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September 13, PHO update

 

vaccine card required BV Pool

 

September 13, Vaccine Card Protocol   PDF HERE

September 13, general update

BC’s Vaccine Card, Provincial Order

The full order can be viewed here:  https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/about-bc-s-health-care-system/office-of-the-provincial-health-officer/covid-19/covid-19-pho-order-gatherings-events.pdf

By order of the BC Provincial Health Officer, proof of at least one COVID-19 vaccination is required to access some events, services, and businesses. Effective September 13, 2021, the BV Regional Pool and Recreation Centre will require that proof of vaccination is verified for select services and programs.

Proof of Vaccination

  • Proof of one vaccination is required for some programs and services beginning September 13, 2021
  • Proof of two vaccinations is required for some programs and services beginning October 24, 2021
  • People aged 18 years and older are required to produce one piece of photo identification
  • For ease, patrons may give consent at the time of registration to note proof of vaccination on your ActiveNet account
  • To give everyone time to get their BC Vaccine Card, up to and including September 26, you can show other forms of proof of vaccination as listed on the link below

 How do I get my BC Vaccine Card?

Information and how to access your BC Vaccine card is here:  https://www2.gov.bc.ca/vaccinecard.html

Proof of vaccination is best on your mobile device by showing the QR code or you can:

  • Save and print your BC Vaccine card from gov.bc.ca/vaccine card
  • Visit BC Access Centre (1020 Murray Street, Smithers) and have them print it for you
  • Order a paper copy by phone by calling 1-833-838-2323

Where Proof of Vaccine is Required:

  • Adult fitness, leisure and/or sport activities for those aged 22 years and older
    • Fitness room
    • Courts
    • Climbing Wall
    • Sauna
    • Adult recreational and sport programs for those 22 years and over; fitness programs, climbing programs, squash or court programs and any events.  
  •  Adult spectators for children and youth sport and activities (unless children are under 7 and require a caregiver in the building)

Where Proof of Vaccine is NOT Required:

  • Public swimming
  • Children and youth recreation and sport activities (Swimming lessons, Otters Swim Club, Climbing Club, climbing lessons, & squash lessons) for those up to 21 years of age.
  • Workers at the workplace, including coaches and volunteers who are required to run the program or service
  • Teachers and instructors providing education activities
  • There are NO current medical exemptions; we will keep you posted as more information becomes available

Spectators for Child and Youth Activities

  • Adult spectators for children and youth sport and activities (unless children are under 7 and require a caregiver in the building) need to provide proof of vaccination.
  • required for those over 12 for all events
  • Seating may be limited, masks are required at all times

 Programs & Bookings

  • Adults registering in fitness, climbing, squash or court activities are required to show proof of vaccination upon registration or entry
  • Organizers of adult sport and fitness activities will be responsible for verifying proof of vaccination of their participants
  • Organizers of events with more than 50 persons will be responsible for verifying proof of vaccination of their participants

August 24 update:

BC’s MASK Provincial Order

The order can be viewed here: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/info/restrictions#masks

Masks are required in all public indoor settings for all people born in 2009 or earlier.  We recommend that everyone over the age of 3 wear a mask while in our facility.

We ask that masks be worn in the change rooms at all times and during transitions within the facility until the point of activity or as soon as possible before entering and right after exiting the pool. Hooks and bins will be provided on the pool deck. 

There are exceptions for:

  • People with health conditions or with physical, cognitive or mental impairments who cannot wear one
  • People who cannot remove a mask on their own
  • Children under the age of 12
  • People who need to remove their masks to communicate due to another person's hearing impairment


We thank you for your cooperation.

 

 For all COVID information: https://www.bvpool.com/hours-rates/what-s-happening/72-covid-19-information.html

 

Community Input Process

Public Consult Facility Function 2021

We want to hear your ideas for improving the Bulkley Valley Regional Pool and Recreation Centre.

The survey is now closed BUT there is still time to get involved!     We will be holding open community consultation gatherings on August 9 &10.   

If you have a stakeholder group that wants to be involved please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

COVID-19 Information

 

September 13, Vaccine Card Protocol   PDF here

September 2021 Fall Update: BC Re-start Step 3 continues - September 2021 update

 

August 24 update:

BC’s MASK Provincial Order

The order can be viewed here: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/info/restrictions#masks

Masks are required in all public indoor settings for all people born in 2009 or earlier.  We recommend that everyone over the age of 3 wear a mask while in our facility.

We ask that masks be worn in the change rooms at all times and during transitions within the facility until the point of activity or as soon as possible before entering and right after exiting the pool. Hooks and bins will be provided on the pool deck. 

There are exceptions for:

  • People with health conditions or with physical, cognitive or mental impairments who cannot wear one
  • People who cannot remove a mask on their own
  • Children under the age of 12
  • People who need to remove their masks to communicate due to another person's hearing impairment


We thank you for your cooperation.

 Facility use HEALTH Assessment: 

Health assessment entry Sept 2021

 

The Pool, Gyms, Court and Climbing Wall remain open for individual workouts and public use. 

Please stay home if you are not well, isolating or if you have been in close contact with a positive Covid-19 case.

Safety Plan and Procedures:   

BC Restart Plan  Step 3 July 1 BV Pool & Rec update.  HERE

Spring and Summer 2021:  BVRP & RC COVID-19 Safety Plan add-on: BVRP&R COVID Safety Plan - Pool Programming SupplementBVRP&R COVID Safety Plan - Kids Camp Programming Supplement

Facility Use Agreement - must be signed once.

Program Permission Form  - must be signed for each program registered.

Self-Assessment Tool - must be done during registration and before entering the facility.

Temporary Admission Policies

Guidelines to the pool, gyms, courts and wall

 

Resources:

BC Center for Disease Control and BC Health Authority

 

Past updates:

July 9, 2021 update

June 30, 2021 update

June 15, 2021 update

April 6, 2021  here

March 29, 2021

November 20, 2020  

October 16, 2020

Press Release Sept 9, 2020

August, 2020

July, 2020

June, 2020

May,2020

March, 2020

 

 

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Shutdown

Annual Shutdown 2021

What's Happening

We are in SHUTDOWN Sept 5- 20.

 

Fall Update: Fall update 

Latest Covid-19 protocols: HERE

vaccine card required BV Pool 

Face masks are mandatory as of Aug 25th in all common areas of the facility. 

 

Fall Hours of Operations: Fall Hours

 

FALL Recreation Programs are OPEN for registration. 

Fall Rec Guide 2021

 

 

 

 

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