- by Peter Otto
With increased activity, there is a tremendous amount of ball fuzz on the courts. Rather than block off all 3 courts and reduce our members chances of booking a court we will be experimenting with booking only 1 court, cleaning 1 court at a time and bumping players to a freshly cleaned court, until all 3 courts are cleaned! Thank you for your cooperation as we continue to try and provide a clean environment for your play!
MEMBER BOOKING: CAN I BOOK 2 TIMES IN ONE DAY? THE ANSWER IS YES! HERE'S HOW!
Now that tennis courts are always prime time, the procedure to book a 2nd slot in a day is:
-Book the first slot online with your account up to 3 days in advance
-Second Booking not in advance -On the day (same day) you want to play in a second slot, call or email the Front Desk and they will manually add you on that same day!
-Remember to declare who your partner(s) is/are for Covid tracking purposes
-All other booking rules still apply. That's it! Enjoy your matches!
REMINDERS AND TESTING SOME POLICY ADJUSTMENTS
All in the interest of opening up additional member booking opportunities, the Tennis department will be experimenting with different ways to achieve that goal. Thanks for your patience as we play around with some of the scheduling over the course of the next few months.
TENNIS PROTOCOLS AND PROCEDURES
-Book a court online or by calling the Front Desk at 204-452-3311.
-There are absolutely no drop-ins or walk ups at this time.⎯ Singles, and Doubles play is allowed at this time.
-Courts are prime time all day every day to allow more members access to the courts.
-Member bookings: up to 3 days in advance for 1 session/day! (60 minutes singles or 90 minutes doubles)
-Member bookings: Playing twice on the same day is allowed if there is court availability. This second booking can only be reserved by contacting the Front Desk on the same day you are already playing. This 2nd booking will be in a different color so it is clear that it was not booked in advance.
-Playing in Leagues or taking part in a clinic (max 6 players/court) does not effect your member booking.
-Taking a lesson counts as an advanced member booking.
-Names on the booking must be accurate in case it is needed for Covid-19 contact tracing.
-Masks are mandatory! No gaping. mask must cover nose and mouth unless drinking!
-All other booking rules still apply.
- by Rob Guthrie
A huge thank you to all the great Winter Club members for your continued support and kind words as we work through COVID-19 and the restoration from the catastrophic flood!
Quick reminder to make sure you are booking your time slot prior to your arrival! We want everyone to enjoy their favourite WWC activity in a safe manner!
- by Christine Starkman
- by Jessica Barsky
We have our final Zoom class of the week this evening at 4:00 pm. Don’t miss it! Please contact Jessica Barsky for your Zoom access codes!
Canvas or paper
Water to cleanse brushes
Paint: white, black, blue, red, green, yellow
UPCOMING ZOOM CLASS SCHEDULE
Monday, April 19th 11:30 am - Crafty Corner: Paper Plate Cat Mask
Monday, April 19th 4:00 pm - GYM CLASS
Tuesday, April 20th 4:00 pm - Crafty Corner: Cat Paper Tub Supplies Holder
We will have a short Zoom break and be back with more classes on Wednesday April 28th!
Zoom Space Week is coming up May 3rd to May 7th! All projects will have a space theme. Please contact Jessica Barsky to get added to our Zoom email list to receive class codes!
JUNIOR & FAMILY ZOOM CLASSES
What are our Classes? Here is a summary of what activities we will be doing at our Zoom events!
This class is filled with different craft projects that will use minimal or basic craft supplies. Don’t have a supply? No problem! I am sure we have a modification idea for you! This class is suitable for all ages. Parental help may be needed depending on age and crafting experience.
PAINT WITH JESSICA
This class will explore art using different types of paint, tools and styles of paintings. Classes are between level 1 - 4 with 1 being beginner and 4 being the most challenging painting projects!
These classes will have a wide variety of different DIY projects with our more experienced crafters who want to adventure beyond the construction paper crafting! Some of these projects will be challenging but is suitable for all ages including teens and adults! Parental help may be needed for this class depending on age and crafting experience.
VIRTUAL ART PARTY
We are all missing our members over this last year, but I have also learned how lucky we are that technology is able to still bring us together. 2020 and 2021 had me spending a lot of time connecting with all of you while creating some amazing projects, playing games and having virtual celebrations. It has been so much fun thus far! We have made new friends at class and also got to invite some of our best friends to join us over BFF Week! Don’t let another occasion just go by or get pushed back to when things are “back to normal;” connect with more of your friends and family with a Virtual Party!
