We confirm that following further Government and LTA Guidance we can now open all courts and play singles and doubles subject to adhering to the guidance below . These measures represent another step forward but again in making these steps we urge everyone to observe and adhere to the social distancing and hygiene proposals outlined for the health and safety of all members and their families.
From today members can access the courts for the following activities;
* All Courts 1 to 4 will be made available for singles or doubles
* Singles can be played by two people from different households subject to social
distancing rules being obeyed.
* Doubles can be played by four people from the different households subject to social distancing rules being obeyed.
* Court 3 can be booked by a single person who wishes to use the tennis wall or singles or doubles
*Strict hygiene procedures should be followed when using the courts as follows;
Please provide your own hand sanitiser gel to ensure you are able to clean your hands effectively. Make sure you have hand gel with you at all times.
Hand gel should be used after opening and closing the court gates.
Do not touch the net winders - the nets will be left at the correct height to minimise the contact required.
*The Clubhouse will be closed and only available for emergency purposes to access toilets or for filling water bottles.The door to be relocked on exit.
*Juniors under 14 playing singles should be supervised by an off court adult.
*Coaching will be allowed on a one to one basis to start.Please contact Sam Hull for further details.
*Play is permitted for members and guest players.
*All players to bring their own marked balls and take them home without mixing them with courts.Guidance allows balls to be shared but players to disinfect their hands before and after playing.It is recommended when passing balls back to use your racket or shoe.
*Access and exit to Court 1 and 2 should be through the first gate ( main entrance by Clubhouse).
*Access and exit for Court 3 and 4 should be via the second gate ( rear of Courts )
*Playing time will be restricted to 90mins .This maybe increased if there is excess capacity.
*Please arrive promptly for your allotted time and depart on time to avoid build up of people.Ideally please leave 5 mins before to avoid overlap.
*Booking the courts will be via the same sytem as before on MTC website.If you have booked and cannot turn up please cancel booking asap.
*Strict social distancing to be maintained while waiting to play. Therefore the following applies
Keep your distance to 2 metres
Please bring your own hand sanitizer to use before and after playing
No physical contact with anyone at the club
Avoid touching your face,eyes,nose during play
Sneeze into your arm and not your hand
The 3 month grace period for membership renewal is still in place and is due to expire at the end of June and will be honoured until then.We will restart membership renewal from the 1st July with a proportional reduction in fees and more information to follow.
This is a major step forward to normality but we are not there yet and so we ask that everyone behaves sensibly as these are guidelines for everyone's safety and please take reasonable precautions.
We look forward to seeing you on the Court if you feel comfortable doing so and any queries please let us know on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please keep safe and well.
Marshfield Tennis Club (03/06/2020)
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