LET’S KEEP OUR GYMNASTICS CLUB COVIDSAFE

 The impact of COVID-19 has greatly impacted all gymnastics clubs in NSW - however our commitment to the safety and wellbeing of all gymnastics families has not wavered. ORSLYC has a responsibility to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of participants, volunteers and employees which includes their physical and mental wellbeing. To ensure that we are looking after all of our gymnastics families updating our procedures to comply with any Gymnastics Australia and NSW health department. This document highlights explains what you can expect and we will continue to update you as needed.

 

    • Listen to your coach

      Children have already adapted to the changes within gymnastics at our club due to Covid-19. Please be aware that our Covid -19 restrictions and rules may differ from other environments.

       

       Please encourage your child to listen to their coach and follow and follow instructions as directed.

       

      Daily Health Screening

      Please assess the health of your family members before attending our Club.

      Please do not attend if you have:

      • A Cough
      • A Cold
      • A sore throat
      • A temperature
      • Any other cold or flu symptoms
      • Rolls will be marked at each lesson to ensure contact tracing can occur as required.

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      • GRIP SOCKS

    • They are not for outside use, Gymnastics socks only
    • No socks, No Gym- this is a strict Covid-19 policy for our Club.
    • Where possible, participants should avoid wearing their school clothes to gym after long durations in contact with other individuals and where possible contamination may have occurred.
    • There will be NO access to the change rooms.
    • Bathrooms will be used for hand washing and toilet only.
    • Please ensure children clean their feet before attending the gym.

    Bring your own items

  • Full water bottle, clearly labelled with your child’s name – bubblers will not be in use and taps will be for hand washing only.
  • Please ensure all gymnasts arrive dressed in clean training clothes ready to go.
  • All our gymnasts will be required to wear Non slip socks for their gymnastics lesson. These will be given out on the first week back of gym during class time. The socks are $10.00 and will be added to your semester 2 invoice. Your child/ren will need to bring these socks with them every week to be able to participate in the class. Socks are not to be worn until they enter the gym. They are not for outside use, Gymnastics socks only
  • No socks, No Gym- this is a strict Covid-19 policy for our Club.
  • Where possible, participants should avoid wearing their school clothes to gym after long durations in contact with other individuals and where possible contamination may have occurred.
  • There will be NO access to the change rooms.
  • Bathrooms will be used for hand washing and toilet only.
  • Please ensure children clean their feet before attending the gym.
  • If your child requires e.g. Ventolin, Epi pen etc. please ensure they have it with them on arrival and are clearly labelled
  • There will be no use of chalk within the gym
  • No other items will be permitted into the Gym.

Drop, Train, Leave

The upstairs waiting area is closed until further notice, this area will not be open for use.

We will have some new procedures in regards to dropping off and picking up your child/ren at each lesson. This will ensure we do not exceed the number of people allowed within in our Club.

We appreciate everyone’s cooperation with these new procedures set out below:

 

Adults will NOT be permitted to enter the gym.

 

Gym doors will be closed 10 mins after the class start time.

If your child arrives later, you will be required to call the Gym phone: 9570 1086 to gain entry.

 

  • Drop off & pickup areas will be well signposted at the front of our Club. It will be different to the previous system, so please make sure you check attached photo showing the designated pick up and drop off areas.
  • Only one parent or carer per child is in attendance when dropping their child/ren off to Gymnastics.
  • Please ensure physical/Social distancing is adhered to (1.5m) when dropping off and picking up your Child/ren. You will need to stay with your child until they are asked to enter the gym. There will be marked out areas (1.5m) to stand whilst waiting.
  • All our gymnasts will be greeted at the Side door by one of our Coaches.
  • Parents are not to enter the Gym to ensure we adhere to the Covid-19 number restrictions and social distancing requirements.

     

  • Gymnasts and Coaches will be required to wash their hands upon Entry and on Exit of the gym. There will be on going hand sanitising throughout their lesson when required.
  • There will be designated entrance and exit pathways – to minimise the amount of crossover of participants. 
  • Gymnasts will be directed to where they may store their shoes and the place they will wait for their class to commence.
  • Should an adult be required to enter the Gym for any reason, we will require 24 hours’ notice This will only be permitted by Kat or Sue

Fees

  • In 2021 fees will now be issued by term (4 times a year), and payment must be made on time. You will be issued with an electronic invoice via email in January, March, June and September. Fees are now being charged by term due to the Covid Pandemic  and are not refundable .
  • A late fee of $20 will be charged if the fees are overdue.
  • All fees paid are non refundable unless under extenuating circumstances.
  • We do not open on Public Holidays and you are not charged for these days.
  • Make-up Lesson policy and Absences from class
    • We are unfortuantely unable make-up lessons due to Covid number restriction in class.
    • If children are absent for more than 2 weeks due to injury, to receive a refund or credit a Doctor's certificate must be supplied stating the length of absence needed from gymnastics. Please forward certificate to admin@oatleygymnastics.org.au
    • If you know you will be away for a period of time i.e holiday/ illness (2 weeks or more) we request that you please advise the Admin Coordinator admin@oatleygymnastics.or.au , in advance or during the absence.

Photography/Videography

  • There is a no photo/video policy by the public within this gymnastics club.
  • However, this is waived on Display day each year, where any child may be photographed or videoed by the audience.
  • Coaches are permitted to photograph or video children during classes for teaching purposes and at competitions.
  • Photographs or videos of children, who are representing the club at an event, may be posted on our website or social media pages. Names of these children will not be attached to these images.

 

Contact and Promotions

  • The gym club will contact you by phone, email or text to inform you of important information regarding the club and your child.
  • The gym club will also post important information regarding the club on their website and FaceBook page.
  • Notes with important information are also regularly sent home with children.
  • Your personal information is not released to any parties.
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Social Media

We do have an active social media presence and would like all our members to utilise this resource as we regularly post reminders of events and other club news on these pages.

Our Facebook link is: https://www.facebook.com/OatleyRslYouthClubGymnastics/

 

Further Information

  • For further information please refer to the enrolment form you signed to admit your child to gymnastics, or refer to our website for more details.