Health & Safety Response Plan

At NWABA, ensuring the safety of our athletes, volunteers, and the team is our first priority. With the ongoing pandemic, NWABA has developed a health and safety plan to protect the health of our athletes, volunteers, and team members. We will continue to update this page as guidelines and regulations change.

UPDATE AS OF September 1, 2021

NWABA’s office is open to team members and scheduled visitors only. Face coverings are required in our office. Team members are available during regular hours, 8 am-5 pm Monday through Friday. 

Programs & Services Update

Outdoor Program Events

  • NWABA asks all athletes, volunteers, and staff to don proper face coverings when we cannot keep three to six feet of distance during our outdoor program events. This applies to every individual regardless of vaccination status. Once fully engaged in our activity for the day, vaccinated individuals can take off their face covering. An example, fully engaged in activity would look like an athlete and volunteer are in the boat, on the water, ready to paddle – otherwise, please don a face covering. If you would like to wear your face covering for the duration of the event, you are welcome.

Indoor Program Events

  • NWABA requires all athletes, volunteers and staff to don proper face coverings when at indoor program events, at all times. This applies to all individuals regardless of their vaccination status.
    • Indoor swimming events will have other procedures in place to ensure safety, this will be made available upon request


  • NWABA will provide transportation from our designated pickup locations to COVID-19 vaccinated individuals. Before transport, we request that athletes complete the vaccination log request form. Proper face coverings and COVID-19 vaccination are required inside NWABA vehicles.

In accordance with the CDC, we encourage anyone who is feeling ill to stay home from work and to not attend NWABA programs or events. If you think you have been exposed or infected with coronavirus (COVID-19), contact your medical provider immediately for further guidance.

View our Health & Safety Response Plan

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