The Province of Ontario has announced further relaxation of Covid restrictions.
Your Board of Directors have discussed these changes and have agreed to follow the above noted Provincial Government directions regarding Covid 19 as per our past practice. This means that effective March 1st at 12:01am:
Both vaccinated and unvaccinated members and day members will be accessing the WBC.
Fobs will be restored for all members to permit access.
Masking will still be necessary and enforced for all members in the lounge area and locker rooms.
Self screening will continue to be necessary for all members prior to entering the club.
As noted by Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health; we are not out of this pandemic yet and it is the personal responsibility of every one of us to follow the necessary measures in place to prevent infection and to decide what level of risk we are prepared to accept in our daily interactions.
It is my hope that we can all embrace these changes with consideration for everyone’s safety and viewpoints and slowly return to the vibrant and welcoming members club that we are all so proud to belong to.
Thank you for your consideration and support throughout these challenging times.
The Woodstock Badminton Club will be fully reopened to members effective Monday January 31 at 12:01am. Fobs will be restored to allow access to the club.
In keeping with our previous determination regarding the interpretation of these restrictions; in particular the limitation of access to 50 percent capacity; we confirm that these restrictions return us to full operational court status and modified lounge access in order to maintain compliance. The only events that would challenge these new restrictions would be a very large rental event or a tournament…both of which are not within our current plans.
So in conclusion, it is business as usual! You do not have to use the Reservation Tool to book an online use of the courts. Nor do you need to reduce the number of players on the courts and all four courts are in play. The regular schedule of both Badminton and Pickleball continues to apply and non-members (day members) and our Southgate visitors are welcome. We continue to provide our facility for rental to members and outsiders.
You do need to:
continue to mask and ensure social distancing in the lounge.
sign in each visit for tracing.
ensure that you are double vaccinated to enter the club.
Continue to self screen prior to entry and please do not enter the club if you are symptomatic.
Thank you for your assistance and cooperation in these efforts to keep our members safe and our club compliant with these new Provincial Regulations.