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Update on the resumption of sports and extracurricular activities

February 14, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Catholic District School Board are pleased to announce the resumption of extracurricular activities and sports in our schools. 

Please see below for changes to Ministry directions: 

Health and Physical Education 

In elementary and secondary schools, health and physical education courses, the use of gymnasiums, swimming pools, change rooms, weight rooms, indoor physical education equipment and shared outdoor equipment are permitted with distancing. 

High and low contact activities are permitted as follows:

Clubs, Sports and Extracurricular Activities

Clubs, sport teams, bands and extracurricular activities are permitted. Cohorts may interact outdoors with physical distancing encouraged, and indoors with masking and physical distancing.  Direction in sections on protective strategies and specific academic programs and requirements apply to all extracurricular activities. 

Inter-School Sport Activities 

Measures for inter-school sport activities should follow the requirements in the Health and Physical Education requirements for schools: 

Schools are permitted to start practices this week. Schools will communicate the resumption of practices and game schedules to students directly. 

A reminder that students participating in inter-school athletics must be fully vaccinated or participate in regular rapid antigen testing three times per week. 

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