SARNIA MINOR ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
Good Sports Today - Good Citizens Tomorrow
Dear All S.M.A.A Members and Volunteers,
On behalf of the S.M.A.A. Board we would like to thank all the essential workers in our community who are going above and beyond to keep our city and municipality safe and functioning. Thank-you to everyone who is doing their part to stay home and stay safe in order to flatten the curve of the novel Corona Virus.
Due to the Global impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic, we the Board would like to provide our valued members and volunteers with an update of information regarding all S.M.A.A. events.
S.M.A.A. considers safety a core value of our organization and as such, it is vital that we suspend all S.M.A.A. in-person activities until May 26, 2020. This means that Boys Baseball and Girls Fastball seasons will not begin in May, as scheduled and are postponed until further notice. We are diligently working on rescheduling or making adjustments to the season and subsequently, we are not looking to make refunds at this time. We will inform you when decisions have been made regarding this matter.
We will be closely monitoring the fluid changes of the COVID-19 Pandemic and will be following the directions of Lambton Public Health, the City of Sarnia, and their Parks and Recreation department, as well as the Federal and Provincial governments.
S.M.A.A. will keep you updated as the situation evolves and will adapt and explore future decisions as needed.
We thank-you, again, for your continued understanding and patients at this time. Please stay safe and stay home!
Lynn Le Faive, S.M.A.A. President & the S.M.A.A. Board
We are a non-profit organization, run entirely by volunteers, offering sports activities to the youth of Sarnia & District.
**Reminder: Registration forms are to be used for Income Tax receipts and there will be no duplicates issued**
It shall be the aim of the Sarnia Minor Athletic Association to foster the advancement of education in athletics and sports and promote good sportsmanship through athletics among minors in Sarnia and district, without restrictions of race, creed, or level of ability.
It has be the purpose of this Association to provide a wholesome experience, not only for the boys and girls participating, but also for the coaches, managers and league officials. Our main interest shall always be in the boy and girl and not in his or her ability. Sportsmanship, fair play, good citizenship, friendly competition, enjoyment and full participation for all team member shall always be our guide-posts. All decisions of this Association shall be tempered with reason and will always consider the feelings of the individual. It is our belief that this atmosphere will provide the greatest enjoyment and wholesome experience for all concerned.
The basic principles of the Association are:
- no boy or girl who wants to participate is turned away (in good standing)
- the greatest good for the greatest number
- all children are encouraged to participate regardless of their ability to play the sport
- each participant deserves a fair share in each game.
There is always a need for volunteers in several areas i.e. coaching, concessions, score keeping, sport committees, etc. A good option for students trying to fill their volunteers hours. Please contact the individual sports for further information.