Staying Social & Physical Distancing – COVID-19

Staying Social & Physical Distancing – COVID-19

Physical Distance with Suds, Buds & Windmills, the team you know and love has no off-season. We understand that this is a difficult time. Let’s beat COVID-19! It’s not social distancing, it’s physical distancing, we are all in this together.

Stay connected, be social all the while staying home.

As we head into winter, please let us know your thoughts on what we can do as a team to stay social while staying physically distanced. Comment on our Winter Page

Things you can do to help the team from home during physical distancing:

We’ve changed from daily challenges to a list of things you can do to help us right from your couch or favourite chair.

  1. Ask a captain how you can help
  2. Upload a photo to old post games, write Krystle if interested
  3. Follow us on social media, FaceBook and Instagram, and like our posts
  4. EDIT YOUR PROFILE: top right corner, hover over your name and click edit my profile. Answer the questions found on the page and make sure to add a picture in team swag
  5. Order team merch for yourself, friends or family
  6. Google “Ottawa softball” “Ottawa ball hockey” and “Ottawa Volleyball” and click our link. Please keep it open for 5 mins as it affects google stats
  7. Refer some one who wants to play sports to check us out
  8. Write some fresh content. Articles, reviews, post game or tips.

Activities to Stay Social while Practicing Physical Distancing

Suggest a movie or activity or in comments below! Nightly activity starts at 8:30pm.


Dates Movie/Activity Streaming services / Notes
Sunday Feb. 28, 2021
Monday Mar. 1, 2021 Eric Raymond Radio Show Monday- Friday online 9-10 am
Tuesday Mar. 2, 2021
Wednesday Mar. 3, 2021 Pokemon Raid

David‘s Birthday

In Person or remotely. 6-7 pm

Wish David a Happy Birthday!!!!!!

Thursday Mar. 4, 2021 Eric Raymond Radio Show 7-9 pm on CKDJ
Friday Mar. 5, 2021 Eric Raymond Radio Show 5-7 pm on Air AM
Saturday Mar. 6, 2021
Sunday Mar. 7, 2021

Don’t have a streaming service for the movies? Download Plex here. Create an account and notify Bruce in the group chat so he can share his movie library with you.

Our COVID-19 Rules

For any event (including but not limited to games, practices BBQ’s):

By clicking “Can Spare” you’re agreeing to the rules and guidelines below. You are assuming the risk and responsibility of injury, harm and/or contracting COVID19.

You are agreeing that if you contact COVID19 you will inform a captain immediately in order that all those who attended be tested. Your name will be withheld unless you allow us to use your name.


  • Maximum 22 people for softball events including spectators
  • Taking a Self assessment before leaving home. Wash hands before leaving your home.
  • Hand sanitizer each inning and after you return to the bench from your at bat.
  • Routine hand sanitizing
  • Bring your own water, do not share water bottles .
  • Don’t take Public transit to event. Personal vehicles are preferred or if you do Uber to and from the events please wear a mask to and from and your driver must as well. The same goes for carpooling to event, all passengers must wear a mask unless living in the same household or PROPERLY circled/Double Bubbled
  • No dug out @ the location but remain 6 feet away from other players unless living together or bubbled (correctly)
  • Temperature check will happen upon arrival

Strongly Suggested:

  • Shower before coming and after returning home from the event. Changing all of your clothing.
  • Disinfect your phone before leaving home and upon arrival. Check out this article
  • Bring your own snacks to practices or games.
  • Bringing and using or limiting use of your own bat

For Event Guests Mandatory:

  • Read above all recommendations
  • Bring your own food. BBQ will be provided to cook food.
  • Bring your own chair
  • Bring your own water
  • Routine hand washing and/or hand sanitizer.
  • Bring your alcohol, cigarettes or/and THC , do not share drinks, cigarettes or THC.
  • Limit 12 total to BBQ
  • Bring Blanket to keep warm
  • UV Light available to clean phone.


Please bring your used 100% cotton t shirts you don’t wear anymore to donate to turn into masks for the Kidney Foundation


Cet avis est valable pour tout événement
(Sans être limité aux parties, pratiques et BBQ)


En appuyant sur Can Spare, vous consentez à vous conformer aux règles de conduite inscrites ci-dessous. Vous consentez également à assumer entièrement les risques et responsabilités, dommages, blessures
et/ou incluant les risques de contracter la COVID19. Vous consentez également à contacter immédiatement un capitaine si vous contractez la COVID19, afin que tous ceux qui ont été en contact avec vous soient soumis à un test de dépistage. Votre identité ne sera toutefois, pas dévoilée à moins que vous ne nous autorisiez à le faire.

