Covid Restrictions

Edinburgh Sports Club update 16th August

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 and mask wearing requirements at all times.
Where possible do not congregate or stop to socialise with other players outside the courts before or after play.
We would ask all members to use their common sense and stay alert to, and avoid, any situations that may breach these guidelines.

 

Social Facilities
The building is open from 9am – 10.30pm.


Indoors
The bar and lounge are open, however members must be aware of the prevailing restrictions regarding social distancing.
Masks must be worn indoors whilst moving around. Maintain 1m Social distancing.
Food, alcohol and soft drinks are available.

 

Outdoors
Food, alcohol and soft drinks are available outside. A full menu and instructions on how to order are available at the tables outside.

 

Changing facilities
The changing and showering facilities are now open. There is a limit to the number of spaces that are available for changing and the number of showers has been reduced to 4 in the Men’s changing facility and two in the Ladies changing facility. During Level Zero restrictions we advise members to avoid using these facilities where possible. The sauna in the Men’s changing facility remains closed at this time.

Tennis and Padel
Who is allowed to play?
Singles and Doubles play is permitted
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.
Junior members under the age of 14 will require adult supervision. They cannot be left on their own at the club.

 

Squash
Who is allowed to play?
Unrestricted Squash is allowed. Junior members under the age of 14 will require adult supervision. They cannot be left on their own at the club.
Please wear a mask to and from the court and in all public areas within the club.
Courts must be booked in advance; it is not allowed to just turn up and go on a court.
Bookings must be made online.
Courts are 45 minutes long and are available to book from 9am to 10pm.
The usual 7 days advance booking is in operation, bookings open at 1pm for the following week.
We have created a 15 minute buffer between bookings to allow players to keep a safe distance.
The changing facilities are open however where possible 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.
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.
Only court 6 and court 7 maybe used for table tennis.
Unrestricted play is allowed. Junior members under the age of 14 will require adult supervision. They cannot be left on their own at the club.
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 every day.
We have created a 5 minute buffer between bookings to allow players to keep a safe distance.
Players may make a maximum of two bookings per day.
The usual 7 days advance booking is in operation, bookings open at 1pm.
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.
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.

Using the Gym
Only members may access the gym.
The gym will be open from 10am until 10pm every day.
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 5 members will be allowed in the gym in any one session.
There are 3 slots bookable, 2 x free weights area and 3 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 and 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 15 minute buffer between bookings to allow users to keep a safe distance and to allow staff to clean.
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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