City of Greater Sudbury Arena Guidelines UPDATE

The city has released a revision to their earlier guidelines. Links to the full guidelines can be found at the bottom of this post. Here are the following revisions. Entrance REVISED Coaches, volunteers, managers, association members, officials, and anyone who is on the ice, dressing room or bench with the players, and is aged 12+ must…

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NOHA Vaccination Policy Update

As we continue to operate through these unprecedented times, please be aware that the NOHA Board of Directors has had multiple discussions since the summer about ways to enable players to continue playing this great game of hockey as safely as possible.   On September 9, 2021, the NOHA announced a COVID-19 Vaccine Policy that…

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City of Sudbury Vaccination Mandate – Update

PHSD and legal have both confirmed that there is an age distinction in the legislation.  If you are 18 and under and you’re entering an arena as identified in the legislation, you are exempt.  If you are above, you are not. Using the above as a starting point, legal and PHSD considered the phrase “proof of…

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Greater Sudbury Arena Guidelines

Hi everyone, The Province has provided affected business owners, including municipalities, with detailed guidance on how to implement the Proof of Vaccination Policy. As communicated last week, beginning September 22, 2021, the Province will require Ontario residents to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of their vaccination status to access certain facilities, including Arenas. We are…

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Season Paused Effective Immediately

Good Evening Blast Members, I hope you are all doing well, I am the unfortunate bearer of some bad news. We are putting the season on pause effective immediately. All ice times for Saturday March 6th and Sunday March 7th are cancelled. A decision will be made tomorrow regarding the future of the season when…

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Greater Sudbury Arena Update – School Closure FAQs

Attention parents/coaches, Please see the following message from the City of Greater Sudbury regarding the recent school closures. —————————————————————————————————————————— Hi everyone, With the increase in positive COVID cases in the School Community as well as many of you reaching out with questions, we thought it important to clarify a few things. The most important thing…

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Updated COVID arena guidelines

The City of Greater Sudbury has released updated arena guidelines (version 2.6). Please take a moment to read through and ensure they are followed. Updates include the new Active Screening Requirement mentioned in previous communication as well as updated isolation requirements for household members. As such, the updated the Arena User Guidelines, under the section Safety…

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