COVID-19 Resources

Cheer Canada is committed to fostering a safe sport environment. Through this difficult and unprecedented crisis, we are committed to providing you with the resources you need to maintain the health and well being of our stakeholders.  Below, you will find a note from our President on behalf of Cheer Canada, links to your Provincial Sport Organizations, and to Health Canada’s COVID-19 resources. We hope these, coupled with your own resources, will help you navigate your Return to Sport safely.


  • Cheer Canada Return to Sport Guidelines (EN / FR)
  • Safe Return to Community Sport: A True Sport Guide for Parents and Caregivers (EN / FR)
  • Living True Sport While Physical Distancing (EN / FR)
  • Recommandations for return to play for disabled athletes developed with support from ParaCheer International (EN / FR)


Provincial Sport Organizations (PSOs)

Cheer Canada recognizes the return to sport across Canada is at various stages. Our partners have been working hard to manage the Return to Sport with the boundaries set by their provincial governments. We have included links below Provincial Sport Organizations (PSOs) to provide you with the most up to date information for your province.


Own The Podium Resources

  • COVID-19 Return to High Performance Sport Framework (EN / FR)


Government of Canada (COVID-19) Links

Cheer Canada recommends all our PSOs follow the recommendations and guidelines of Health Canada:

  • COVID-19 webpage (EN / FR)
  • Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Awareness resources (EN / FR)


Additional Resources  

  • COVID-19 Risk Assessment for Sport – Appendix A (EN / FR)
  • Club Risk Assessment and Mitigation Checklist Tool – Appendix B (EN / FR)
  • Return to Competition Assessment Tool (R-CAT)​ (EN / FR)
  • CCES COVID-19 Procedures (EN / FR)
  • WHO Course on Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for COVID-19 Virus (EN / FR)


Cheer Canada and the PSOs value the long-standing support of our members and member clubs. We understand the tremendous impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on everyone’s lives, both personally and professionally. During this challenging time, we are continuing to provide service, support and guidance for all member clubs and Athletes.


For more information, please contact your PSO, or email