SMLA is looking forward to opening Registration for the 2021 Box season. We are waiting for the PHO update on February 5th to determine if we can open full Registration.
SMLA’s Return to Play Plan:
COVID 19 Update:
LETTER FROM THE BCLA PRESIDENT
RE: COVID-19 PROVINCE-WIDE RESTRICTIONS – LACROSSE ACTIVITY UPDATE
Dear BCLA Members:
This message is a follow up to BC Lacrosse Association’s (BCLA) November 24, 2020
President’s Message regarding Lacrosse activity updates and the latest BC Health Authority and
Dr. Bonnie Henry’s announcement on December 2, 2020. The BCLA will continue to update
our members as we receive new information.
The BCLA has further updates to report and how it relates to BCLA Lacrosse activities. We
attended a viaSport conference call today (Dec. 3) and received further clarification regarding the
latest restrictions announced December 2, 2020.
By order of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), restrictions are in place for adult and youth
indoor and outdoor sports. These temporary restrictions are in place to limit the amount of
physical interactions and travel to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. The official written
Order from the PHO was released today, December 3, 2020.
Read the Provincial Health Officer new Order.
Read the province-wide restrictions by order and direction of the PHO (updated December 3).
The December 3, 2020 PHO new Order and its application to BCLA Lacrosse activities in the
Province of BC, with the following restrictions, are as follows:
NEW – As per the PHO restrictions-
All organized indoor and outdoor sports for people under 19 years of age must follow
viaSport’s Return to Sport Phase 2 guidance with respect to maintaining physical distance
Participants must maintain a 3 meter physical distance at all times.
Games, tournaments and competitions are temporarily suspended for teams.
Individual drills and modified training activities can continue.
Amateur sports organizations and leagues may implement additional guidelines to ensure
the health and safety of participants.
Lacrosse activities (practices) CAN occur as per the BCLA Return to Lacrosse Phase 1
Guidelines reverting back to Skills & Drills training ONLY, while maintaining a 3 meter
Still in effect –
The new Order is in effect immediately and applies province-wide.
No spectators are allowed at any sport activities. The only people allowed to attend sport
activities are those that provide care to a participant or player. (For example: coaches,
team manager, and safety persons CAN attend).
Individual athletes, coaches, trainers, and managers who live in one city/community,
CAN attend lacrosse activities in other cities/communities.
Team travel is prohibited and must be limited to stay within each city/community. Team
travel to, from, and between cities/communities CANNOT occur. Team location is
based on the team’s association/club location in which the team is registered.
This is how sport, and the BCLA must proceed under the new restrictions in the foreseeable
future until sport is directed otherwise.
The BC Government and PHO continue updating information as it relates to COVID-19. The
BCLA will provide updates and information as we learn more.
If you have any additional questions, please e-mail me at email@example.com
Yours in Lacrosse,
Gerry Van Beek
Next Board Meeting
- Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
- online at 6:30
- If you would like to attend online please email our President, Bari Leonard (from the contact page)
- November 4th 2020
- Online 6:30pm (Everyone should have received the link October 21 via email)
Our SMLA Board is in desperate need of volunteers! With COVID keeping new players/parents away this season we are really in a crunch. We will need to fill about 10 positions on the Board at this meeting as we have people on the Board who are currently holding more than one position and who’s children will be aging out this year. Let’s fill these Board positions so we can continue to offer lacrosse in Salmon Arm.
Welcome to our new board members! We could still use a few more helpers
- President: Bari Leonard
- Past President: Heather Davis
- Vice President: Lianne Dwornik
- Head Scheduler: Darwin Dwornik
- Equipment Manager: Lianne Dwornik
- Manager Coordinator:
- Website Coordinator: Lianne Dwornik
- Head Referee: Connor Senn
- Fund Raising Sponsorship Coordinator: Marnie Hendricks
- Publicist/Promoter: Lisa Priebe
- Head Coach: Andy Sadorsky
- Tournament Coordinator:
2019 BC Lacrosse Champions
Congrats to the 2019 PeeWee Team for heading down to Delta and coming back Provincial Gold Medal winners.
A great year for them!!
Earning the TRIFECTA
- Regular Season League Champions
- Playoff Champions
- BCLA Provincial Champions!
Thank you to all the Players and the Coaching staff for all your hard work and commitment!!
Please see the photo tab for the well earned sweaty picture!
Box Lacrosse TBA for 2021
Level 1: Saturday, March 7, 2020 Okanagan College – Vernon Campus
Room VD343 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Level 2: Saturday, March 7, 2020 Okanagan College – Vernon Campus
Room VD345 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Level 1: Sunday, March 8, 2020 Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops
Room OM1741 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Level 2: Sunday, March 8, 2020 Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops
Room OM1742 9:00AM – 4:00PM