ESRA Return to Play Protocols for Ice Rentals

     Updated February 14, 2021

General

  • Participants (players, employees, coaches) and spectators must use the self-screening tool before coming to the facility.   https://sharedhealthmb.ca/covid19/screening-tool/

  • Only 1 parent/guardian will be allowed into the facility.

  • Participants are required to consume only their own water and food (this may mean bringing multiple water bottles and hydrating before the activity).

 

Facility

  • East Selkirk Recreation Centre will comply with current health and safety standards as set out by the Provincial government as it relates to Covid-19 and will adhere to the most current regulations.

  • Entering and exiting the facility, Participants (players, employees, coaches) and spectators are required to enter using the double doors located at the front (West side) of the building.

  • The ESRA will be limiting the number of participants and spectators in our indoor/ outdoor spaces to prevent overcrowding.

  • Maintain a distance of at least 2 metres from other members of the public within the facility.

  • Guests of the facility will find hand sanitizer throughout the facility for use and guests will be required to use the sanitizer.

  • Signage specific to hand washing, physical distancing, self screening and hand sanitizing will be located throughout the facility.

  • Visitors will not be allowed to congregate in small or large groups anywhere in the facility.

 

Concession

  • Concession will follow the guidelines following provincial restaurant guidelines.

 

Spectator Safety

  • Physical distancing will be enforced throughout the arena.

  • Signage will be posted, guests will follow the signs.

  • Spectators will exit the facility immediately following the ice session. If required, one parent per player may stay in the facility to assist their child.

 

Dressing Rooms

  • Visitors will be allowed into the facility 15 minutes prior to rental.  Upon arrival at the facility players must immediately go to their assigned dressing rooms and remain there until the start of their ice rental.  The rooms must be vacated 15 minutes after the completion of scheduled ice time.

  • Only team personnel will be allowed in the dressing room.

  • If a parent is required, only one parent per player at U 9 and lower will be permitted.

  • All youth participants are encouraged to show up fully dressed, minus gloves, helmet, skates and mouth guard.

  • Players and staff will use the hand sanitizer that is available in every dressing room

  • Players and coaches will ensure that the dressing room is clean and tidy when they leave and nothing is left behind. A coach must be the last person out of the dressing room at all times.

  • Dressing room will be cleaned and sanitized between every user group.

  • Showers will not be available to use.

  • Players and staff will use only the toilet and sink that is in their assigned dressing room.

  • Spitting anywhere in the dressing is not allowed.

 

Cleaning/Sanitizing

  • Dressing rooms will be cleaned and sanitized between every user group.

  • Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the facility and users are encouraged to use it. Hand sanitizer will be available in all dressing rooms, benches, penalty box, time-keeper box, lobby, seating area and washrooms as well as the staff mechanical room.

  • Regular cleaning of high touch areas, hand railings, door knobs, light switches, will be conducted by facility staff on a regular basis.

  • Teams will assist facility staff by encouraging frequent hand washing and hand sanitizing as well as avoiding touching surfaces wherever possible.

 

Washrooms

  • Physical distancing will be enforced by the use of signage.

  • Only two persons per washroom at a time will be permitted.

  • Washrooms will be cleaned and sanitized at a minimum of every 90 minutes and more often if deemed necessary by facility staff.

Team Hygiene

  • Equipment such as water bottles and towels will not be shared.

  • Water bottles must be labelled to identify to whom they belong.

  • Water bottles must be filled at home.

  • Every user group must provide their own pucks, pylons and any other practice equipment that they require. East Selkirk Rec Centre will not be providing these any longer.

 

Playing Surface – On-Ice Practice  UPDATED FEBRUARY 16,2021 

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  • Renters are allowed a maximum of 3 - 1 on 1 sessions per 1/2 sheet of ice (3 instructors, 3 players)

  • Players & coaches will observe physical distancing while on the ice.

  • Coaches will be aware of physical distancing and only talk to players from at least 2 metres away.

  • Visitors must remain separated on their half of the ice.  They are not permitted on the other half-ice for any reason.

  • U 7 and U 9 players will come fully dressed to the facility excluding skates, gloves, helmet and mouth guard. One parent will be allowed into the dressing room to tie their child's skates.

  • U 11 and up, players will be allowed to change in the dressing room(s) if space allows.  At no time will any parents, siblings or friends be allowed to enter the change room at U 11 and up.

  • Spectators will remain in the stands until all individuals have left the ice to avoid any crowds around the gates.

  • All spectators will leave the facility immediately following the ice session. If required, one parent per player may stay in the facility to assist their child.

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