Policies and Procedures

Ajax Pickering Ringette Association and its membership will abide by the following policies and procedures, organized as follows:  

1)  Payments and Finance

2)  Safe Sport

Screening Policy

Team and Bench Staff Compliance

Concussion Safety

COVID-19 Safety

Additional Safe Sport Policies

3)  Administrative

Membership and Code of Conduct

Discipline and Complaints


4)  Competition

Game-Related and Arena Policies

Team Formation Policies, including Coaching and Player Selection 

Tryout Procedures


NOTE: RO* indicates Ringette Ontario policies adopted by Ajax Pickering Ringette. To view these policies, CLICK HERE. 




1)  PAYMENT and FINANCE Policies and Procedures

APRA Payment Policies and Procedures

APRA Equipment Loan Program

APRA Team Deposits and Equipment Policy

APRA Reimbursement Policy for Bench Staff Training and Certification

Resource - Request Letter to Open Team Bank Accounts

Resourse - Awards and Scholarships

Questions? Contact the APRA Treasurer



2)  SAFE SPORT Policies and Procedures

a) Volunteer Screening 

ALL APRA volunteers (including Bench Staff, On-Ice Volunteers, Board of Directors and Committee Members) shall formally register with the association and comply with the Ringette Ontario Screening Policy. For more information on specific screening requirements for each role, please consult the policy:

Ringette Ontario Screening Policy 

How to Obtain and Submit your Criminal Background Check / Vulnerable Sector Check (required of all APRA registered volunteers)

Screening Disclosure Form (required of all APRA registered volunteers)

APRA Annual Offence Declaration Form (required of all APRA registered volunteers)

APRA Conflict of Interest Declaration Form (required of APRA Board of Directors Only)

Questions? Contact the APRA Coaching Coordinator


b) Team and Bench Staff Policies and Compliance

For an overview of all APRA and Ringette Ontario policies and requirements specific to Teams and Bench Staff, CLICK HERE.

Questions? Contact the APRA Coaching Coordinator


c) Concussion Safety and Injury Reporting Policies and Procedures

APRA and its members shall abide by Ringette Ontario's Concussion-Related Policies and regulations introduced under Rowan's Law, implemented by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport in 2019.  To review these policies and related resources, and, to learn what to do in case of any injury type, CLICK HERE. 

Questions? Contact the APRA Coaching Coordinator


d) COVID-19 Safety Policies and Procedures

Visit the APRA COVID Safety and Return to Ringette Hub for more information on COVID-related policies, protocols, and procedures.

Questions? Contact the APRA COVID Safety Officer


e) Additional Safe Sport Policies

Ajax Pickering Ringette Association has adopted the following Safe Sport policies to ensure a safe and inclusive environment for athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and all ringette participants:

RO* Athlete Protection Guidelines

RO* Person in Authority Guidelines

RO* Impairment & Accommodations Policy

RO* Social Media Policy

RO* Social Media Guidelines

RO* Harassment Policy

RO* Investigation Policy

RO* Safe Sport Policy

Ringette Ontario is committed to being a leader in the development and implementation of safe sport policies and initiatives. To learn more about Ringette Ontario’s approach to Safe Sport, CLICK HERE.

Questions? Contact the APRA President



3)  ADMINISTRATIVE Policies and Procedures

a) Membership and Code of Conduct

APRA members will abide be the following Policies as a condition of membership with the association:

APRA Membership Policy

RO* Athlete Code of Conduct 

RO* Coaches Code of Conduct

RO* Officials Code of Conduct

RO* Parents Code of Conduct

RO* Spectator Code of Conduct



b) Discipline and Complaints

RO* Discipline & Complaints Policy

RO* Appeal Policy

RO* Alternate Dispute Resolution Policy

Resource - Appeal Request Form


c) Governance

Each year, APRA applies as a Quality Ringette Provider with Ringette Ontario and in doing so agrees to fulfil the requirements outlined in RO's Membership Policy. As such, APRA has adopted the following policies with which all its registered volunteers will comply: 

APRA Code of Conduct and Ethics - Board of Directors, Committee Members and Staff

APRA Confidentiality Policy

APRA Conflict of Interest Policy

Resource - APRA Conflict of Interest Declaration Form

APRA Directors Agreement

APRA Privacy Policy

APRA Records Management Policy - Under Review

APRA Risk Management Policy - Under Review

Questions? Contact the APRA President



4)  COMPETITION Policies and Procedures

APRA Game-Related and Arena Policies

APRA Coaching Selection Guidelines

APRA Team Formation Policy - Under Review

APRA Tryout Procedures

APRA Tryout Communication of Results 

Questions? Contact the APRA President


NOTE: RO* Indicates Ringette Ontario policies adopted by Ajax Pickering Ringette. To view these policies, CLICK HERE.  




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