- by Jessica Barsky
There will be no Skills & Drills session on Wednesday, July 1st as the Club is closed for Canada Day.
NO PRIVATE SKATING LESSONS
There will be no private or semi-private skating lessons on Thursday, July 2nd as the Club will be open reduced hours.
- No drop ins
- Arrive no more than 20 minutes before your scheduled time. Leave at the end of your scheduled times to reduce your time at the Club.
- Do not congregate in the parking lot before or after your ice time.
- No equipment including pucks will be loaned, be sure to bring all of your own items.
- Adhere to all distancing rules
- Sanitize your hands before entering the arena
- Skate tying can be done in the Skating Lounge, but otherwise, arrive already dressed or visit your men’s or ladies’ locker areas for changing before and after your skate
- No arena dressing rooms are provided during Open Ice, General Skate or General Hockey
- You must bring your own water bottle, water coolers are not available at this time
- NO SPITTING
MEMBER ICE USE
There are 3 types of member skating times available. Be sure you know the rules for each type of session and contact the Front Desk to book in your visit. You can book up to 2 days in advance. Our schedule is also posted online for you to view available times. Make sure you know all the appropriate protocols from our Covid-19 Member Manual and have signed your Member Declaration before your first visit.
General Skate times are set aside for the enjoyment of members. There are no sticks or pucks allowed on the ice at these times and children under the age of 7 must be supervised by an adult. Please check the skating schedule for General Skate Times.
General Hockey times are set aside for the enjoyment of members. Sticks and pucks are allowed on the ice during these times, skaters are required to wear a helmet and children under the age of 7 must be supervised by an adult. Pick up hockey is not allowed during General Hockey. This ice is not meant to run a practice session with multiple people. No pylons or other equipment is permitted. If you are looking to run a skills practice session, you can rent ice privately. Please check the skating schedule for General Hockey and Skate Times.
Open Ice is shared between all members whether you are just coming for a skate or also bringing your stick and puck.
- by Rob Guthrie
As members have begun to adjust to the new COVID-19 procedures and become more comfortable being at the Club, it is important to remind everyone to not slip into old habits and that the Club being open does not mean we are back to business as usual.
Personal practices, such as proper hygiene help reduce the risk of infection or spreading infection to others:
* Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after using the washroom and when preparing food.
* Use alcohol-based hand sanitizers if soap and water are not available.
* Keep hand sanitizers out of reach of children and always supervise them when using hand sanitizers. Ingesting even small amounts of sanitizer can be fatal.
When coughing or sneezing:
* cough or sneeze into a tissue or the bend of your arm, not your hand.
* dispose of the tissues as soon as possible in a lined wastebasket.
* wash your hands right away.
* avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
We need to continue to be diligent in adhering to our new procedures. Not doing so could put our members & employee's health at risk as well as open up our Club to potential fines, closures and public scrutiny. Clubs are subject to random inspections from the Province. We need EVERYONE to abide by the new protocols put in place.
UPCOMING HOLIDAY HOURS
July 1st Canada Day – CLUB CLOSED
Thursday, July 2nd 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday, July 3rd 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday, July 4th 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday, July 5th 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
- by Trevor Borland
A fourth week of the summer Tri-Racquet Camp has just been added to the schedule! It will run August 31st - September 4th. Registration is available through the website and the Front Desk.
WEEKS 1 THROUGH 3 OF TRI-RACQUET CAMP
Our first 3 weeks of summer Tri-Racquet camps are almost totally full. Weeks 1 and 2 are full and week 3 has one spot remaining Our camps have made a number of adjustments this year to comply with COVID-19 regulations. Some of these include a reduction in our total numbers, the total group divided into two groups, temperature checks upon arrival and hand sanitization before and after each sport and break. Racquets will be assigned participants for the week so that equipment is not being shared amongst the participants. We will have waiting lists for each week where our members will be given priority. For more information or to register please visit us on the website or call the Front Desk.
- by Elliott Beals
Phase 3 has finally granted us the ability to play doubles without being from the same household. I encourage everyone to read the rules and regulations before booking courts. Just a reminder that courts can be booked online as you have done in the past.
BADMINTON SUMMER CAMP
Information on registration for the Badminton Summer Camp program is now available on our website.
- by Elsie Guenther
We are back and excited to serve you in a number of convenient ways!
The meeting spaces are ready and set up for the required physical distancing protocols. Meals will be served, if desired, and coffee and water. As always, there are no room rental fees charged to members of the Club. Click the link below to view the new Breakfast & Lunch meeting menu. Breakfast & Lunch Meetings Menu
Open daily for breakfast, lunch & snacks. Dinner will be served as well until the summer hours begin. There are new and wonderful menu items for you to try at the Ice Café. Tables are spaced to provide safe physical distancing. All food and drinks will be served safely by our staff. Try one of our new sandwiches today! Effective immediately, the Ice Cafe will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
TAKE HOME MENU
THE LUNCH TRUCK
Many of you have seen our big red trailer around the city doing the job of a food truck. Thanks to all the members who have found us, especially in the parking lot at the Club on Wednesdays! We will continue the food truck every Wednesday at the WWC and next week due to Canada Day we will be in the WWC parking lot on Tuesday, June 30th! We serve two hot sandwiches with a salad and drink for $10.00. Bring a crew for a tailgate or picnic lunch. Our Lunch Truck locations and menus are advertised on our social media pages on Facebook and Instagram @urbanprairiecuisine
We look forward to serving you!