Covid restrictions at GVLTC

UPDATE 5th November 2020

DUE TO THE LATEST COVID LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS THE COURTS ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR PLAY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THE CLUBHOUSE AND CHANGING AREAS ARE ALSO UNAVAILABLE DURING THIS TIME EXCEPT FOR MAINTENANCE PURPOSES.

The previous restrictions are given below for information and may form the basis for guidelines when we come out of lockdown. 

 

In order to comply with government policy regarding Covid-19 members must note and adhere to the following

  >  The changing area including toilet facilities are not available - members are advised to wash their hands as per the guidelines before & after play, touchless alcohol hand sanitizers are available inside the entrance of each court for your use. We still advise you bring your own in case these are empty.

  >  The tennis clubhouse is also closed for general use. 

  >  Locks & handles to be wiped with antibacterial/alchohol wipes or use gloves to enter the courts.

  >  All members to follow the LTA guidelines - Playing Tennis During Lockdown.

  >  Maximum of 4 people per court & keeping to the 2m social distance rules (other than where players are from the same household).

  >  If changing ends after games use opposite sides of the court.

  >  Only use your own equipment including balls, bring only what you need.

  >  Take all rubbish home with you.

  >  First Aid Kit is located between the Astro & Hard Courts.

  >  Follow public health guidance to reduce the risk of spread of covid 19

  >  Do not attend the club if you are displaying any signs of the virus or if you are self isolating.

  >  Coached sessions are limited to no more than 10 people including the coach

  >  Avoid chasing the ball down to another court if that court is in use.

  >  There is a booking system for courts, available to members on the website. Please use it to avoid turning up and there isn't a court free.

and... consider in advance who plays the ball if it travels to the centre of court in doubles