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LOCKER ROOM PICK UP


Dear Valued WWC Members,


Thank you to the members who have picked up their locker contents; 
we have just over 200 locker content pick ups to go! 
Pick up is from Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm with access through the Pro Shop doors and not the main entrance as only construction personnel are permitted through this door at this time.
If you are unable to come, please ask if someone can pick up your things for you.
Please do not wait until the Club re-opens, we really need your cooperation on this!

We also ask if you have picked up your box that you look inside at the contents right away to make sure they are yours.
If you are not planning to come and pick up your belongings and you would like them donated,
please let us know by emailing
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This will also help us to find some fellow members belongings that may have been placed in your box.

If you require and assistance on your insurance claim through the Racquet Shop,
Archie Chawla has kindly offered his assistance. Please contact him at 204-781-7588.


LIVE ZOOM CLASSES

We continue with our live zoom classes - Please see our latest schedule below!
Please contact our Fitness Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to participate in fitness and
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FITNESS CLASSES:

Saturday, February 20th - 10:00am Fitness Frenzy

Monday, February 22nd - 9:30am Cardio, Core & More

Tuesday, February 23rd  -
9:30am Pilates  /  8:15pm Yin Yang Yoga

Wednesday, February 24th -  
6:30am Strength and Conditioning  /  12:00pm Over-Core

Thursday, February 25th - 9:30am Gentle Flow Yoga

Friday, February 26th - 9:30am Full Body Blast

Saturday, February 27th - 10:00am Fitness Frenzy 


JUNIOR CLASSES:

Monday 

11:30 am Crafty Corner: Cookie Monster and Elmo Handprints

4:00 pm Paint with Jessica: Flowers in Vase

 
Tuesday

11:30 am Crafty Corner: Toilet Paper Roll Kazoo

4:00 pm Crafty Corner: Paper Mouse Finger Puppets

 
Wednesday

11:30 am Crafty Corner: Paper Plate Triceratops 

4:00 pm Paint with Jessica: Under the Sea Turtle

 
Thursday

4:00 pm GYM CLASS

5:30 pm MAKERS: Coffee Filter Flowers

 
Friday

11:30 am Science: Colourful Milk Experiment

4:00 pm Crafty Corner: Paper Roll Cactus



Enjoy your weekend!

WWC Management

 

Covid Bulletin #70


Dear Valued WWC Members,


LOCKER PICK UP


We need ALL members to come to the Club to pick up locker contents as we are beginning our massive clean up to all areas and the boxes of locker contents are going to impede the clean up. 
Pick up is from Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm with access through the Pro Shop doors and not the main entrance as only construction personnel are permitted through this door at this time.
If you are unable to come, please ask if someone can pick up your things for you. Please do not wait until the Club re-opens, we really need your cooperation on this!


WWC STATUS

To provide some clarity to those of you who are asking, please see the link from the Public Health Orders that came into effect at 12:02 a.m. on February 12th.  

https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/restartmb/prs/orders/index.html#current

 
Snippet of Sections 13 & 14 as they apply to the Winnipeg Winter Club​

 
13(1)The following indoor sporting or recreational facilities must be closed while these Orders are in effect: (a) hockey and curling rinks; (b) volleyball and basketball courts, except as permitted by subsection (3); (c) indoor soccer fields; (d) squash, racquetball, handball, tennis and badminton courts; (e) archery and rifle ranges; (f) bowling alleys; (g) indoor skateboard parks; (h) indoor driving ranges; (i) martial arts studios; (j) gymnastics clubs; (k) dance studios; (l) swimming pools; (m) climbing centres.

13(2) The indoor sporting and recreational facilities set out in subsection (1) may open for the sole purpose of providing individual instruction if (a) each person receiving instruction is accompanied by an instructor who is solely responsible for providing instruction to that person; (b) the total number of instructors and persons receiving instruction in any area of the facility does not exceed 25% of the usual capacity of that area; and (c) no more than one person for each person receiving instruction is permitted to enter the facility to observe the instruction.

14(1) Gyms, fitness centres and yoga studios may open if the operator (a) limits the number of members of the public to 25% of the usual capacity of the premises; (b) implements measures to ensure that members of the public are reasonably able to maintain a separation of at least two metres from other members of the public; (c) requires all members of the public and staff to wear a mask in the facility at all times; and (d) prevents members of the public from using change rooms for any purpose other than to access washroom facilities.​
So while Manitobans are now allowed back into gyms, unfortunately due to our catastrophic flood on January 26th, we are not able to re-open...yet! ​


Thank you,

WWC Management

 

Covid Bulletin #69


WWC STATUS 


The province has announced the next phase of its cautious reopening plan which came into effect at 12:01am on Friday, February 12, 2021. So while Manitobans are now allowed back into gyms, restaurants, and places of worship, unfortunately due to our catastrophic flood on January 26th, we are not able to re-open...yet! 

