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Galactic Ice COVID Policy

By Webmaster 10/22/2020, 11:59pm EDT

GALACTIC ICE RINK COVID RESTRICTIONS as of OCTOBER 9th, 2020

GUIDELINES AS SET FORTH BY PENNSYLVANIA STATE HEALTH – October 2020

Currently in PA we are under an indoor capacity limit, for spectators and participants, that applies to hockey games, practices and all on-ice events.

As of October 9th, 2020, the following capacity guidelines will be enforced at Galactic Ice Rink.

The limited capacity of Galactic Ice will be set at a maximum of 220 persons.

IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT FACE COVERING RESTRICTIONS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE MANDATORY WITHIN GALACTIC ICE AND WILL BE STRICTLY ADHERED TO. WE ARE A PRIVATELY OWNED FACILITY AND RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REMOVE ANYONE NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE RESTRICTIONS PUT FORWARD.

. Entrance and exit to the arena will be clearly marked and must be followed.

The plan, within Galactic Ice, must be followed by all associations.

RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR SPECTATORS AND PARTICIPANTS

Take your temperature before coming in… 100+ temperature. STAY HOME!

Please do not arrive more than a half hour before your game time. The entire facility is disinfected, where feasible, between time slots.

Skaters should arrive partially dressed in their equipment, when possible.

LOCKER ROOMS ARE PROVIDED FOR TEAMS AND, WHEN POSSIBLE, MUST BE USED. THE LOBBY IS NOT TO BE USED FOR TEAM FUNCTIONS OR TO GET PREPARED FOR ICE ACTIVITIES.

Use Hand Sanitizer stations provided frequently.

Please be aware that our staff will be diligently cleaning and disinfecting while events are ongoing. We ask that you give them the space they need to perform this function.

Masks will be worn by employees, where possible.

Masks are not mandatory while on the ice or bench areas.

Occupancy levels must be strictly adhered to.

Spectators will be encouraged to please watch the games and practices from the bleacher area, while maintaining social distancing.

During the on-ice program turn over, patrons are encouraged NOT to congregate, in groups. THE LOBBY AREA MUST BE CLEARED TO ALLOW FOR THE NEXT GROUP TO ENTER.

We ask that spectators do not hang behind in the building after their session is complete.

While under these restrictions we ask that parents to not invite a large number of family members to participate.

No shower use in the locker rooms are allowed at this time.

We need everyone to work together during this unusual time. We all have the same goal that is to keep our programs on going for the entire family. To ensure that Galactic Ice remains open we all need to do our part.

Thank you.

Management

North Central Recreation Center COVID Policy

By Webmaster 10/19/2020, 1:30pm EDT

COVID-19 POLICY & WAIVER

North Central Recreation Center COVID-19 Policy

The health and safety of our employees, participants, and guests remains our top priority. With that in mind, North Central Recreation Center is taking numerous steps to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19 in this facility.

Some of these steps include enhanced cleaning and sanitation procedures as well as physical distancing protocols. We have also added multiple hand sanitizer dispensers throughout the facility. We will continue to thoroughly clean and disinfect during and after business hours.

As of Thursday, October 8th, 2020 we are now operating under the capacity of 150.

For the health and safety of our employees, participants, and guests we ask everyone to follow the following rules:

  • Masks are required for all who enter this facility
  • Everyone entering this facility will need to initial and sign a COVID-19 waiver
  • We will be taking everyone’s temperature when they enter the facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4˚ F (38˚ C) or greater will not be allowed entry.
  • Locker rooms will be available
  • Abide by physical distancing rules of 6 feet away from others
  • Participants must leave as soon as possible following their scheduled session
  • Each participant is responsible to brining his/her own water bottle
  • Any siblings that must be in attendance are to remain with their parent/guardian at all times
  • Do not enter the facility if you feel ill, have a fever/cough, or are short of breath

If you have a medial history that places you in a high-risk category for COVID-19, we recommend that you do not enter.

Thank you for your cooperation, commitment, and patience during these challenging times.

*This policy may change at any time due to new guidelines and recommendations and will be shared via our website and email.

For more information please visit:

https://www.northcentralrec.com/covid-19-info-2/

 

1ST Summit Arena COVID Policies

By Webmaster 10/19/2020, 1:30pm EDT

COVID-19 Updates

The health and safety of our employees, participants, and guests remains our top priority. With that in mind, 1st SUMMIT ARENA @ Cambria County War Memorial is taking numerous steps to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19 in this facility.

Some of these steps include enhanced cleaning and sanitation procedures as well as physical distancing protocols. We have also added multiple hand sanitizer dispensers throughout the facility. We will continue to thoroughly clean and disinfect during and after business hours.

As of Thursday, October 8th, 2020 we are now operating under the capacity of 1,005.

