UPDATED JANUARY 21, 2021: In light of the news announced on Thursday January 21, 2021 by the Province of Manitoba that continued with ALL health regions of Manitoba remaining at the "Critical / Red" Pandemic Response System, all Basketball Manitoba sanctioned and insured programs and activities taking place in Manitoba will remain on hold until at least Friday, February 12, 2021.  The stoppage of all basketball activities in Manitoba will remain paused until a time the health status is changed from RED to ORANGE OR when specifically sports are permitted to return.  Basketball Manitoba will reopen once permitted under Phase 2.5 of the Canada Basketball Return to Play Guidelines which will permit socially distanced training groups of up to 12 players in a standard sized gym with shared equipment.  

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UPDATED JANUARY 8, 2021: In light of the news announced on Friday January 8, 2021 by the Province of Manitoba that continued with ALL health regions of Manitoba remaining at the "Critical / Red" Pandemic Response System, all Basketball Manitoba sanctioned and insured programs and activities taking place in Manitoba will remain on hold until at least Friday, January 22, 2021.  The stoppage of all basketball activities in Manitoba will remain paused until a time the health status is changed from Red to Orange and run for at least another 2 weeks 

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UPDATED DECEMBER 8, 2020:
In light of the news announced on Tuesday December 8, 2020 by the Province of Manitoba that continued with ALL health regions of Manitoba remaining at the "Critical / Red" Pandemic Response System, all Basketball Manitoba sanctioned and insured programs and activities taking place in Manitoba will remain on hold until at least Friday, January 8, 2021.  The stoppage of all basketball activities in Manitoba will remain paused until a time the health status is changed from Red to Orange and run for at least another 4 weeks.   

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UPDATED NOVEMBER 10, 2020:  In light of the news announced on Tuesday November 10, 2020 by the Province of Manitoba that moved ALL health regions of Manitoba to the "Critical / Red" Pandemic Response System, all Basketball Manitoba sanctioned and insured programs and activities taking place in Manitoba will cease to operate effective immediately.  The stoppage of all basketball activities in Manitoba will remain paused until a time the health status is changed from Red to Orange and is expected to run for at least 4 weeks.    

As news on this develops, this article will be updated.  

VIEW PROVINCE OF MANITOBA ANNOUNCEMENT - JANUARY 8, 2021 

VIEW PROVINCE OF MANITOBA ANNOUNCEMENT - DECEMBER 8, 2020 

VIEW PROVINCE OF MANITOBA ANNOUNCEMENT - NOVEMBER 10, 2020 

VIEW BASKETBALL MANITOBA RETURN TO PLAY PLAN INCLUDING DETAILS ABOUT PRE-PHASE AND PHASE 2


Note: The colours shown on the map do not reflect the current health status of the area and are included for geographical reference only. 

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COVID-19 Update: All of Manitoba moves to Critical Level Red

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Today the Province of Manitoba announced that as of 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, the entire province will move to the Critical level (red) on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System 
to halt COVID-19 transmission and protect Manitoba’s most vulnerable citizens.

 
New restrictions include:

  • Gyms and fitness centres must close.
  • All recreational activities, sports facilities, casinos, museums, galleries, libraries, movie theatres and concert halls must close.
  • All recreational facilities, group sports, arcades, bowling, etc. suspended.
  • Day camps, dance and theatre classes closed.
  • Travel to and from northern Manitoba is restricted and non-essential travel is discouraged.
  • Social contacts reduced to your household only. Social gatherings are not permitted.
Sport Manitoba facility closures:
  • Courts, flex space and meeting rooms
  • Sport Manitoba Fitness Centre
  • Sport Manitoba Performance Centre
Areas that remain open:
  • Sport Manitoba Clinic
  • Konica Minolta Print Hub
  • Parkade
Effective Thursday, Nov. 12, the Sport Manitoba facility will be open Monday - Friday 7 am - 7 pm. Security will be on site 6 am - 8 pm, however there will be no security on weekends.

Click here to view the press release
 with full details from today’s announcement.
 
Public Health included the following things Manitobans can do themselves to reduce the spread that go beyond the restrictions put in place:
  • Reduce the number of shoppers from your household to the lowest possible number. Send only one person to shop.
  • Work from home if at all possible.
  • Reduce travel unless absolutely essential.
  • Remember all those you have come in contact with recently.

We thank you for your cooperation.

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