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Covid-19 – 03/26/2020 Update

The impact of COVID-19 on sport is becoming increasingly worrisome and continues to have an expanding impact internationally. Manitoba Gymnastics Association has been closely monitoring all available information related to the continued spread of the Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The health and safety of our players, officials, employees, volunteers, fans, and everyone associated with gymnastics in Manitoba and Canada and upcoming events continue to be our priority.

Cancelled Events

The MGA in conjunction with their hosts will be cancelling all sanctioned events within Manitoba. These events include:

  • Morden Spring Classic – March 14, 2020
  • Selkirk Selects Invitational – March 21, 2020
  • Manitoba Opens and Panthers Crocus Invitational – March 21-22, 2020
  • Beausejour Invitational – March 28, 2020
  • WAG JO 2-4 Provincials/MAG Provincials/T&T MB Opens – April 17-19, 2020
  • WAG JO 5-7 Provincials – April 26, 2020

All participants will receive a refund of their registrations fees less the administrative fee from the Host Club. The Attending Clubs will receive a communication from the Host Clubs regarding the refunds directly.  We ask kindly that individuals do not directly contact the Host Clubs.

The following out of meets have been cancelled:

  • Artistic Western Canadian Championships – Richmond, BC – April 30-May 2, 2020
  • Western Canada Cup – Regina, SK – June 5-7, 2020

Future Events

Canadian Championships – Gatineau, QC – This event has been postponed until further notice by Gymnastic Canada, for more information visit here: http://gymcan.org/news/details/2020_CDN-CHAMPS_UPDATE_MAR25.

Club Closures

As per the Government of Manitoba a state of emergency has now been declared. Therefore, the immediate closure of all wellness centres offering physical activities, gyms, fitness centres and athlete clubs and training facilities is mandated. Therefore, all clubs are required to remain closed.

Insurance Coverage

A travel restriction has been placed on our Insurance policy. No domestic or international travel is permitted under our coverage at this time. There are no changes to day-to-day activities such as regular training and classes.

Office Closure

The MGA will now be ceasing all regular office hours until further notice. The following individuals will be working remotely and can be contacted via email:

Regan Bint – mga@sportmanitoba.ca

Karly Miller – mga.kmiller@sportmanitoba.ca

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