Obligatoire :

  • Vous devez procéder à une auto-évaluation de votre état de santé avant votre départ de la maison.
  • Maximum 22 personnes pour toute partie de balle-molle, incluant les spectateurs.
  • Le lavage des mains est obligatoire avant votre départ de la maison.
  • L’utilisation du désinfectant à mains est obligatoire à chaque fois que vous retournerez sur le banc après votre passage sur le terrain de jeu.
  • L’observation de la routine de lavage des mains doit être respectée.
  • Vous devez apporter vos bouteilles d’eau et il est interdit de partager vos bouteilles d’eau avec vos co-équipiers.
  • Prière de ne pas prendre le transport en commun pour vous rendre aux matchs.
  • Il est fortement recommandé d’utiliser votre véhicule personnel et si, vous utilisez les services d’Uber comme conducteur ou passager, pour vous rendre ou quitter les pratiques, veuillez, svp, porter un masque. Cette consigne s’applique aussi au covoiturage, alors que tous les passagers doivent porter un masque sauf s’ils résident à la même adresse ou s’ils sont protégés de façon adéquate, à l’intérieur du véhicule.
  • Les rapprochements sont interdits sur le site des événements et les joueurs doivent respecter les règles de distanciation sociale en observant une distance de 2 mètres les uns des autres sauf s’ils résident à la même adresse ou s’ils sont suffisamment et CORRECTEMENT protégés.
  • La mesure de la température corporelle sera prise sur les lieux de l’événement, à votre arrivée.

Fortement recommandé:

  • Prendre une douche avant et après l’événement.
  • Changez entièrement de vêtements.
  • Désinfectez votre téléphone cellulaire avant votre départ de la maison et à votre arrivée sur les lieux du match ou de la pratique.
  • Apportez vos collations lors des pratiques ou parties.
  • Apportez et utilisez votre bâton de balle-molle personnel.

Obligatoire pour tous les participants à un BBQ:

  • Lire les recommandations énumérées ci-haut.
  • Apportez vos propres denrées alimentaires.
  • L’utilisation du BBQ est permise sur les lieux.
  • Apportez votre chaise personnelle et vos bouteilles d’eau.
  • Respectez les consignes de lavage et de désinfection des mains.
  • Apportez vos boissons alcoolisées, cigarettes et/ou THC. Ne partagez pas vos boissons alcoolisées, cigarettes et/ou THC.
  • Maximum 12 personnes autour du BBQ.

Svp, apportez vos T-shirts 100% coton usagés, que vous ne portez plus. Ces derniers seront recyclés et remis à la Fondation Canadienne du rein pour la confection de masques.


Volunteer – Buds Give Back to beat COVID-19

You’re healthy, you’re young, this is a pandemic not a vacation. Wanna get out? Then HELP out. COVID-19 can be a beat by working together. Ottawa needs you! Ideas so far are: Donate Blood ,  Do a shift or donate at the food bank, Donate or volunteer at McNabb Arena, Adopt a Grandparent virtually. Click Here to find more ways you can volunteer in Ontario.

Previously watched Movies: Mighty Ducks 1,2& 3, Footloose, SuperBad, Life of the Party, Magic Mike, Remember the Titans, Superstar, Anchorman, She’s The Man, White Chicks , Waiting, Bad News Bears, The Longest Yard, Superbad, Clueless, Tiger King, Magic Mike, Major League, Goon, Goon 2, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, US, I Am Legend, Gone in 60 Seconds, To Win a Date With Tad Hamilton, Magic Mike 2 Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope Blue Crush Train wreck Bring it on Fired up How to Train your Dragon Back to the Future 10 Things I hate about you How to Train your Dragon 240 days & 40 nights, Back to the Future II How to Train your Dragon: The Hidden World, Back to the Future III, A League of Their, Own Hustlers Top Gun Iron man 3 Harry Potter 4 Thor 2 Captain America winter soldier guardians of the galaxy vol 1 Harry Potter: order of the Phoenix