A tremendous amount of work has taken place and is continuing on all life safety systems as the trades are working very hard and are nearing completion on installing both temporary and permanent power and heat systems. The water lines have been repaired, and all systems need to be tested and approved, then a massive cleanup to all areas will take place to provide you with a clean and safe environment to return too!   


LOCKER PICK UP

We have been sending notices out all this week asking members to please pick up their locker contents, and we thank the 20% of WWC members who have thus far.  ALL members come MUST come to the Club to pick up items, as we are using all available space, including the tennis courts to store these contents and delays in removing these boxes and contents will effect our re-opening. Please do not wait until the Club re-opens, we really need your cooperation on this!
 
Pick up Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, this includes Louis Riel Day, Monday February 15th. Access is through the Pro Shop doors and not the main entrance as only construction personnel are permitted through this door at this time
If you are unable to come, please ask if someone can pick up your things for you.
The process is very smooth as all items are ready to go by the door. Please see attached photo. 


We celebrate your positivity, and continued commitment in these unsettling times and look forward to seeing you all very soon! Please reach out if you have any questions or concerns. 


Thank you,

WWC Management

Covid bulletin #68

Dear Valued WWC Members,


On Tuesday, January 26th,  there was a large water line break at the Winnipeg Winter Club, resulting in substantive damage as over 250,000 gallons of water entered our basement facility over the course of a few hours. During the next three days it took over 40 vacuum pumper trucks to extract the water. To put this all in perspective - how much water is that? Our pool holds 75,000 gallons!! The majority of the damage sustained is to our mechanical rooms along with all the locker room areas. 



Here is an update on your facility:

  • The WWC is in Emergency Status. That is the official label used by insurance and restoration companies to describe our state of affairs as we have no water, permanent power and heat.
 
  • Maple Leaf Construction broke ground Monday morning to identify the location of the pipe failure and complete repairs. They have replaced the 4 inch main domestic into our building as it was split at the base entry of our building and are in the process of installing a completely new 6 inch line for our sprinkler system as that line is compromised somewhere from the inside base of our foundation to the valve out front of the building. The major issue is that this line is located under our handicap ramp so excavation and repair of this line is not an option.
 
  • Winnipeg Building and Decorating are coordinating cleanup and mitigation and have assigned trades to assist.
 
  • Temporary heat has been restored by way of Herman Nelson heaters and energizing the electric rooftop heaters in fitness and squash with temporary generators.
 
  • Temporary hydro has also been restored to parts of the building to assist with cleanup and evaluation.
 
  • Ventilation and air flow has been directed into the swimming pool area to drawdown high levels of humidity and stabilize this area of the building.
 
  • Electrical,  mechanical and structural engineers have been through the building to complete preliminary assessments of the systems.
 
  • Boilers, water holding tanks, and hot water tanks require removal and replacement complete .  The mechanical engineer is currently developing specifications for replacement. This room will be stripped back to the walls and rebuilt.
 
  • The strip out and removal of lower sections of drywall and flooring in the basement level is well underway and all carpet has been removed.
 
  • Contents are being sorted.  Non restorable contents are being listed documented and will be disposed of directly to the landfill. Salvageable contents will be removed offsite, cleaned and stored during building repairs.
 
  • All lockers are being evaluated and members contents in the lockers are being removed and tagged. We have completed the men's area and hockey dressing rooms as they were still evaluating the floor in the ladies.   Winter Club Staff is assisting with this process and male members began to pick up their personal belongings on Monday February 8th.
 
  • We - the WWC, WPG Building, Insurance Adjuster, and a cost consultant are meeting Monday-Wednesday-Friday to review all matters, set up plans etc.
 
  • The current Code Red restrictions are due to end on February 12th. We have stressed to all involved in this project that if the Government allows our facility to open we need to work together to have this occur. However we would require all life safety systems in place, therefore we need the Fire Suppression system, Electrical systems, Washroom water and hot water to be available as well as being a safe environment for the members to come into.  We do not have a tentative date at this time due to many of the issues above but are working very diligently to get our facility open as soon as feasible. 

Sincerely,

WWC Management

CONGRATULATIONS SNOW SCULPTORS

February 1st-6th we challenged our members to get outside for their latest creations with our WWC Snow Sculpture Challenge.

There were so many great entries! 

You can check them out here! 

 Alexandra & Family 

Andrew & Family

Ella & Family

Jacob & Family

Kevin & Mommy

Sophia & Family

Victoria, Brandon & Family

 

Check out some of the amazing creations below!

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