COVID-19 Information and Resources

The health and well-being of our members, including athletes, coaches, staff and volunteers, continues to be our number one priority. Visit this page frequently to view ‘Return to Sport’ guidelines and stay up to date on the impact of COVID-19 on our programs, services, and events.

Return to Sport

Current as of March 1, 2022

With key public health and health system indicators continuing to improve, Ontario is cautiously and gradually easing public health and workplace safety measures.

Updated public health measures: Returning to Our Plan to Safely Reopen Ontario

Updated public health measures for sport and recreation:

  • Capacity limits have been lifted in all indoor public settings
  • Proof of vaccination requirements have been lifted
    • businesses and organizations may choose to require proof of vaccination upon entry
  • Other protective measures, such as mask/face covering requirements and passive screening of patrons remain in place
  • Businesses and organizations that are open must continue to have safety plans in place

ONPARA’s current ‘Return to Sport’ guidelines (effective March 31)

Please note: Facilities, clubs, and programs may choose to set stricter guidelines than those recommended by public health experts or ONPARA.


Sport Wheelchair Loans

As of July 27, 2020

We are pleased to announce that we are now open for new sport wheelchair loans as well as loan returns and/or renewals, with enhanced safety protocols and cleaning procedures in place. Please review the following documents for more information about the wheelchair loans process at this time.

If you are interested in renting a sport wheelchair or learning more about our wheelchair loans program, please contact Katherine Hale at

Previous ‘Return to Sport’ guidelines


City of Toronto

COVID-19: Mandatory Mask or Face Covering Bylaw

Province of Ontario 

COVID-19: Stop the Spread
COVID-19 Self Assessment
COVID-19 Public Resources

Return to Sport Announcements

Wheelchair Basketball Canada – Back to Basketball: Return to Sport Guidelines
Wheelchair Rugby Canada – COVID-19 Response Plan
Tennis Canada – COVID-19: Updates on Tennis in Canada

Other Resources

Preventing COVID-19: Hand Hygiene for People with a Spinal Cord Injury