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Martial Gym for Seniors

September-21 to December-14, 2020 from 9:15 am to 10:15 am

Program focuses on 1) Fall prevention and preparation 2) Reduction of some common chronic pains. Exercises are purpose-driven versions of internal martial arts using modernized teaching methods. Improved blood circulation helps remove a very common root cause of ailments. Proper stretching and improved range of movement improve the quality of life as well as remove a lot of common pains. Strong muscles with proper body mechanics make daily tasks easier and safer. Simple skills and games provide the necessary stimulus to the neural system to stay sharp as well as to ensure a better and faster reaction. Instructor give hands-on corrections and adaptations where necessary.

Details

Start:
September 21 @ 9:15 am
End:
December 14 @ 10:15 am
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DROP-IN POLICY FOR PROGRAMS

• Program registration is encouraged; this includes being added to the waitlist

FOR PROGRAMS THAT ARE NOT FULL:
• Walk-up drop-ins will be allowed until the program is full
• When the drop-ins have filled the spots, remaining walk-up drop-ins will be asked to wait outside
• There will be a 10 minute grace period for registered participants; spots will be forfeited to remaining walk-up drop-ins at this point

FOR PROGRAMS THAT ARE FULL:
• Drop-in walk-ups are not encouraged and will be asked to wait outside of the centre until 10 minutes after the program start time
• There will be a 10 minute grace period for registered participants; spots will be forfeited to remaining walk-up drop-ins at this point

PROCESS FOR PROGRAMS THAT ARE FULL:
• registered participants can speak with the front desk to indicate which days they will be absent
• the front desk will call the waitlist to inform these individuals of a spot
– on the day of the program, waitlisted patrons will be called – they can either confirm or deny the drop-in spot
– if a person from the waitlist takes the spot, they will have 10 minutes to check in for their program; a walk-up drop-in can take the spot after the 10 minute grace period
• This drop-in policy has been created in response to COVID-19; it is under a trial period and subject to change


COVID SAFETY at CHAMPLAIN HEIGHTS COMMUNITY CENTRE

GENERAL SAFE PRACTICES
• Registration and payment is required for most programs to help reduce the capacity to allow for physical distancing. Limited drop-ins may be permitted.
• Please arrive no more than 10mins prior to your program time. Patrons may be required to line up prior to entering the facility.
• Please follow physical distancing practice and maintain minimum 2 metres between yourself and others at all times.
• Please bring your own pre-filled water bottle and dress accordingly. Not all fountains and changing rooms will be available.
• The building will not be open for loitering. You will be asked to leave the building once your program has ended.
• Anyone not following safety guidelines or directions from staff will be asked to leave. Please respect and follow directions of staff at all times.

COVID-19 SAFETY POLICY
• All participants, instructors and staff who have symptoms of COVID-19 OR traveled outside Canada in the last 14 days OR were identified by Public Health as a close contact of a confirmed case must stay home and self-isolate.
• Participants must assess themselves daily for symptoms of common cold, influenza, COVID-19, or other infectious respiratory disease before attending a program.
• A participant may still receive care if another person in their home has symptoms of common cold, influenza, COVID-19, or other infectious respiratory disease, but they remain asymptomatic.
• Participants who are ill, including participants of essential service providers, will not be permitted to attend program.
• Daily checks for respiratory illness at sign-in by asking participants to confirm that they do not have symptoms of common cold, influenza, COVID-19, or other respiratory disease.
• If a participant, instructor or staff member is unsure if they should self-isolate, they should be directed to use the BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool, contact 8-1-1 or the local public health unit. They can also be advised to contact a family physician or nurse practitioner to be assessed for COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases.

ENHANCED CLEANING MEASURES
• Reducing the amount of people who can visit at one time.
• Setting up one-way travel around facilities and where it is not possible, two-way travel will be in place.
• Clearing and cleaning programming space in between classes and activities.
• Facility will be sanitized at least twice per day on all high frequency touch points in addition to any regularly scheduled overnight sanitizing/cleaning per operating days of the facility.
• Site Safety Plans available at reception desk.