Paralympic Sports Association (PSA) update to the Government of Alberta announcement regarding team sports and COVID-19 November 25th, 2020
The Government of Alberta announced a continuation of the suspension of all team sports and group fitness programs, in addition to restrictions on indoor group gatherings. PSA has suspended ALL in-person programs until January 2021. As such, we have expanded our equipment loan program to encourage and enable outdoor individual and socially distant recreation, for more info check out the equipment rental page.
The full list of restrictions and affected areas can be found on the Government of Alberta website.
This pause includes all of the PSA programs in Edmonton and surrounding area: adapted swimming, integrated spin, adapted taekwondo, junior sledge hockey and wheelchair floor hockey. It is in effect starting at 12:01 am on Friday, November 13 2020, continuing until January 4, 2021.
The safety of all participants in our sport remains paramount, as it has throughout the Return to Sport process.
PSA received the pause information at the same time as the general public, and we will continue to work with our participants and sports partners as we navigate this change to our programming. The PSA staff that coordinate each program will be in touch with all participants and volunteers to confirm they have received this information.
It is with hope that this short-term pause may lead to a safer future for all of us moving forward. Thank you for your understanding and continued support of providing a safe, inclusive sport environment that all may participate in.
For more information, please contact Paralympic Sports Association by email or phone: Main Phone: 780-439-8687 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Keep an eye on the website, as well as our social media pages for announcements and updates to programs and registration. We are on Twitter (@Sports_PSA), Facebook (@PSASports) and Instagram (@psaalberta) and our new web address is www.parasportsab.com.
Please take a moment to visit these sites that contain important and up-to-date information:
*Please note the PSA offices will remain closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. Programs remain in full operation with PSA staff in attendance. Should you need to reach PSA staff or have an inquiry we can be reached via phone or e-mail below. *
We will provide updates as we have them. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at 780-439-8687 or you may email us:
Stephanie (Swimming, Sledge, Sledges in Schools):email@example.com
Kacey (Spin, Taekwondo, Wheelchair Floor Hockey): firstname.lastname@example.org
Tara (Medicine Hat Programs):email@example.com
Thank you for your patience and support during these uncertain times.
The Paralympic Sports Association (PSA) is a charitable, volunteer driven, organization that provides sport and recreation opportunities for children, youth, teens, adults and seniors with disability and their family and friends. Since 1965 the PSA has been providing recreation and adaptive sport programs in Edmonton, Alberta and it’s surrounding areas. Today, PSA provides programming in Edmonton, Medicine Hat (through our chapter organization Medicine Hat Adaptive Sports and Recreation), Grande Prairie (through our partner organization Wolverines Wheelchair Sports Association) and Red Deer. Programs and activities have grown and expanded over the years to meet demand from the community.
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