Covid 19 2022 Info:   

Going to School/Playing Sports During Covid; see updated advice from the Simcoe Muskoka Health Unit here:

Covid  19 2021 Info:  

March 24, 2022 Updated Aquatic Agreement City of Orillia: Aquatics Activity Agreement

Updated Self Screening and Isolation Protocols and Covid Reporting Protocols: Self-Screening & Isolation Protocols and COVID-19 Reporting Protocols Jan 26

Orillia Channel Cats Return to Racing Safety Plan: version 6: RTS Plan 2021 – 2022

UPDATED City of Orillia Covid-19 Rules and Restrictions Aquatics (July 19, 2021) City of Orillia – COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions – Aquatics (2) 

New Provincial Government Vaccine Requirement:  The Province has implemented a vaccine requirement for individuals entering recreation facilities, coming into effect September 22nd, 2021. 

Click here: Provincial Vaccination Requirement

New: Vaccination requirement for youth aged 12-17

NEW Dryland Training beginning Oct 4th:  Our Sr Novice, Bronze, Silver and Gold training groups have started dryland training at the Orillia Rec Centre.       Sr Novice, Bronze and Silver are using the open space by the track for their training.     See what to expect info here:dryland space 2021

Our Gold swimmers will be using the Fitness Centre twice per week.    Once a week their training will be conducted by a City of Orillia Personal Trainer, the other session by CATS Head Coach.     All Gold swimmers must have submitted the FUNpass membership form: FUN Pass Membership – Channel Cats   and must have completed the fitness centre orientation.

Covid 19 2020 Info:

Orillia Channel Cats Return to Swim Plan for members: Orillia Channel Cats Swim Club Return to Swimming 2020 Sept 11

New: On deck activation information (updated Oct 30, 2020): on deck activation covid

In person dryland information (updated Oct 17, 2020): Orillia Channel Cats in Person Dryland Training

Covid-19 Self-screening questions to become familiar with:Daily Self Screening Questions

Covid-19 How to self-isolate:factsheet-covid-19-how-to-self-isolate 

Pre-practice Swimmer Activation  (at home):Activation

Covid-19 Arrival and Exit Procedures and Changeroom Procedures (updated Sept 8, 2020)

Orillia Recreation Centre Facility Rules: (August 19, 2020)Orillia Recreation Centre Facility Rules per Covid 

Orillia Recreation Centre Facility Rules #2:(updated September 11, 2020)City of Orillia – Return to Recreation Guideline 

City of Orillia Covid -19 Rules and Restrictions Aquatics (Sept 11, 2020)City of Orillia – COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions – Aquatics


Map of traffic flow Summer 2021:

Letter from President and Head Coach (June 4): Return to Water Info

Swim Canada Return to Swimming Version 2 (July 10):  FINAL_2020-07-10-Return-to-Swimming-Resource-Document-From-Swimming-Canada-V2-1

Swim Ontario Preparing for a Safe Return to Operations, version 7 (July 23): ReturntoOperationsSafely

Letter from President and Head Coach (July 28): July letter to members