Step 3 of the BC Government Restart Plan for all indoor sport activities as per the City of Richmond protocols and regulations that follow.
- Building Entry – 30 minutes prior to ice time. Only registered players, coaches, approved volunteers/staff and covid-coordinator (HCSP) will be allowed in the building 30 minutes before their ice time. No early entry allowed!
- Building Exit – 30 minutes after the ice time ends.
- Dressing Rooms – 30 min in advance no limits on numbers in the change rooms. Masks need to be worn until your helmet is on. Players over 5 years of age still need to wear a mask even if they enter the building with their helmets on. Showers are available (2 at a time).
- It is recommended that the younger divisions come fully or partially dressed prior to entering the building and go to the player benches.
- Check-in lines will be set up outside of the main entrances for players. The covid coordinator (safety person) or designated volunteer (team manager) will take the participants into their rink. Please follow the directional flow arrows and signage and maintain the current flow of people in through the main doors and exit via side doors. No entrance via side doors.
- Hand sanitizing is recommended and continued to be offered at entrances and other points within the facility.
- MASKS - The City of Richmond and PHO mandatory indoor mask policy is required for everyone over the age of 5 . This is a PHO and City policy and not something that each individual facility can control. When off the field of play (i.e. in the change rooms, washroom, or other parts of the facility), masks must be worn properly at all times.
- Team officials: Are required to wear masks at all times, except when on the ice. Masks must also be worn on the bench and scoring area.
- Participant Numbers: No limit to the number of players and coaches on the ice or in the dressing rooms.
- Vaccination Protocols – please refer to page 2
- ONE (1) spectator per player permitted into the building at the start of the ice time and not before for practices, skills, tryouts/evaluations, and games. All spectators must be wearing a mask. Spectators for youth sports games and competitions that are 12 years and over will need to show proof of single vaccination as well as photo identification. (Children spectators over 12 years older will only need to show proof of vaccination). Spectators for youth sports will be limited to one spectator per player in the interim.
CITY OF RICHMOND UPDATED VACCINATION PROTOCOLS EFFECTIVE SEPT. 13TH
- Staff will be checking all customers aged 22 years and over and these participants will need to produce proof of single vaccination as well as photo identification. If staff are unsure of age, they can ask for proof of age. Please be understanding while we learn more about these new protocols.
- Spectators for adult sports are asked not to come in the interim while we are awaiting additional information. Spectators for youth sports games and competitions that are 12 years and over will need to show proof of single vaccination as well as photo identification. (Children spectators over 12 years older will only need to show proof of vaccination). Spectators for youth sports will be limited to one spectator per player in the interim.
- Entrance for athletes will be extended to a maximum of 30 minutes prior to your ice time but please be kind to our staff as we begin this process. In the beginning visual checks for participants over 22 years old will be carried out so please have your proof of vaccinations and photo identification ready to present.
- We will continue to have to wear masks while in the building unless on the field of play.
- Showers in the dressing rooms and 30 minutes clearance time afterwards will continue.
- Coaches, managers, refs, and scorekeepers for youth sports do not need to show proof of vaccination at this time. Once the City of Richmond receives more clarification on the above, things can be altered and these protocols are subject to change with notice.
BE CALM | BE KIND | BE SAFE
Your cooperation and compliance with the above protocols is very much appreciated.
Thanks – RJMHA Board of Directors
Richmond Jets Minor Hockey Association
As one of the largest minor hockey associations in British Columbia, the Richmond Jets Minor Hockey Association offers an integrated (boys and girls) minor hockey program from Initiation to Juvenile. Featuring both recreational ("C") and competitive ("A") streams, our programs operate out of the three different facilities in the City of Richmond: Richmond Ice Centre (RIC), Minoru Arenas (Stadium and Silver Rinks), Richmond Oval (North and South rinks).
We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.