UPDATE on the on ice Capacity, News (Peterborough Girls Hockey Association)

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Sep 10, 2021 | Stacey Moore | 979 views
UPDATE on the on ice Capacity
Hello everyone, 

We are so excited that tryouts have been off to a great start and that the girls are back on the ice. 

We are pleased to announce some great news that we just received from the city with regards to the INCREASE IN THE ON ICE CAPACITY to 40 Skaters - which will permit Game play to occur in the city. 

Please see the RULES and PROTOCOLS we all MUST abide by in order to continue on ice.


Step Three Guidelines- Arenas:

1.       General public access is not permitted. Facility doors will remain closed- no unauthorized access will be       permitted.

  1. Groups are to adhere to all directional signage while in the facility.
  2. Groups of up to 40 participants will be permitted access to use of assigned change rooms and seating areas in common spaces (lobbies/viewing areas)
  3. Participants and spectators will be provided access to the facility 10 minutes prior to permitted time, using designated entry points at each facility. 
  4. On ice participants must enter fully dressed and wearing a mask with the exception of skates, helmets and gloves
  5. All participants and spectators must exit 10 minutes following permitted time, using designated exit points at each facility.
  6. All on ice participants should exit as they entered partially dressed, not fully changing in rooms or common spaces.
  7. Designated change rooms (with posted capacities) and additional common spaces including chairs/benches for player seating will be assigned to ensure physical distancing is maintained.   
  8. Showers will no longer be provided to any user groups
  9. Two (2) spectators will be permitted per participant, up to a maximum of 80 per ice rink. Designated viewing areas will be provided at each facility, as directed by staff and/or signage.
  10. Washrooms will be provided for spectators at each location.
  11. Food and beverage will be permitted, keeping physically distanced while consuming items.
  12. Dedicated exit/cleaning time between each permitted time is performed by City staff. There will be a minimum of 15 minutes between permitted times
  13. All permit holders are responsible for ensuring their groups and participants adhere with all governing body sport regulations (e.g. Hockey Canada, Ontario Hockey Federation, Skate Ontario etc.).

15.   For all youth sport, permit holders must ensure that groups of participants and spectators adhere to all entry and exit protocols. It is the responsibility of each organization to ensure a designated staff or volunteer is available at entry for all screening activity, monitoring interior access and exiting the facility within permitted times 

Thanks for all of your support in adhering to these guidelines. 

Stacey Moore
PGHA President