Updates: Soccer Program – Covid-19 Pandemic

EMSA follows direction from Alberta Soccer, Alberta Health Services and the Government of Alberta regarding Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions and guidelines

We try our best to keep our website up to date however programs and information are subject to change without notice.

March 3, 2022 – Return to Soccer March 3 2022

Feb. 16, 2022 – Updated Government Restrictions February 16, 2022

Feb. 14, 2022 – Edmonton Soccer Association Facilities – Update

email from ESAF Feb 14, 2022

Jan. 25, 2022 – Return to SoccerCOVID protocol revised


Jan. 11, 2022 – Alberta Soccer Association – Updated Government Restrictions January 11 2022

Oct. 6, 2021 – Alberta Soccer Association –Return to Government Restrictions October 6, 2021

September 2021

Sept. 27, 2021 –  Edmonton Soccer Facilities Update, click here

Sept. 27th, 2021 – Alberta Soccer Association – Return to Government Restrictions September 27 2021 Health Order update (1)

Sept. 20, 2021 – EMSA COVID-GUIDELINE 2021-2022 Indoor Season September 20 2021

Sept. 20, 2021
City of Edmonton latest announcement  (https://www.edmonton.ca/programs_services/emergency_preparedness/covid-19),  and because EMSA games and practices are scheduled at the City of Edmonton Facilities;  EMSA members are subject to the Restrictions Exemption Program requiring individuals 12 years of age and older must  provide proof of vaccination or documentation of a medical exemption:
  • September 20 to October 25: proof of a single dose is considered acceptable as long as the dose was given more than two weeks before the time of entry.
  • After October 25: proof of double vaccination is required.
  • Tests must be privately paid COVID-19 PCR or rapid tests completed within 72 hours before accessing a program or service.
  • Tests must not be from Alberta Health Services or Alberta Precision Laboratories.
    • This applies to participants, coaches, teaching staff, officials, volunteers and spectators.

The Government of Alberta provided an updated link that allows easier access to one’s card-size vaccine record.


Sept. 17th – Edmonton Soccer Facilities Update, click here

Sept. 16th –

COVID-19 public health actions

Temporary measures are in place to reduce the impacts of COVID-19 on the health care system. Find out what you need to do. Click here for more information from the Government of Alberta









Alberta Soccer – Masking  Return to Soccer – September 3 2021

Alberta Health Services:


Mandatory restriction – Effective Sept. 4 at 8 am

  • Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces and workplaces.
  • Employees must mask in all indoor work settings, except while alone in work stations.
  • Schools are not required to implement masking, but school boards will continue to set COVID-19 management policies as they deem appropriate.
  • Masks are not required while participating in a physical fitness activity, performance activity, or a worship service at a place of worship.

Read Order 40-2021

Learn more about masking

August 31, 2021 Update:

Alberta Soccer Association

Return to Soccer – August 31 2021

June 2021 Updates

  • June 3rd –    U4, U5, U7 Program (6 weeks program), Click Here
  • June 1st –     U9 & U11 Program (6 weeks program), Click Here
  • June 4th –    U13 Program Full – Waitlist only, email soccer@ewzsa.com
  • June 4th –    U15 Program Full – Waitlist only, email soccer@ewzsa.com
  • June 4th –    U17 Program Boys and Girls – email soccer@ewzsa.com
  • June 2021 – U19 Program – No teams

May 31, 2021

Alberta Soccer Association

Return to Play Memo – Reminders

May 28th, 2021

Email to U17 Paid Players

Letter to U17 Boys May 28 Update

May 27th, 2021

EMSAmain U13-U19 

Tentative Start Date July 5th – tentative regular season play, based on Alberta Government Stage 2

*Club and Community Teams can expect to play into the first week of September.

Due to the late start of the season, the playing days, click here, are not guaranteed.  Your team may end up playing on any day of the week (including weekends) due to time constraints, ref and field availability.   You also may have to play more times per week than what is listed.  Schedules will be released on the EMSA website on Friday, June 25 by 5 pm.

* Games can start as early as 6 pm during the weekdays and 9 am on weekends.

Please note due to the ongoing Pandemic our program may change with short notice, this website will be updated within 48 hours of any changes.