOR TRAINING

Rep and Elite to start June 14

Restrictions:

Outdoor sports and training up to 10 participants at one time. 10 per field quadrant with distancing (3m).

No contact, no league, exhibition, festival or tournament games. No spectators permitted unless participant under the age of 18 years who is engaged in activities in the facility may be accompanied by one parent or guardian. Must remain 3m back from sidelines and physically distanced from others. May not enter the field of play.

Contact tracing for all participants.

Physical distancing of at least 3 meters is required between all participants (players/coaches)and accompanying parent/guardian.

No contact between participants.

No games or scrimmages are permitted.

Masks must be worn by all participants when not on the field of play(Coaches and players) . Masks must be worn by everyone(Coaches/players/parent or guardian) when arriving and exiting the park.

Bathrooms will be open.

All playing and/or training equipment must be cleaned and disinfected between each use.

 

STEP 2: TEAM TRAINING AND LEAGUE GAMES

Date: June 30, 2021: 12:01 am

Restrictions: None
League, exhibition, festival and tournament games permitted. Spectator
capacity limited to 25% of the facility capacity.

All participants must be registered in OSCAR, Ontario Soccer’s official
participant registry.

Ensure you have registered contact tracing in place for any activity with all
records held for 30 days

STEP 3: CONTINUTAION OF TEAM TRAINING AND LEAGUE GAMES

Date: 21 days before next step (TBA by Government of Ontario)

Conditions: 70-80% adults with one-dose of the vaccine and 25% fully vaccinated allows for: Indoor Sport and Recreational Facilities to re-open.

Restrictions: Subject to further information from the Government of Ontario.

Step 2 and 3 will be updated as the Province of Ontario and Ontario Soccer make further announcements