Sport PEI

COVID-19 & Return to Play

Information for sport organizations

Through the holiday season, beginning Friday, 18 December 2020 at 8 am, the following temporary post circuit breaker measures are in place; these measures are expected to be in place until January 11th, 2021.  For details, visit Circuit Breaker update.

Organized recreation and team sports may resume following the gathering limits, with enhanced attention to records for contact tracing following organized gathering limits; NO tournaments.

Organized gathering limit of 50 for activities including concerts, worship services, bingo halls, and movie theatres. Second multiple of 50 permitted with a prior approval of the operational plan.  Organized gatherings cannot occur in personal dwellings.

Gyms/fitness facilities, museums, and libraries, may operate at up to 50% of the standard operating capacity.  Group activities follow the gathering limits. Indoor fitness activities such as hot yoga, boot camps, spin and high intensity interval training at 3 m distance.

The (December 7, 2020) CPHO order can be found here.


Effective November 20, 2020, non-medical masks or face coverings will be mandatory in all indoor public spaces in Prince Edward Island.

Masks will be mandatory in locations, including but not limited to:

  • Stores and retail businesses;
  • Personal services and salons;
  • Restaurants (except when eating or drinking);
  • Arts, sports and recreation facilities (except during exercise or when masks cannot be worn);
  • Places of worship;
  • Government buildings where public services are provided;
  • Taxis and public transit; and
  • Workplaces that are open to the public.

Key Operational Guidelines:

  • Develop an operational plan detailing methods to mitigate transmission of disease.
  • Take every reasonable step to ensure physical distancing (including employees and/or clients) of two metres (six feet) between each other.
  • Take every reasonable step required to prevent employees who are required to self-isolate from entering workplaces.
  • Develop and follow an exclusion policy that ensures symptomatic employees are immediately excluded from work activities.
  • Ensure enhanced cleaning and disinfection of shared areas and surfaces.
  • Ensure hand washing stations or hand sanitizing products are available and accessible to all employees.
  • Take every reasonable step to include contact tracing in your activities.

Manage your risks/controls

1.       Stay home when sick

2.       Physical distancing

3.       Engineering controls – e.g., physical barriers when physical distancing is not possible

4.       Administrative controls – e.g., screening questionnaires before participation, waivers, declarations, contract tracing

5.       PPE – e.g., non-medical mask

Also available to Organizations are various documents to support your activities, please contact Sport PEI for details:

  • Waiver
  • Assumption of Risk
  • COVID-19 Declaration
  • Remote Training Waiver

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