CNBC’s Covid Safe Plan

CANBERRA NORTH BOWLING CLUB

A Plan for a Return to Play in a COVID-Safe Environment

 

GENERAL

  • Access to the Club including the deck is now possible without making a booking. Bar service is available, subject to members abiding by social distancing requirements.
    • However, it is recommended to make a booking for larger groups as there are still restrictions on the number of people permitted in various areas of the Club.
  • Alcohol can be purchased from the Bar and consumed adjacent to the Greens but only if consumed while seated.
  • Social bowls, Club Championships and Bowls ACT Events are now permitted.

ADMINISTRATION

  • We have now reverted to the previous booking system for members wishing to play social bowls (by telephone 62477703 or by placing names on noticeboard lists).
    • Informal roll up or practice sessions involving up to 3 bowlers is now permitted, subject to reception confirming the availability of rinks.
    • Spectators are now permitted near the Greens consistent with social distancing requirements. The total number of players and spectators not to exceed 100 per green.
  • Coordinators will keep a record of those participating in social bowls by lodging the daily attendance sheets in the tray located in the Bowls Office.
    • to assist tracking if needed
  • Members are still encouraged to download the COVID19 App.
  • The duration of social bowls sessions will revert to normal rather than being restricted to two hours.
  • A CNBC supervisor/coordinator will be present at each social bowls session.

EQUIPMENT AND CLEANING

  • Any items touched by bowlers such as mats, jacks and shades are to be cleaned before and after play
    • Disinfectant spray will be available next to the mat/jack box
  • No drinks or personal bowls equipment to be shared (bowls, cloths, measures).
  • If scoreboards are to be used, they are to be wiped down before and after play and only used by one person on each rink (wipes will be provided).

PERSONAL HYGIENE AND SOCIAL DISTANCING

  • Stay away if you are unwell or your health is compromised in any way.
  • Social Distancing measures are to be implemented by:
    • Limiting the number of players and spectators on each Green to 100
      • There is no longer a need to maintain a vacant rink between rinks of players
    • One player designated to place each mat and jack
  • Good hygiene is to be practiced.
  • Hand sanitisers will be available beside each Green
    • Should be used before and after play
    • Hand washing also encouraged before and after play
  • Club toilets are accessible to bowlers. Members must sign in or swipe their membership card when entering the Club to use these facilities.
  • Members may now use the Club before and after bowls for purchase of food and/or drink. Sign in or RUC card swipe is necessary on entry.

MANAGEMENT OF A CRITICAL INCIDENT

  • Any member who comes down with Flu-like symptoms must contact the Secretary, Mark Carter ( Tel: 0401149352) and they will need to arrange to be tested asap.
  • In the event of an incident such as an individual testing positive, all those who have attended a session with that person will be notified and encouraged to be tested for COVID 19.
  • Further bowling activity would cease until authorities were satisfied it was appropriate to resume.
  • Bowls ACT would be advised of the incident at the earliest opportunity.

27 JULY 2020