For the health and safety of our employees, participants, and guests we ask everyone to follow the following rules:

  • Masks are required for all who enter this facility
  • Everyone entering this facility will need to initial and sign a COVID-19 waiver
  • We will be taking everyone’s temperature when they enter the facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4˚ F (38˚ C) or greater will not be allowed entry.
  • Locker rooms will be available
  • Abide by physical distancing rules of 6 feet away from others
  • Participants must leave as soon as possible following their scheduled session
  • Each participant is responsible to brining his/her own water bottle
  • Any siblings that must be in attendance are to remain with their parent/guardian at all times
  • Do not enter the facility if you feel ill, have a fever/cough, or are short of breath

If you have a medial history that places you in a high-risk category for COVID-19, we recommend that you do not enter.

Thank you for your cooperation, commitment, and patience during these challenging times.

*This policy may change at any time due to new guidelines and recommendations and will be shared via our website and email.

For more information please visit:

https://www.1stsummitarena.com/covid-19-updates/

S&T Bank Arena Re-Opening Plan

By Webmaster 10/18/2020, 11:59pm EDT

S&T BANK ARENA RE-OPENING PLAN

Cleaning

Staff will be diligently cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing high traffic areas, i.e. indoor & outdoor restrooms, lobby, common spaces daily & as needed.

Lower traffic areas will also be cleaned at a higher than normal rate

Custodial & Operations staff are trained/certified on how to thoroughly clean, sanitize and disinfect indoor & outdoor facilities to meet current FDA & CDC standards.

Patrons will be provided cleaning materials upon request if they identify a problem area or need to clean a space before using (i.e. lobby table, bleacher seat, etc.).

Organizations will be asked to help staff clean and disinfect during transitions - cleaning supplies will be provided. Cleaning tasks may include disinfecting locker rooms and player benches between practices and games.

Hand sanitizer will be readily available to all patrons.

Social Distancing and Masks - Current State and CDC guidelines

Lines will be displayed on floor 6ft apart to help with social distancing while in line.

Masks will be worn by employees anytime social distancing is not possible.

Patrons must wear a mask in common areas and any time social distancing is not possible. Children (5 and under) or adults with medical conditions are excluded.

Masks can be removed once a patron who is participating in a program or sport enters the area of play. Coaches must wear a mask on the area of play if social distancing is not possible.

Patrons and staff will adhere to posted occupancy levels in all rooms and areas.

The number of tables in lobby will be limited and the number of chairs at each table will be limited to 2 per table unless patrons are from the same household.

Patrons will be encouraged to sit in the bleachers during games, practices, etc. to promote social distancing in a larger area

During transition periods (ice cuts, program start/end) Staff may direct patrons to wait or relocate to promote social distancing in common areas.

Patrons will not congregate in large groups (inside or outside)

Patrons should not linger in building after program, ice time, etc. is over.

Parents are asked to limit family and siblings in the building whenever possible.

Locker Room and Meeting Room Access

Changing rooms will be prioritized for older groups – in most cases changing rooms will not be provided to U10 and U8.

All age groups are encouraged to show up dressed.

Maximum capacity in a locker rooms will be 8 and in the meeting rooms 10 – Organizations will be responsible for ensuring capacity requirements are followed.

Teams will be provided two rooms when possible.

Shower access is not permitted under the current State and CDC Guidelines.

Organizations must call ahead to request meeting rooms and should not expect access on short notice. Meeting rooms are planned to be used as extra locker room space.

Concessions

Our concession stand will remain closed until CDC and State Guidelines change

Vending machines will remain open and available.

Enforcement

White Township staff will be diligent in enforcing this plan and has the right to remove patrons from the building who do not comply.

The follow steps will be taken:

Friendly reminder

Verbal warning

Removal from the building

Notes for the upcoming season

White Township Staff will need the help of our organizations and patrons to maintain a safe and compliant building. We will be asking organization and patrons to self-police and follow written and posted plans despite personal opinions and inconveniences.

All it takes is one bad photo or upset customer and this facility may be shut down.

We all need to work together to ensure a safe and enjoyable facility.

Current Covid 19 Capacities - Based on State Guidance at 20% Capacity

Ice Rink (Inside the Glass) = 240

Ice Rink Bleachers = 170

Lobby = 100

Locker Rooms = 12

Ref Rooms = 2

Turf Rink = 240

Turf Bleachers = 210

Party Rooms = 15

This Plan is subject to change daily and will be amended based on CDC and State Guidelines.

Ryan Shaffer

Recreation Director

returnToTheRink

Returning to the Rinks

By Webmaster 05/18/2020, 9:30am EDT

Preparing your ice rink to re-open

US Figure Skating, U.S. Ice Rink Association, and USA Hockey have created re-opening guidelines for participating ice rinks.

This guide can be downloaded by clicking on the following link:

https://cdn4.sportngin.com/attachments/document/f910-2165234/Returning_to_the_RInks_05-05-2020__1_.pdf

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