Updated on Friday, June 19th, 2020:
We have exciting news West Ottawa Warriors!!! As mandated by our governing body Ontario Soccer, West Ottawa Soccer Club is approved to move into Phase 1 of Ontario Soccer's Return To Play guidelines for Summer 2002.
We ask for your continued patience as begin contacting our members with guidance on which programs will be resuming and where modified programs be will offered in lieu of cancelled ones.
OPDL programs will begin social-distancing training beginning on Thursday, June 25th, 2020.
Modified representative programs will begin social distancing training on Saturday, July 4th, 2020.
WOSC will be contacting members directly with further information pertaining to each of those programs.
Per usual, WOSC will continue to closely monitor the situation and follow the guidance of governing bodies. Any updates will be posted on our club website. The offices of West Ottawa Soccer Club will be closed to the public during this period. Staff will only be available through email to assist where necessary.
Updated on Thursday, April 2nd, 2020:
Ontario Soccer is the governing body for WOSC and will decide when sanctioned soccer returns. At this time the length of the summer season is unknown but we are staying positive & hopeful! Upon further direction from Ontario Soccer regarding summer programs, WOSC will then review its summer programs and payments and make any necessary adjustments.
For programs that were cancelled in their entirety for March and April, WOSC will credit or refund the Program (see Programs below). WOSC will make a one time credit or refund adjustment to accounts once a decision to resume play has been made by Ontario Soccer. Cancelled programs that will be credited or refunded include:
March Break Camp
Wee Warriors Spring Program
Wesley Clover Cup
PD Day Camp - April 24th, 2020
PD Day Camp - June 5th, 2020
During times of uncertainty as we are seeing with the outbreak of COVID-19 it is understandable that many of us feel an increased level of concern around protecting our health and the health of our families and communities. Recognizing this, we wanted to share some of the preventative steps that the West Ottawa Soccer Club is taking.
What can members do?
· Wash your hands regularly with soap and water for 20 seconds minimum.
· If you or anyone in your family are feeling unwell, we encourage you to not attend sessions and, if necessary, speak to your healthcare professional if you have symptoms that include fever, cough, and difficulty breathing.
We have listed the 3 Bulletins sent out by Ontario Soccer so far with their latest updates regarding suspending handshakes and high fives in games and practices as we well as a travel advisory update. Links to further information and resources can be found in the links below:
Should new recommendations be shared by public health experts and/or Ontario Soccer we will re-evaluate and update our procedures where needed.
The Public Health Agency of Canada has also created a COVID-19 information line at: 1-833-784-4397