Crusaders Bowling Club
PLAYING RULES UNDER COVID RESTRICTIONS
UPDATED 28th MAY TO INCLUDE LIMITATIONS ON ACCESS TO THE PAVILLION
These rules are also published on the CLUB WEBSITE UNDER LATEST NEWS AND ALSO ON THE WHATS APP GROUP NOTIFICATIONS IN ORDER THAT ALL MEMBERS HAVE A PERMANENT RECORD
ONLY those members who agree to the following restrictions will be allowed to participate.. Those who do not agree must wait until government restrictions are lifted.
The Pavilion will come into use only after it has had a deep clean by the Council.
However it will be the responsibility of users to maintain good standards of hygiene by wiping and cleaning equipment/surfaces on an ongoing basis.
A maximum of 6 persons are allowed at any one time.
All persons entering are required to wear face covering.
This will be monitored by one of the club covid officers.
Greg Davies or Lyn Rees
Clear signage indicating social distancing rules, one-way route into and out and hand hygiene measures must be obeyed by all.
Crusaders will be responsible for maintaining a supply of hand sanitiser for their members within the pavilion.
Arrangements will be in place for safe Waste disposal.
Windows/ doors should be left open where possible for maximum ventilation
It is not proposed that kitchen facilities will be used by Crusaders members
The keyholder on match/practice days will be responsible for ensuring that equipment and surfaces within the pavilion are left clean and sanitised.
The number of persons congregating around the pavilion need to be kept to a minimum when both greens are in use.
In order to comply with the above, the matches on the lower green will commence one hour earlier, thereby reducing numbers by 50%.
Extra care should be taken about touching surfaces ,lockers, mats , jacks , rink markers and scoreboards.
Hand sanitisers will be provided within the pavilion and on the green.
As previous, before any play can commence all members must pre book a time slot through the Website ( Whats App ) to record date ,time and the persons they will be playing with.
On match days the Club Captain will be responsible for providing a list of Crusaders members participating.
In addition he must obtain a separate list from the visiting captain for the away team.
Members contact details and visits to the green will be maintained by the Club Secretary for a minimum of 21 days as a back up copy for test and trace.
If any member experiences symptoms then he must self isolate and contact the Club Secretary via text or phone.
Members must obey government advice on social distancing.
No hand shaking or high fives are allowed
Regular hand-washing is encouraged, use the hand sanitisers provided.
Playing the game
You should maintain a distance of two metres apart
The number of players that can use a rink at any one time must be within the guidelines in place at that time.
Each must keep to the Social distancing rules.
Only one player should handle the jack.
To minimise the risk of infection only essential equipment should be used.
BOWLS – Each player must only use his own bowls
Bowls must not be passed between each other during play
The practice of spitting on hands before bowling is not allowed
If a cloth is used prior to delivery it must not be shared with anyone
JACKS – The lead of each team will retain their own jack for use when
SCOREBOARDS- Only one person on the rink should handle the scores
MATS – Mats should be handled from one edge – away side marked with a X
Sanitised wipes will be made available to clean the jack at the end of play and keep safe for the next session of play.
PLEASE NOTE THAT SANITISED WIPES MUST NOT BE LEFT LYING AROUND ON THE GREEN OR PAVILLION AND MUST BE DISPOSED OF SAFELY IN THE BLACK BAGS.
The Club acknowledges the guidance and advice given by the Town Council and has agreed to operate within the guidelines outlined.