Following the provincial government's 4 Step Re-opening Plan announced on May 25, the Board has set the new criteria of our re-opening with the approval from the City:
- The playing schedule is 5 days a week, every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
- 3 sessions per day: 9:30 am to 12 noon (2.5 hrs), 3:00 to 5:00 pm (2 hrs), 5:30 to 7:30 pm (2 hrs). Members are allowed to take only 1 session per day.
- 20 players on each GREEN by using 4 alternate rinks. 2 triples + 2 pairs. That is to say, a total of 40 players allowed in each session.
- 2 greens open in the morning, 1 in the afternoon and evening.
- Masks are required indoor, but optional outdoor.
- 2-metre distancing required in the venue, except when playing within their rink.
- Only signed up regular members can take part.
- Pre-registering of bowlers for playing is required.
- COVID waivers are required for first time playing.
- COVID Symptom Declaration required upon club ground entry every time.
- Games with scores can be played, no formal competitions or leagues, etc.
- Short mats are allowed to use, but not the pushers and scoreboards (score cards are available). Jacks and mats after use must be sanitized by the players from each rink and returned to the monitor.
- No spectators allowed.
- Clubhouse washrooms are open for use. Lockers, kitchen, and other areas are still closed. Only 1 man and 1 lady are allowed to use the washroom at any one time, others have to wait outside the clubhouse.
- Used areas of washroom must be sanitized by the user before and after. Sanitary materials will be put in each washroom.
- We shall have a review with the City in the next stage, i.e., after June 15.
Required documents on first visit:
a. Acknowledgement of the RLBC Phase 1 Return to Play (RTP) Guidelines
b. Liability Waiver - requires photo identity document such as passport, driver's license or BC Service Card to be verified by the duty monitor
c. Daily Symptom Screening Questionnaire (required for every visit)
The club will provide printed copies of the above documents for members’ use.
Bowlers must take home their own bowls, footwear and other personal equipment and properly dispose of their own waste materials.