• Public health guidelines and protocols will be in place, including:

    • Screening protocols

    • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of participants

    • Enhanced cleaning and sanitization procedures

  • A mask or face covering is required at all times, except when swimming

  • Participants will be guided to the hand washing and/or hand sanitizing station pre and post screening/assessment and prior to participating in the activity

  • Follow all safety and directional signage

  • Indoor change rooms, lockers and showers are not available

  • Personal belongings can be placed in the program room at designated area for each individual

  • Participants must keep a safe distance from others (2 metres or 6 feet) at all times

  • Following the program, equipment will be sanitized and high-touch surfaces will be cleaned and disinfected

  • In the event first aid is required to be performed by staff, personal protective equipment and specialized devices will be used at the first available opportunity

  • In some instances, close contact first aid treatment may be required and staff will use their best judgement to assist the individual and maintain physical distancing

  • View the latest COVID-19 updates at york.ca/covid19 and/or markham.ca/covid19

On-site screening:

Staff will greet each participant and conduct a screening questionnaire prior to entry:

  • Do you feel sick or have any of these symptoms?

    • Fever or cough

    • Stuffy, congested, runny, squeaky or whistling nose

    • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath

    • Muscle ache, chills or headache

    • Fatigue or hoarse voice

    • Sore throat or difficulty swallowing

    • Lost sense of smell or taste

    • Digestive issues

    • Falling down more than usual

  • Have I had close contact with someone who has, or is suspected of having, COVID-19?

  • Have I travelled outside of Canada recently in the past 14 days?

  • Have I had close contact with someone who has travelled internationally and has a fever and/ or cough and/or difficulty breathing?

If you answer YES to any of the above questions do not enter, return home immediately, and contact your doctor or public health .

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