Please come back on August 27, 2019 for the updated 2019 Ontario Physical Activity Safety Standards in Education.

The website is currently being updated. Please come back on August 27, 2019 for the updated 2019 Ontario Physical Activity Safety Standards in Education.

Risk Management

The following must be taken into consideration by the teacher/coach/intramural supervisor:

  • The activity is age-appropriate for the students’ abilities.
  • The teacher/coach/intramural supervisor has the knowledge/experience and certifications (where applicable) in accordance with the safety standards to teach, coach and/or supervise the activity safely.

Parents/guardians need to be made aware of curricular/interschool/intramural activities in which their child is to participate/try-out and the risks inherent in the activities. Parental/guardian permission must be received from each interschool/intramural participant. For a sample letter and form, consult the Sample Curricular Parent/Guardian Letter and Sample Curricular Medical Information FormSample Interschool Parent/Guardian Letter and the Sample Interschool Medical Information and Consent to Participate FormSample Intramural Parent/Guardian Letter and the Sample Intramural Medical Information and Consent to Participate Form