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New Chart from Viasport

We know everyone are getting a lot of information from different channels and with our Public Heath Office updating the protocols frequently this could creates a lot of confusion and tension.  We will try our best to update you whenever we get any new information.

Recently viaSport have updated their Return to Sport Restart 2.0 chart.
We would like to bring to your attention on the part that talks about Indoor Sports and when do you need the proof of vaccination. 
One dose of vaccine as of September 13, 2021 and two doses as of October 24, 2021.

Age groups

Indoor Sports

Youth (0-21 years)

Proof of vaccination is NOT REQUIRED:

  • For Youth sports programming
  • Adult Supervisor (coaches, officials, team managers and volunteers .who delivers the youth sports programs)

Proof of vaccination is REQUIRED

  • Youth participating in Adults sports programs

Adult (22 years and older)

Proof of vaccination is REQUIRED

  • Adult (22+) in sport activity
  • Adult supporting adult sports (e.g. coaches, volunteers, etc..)
  • Adult participating with youth in a sport activity
  • NOTE: Double dose of vaccination REQUIRED for adult indoor sport for Fraser Health, and Interior Heath regions

Spectators (12 years and older)

Proof of vaccination is REQUIRED

  • At ticketed and non ticketed events over 50 people (eg. parents and friends)
  • NOTE: Double dose proof of vaccination for Interior Health



It is noted on the above chart that Sport Facilities may implement stricter requirements at their discretion.  According to viaSport, Sport Clubs are encouraged to seek legal advice if they do intend to deviate from the official PHO Order.  Provincial Sport Organizations that deviate from the PHO Order do so without the support of viaSport and, in fact, the advice from viaSport is to follow the PHO Order wording exactly.
Please remember that our public health safety protocols are constantly evolving – recommended health and safety measures can rapidly change.  The information shared herein is current as of September 30th, 2021.
For your convenience we have included some relevant government links below.

viaSport Return to Sport
Covid 19 PHO Order
Province Wide Restrictions
Proof of vaccination
Interior Health
Northern Health
Fraser Health

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