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Feb 8, 2022

Please scroll down to see our most recent Covid update emails. 

Gym Sask will continue to follow the Government of Saskatchewan’s Public Health Orders and guidelines. 

Link to the Feb 8, 2022 news release HERE. 

The provincial requirement to provide proof of vaccination or negative tests in Saskatchewan businesses, workplaces and other public venues will end this Monday, February 14 at 12:01am.

eHealth Saskatchewan will continue to make proof of vaccination records and QR codes available to Saskatchewan residents for use where needed including for travel or in other jurisdictions.

The remaining public health orders requiring masking in indoor public spaces will remain in effect until the end of February.

If you have further questions about these changes, please contact the Business Response Team by calling 1-844-800-8688 or emailing supportforbusiness@gov.sk.ca

 Additional resources:

Markel Insurance Document – Contagion Exclusion

Waiver Form

Assumption of Risk Form 

Declaration of Compliance Template

Safe Sport – Return to Train 

 

Since the onset of COVID-19 we have communicated all developments to our members as we received them. Please use the below list as a reference point for all memos/emails that have been sent out to date.

Gym Sask is committed to collaborating with Sask Sport and Gymnastics Canada on behalf of our member clubs. We are also dedicated to the health and safety of all our members. Please reference the response plan for further information. 

Many government supports have been created to address the financial struggles of COVID-19. Gym Sask has also been able to offer direct support to clubs. 

Provincial Government Supports: 

Federal Government Supports:

  • Canada Emergency Wage Subisdy (CEWS)
  • Temporary 10% Subsidy
  • Work Share Programs
  • Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP)
  • Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA)
  • Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA)
  • Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) 
  • Canada Emergency Response Benefit
  • More information can be found on the government website here.
  • Federal Initiatives chart

Other Grants & Funding:

Direct Support from Gym Sask:

  • 2019-2020 MAP grants were topped up by an additional $104,000 from self-help dollars.
  • Actively involved with the other Western provincial organizations in creating online coaching webinars free to all Gym Sask members.
  • Worked with insurance providers to include online training in current premiums.
  • Developed social media recognition content to engage members in gymnastics (daily postings, provincial team highlights, etc).
  • Maintained a regular social media presence with almost daily communication and resources on COVID-19 such as grant information, cleaning tips, etc.
  • Have diligently remained present and available, providing professional support and advice to all our members.
  • Communicated on behalf of our members on a continuous basis with Sask Sport and Gymnastics Canada.
  • Provided financial assistance to member clubs through the Fall Emergency Assistance Program.