COVID Visiting Guidelines


Visiting Team Information

 

PLAYERS/COACHES- ENTERING THE MRC:

-players are encouraged to come to the arena as dressed as possible.

-hockey bags are discouraged from being brought into the MRC.

-players, coaches & spectators may enter the MRC 30 minutes prior to their scheduled game time. Please do not enter earlier.

-COHORT TEAMS: players and coaches will wear their masks while they enter the facility and remain on until they are ready to proceed to the ice surface. Sanitize hands when entering the MRC, complete health screening and attendance sheet. Then proceed directly to the assigned team dressing room.

-social distance in public areas such as the lobby and bathrooms or wherever a 2 meter distance cannot be maintained.

-follow any signage or guidance provided by the MRC or their staff.

-SOCIAL DISTANCING TEAMS: players and coaches will wear a mask while they enter the facility. Masks will remain on until they are ready to proceed to the ice surface. Sanitize hands when entering the MRC, complete health screening and attendance with a SLMHA member. Then proceed directly to the assigned area for putting on skates.

 

PLAYERS/COACHES- EXITING THE MRC:

-COHORT TEAMS: participants and coaches will proceed directly to their assigned dressing room after leaving the ice surface, where they will then put their mask back on. They will have 15 minutes to undress and exit the MRC. Practice social distancing while transitioning through public areas, such as the lobby.

-loitering to socialize after your scheduled ice time will not be permitted (even if within the 15 minute exit time).

-SOCIAL DISTANCING TEAMS: participants and coaches will proceed directly to the skate removal area after leaving the ice surface, where they will then put their mask back on. They will have 15 minutes to undress essential equipment and exit the MRC. Practice social distancing while transitioning through public areas, such as the lobby.

-loitering to socialize after your scheduled ice time will not be permitted (even if within the 15 minute exit time).

 

SPECTATOR/PARENT/GUARDIAN EXPECTATIONS:

-masks are not mandatory if social distancing. However, there is one area in our Pembina Arena (referred to as Arena 2) where masks will be required to utilize seating that runs parallel with the length of the ice, as social distancing is not possible in this area). Please bring a mask in the event that this is the only seating available or if social distancing cannot be maintained.

-no yelling, spitting, dancing, singing, blowing nose or cheering.

-do not send a participant to a game if they are experiencing Covid-19 symptoms.

-do not attend a game if you are experiencing Covid-19 symptoms yourself.

-social distance in main areas of the arena, such as the lobby and washrooms.

-no standing at the glass

-all children need to be seated while watching the game

-children must be escorted by an adult when going to the washroom or to the lobby

-spectators, parents, guardians will enter the facility, sanitize, complete health screening, complete attendance sheet and proceed directly to the stands where social distance must be maintained.

-enter the MRC and proceed directly to the stands. (unless required to assist a player). Anyone helping to tie skates for youth players will be required to wear a mask. (please bring this with you).

-a maximum of 100 spectators is allowed in each arena. (30 visitor/70 home).

 

COMPLIANCE OF PROCEDURES:

-given the risk of a Covid-19 outbreak, it is pivotal that all policies and procedures are followed. Please see the SLMHA website for a detailed guide on visting team covid guidelines. We must all work together to ensure a successful season. The MRC has implemented the following consequences for disobeying these procedures;

Visiting Teams- will be required to follow the protocols of the MRC. The first offense will result in a letter advising them of the breach and the rules that need to be followed. A second offense will result in that team not being permitted to use the MRC facility.

 

*To view the complete SLMHA’s Visiting-Team Guidelines, please visit our website @ www.slmha.ca

 

Visiting Team Guidelines

 

UPDATED: Nov 12, 2020

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