Previous challenges: Plant something. Hang a Canadian flag. Send messages to everyone you would normally talk to in a month. Wish Buds HbD. April fools prank. Get your Smart Serve for Free. Phone someone.FB filter. Declutter your email. Do StatsCan survey. Online yoga. Enjoy a pet. Clean your phone & Case. Update your player profile. Sit in sun. Clean a drawer. Join webteam meeting.  Clean light switches, make something from toilet paper roll tubes, blinding lights dance challenge. Check the #PandemicProject hashtag. Make an uplifting playlist on AppleMusic. Follow us on all social media. Heart/like all posts. Add to another’s player profile. Enter Molson challenge, Update an SBW website page,  Google search Ottawa Softball and click our page, Work on your tan,  Clean out your dry foods and donate to the food bank,  Pizza challenge! Play Clash of Clans Stats Canada survey#2 Learn/work on another language Donate clothing to charity read a magazine Indigo’s book sale Bake cookies Ask SBW how you can help, Try a new wine, Share our FB page, Print a colouring sheet and colour, home cooked meal, Send letters donate to McNabb Arena Spend some time in the sun! Do a buzzfeed quiz Do some exercise, Do some gardening. Start or finish a home project Make a healthy meal, Submit questions for sports discussion. Get some team Swag

19 comments to Staying Social & Physical Distancing – COVID-19

  • Krystle

    The Mighty Ducks (Disney)
    Mighty Ducks 2(Disney)
    Mighty Ducks 3 (Disney)
    10 things I hate about you (Disney)
    Magnificent (Disney)
    The Rookie (Disney)
    She’s the Man (Prime)
    Beer league (Prime and i have 15 copies)
    A Simple favour (Prime)
    Blades of Glory (Prime)
    Happy Gilmore (Prime)
    Top Gun (Prime)
    Pitch perfect (Prime)
    Pitch Perfect 2 (Prime)
    Pitch Perfect 3 (Prime)

  • Krystle

    Iliza sketch and EVERYTHING she’s ever done (Netflix)

    40 days & 40 nights (Netflix)
    Now you see me 2(Netflix)

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    Isabelle Pilon

    Id like Bucky Larson: Born to be a star (bruce)

  • Krystle

    Crazy Beautiful (Bruce)
    Super Troopers 1&2 (Bruce)

  • […] There is no offseason when you’re a Bud. The Government of Canada and World Health Organization has asked that we physically distance. During this time stay social, stay connected with your team. Check out the daily challenges to stay productive or help out. Join the team in watching a movie together. Feel the desperate need to get out? Then volunteer! We have all the details Here […]

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    Isabelle Pilon

    How to lose a guy in 10 days (bruce oups i mean netflix or prime hihi )

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    Isabelle Pilon

    How to lose a guy in 10 days (bruce oups i mean netflix or prime hihi )
    All the roads lead to rome (because rome is in lockdown haha – prime)

  • Krystle

    Varsity Blues (Bruce) !

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    Alex Thomson

    Matrix first one (netflix) Prime has trilogy but requires to sign up for free trail to another service

    Van Wilder (Prime)
    Waiting (Netflix)
    Harold and Kumar go to white castle (Netflix)
    Step Brothers (netflix)

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    Isabelle Pilon

    The sweetest things (netflix)
    School Of Life (bruce)

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    Isabelle Pilon

    Wall E
    Cast away
    I Am Legend
    (Bruce x3)

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    Peter Harper

    Gone in sixty seconds
    The Green Mile
    The Bling side

  • Krystle

    Watch a Tipsy Bartender (link it) and Yves
    Join us playing Clash Royal
    Learn/work on another language
    Donate clothing to charity, clean out your closet
    read a magazine (Krystle has extra if needed)
    Read a book… link library they have shit happening now, READ about it and summarize and share here

  • Krystle

    make cookies
    cook a home cooked meal and with your best china
    Try new wine
    order fresh bread (see Tiana for location)
    Ask SB&W how you can help
    Share our FB page

  • Krystle

    Print a colouring sheet and colour (or scrap paper, use pens, markers wtv you have but again Krystle has lots if needed)
    Send letters in the mail!

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    Kerrin Robertson

    Air Bud any of them
    Lion King
    Toy Story Any of them
    Finding Nemo

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    Kerrin Robertson

    Bad Boys 1 or 2
    Iron Man

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