Category: Sports

A Guide to Electronic Signatures
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A Guide to Electronic Signatures

In 2016, we released our eSignature feature, allowing families to accept organizational waivers simply by adding their initials and electronic signature right on their ePACT record. Not only does this make things much more convenient for families but it also helps organizations meet their licensing and legal requirements with a date-stamped signature, and, of course,...

Returning to Play After a Concussion
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Returning to Play After a Concussion

DEFINITION: A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or by a hit to the body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth. [Source: CDC] Concussions in any athlete can have serious and long-term health effects, but the...

ePACT’s Guide to Spring Break Camps
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ePACT’s Guide to Spring Break Camps

Spring break is quickly approaching, leaving just enough time to get your plans in order! Whether you are a camp director, parent, or camp leader, we hope these tips will help make this spring break a memorable one. Parents: Spring break camps can be life-savers for parents and a great way to relax for kids! Follow...

Online Training Sessions with ePACT
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Online Training Sessions with ePACT

Administrator training videos are now available! Be sure to watch these to learn all the things you can do with your ePACT account (all in 30 minutes or less). VIDEO: Group Administrator [Run Time: 15:07] For group administrators, such as a coach or camp counsellor.               VIDEO: Organization Administrator [Run Time: 33:09] For...

4 Must-Know Safety Tips for Fall and Winter Sports
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4 Must-Know Safety Tips for Fall and Winter Sports

Fall is a busy time with the return to school and the start of multiple sports seasons. Whether you’re a volunteer coach or the parent of the next Lebron James, Wayne Gretzky or Penny Oleksiak, here are the top four safety tips you need to know to ensure your child is safe playing any sport:...

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Sports Resource Center

Wondering how you can improve safety and eliminate paper medical forms for your sports association? Use these resources for ideas, and to learn more about ePACT! Sports Overview – What is ePACT? This overview tells you more about the online emergency network, and how it can replace paper forms for you, your familes, coaches and team managers....

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Client Spotlight – North Shore Girls Soccer Club

Did you know that the North Shore Girls Soccer Club (NSGSC) is one of the largest sports associations in Western Canada, with 3,500 athletes?! Not only that, but the NSGSC also offers development programs, the NSGSC Academy, and active start programs to provide all players the opportunity to play soccer in a safe, fun and...

Building an Emergency Kit for Every Need
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Building an Emergency Kit for Every Need

Having an emergency kit is a critical part of any type of emergency preparedness plan. Whether you’re looking to build a kit for your home, your sports team, work or camp, here’s a quick outline of kit essentials. Must-Haves A few basic items should be included in all emergency kits. Flashlights (don’t forget the extra...

Hockey Resource Center
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Hockey Resource Center

Wondering how you can improve safety for your hockey association? We’ve put together some helpful resources to learn more about ePACT, and provide your coaches, managers, and families with ways to improve player safety on and off the ice each season! ePACT Overview – What is ePACT? This overview tells you more about the online emergency...

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The ePACT Referral Program

When families use their single ePACT account to share critical information with all their organizations, it saves them time, provides better support and ensures they can update their data in one easy step!  That’s why our users tell us they’d like to use ePACT across their entire community – with their school, sports teams, camp,...