Contact Jessica Barsky to discuss your event!
Last week we asked you what childcare hours would make it easier for you to visit the Club!
Thank you to those who provided feedback on when they would love to see childcare hours available.
We are still working on adapting these hours based on the responses we have received and current demand at the Club.
CURRENT BABYSITTING CENTRE HOURS
9:30 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am-1:30 pm
UPDATED BABYSITTING CENTRE HOURS BEGINNING MONDAY, APRIL 26TH!
9:30 am - 10:15 am
10:30 am - 11:45 am
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
8:30 am - 9:15 am
9:30 am - 10:45 am
11:00 am-12:15 pm
Book for one time slot per day or multiple! Babysitting can be booked up to one week in advance!
- by Jessica Barsky
Yesterday we received an overwhelmingly positive response to the launch of our new program WWC Junior Skills & Drills Academy! As soon as we made the announcement, the calls and emails started coming in to secure spots. We are almost completely full for all dates and age categories! We have now started a waiting list!
All we can say is thank you for sticking out this past year with us and for all of your support!
Did you miss the announcement yesterday?
WWC JUNIOR SKILLS & DRILLS ACADEMY- HOSTED BY EVOLUTION HOCKEY!
The Winnipeg Winter Club is excited to announce our new Junior Skills & Drills Academy program hosted by Evolution Hockey and is exclusive for WWC members only!
Covid-19 has been difficult on all of us; Evolution Hockey and your Club wants to show you how much we appreciate all of you by hosting a complimentary Junior Skills & Drills academy! This program will be held on Monday evenings from 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm. Full equipment is required!
7 - 8 (or a minimum of 3 years hockey experience is required)
9 - 10
Maximum of 7 participants will be accepted into each age group per date!
When? Mondays 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday, April 18th
Monday, April 26th
Monday, May 3rd
Monday, May 10th
Monday, May 17th
Monday, May 31st
Monday, June 7th
Monday, June 14th
You can register for one session, 2 sessions or all sessions! Choose which date or dates work best for your schedule!
HOW TO REGISTER
1.) Contact our amazing Front Desk staff!
2.) Let them know the dates you are wanting to register for as well as your child’s name, age, member number and hockey experience including level of play for winter hockey (example AA, A1,A2 etc.). Please notify us if your child is a goaltender.
If the class is full, we will mark your child down on the waiting list and contact you if space opens.
We understand things come up, but if your schedule changes, don’t forget to let us know! Spaces are limited and it is important that every child gets an opportunity to attend. Please let us know at least 12 hours in advance if your child can no longer attend.
When arriving, come through the front entrance of the Club and check in with the front desk for your activity.
The arena stands are marked with red X’s for spectators. Please adhere to these seating guidelines. Once these spots are full, no more spectators will be permitted in the arena.
Masks are required at all times, including on ice!
There is limited dressing room access available in the arena as only 5 people are permitted in a room at one time. Please arrive already dressed in gear so that the only things you require are skate tying and helmets!
ADULT SKILLS & DRILLS IS BACK TONIGHT AT 8:00 PM!
We are back on the ice tonight with coach Riley Dudar for our adult Skills & Drills program! Be sure to book a spot with the front desk in advance.There is a maximum of 10 participants on the ice including the goalie. Register with the Front Desk up to a week in advance for any Skills & Drills session.
UPCOMING SKILLS AND DRILLS SCHEDULE
Thursday, April 15th 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday, April 19th 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, April 21st 6:45 am - 7:45 am
Thursday, April 22nd 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday, April 26th 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, April 28th 6:45 am - 7:45 am
Thursday, April 29th 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Skills & Drills- What Is It?
Our talented coaches Rejean Beauchemin, Riley Dudar and Carter Brooks put you through a variety of functional hockey drills which includes passing, puck handling, skating and shooting. It is a great workout that is not only improving your skills but also your conditioning. Come on out in full equipment for this free invigorating skate!
When you arrive for Skills & Drills, you will come through the main front entrance and check in with our front desk staff for your activity. For Skills & Drills, there are dressing rooms provided for the group in the arena where showers will also be available to use post skate! Check the white board in the arena for your proper dressing room assignments.
Masks must be worn at all times, including on the ice!
PRIVATE SKATING LESSONS
Private skating lessons are available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays!
Let us know what we can help you work on! You can request private lessons by contacting Jessica Barsky.