Current COVID-19 protocols may be found: HERE

SCA CA Programs Covid 19 rules:

(Rules and Guidelines are subject to change without notice and do not include sector specific guidelines)

  1. If you are experiencing any of the Covid 19 symptoms, have traveled outside of Canada in the past two weeks or have been in contact with someone who has symptoms or traveled outside of Canada do not enter the SCA CA.


  1. Your program must complete the General Relaunch Guide and submit to the SCA CA office prior to your program returning to the building.


  1. Entry Points to the SCA CA: (Unless otherwise directed by the SCA CA office)
  • Main hall enters through the loading doors.
  • Founders’ Room, Board Room, North and South Rooms enter the building through the main doors.
  • North room must use the stairwell at the back of the building only.
  • Basement enters through the lower basement door.


  1. Please be aware the main doors to the building will always remain locked. Do not unlock the front doors for any reason.


  1. You are responsible to oversee and keep updated with all procedures to ensure public health guidelines are followed. All procedures can be found:


  1. Signs have been placed throughout the facility, please comply.


  1. Masks must be worn when entering the building, leaving your room, while you are in any hallway, foyer, or washroom in the SCA CA. Once in your designated room you may remove your mask.  If you are participating in intense physical activity it is recommended not to wear a mask.  It is strongly recommended to keep your mask on if you are not participating in intense physical activity.  For more information:


  1. All participants must complete the Covid-19 Alberta Health Daily Checklist prior to participating in class. Instructors must keep documents on file for a minimum of 2-weeks.


  1. All programs must ensure you have an accurate contact list for all guests, vendors or anyone that enters the building for more than 15 mins. You must keep this list should an outbreak occur and provide the list to Alberta Health should an outbreak occur.


  1. Instructors must communicate to all participants, guests, vendors, staff, or volunteers about the risk of COVID-19 and practices that should be undertaken to mitigate risk.


  1. Instructors must designate a responsible person to oversee your activities to ensure public health guidelines are followed.


  1. Participants are to wait in your vehicle or away from the building until you see your instructor wave to indicate the room is available and sanitized for you to enter.


  1. Participants must park in parking stalls and not in the fire lanes.


  1. Participants must arrive dressed and ready to participate. Arrive no more than 5-10 minutes before class.


  1. Participants must be escorted to assigned room by their instructors. Children’s programs – Instructor must escort participants to washrooms.


  1. Instructors must ensure all participants do not enter any other room that has not been assigned to you.


  1. Individuals not registered for a class are not permitted into the building or able to use the washrooms. This includes parents waiting for their children.


  1. Washrooms are NOT to be used as changing rooms.


  1. Washrooms will be assigned to rooms. The SCA CA office will determine which washroom your participants will use.


  1. All participants must refrain from sitting or crawling on any floor surface without a mat underneath them.


  1. Guests, participants, staff, vendors, and volunteers must practice physical distancing: keep at least 2 meters (about the length of a hockey stick) distance from people outside your household or cohort family. 3 meters for intensity fitness and dance classes.


  1. When possible, provide natural ventilation by opening windows and doors wherever possible to increase air flow.


  1. Participants are to practice respiratory etiquette, cough, or sneeze into your elbow.


  1. Cheering, yelling, and singing are discouraged as it presents a high risk of spreading droplets.


  1. Hand hygiene must be practiced before and at the end of each class.


  1. Hand sanitizer is provided throughout the building. All programs are to bring their own sanitizing solutions. AHS info:


  1. Refrain from handshakes, high fives, fist bumps, chest bumps or any contact that brings participants with 2 meters or promotes contact.


  1. Water bottles should be labelled with the name of the owner.


  1. Do not share water bottles or any type of equipment. Participants must bring enough water to last throughout your program. The kitchen is not available for any groups and water fountains must not be used.


  1. Any equipment brought into the building must be sanitized before and after class.


  1. The SCA CA will not have a lost and found. Left over items will be disposed of at the end of a class.


  1. All programs will need to sanitize their assigned room and washrooms prior to leaving.


  1. Signs and posters that cannot be sanitized on a regular basis must be removed. Currently the SCA CA does not have a community poster board to advertise activities etc.


  1. Once your class is finished you must leave the building and are not able to enter another room. Socializing should be kept at a minimum and occur outside of the building.