Covid Restrictions

Edinburgh Sports Club update 19 April

 

Next update expected mid May

 

Using the club under Covid 19 Restrictions

Please do not make bookings or leave your home to use our facilities if Government advice means you should stay at home, for example you or someone you live with has or has had symptoms of COVID-19, or you are in the most vulnerable category and have been advised to shield from the coronavirus, or you are required to self-isolate following contact with someone who has (or is suspected of having) coronavirus. If you develop symptoms or test positive for COVID-19 after visiting us, you should notify us immediately.


The Club has taken steps to make the environment and arrangements for play as safe as possible. But members who choose to come to the club to play are taking responsibility for their own safety.


Please observe the social distancing guidelines


Do not congregate or stop to socialise with other players before or after play. You should go directly to the court and leave as soon as you have finished play.


We would ask all members to use their common sense and stay alert to, and avoid, any situations that may breach these guidelines. 


As of April 26th

Social Facilities

 

The building will be open from 9am - 8pm

 

Indoors

The bar and lounge are open, however members must be aware of the prevailing restrictions regarding social distancing.

 

Groups of 6 are permitted from 2 households.

 

Masks must be worn indoors.

 

Food is available however only soft drinks can be served at this time.

 

Changing facilities are NOT available

 

The toilet in reception is open and is unisex. Toilets in the changing rooms are not open.

 

Snooker room is closed.

 

Outdoors

 

Groups of 6 are permitted from 6 households. Please respect 1m social distancing.

 

Food alcohol and soft drinks will be available outside. A full menu and instructions on how to order will be available at the tables outside.

 

Tennis and Padel

 

Who is allowed to play?

Singles play is allowed. Doubles can also be played
Singles versus a guest (non member) is permitted. When booking please make sure you enter your guest name email and contact number, this is mandatory. We will charge(£9) all guests to member accounts and send a statement out at the end of the month.
If you are playing doubles with a guest please contact us by email to let us know that you have brought a guest. We will charge all guests to member accounts and send a statement out at the end of the month.
Junior members can play but those aged under 14 will require adult supervision. They cannot be left on their own at the club.


Squash

Who is allowed to play?

Solo practice and household squash is now allowed.  Household squash includes extended Households as defined by the Scottish Government. 
Unconditioned/regular squash is permitted for juniors under the age of 18. Juniors playing under the age 12 must be supervised by arrangement with a member of the coaching staff. For further details email coach@edinburghsportsclub.co.uk
Please wear a mask to and from the court and in all public areas within the club.
No spectators.
Courts must be booked in advance; it is not allowed to just turn up and go on a court.
Bookings must be made online. If you are booking for solo practice , type in solo as opponent and your booking can be made.
Courts are 45minutes long and are available to book from 10am to 8pm
The usual 7 days advance booking is in operation.
We have created a 15 minute buffer between bookings to allow players to keep a safe distance.
The changing facilities are not open.
Please travel changed and change your shoes to indoor shoes at the court entrance. Do not wear squash shoes outside.
Only take the minimum amount of equipment with you that you need to play.
Bring your own FULL water bottle.
Please make sure you leave the court promptly at the end of your allotted time.
Do not leave anything behind.
Avoid unnecessarily touching surfaces. Please don’t wipe your hands on the walls.
There is sanitiser throughout the club, please use before and after playing
 

Table Tennis.

In the short term, we have changed Court 6 to specifically a table tennis court and set up a table there, there is no need to move the table on and off the court. Only court 6 and court 7 maybe used for table tennis.

Please be aware our return to TT play is more restrictive (specifically regarding players in bubbles), than the guidance allows as we are taking a more gradual response to the opening up due to the nature of the facility.

Play is allowed between members 1 to 1, doubles is not permitted. Guests are allowed under usual club rules.
Do not swap partners from another court. At the moment we are not permitting bubbles. This is under review.
No spectators.
Please wear a mask to and from the court and in all public areas within the club.
Courts must be booked in advance online.  It is not permissible to just turn up and go on a court. No ad hoc play. Courts are open from 10am until 9pm Monday to Friday and 1pm until 7pm at the weekends.
We have created a 15 minute buffer between bookings to allow players to keep a safe distance.
Players may make a maximum of two bookings a day.
The usual 7 days advance booking is in operation.
The changing facilities are not open. Toilets are available at reception but please only use as a necessity. 
Please travel changed to play and change your outdoor shoes to indoor shoes at the court entrance. Do not wear your indoor shoes outside.
Only take the minimum amount of equipment with you that you need to play.
Players should bring their own bats and balls, equipment should not be shared.
Table tennis etiquette that requires contact (shaking/slapping hands etc) must be suspended for the time being.
Players must wipe down their side of the table and any other equipment (hopper and catcher) after finishing their session. Sanitiser and wipes are made available This is in addition to our enhanced cleaning schedule.
Bring your own FULL water bottle. There is no facility to fill this up.
Please make sure you leave the court promptly at the end of your allotted time.
Do not leave anything behind.
Avoid unnecessarily touching surfaces. Please don’t wipe your hands on the walls.
There is sanitiser throughout the club, please use before and after playing.
 

Using the Gym

Only members may access the gym.
The gym will be open from 10am until 8pm Monday to Friday and 10am until 8pm at the weekends.
Sessions will last 1hr maximum.
Please wear a mask to and from the gym and in all public areas within the club. you do not have to wear a mask in
the gym, but you may choose to do so.

Bookings must be made online.
Only 3 members will be allowed in the gym in any one session.
There are 3 slots bookable, 1 x free weights area and 2 x Cardio equipment.
If you are booked in for free weights area you may also use the resistance machines and the cardio machines
If you are booked in for cardio you may only use the resistance machines an no equipment in the matted area.
Please communicate with the other gym users to ensure each other’s safety.
At all times keep a safe distance.
Touch points of equipment must be cleaned after each use by the user. It is the user’s personal responsibility to ensure that they have wiped down any surfaces that they have touched. Failure to do this may lead to a loss in booking rights for the gym. Sanitising equipment will be provided. This is in addition to our enhanced cleaning schedule.
The usual 7 days advance booking is in operation, bookings open at 1pm.
We have created a 30 minute buffer between bookings to allow users to keep a safe distance and to allow staff to clean.
The changing facilities are not open.
Please travel changed and change your shoes to indoor shoes at the gym entrance. Do not wear outdoor shoes in the gym.
Bring your own FULL water bottle. There are no taps to fill up from.
Please make sure you leave the gym promptly at the end of your allotted time. You may leave via the rear fire door.
Do not leave anything behind.
Avoid unnecessarily touching surfaces.
There is sanitizer throughout the club, please use before and after using the gym


Contact a member of staff if you have any concerns.

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