Municipality Guidelines for Entering Arenas, News (Lambton Shores Minor Hockey)

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Sep 19, 2021 | Matt Redmond | 1242 views
Municipality Guidelines for Entering Arenas
Hello Preds families,

LSMHA wanted to pass on the lastest guidelines it received from the Municipality of Lambton Shores.  Click to 

As you are aware, the Province of Ontario has updated its legislation with respect to vaccine requirements.  You can review the news release here: Ontario Releasing Guidance to Support Proof of Vaccination Policy | Ontario Newsroom


The legislation comes into force on Wednesday, September 22, 2021.


Below is what you can expect at the Shores Recreation Centre and Legacy Recreation Centre starting September 22.


-        Proof of vaccination will be required by patrons identified in the chart below (or by following the link: Proof of Vaccination Guidance for Businesses and Organizations under the Reopening Ontario Act (

-        Municipal representatives will be checking for proof of vaccination as required by the Provincial legislation.

-        User groups are still responsible for contact tracing and active screening.  Implementation of vaccine policies beyond the provincial legislation (e.g. by the provincial association) will be the responsibility of the user group if applicable. 

-        User groups are asked to provide a list of volunteers, coaches and officials (as applicable). Volunteer lists should consist of only those individuals that are actively volunteering during the ice rental (e.g. timekeepers, front door monitors, etc.).  This information will be provided to the municipal representatives so that they are aware of exemptions within your association. The exempted individuals will need to provide their name to the municipal representative at the door in order to gain access to the facility; they are not to bypass the representative – please make sure this is clearly communicated to your volunteers, coaches and officials.  Exemptions are provided to these individuals only when they are active in their role as volunteer, coach, or official. They are required to follow the rules of “spectators” at any other time.

-        Please communicate clearly the requirements for vaccine proof (or exemption) to your association members.  Until the app is released by the Province, proof of double vaccination AND identification will be required at the door.  This information is included in the following link: Proof of Vaccination Guidance for Businesses and Organizations under the Reopening Ontario Act (

-        Vaccine proof (or exemption) will be required each time a patron enters the facility(ies). 

LSHMA is still awaiting guidance from the OMHA as well.  The OMHA is meeting on Sept. 20th to finalize their plan with regards to COVID.  

Thank you for your continued cooperation.