NDRA 2020/2021 Season Update, News (Newmarket & District Ringette Association)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
NDRA 2020/2021 Season Update
Submitted By Alyssia Byers on Sunday, February 28, 2021
Dear NDRA Families,

We are writing to inform you that this evening, the NDRA Board of Directors has made the difficult decision to end our 2020-21 ringette season.  

COVID-19 has influenced all of our processes and decision-making since the beginning of the season. Our current decision comes as a result of the recent mandate to place the Simcoe-Muskoka Public Health Unit into Grey (Lockdown) zone as of Monday, March 1. Given that NDRA membership is, and has always been, made up of athletes and coaches from two public health units, this new lockdown means that we are unable to return to the ice as anticipated. 

In order to return to the ice at the beginning of our season, we entered into an agreement with Ringette Ontario to closely monitor the COVID situation in both Simcoe and York regions. Our current agreement with Ringette Ontario stipulates that we abide by the most restrictive Public Health guidelines. Our Simcoe members have been very tolerant of the more restrictive situations in York Region to date, which have governed our Ringette participation so far. 

We will be in contact in the coming weeks about refunds, and about returning loaned equipment.

We thank everyone for their cooperation and collaboration during this difficult season, short as it has been. It has been a pleasure to see happy faces at the rink. We look forward to a much more rewarding 2021-22 season, and remain hopeful for a spring session.


NDRA Board of Directors

This article has been viewed 674 times.
Social Networking
Follow Us On
Follow Newmarket & District Ringette Association on Twitter
- and -
Visit Newmarket & District Ringette Association on Facebook
- and -
Follow Newmarket & District Ringette Association on Instagram
Quick Links
Manage Subscriptions
Signup to receive email or text messages for the teams you want to follow.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 26
    Southern Region has posted the Player Intent form for next season.  Any player intending to try out for an A or AA team in the 2021/2022 season must fill out the Player Intent form. Intent Form Link
  • 05
    The NDRA is in desperate need of volunteers to join our Board of Directors. Many longstanding board members are moving or will be unable to join next year and we are in need of help to ensure a successful upcoming season.
  • 05
    Your NDRA Board is preparing for the upcoming AGM and is asking for you to register and join us Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at 7PM for an online zoom AGM. Below is the link to register your intent to join and the email address you provide will be ...
  • 23
    Hello Families,  As you know, the NDRA Board has closed the 2020-2021 season. We are currently preparing refunds to families, collecting equipment, jerseys and preparing for our AGM.
  • 12
    NDRA sadly informs our players that as of Monday, York Region will be moving into Grey - Lockdown zone.  
  • 27
    In an effort to comply with a recent email from Ringette Ontario, NDRA has canceled the contracted ice scheduled with the Town of Newmarket from December 24th to January 10th. We will resume practices the week of January 11th with all teams keeping ...
  • 06
    Hello Families,  Our very own Coach Kim has sourced some amazing masks for our players to show their team pride! 
  • 01
    Hello Families, Thank you for your patience as the Board worked through many factors confirming ice, players and approvals from the different governing bodies.  We are happy to share that our ice has been confirmed with the town, coaches in ...
Printed from newmarketringette.ca on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 7:50 PM