Concussion Awareness

Speed Skating NWT is committed to ensuring the safety of athletes, coaches, officials, and volunteers in its activities. They recognize the importance of the increased awareness of concussions and their long-term effects and believes that prevention of concussions is paramount to protecting health and safety. Click here for the full Concussion Policy.

Starting in the 2023-2024 season, Speed Skating NWT began using the online CAPT Concussion Management Platform for all NWT Clubs. CAPT is a simple, digital step-by-step approach to implementing Return to Play protocols after suffering a concussion; thus, making it easier to manage concussion injuries when they occur.