Dear Members,

We welcome Tennis Ireland’s guidance issued last evening for our operation during this Level 5 Covid response.

Below is a summary of rules by which we will be operating the club, unless or until the TI guidance changes:

· Singles Play is only allowed on a casual basis for exercise purposes only.

· Doubles play is allowed only with a doubles partner who is a member of the same household.

· Players must live within a 5km radius of the club

· There will be no adult training, coaching or matches.

· Organised children’s coaching will continue as advised by the coaches.

· A designated Club COVID-19 Officer will be on site during opening hours

· One parent/guardian must accompany any player under 18 years if playing casually

· Toilets are closed.

· Players must have a pre-reserved playing time – no exceptions.

· Staggered arrival times will be in operation, with court bookings being for 50 minutes only.

o Play on courts 1, 3, and 5 start on the hour and finish at ten minutes to the hour

o Play on courts 2, 4 and 6 start at ten minutes past the hour and finish on the hour.

You are reminded of the good-practice procedures that need to continue to be observed when you are at the club:

· Ensure social distancing at all times

· Sanitise before and after your game

· Don’t touch any of surfaces such as nets, gateways etc

· Players are to arrive at the court entrance no more than 5 minutes prior to the reserved playing time.

· No lingering after playing.

We are one of the few activities continuing currently, so please adhere to the requirements.

Your Committee