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COVID-19 ACTION PLAN

Reopening of The Sportsmens Club Galt

The Sportsmen Club Galt Board Of Directors (BOD) has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. In light of the recent announcements by Premier Ford,

The Sportsmen Club Galt will reopen 

9:00am Tuesday May 19, 2020 for Archery, Fishing, Outdoor Handgun and Outdoor Rifle

Noon Wednesday May 20, 2020 for Clay Target (Cashier will not be onsite until 2:00pm)

Please be aware of the following restrictions which are applicable to the club as a whole and section specific restrictions:

OPEN TO MEMBERS ONLY

Upon the reopening of our club, the club will be open to members only

No guests, No visitors, No exceptions.

All club members must clearly display their membership badge at all times.

If you are asked to show your club badge and are unable to do so, you will be asked to leave the facilities until such time you are able to comply with this mandate.  If you do not have a current 2020 Membership ID or if you require a replacement, please contact Karen via email (membership.scg@gmail.com) or by phone/text (226) 203-6108. 

PHYSICAL DISTANCING WILL APPLY TO ALL SECTIONS

AND AREAS OF CLUB PROPERTY.  

All members must remain 2m apart at all times.

The Government of Canada Guidelines for Physical Distancing are included below.


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MAIN CLUB HOUSE

The Restaurant and Bar are closed.  Washrooms will be accessible through the ground level front entrance only. The main club house’s first and second floors will temporarily be restricted to 5 (five) persons total, including the clay target cashier. The clay target cashier is responsible for enforcing these rules and granting permission to enter the main club house. 

CLAY TARGET - TRAP/SKEET/SPORTING CLAY

Anyone using Golf Carts supplied by the club or personal carts owned by the member are to have a maximum of one person in the front and one person in the back seats when on club property, unless the parties reside in the same household. We ask all clay target shooters to supply their own hand sanitizer and clean their hands after every contact with the clay target launch controller.  All shooters are to practice physical distancing and keep 2 arms lengths (2 meters) apart. See Below Government of Canada guidelines for Physical distancing.

ARCHERY

All shooters are to practice physical distancing and keep 2 arms lengths (2 meters) apart. See Below Government of Canada guidelines for Physical distancing.

INDOOR RANGE

Temporarily closed, awaiting CFO approval of Backstop modifications. Upon reopening (check SCG webpage for updates), the building capacity is limited to 3 (three) persons and you are required to only shoot from the clearly defined shooting stations. All shooters are to practice physical distancing and keep 2 arms lengths (2 meters) apart. See Below Government of Canada guidelines for Physical distancing.

FISHING

All anglers are to practice physical distancing and keep 2 arms lengths (2 meters) apart. See Below Government of Canada guidelines for Physical distancing. Restocking will commence in the coming weeks; monitor our website for updates.

OUTDOOR HANDGUN/RESTRICTED RANGE

The firing line will have clearly marked shooting positions, all members are required to shoot from the marked firing positions only. Range officers will be strictly enforcing membership badges and physical distancing. Those who do not comply will be asked to leave the shooting line. The Handgun club house will be open and accessible for washroom, sign-in and safe table use, but limited to a maximum number of 5 members at any time.

OUTDOOR RIFLE RANGE

Every second shooting station will be marked as “closed” until further notice. All members are required to shoot from the clearly marked shooting stations only. Range officers will be strictly enforcing membership badges and physical distancing. Those who do not comply will be asked to leave the shooting line.

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In consideration of the Covid-19 pandemic, the arrival of spring, and being restricted in our ability to do many of the things we recently took for granted, we anticipate an increased volume of shooters in the first week(s) of reopening. If there is an increased number of shooters, and given the new capacity restrictions, there very well may be an increase in wait times to access the firing line. We ask that you be patient and respectful of all other members. If the range is excessively busy, please respect other members and rotate shooters to allow all members an opportunity to participate.

FOR YOUR SAFETY AND THAT OF OUR MEMBERSHIP:

We ask all club members to bring their own hand sanitizer or gloves for protection.

Wearing a mask is not mandatory but recommended .

Accessing the Sportsmen Club Galt’s facilities does not come without risk. Now, more than ever before, it is all our responsibility to be hypervigilant about safety and to do our part in helping control the spread of Covid-19 and keeping our hospitals from becoming overwhelmed. Use of Sportsmen Club Galt facilities is at your own risk.

All other rules and regulations in our bylaws that do not conflict with the temporary changes detailed above are still in effect and are to be followed at all times.

The above mentioned Covid-19 reopening action plan will be continuously reviewed and may be revised or terminated at the discretion of The Sportsmans Club Galt BOD, Health Canada or Provincial Government.

Respectfully,

SCG BOD

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Physical distancing: How to slow the spread of COVID-19

Together, we can slow the spread of COVID-19 by making a conscious effort to keep a physical distance between each other. Physical distancing is proven to be one of the most effective ways to reduce the spread of illness during an outbreak. With patience and cooperation, we can all do our part.

What does physical distancing mean?

This means making changes in your everyday routines in order to minimize close contact with others, including:

  • avoiding crowded places and gatherings
  • avoiding common greetings, such as handshakes
  • limiting contact with people at higher risk (e.g. older adults and those in poor health)
  • keeping a distance of at least 2 arms lengths (approximately 2 meters) from others, as much as possible

Here's how you can practice physical distancing:

  • greet with a wave instead of a handshake, a kiss or a hug
  • stay home as much as possible, including for meals and entertainment
  • grocery shop once per week
  • take public transportation during off-peak hours
  • conduct virtual meetings
  • host virtual playdates for your kids
  • use technology to keep in touch with friends and family

If possible,

  • use food delivery services or online shopping
  • exercise at home or outside
  • work from home

Note: Some people may transmit COVID-19 even though they do not show any symptoms. In situations where physical distancing is difficult to maintain, wearing a non-medical mask or face covering (i.e. constructed to completely cover the nose and mouth without gaping, and secured to the head by ties or ear loops) provides a barrier between your respiratory droplets and the people and surfaces around you. It may also stop you from touching your nose or mouth, which is another way the virus can get into your body.

Note: The Government of Canada has implemented an Emergency Order under the Quarantine Act. This order means that everyone who is entering Canada by air, sea or land has to stay home for 14 days in order to limit the spread of COVID-19. The 14-day period begins on the day you enter Canada. · If you have travelled and have no symptoms, you must quarantine (self-isolate). · If you have travelled and have symptoms, you must isolate. For more information: Canada.ca/coronavirus 1-833-784-4397


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