The RINK’s commitment to the health and safety of our valued patrons and staff continues to be of  high  priority.

Please take a moment to review the following protocol prior to visiting Rink Training Centre:

General Guidelines
•    All persons must stay home when ill and are not allowed entry if they are ill with COVID-19 symptoms 
•    All public persons must use the self-screening tool prior to arrival: 
•    Verification of Self-Screening will occur each day at arrival for all persons by a RINK employee.
•    On-line screening data and check in sheets will be retained for 30 days in the event they are required for contact tracing 
•    Masks are mandatory in the facility with the exception of being on-ice for participants

General Facility Protocols:
•    Participants are required to arrive “ready to train” with the exception of helmet and skates. 
•    Arrival is permitted 15 minutes prior to training time. Participants are expected to exit within 15 minutes 
•    A lace-up station will be available inside the front door
•    Spectators are not permitted at this time
•    All persons are expected to space themselves out, maintaining 6ft radius when entering the facility 
•    All occupants are expected to use instructed entrance, exits, drop-off and pick-up areas
•    All persons MUST sanitize upon entry 
•    Entry /Exit points are one-way only. Signage clearly indicates entry and exit points 
•    All persons are expected to follow directional arrows and maintain physical distancing when moving in the facility 
•    Occupants are expected to adhere to room capacity maximums as posted on each door 
•    Hand sanitizer will be made readily available at numerous locations throughout the facility as well as in each dressing room 
•    Washrooms will be marked off with appropriate distancing and decommissioned showers/sinks/toilets 
•    Absolutely no consumption or sharing of food or drink 
•    Congregation will be actively discouraged 

Environmental Facility Cleaning Protocols:

•    Recommended disinfectant hand sanitizer, hand soap, tissues, lined waste bins, masks and gloves will be available throughout the facility
•    Cleaning of high traffic/high touch surfaces frequently throughout the day
•    Cleaning of change rooms before and after each individual use
•    Cleaning of equipment after each individual use
•    Hand sanitizing stations available throughout the facility
•    Fire safety has been considered in these procedures

Dressing Rooms:
•   ​​​​​​ Participants and coaches are expected to remain in designated marked “stalls”, adhering to physical distancing 
•    All change rooms have occupancy limits posted. Participants must maintain physical distancing in the dressing rooms
•    Use of showers is discouraged. If unavoidable, social distancing is required
•    Hand sanitizer dispensers are installed in each room

One on One On-Ice Training:
•    Participants are to remain in their dressing room until your coach is ready to escort you to the ice
•    Participants are expected to maintain physical distancing on-ice
•    Coaches should be aware of distancing measures and speak to athletes using the two-meter rule 
•    Coaches are required to wear a mask at all times
•    Spitting or blowing nose without a tissue is prohibited
•    Bench use is not permitted at this time 
•    Drills should allow for maximum spacing. Contact or battle drills should be avoided 
•    Exiting the ice should be done in an orderly fashion, avoiding congregation at the gate

One on One Off-Ice / Dryland Training: 
•    Occupancy limits for dryland training must be adhered to by participants and coaches. 
•    Occupancy is limited to one on one, individual training to a maximum of 25%. 
•    Masks are to be worn by participants and staff during these training sessions at all times
•    Athletes and coaches are expected to maintain physical distancing requirements
•    Hygiene stations and cleaning supplies will be available for participants to use following equipment use 
•    Shower use is not permitted at this time. 

•    Water bottles and towels on bench are not be shared.
•    All bottles should be labelled with name of owner.
•    Water bottles should be filled at home. 
•    Equipment should be sanitized after each use.   

COVID-19 Symptom Protocol:
If an induvial exhibits COVID symptom while in the facility, engage the following protocol:
•    Notify a staff member, coach, trainer etc, immediately and isolate the induvial in the designated Quiet Room, keeping their mask on
•    The individual must contact local health authorities for further instruction
•    The areas the individual occupied must be thoroughly sanitized following their exit
•    RINK Staff should complete an incident report

Returning to Play after Illness: 
•    If an individual was symptomatic but tests negative, they remain isolated until they have no symptoms or as advised by Public Health
•    If an individual tests positive, they will be permitted to return after isolating for 10 days, symptom free for 24 hours and have been approved for return to play by Public Health 

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