The Greater Kingston Girls Hockey Association believes that engaging young women in hockey builds a commitment to healthy active living and a love of sport. Through sport, we empower girls and women by building self-confidence and leadership skills. As such, we are committed to continue to provide hockey opportunities for girls and women in the Greater Kingston area as long as it is safe and feasible to do so.
The resumption and continuation of hockey is contingent on all participants following the Return to Hockey Plan.
Our plans and protocols are informed and guided by:
Lisa Gerslbeck - Covid Committee Chair/OWHA Rep
Jonathan Walker - VP of Admin
Tracy MacKenzie - Safety Director
Casey Held - Communications Director
Paul Held - Office Manager
Covid 19 Education Resources
GKGHA Covid-19 Safety Protocols
An individual becomes unwell with symptoms of COVID-19 while participating in an Ice Wolves activity
An individual is tested for COVID-19/player or close contact-result pending
An individual tests positive for COVID-19 – player or close contact
Return to hockey activities following illness
Return to hockey activities following COVID-19
Modification/restriction/postponing or canceling of hockey development activities
Public Health Guidelines
GKGHA members should follow all public health guidelines regarding COVID-19. These may include:
The following steps will be taken by the GKGHA Association to ensure effective communication is taking place with all players, parents, coaches, and other volunteers – prior to and during all stages of the 2020-21 season. GKGHA Communications Director Casey Held will be the communications lead.
Health Screening and Contact Tracing
Anyone who attends a GKGHA activity, including player, coach, official, trainer or other volunteers will be required to complete a Health Screening. A copy of the questionnaire is attached. The Health Screening Questionnaire must be completed within 1 hour of the start of the activities.
Individuals who have not completed a Health Screening Questionnaire may not participate in any activities - no exceptions will be made.
All data collected will be maintained in a secure online location and will only be disclosed where mandated by a government agency. Member information gathered for the purpose of the GKGHA Covid-19 protocols will not be used for any other purposes or released to any other organizations or individuals. Tracing information will be kept for 30 days and then deleted.