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COVID-19 UPDATE

SmashCity Restrictions Exemption Program

& COVID Measures Update #6

 

 

Effective September 23rd, 2021

The City of Calgary announced the VACCINE PASSPORT BYLAW on September 22nd, which requires those over the age of 12 to show proof of vaccination, recent negative COVID-19 test, or valid medical exemption letter to gain entry to in-scope businesses. 

 

Please be kind to our staff as we implement the Restriction Exemption Program set by the Alberta government, and the Vaccine Passport bylaw by the City of Calgary to ensure everyone’s safety.

 

SmashCity & Gao Badminton Tao has a Fully Vaccinated Staff Team providing professional and friendly services to all our students, parents, customers, and community members. 

For anyone over the age of 12, the following documents are required to gain entry:   

 

  1. A valid Personal ID 

  2. One of these documents

  • Proof of Vaccination

    • Single dose accepted between September 20 and October 25 if received 2 weeks before time of service

    • Double doses required after October 25 

  • Documentation of a medical exemption

  • Proof of a privately paid negative PCR or rapid test within 72 hours of service (tests from AHS or Alberta Precision Laboratories not allowed).

*The Restriction Exemption Program does not apply to children under 12

 

  1. Masks are required for everyone when not engaged in physical activities. 

  2. Volleyball Club Participants, Court Rental Participants (Long Term Contracted Groups & No Term Court Rentals) & Drop-In Play Participants must check in and provide the required documentation to reception upon arrival at each visit. ​

  3. Private Lesson & Group Program Students must check in and provide the required documentation to reception upon arrival at each visit. (The club is working on a system that does not require show of proof with following visits. Please see our website or subscribe to our mailing list for updates.) 

  4. Leagues (not including court-rental leagues) must provide the name list in advance. All players must check in at reception with required documentation upon arrival at each visit.  

  5. No Term Court Rentals & Drop-In Play Participants must check in and provide the required documentation to reception upon arrival at each visit. 

  6. Parents & Spectators who wish to stay inside the facility must check in and provide the required documentation to reception upon arrival at each visit. 

  7. No other documentation is accepted at this time (information verified on the official government website - www.alberta.ca & www.calgary.ca ).

 

 

TRAINING PROGRAMS 

Students (Private Lesson & Group Program)  

  1. Students must check in & present proof of vaccination & personal ID upon arrival to reception at each visit. (The club is working on a system that does not require show of proof with following visits. Please see our website or subscribe to our mailing list for updates.)

  2. The REP does not apply to children under 12.

Parents 

  1. All parents & spectators who wish to stay in the facility must check in & present proof of vaccination & personal ID at reception upon arrival at each visit.

  2. Curbside drop-off & pick-up wherever possible to reduce overall traffic within the facility

COURT RENTAL

Volleyball Clubs

  1. All participants must present proof of vaccination & personal ID to reception upon arrival at each visit. 

  2. Clubs may choose to implement additional safety measures within their booked time and space.  

 

Court Rentals (Long Term Contracted Groups, No Term Court Rentals & Court Rental Leagues)

  1. All participants must present proof of vaccination & personal ID to reception upon arrival at each visit.

NON-COURT RENTAL LEAGUES

  1. League leaders must provide a name list to the club in advance every week.

  2. All participants must check off their names from the name list submitted at reception upon arrival each visit.

  3. All participants must present proof of vaccination & personal ID to reception upon arrival at each visit

 

DROP-IN PLAY

  1. All participants must present proof of vaccination & personal ID to reception upon arrival at each visit

All services and operations continue to be available as usual. We thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate through these changes. Updates will be posted regularly on our websites www.smashcity.ca and www.gao-badminton.com. Subscribing to our mailing list to receive the latest updates via email. 

We appreciate your patience, understanding, and participation as we navigate through these changes together. Stay safe and healthy!