EV/DEVO COVID SAFETY PLAN

Updated January 2021.

We are currently following the latest PHO and viaSport rules.

Our club is committed to safe and responsible riding. All members must adhere to the following guidelines:

BEFORE ATTENDING A CYCLING PRACTICE/ RIDE all participants, coaches and their parents/guardians will:

 

  • Know how COVID-19 spreads.

  • Know the symptoms of COVID-19.

  • MEMBERS WILL NOT attend practice if sick or if they have been contact traced by public health or suspect COVID exposure. If a coach or rider has been sick, they must be symptom free and have quarantine clearance from public health in order to return to practices/rides.

  • EV/DEVO requires that anyone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 wait for the appropriate PHO Clearance before they return to practices/rides.

  • Anyone who has travelled domestically or travelled beyond their own community must monitor for symptoms of COVID-19.

  • Registration for practices or rides is required. Team Snap tracking must be filled in 48hrs before each practice

  • Complete COVID-19 screening in TeamSnap before each practice/session.

 

UPON ARRIVAL AT RIDES or TRAINING:

 

  • Riders will be required to confirm that they have completed the daily COVID-19 screening and can confirm they have no symptoms before arriving at any organized ride or practice.

  • Meet with your coach/rider leader in the designated meeting area for the practice.

DURING PRACTICES/RIDES or TRAINING:

  • Maintain reasonable distance apart from each other at all times, unless it is unsafe to do so.

  • Cover coughs and sneezes. No blowing your nose (into a tissue is ok) or spitting.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.

  • Bring all necessary liquids and foods to be able to provide for yourself.

  • Athletes must not share any food.

  • Bring all necessary tools, equipment, and clothing.

  • No handshaking, high fives or hugging.

  • If you begin to feel unwell and demonstrate any COVID-19 symptoms during practice you must leave immediately and contact the local public health office for recommendations. You must also inform the club of your health status.

  • All riders must carry their own face mask or face covering, and hand sanitizer.

  • No drop-ins are permitted. Anyone who is riding with the club must be registered as a club member and have CBC membership too.

  • Coaches and ride leaders are tasked with ensuring everyone is adhering to social/physical distancing rules. They have the right to ask a member to leave a ride if they are not cooperating.

  • If the group stops for coffee, please respect the protocols of the establishment. Do not move tables. Remain seated whenever possible. Do not move around without a mask on.

IN THE CASE OF AN INJURY / ACCIDENT

 

  • Coach/Ride leader will put on face mask and gloves. Athlete puts on own face mask. 

  • If the injury is minor, the coach/ride leader will provide necessary instructions and items for the rider to administer themselves, while keeping a reasonable distance.

  • If the injury requires hands-on attention, the coach/ride leader will administer the appropriate care while being cautious of contact and distance.