Covid-19 SCNL Updates

Covid-19 Update #4 (2:23pm, March 13)

Under Skate Canada’s direction and in alignment with the Public Health Agency of Canada guidelines surrounding Mass Gatherings of 250 plus in attendance we regret to inform you that all skating activities as described above must be cancelled until further notice. This will include: Interclubs, Ice Shows, Fun Skates, Banquets etc.. Mass gatherings of 250+ includes: participants, coaches, volunteers, officials, parents, spectators and arena personnel.

We are awaiting further info around regular Skate Canada programming however as of now, activities of less than 250 people gathered may go ahead as usual.

Please consult with your local municipalities for other information/updates which may affect operations as we fully support any direction taken by governments at all levels.

This is a rapidly evolving global situation and we will continue to update as information is available to us.

Covid-19 Update #3 (1:30pm, March 13, 2020)

It is with the health and safety of our members as our priority that we regretfully announce that the 2020 Atlantic Canada Skating Championships scheduled for March 27-29 in Paradise, NL has been CANCELLED due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.

This decision was not made lightly, and we know this cancellation will bring with it disappointment to our skaters and coaches who have worked so hard to prepare for this event.

Registration Fees will be fully refunded within the next 10-14 business days. We appreciate your understanding and patience in this process.

Covid-19 Update #2 (4:15 pm, March 12, 2020)

It is with the health and safety of our members as our priority that we regretfully announce that the 2020 STAR CHALLENGE scheduled for March 14/15 in Corner Brook has been CANCELLED due to the evolving COVID-19 situation.

We know this cancellation will bring with it disappointment to our skaters and coaches who have worked so hard to prepare for this event. We look forward to seeing you all at future competitions!

Thank you to the Silver Blades SC LOC for all your work in preparation for STAR Challenge. We know you would have welcomed the NL Skating Family as always with your exceptional organization and warm hospitality!

STAR Challenge Event Registration Fees will be Fully refunded.

Covid-19 UPDATE # 1 (3pm March 12, 2020)

With health and safety of our members as a priority we are closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation.

SCNL encourages our members to use their discretion with respect to skating activities; however, should any member be under medical orders of self-quarantine, they will not be able to participate in any skating programming or skating events.

For more information on COVID-19 and travel advice, please consult the following

Health Canada: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection.html

Health Canada (Travel Advice): https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/latest-travel-health-advice.html

NL Health and Community Services: https://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/publichealth/cdc/coronavirus/

Posted in Club Business, Notices, Schedule on Mar 13, 2020

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