COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

as of August 21, 2020

The safety of our skaters is of the utmost of importance.  Please follow these guidelines to help keep our skaters safe.

All Skaters, Parents/Guardians

* if you have any signs or symptoms please stay home.

                 - fever of 38.7 or higher   

                 - new or worsening cough or shortness of breath

                 - runny, stuffy or congested nose that is not related to allergies

                 - sore throat, difficulty swallowing, lost sense of taste or smell

                 - have you traveled or been in close contact without the proper use of PPE with someone that

                    has traveled outside of Canada in the last 14 days

                 - have you been in close contact without the proper use of PPE with someone that has an active

                    respiratory illness or active/probable case of COVID-19

* masks must be worn in the arena facility at all times.  Skaters may remove their masks once they are on

   the ice

* entry into the arena will be the front entrance and exit will be through the door at the south end of the

   arena by dressing rooms 5 and 6.

* entry will be permitted no sooner than 15 minutes prior to your session time.  Skaters must exit the

   building within 10 minutes of the completion of the session.

* only 1 parent/guardian per family is permitted into the facility. 

* the first night of skating all skaters must fill out the Skate Ontario Waiver.  This waiver will be kept in our

   files for the season.

* please try to maintain social distancing at all times.  We will make every attempt to do so on all of our

   sessions as well. 

* the upstairs lobby/viewing area is closed.

PARENTS & TOTS/CANSkate

* dressing rooms will NOT be provided.  Skaters will enter the rink with skates on ready to step on the ice.

* entry through the main entrance is available no sooner than 15 minutes prior to the session.

* please wear masks until ready to step on the ice.

* all skaters must wear a CSA approved helmet (not a bike or winter sports helmet).

* if your skaters wears a mouth guard for hockey, please do not wear it while on our sessions.

* all skaters will verbally complete a daily tracking Health Screening Questionnaire that will be used for

   contact tracing should it be required by Public Health.

* all mitts (please do not wear hockey gloves) must be washed between sessions.  Also wipe down helmets

   and clothing that cannot be washed frequently (winter clothing) with a sanitizing wipe.

RISINGStars, STARSkate

* 2 dressing rooms will be provided to put on skates only.  Please come to the arena dressed in appropriate

   skating attire.

* entry through the main entrance is available no sooner than 15 minutes prior to the session.  Skaters must

   exit the building within 10 minutes of the completion of the session.

* please wear a mask until ready to step on the ice.

* a table will be provided where you can place your guards, mask, water bottle, tissue box (bring seal-able

   bag to take used tissues home).  Skaters will not be permitted to place items on the boards and there

   is no access to the benches.

* all skaters will verbally complete a daily tracking Health Screening Questionnaire that will be used for

   contact tracing should it be required by Public Health.

* all mitts and skating clothing must be washed between sessions.  If you are helping with CANSkate you

   must have a new pair of mitts for your own session.  Also wipe down skate bag with a sanitizing wipe

   after each session.

* only Coaches will be permitted to use the music system which will be sanitized after each session