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We have now been playing Member Hockey for just under a month and we want to remind you to be practicing the fundamentals and abiding by our Club policies.

GAME SCHEDULE:

Mondays 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
Thursdays 7:45 pm-9:30 pm
Saturdays 3:00 pm-4:45 pm
Sundays 3:30 pm-4:30 pm

BOOKING IN ADVANCE

You can book up to 7 days in advance for Skills & Drills and Member Hockey by calling (204) 452-3311 or emailing the front desk 

VISITING THE CLUB

Be sure to review our Covid-19 Member Manual and RETURN TO MEMBER HOCKEY MANUAL.
Member Health – Under no circumstances should any person showing any symptoms of Covid-19 or general illness, or those who are under direction to self-monitor or self-isolate, be on the premises at any time. Common symptoms of Covid-19 are: Cough, Sore Throat, Fever, Weakness, Runny Nose, and/or Headache.
If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Barsky 

MEMBER ICE AVAILABILITY

There are 3 types of member skating times available. Be sure you know the rules for each type of session and contact the front desk to book in your visit. You must book in advance and can do this with the front desk. You can book up to 2 days before your desired skate time. Our schedule is also posted online for you to view available times. Make sure you know all protocol from our Covid-19 Member Manual before visiting.

GENERAL SKATING

General Skate times are set aside for the enjoyment of members. There are no sticks or pucks allowed on the ice at these times and children under the age of 7 must be supervised by an adult. Please check the skating schedule for General Skate Times.

GENERAL HOCKEY

General Hockey times are set aside for the enjoyment of members. Sticks and pucks are allowed on the ice during these times, skaters are required to wear a helmet and children under the age of 7 must be supervised by an adult. Pick up hockey is not allowed during General Hockey. This ice is not meant to run a practice session. No pylons or other equipment is permitted. If you are looking to run a skills practice session, you can rent ice privately. Please check the skating schedule for General Hockey and Skate Times.

OPEN ICE

Open Ice is shared between all members whether you are just coming for a skate or also bringing your stick and puck. This ice is not meant to run a practice session. No pylons or other equipment is permitted. If you are looking to run a skills practice session, you can rent ice privately. Please check the skating schedule for General Hockey and Skate Times.

COVID-19 ARENA PROCEDURES **UPDATED**

-No drop ins. You must book with the front desk prior to visiting up to 2 days in advance.
-There is a maximum of 16 people permitted on the ice at one time.
-Arrive no more than 10 minutes before your scheduled time for General Skating, General Hockey and Open Ice. Leave at end of your scheduled times to reduce your time at the Club. Do not congregate in the parking lot before or after your ice time.
-Members must enter and check in through the main entrance of the Club for all ice times.
-No equipment including pucks will be loaned, be sure to bring all of your own items.
-Adhere to all distancing rules.
-Sanitize your hands before entering the arena.
-Skate tying can be done in the Skating Lounge, but otherwise, arrive already dressed or visit your men’s or ladies’ locker areas for changing before and after your skate.
-No arena dressing rooms are provided during Open Ice, General Skate or General Hockey.
-You must bring your own water bottle, water coolers are not available at this time.

From now until October 29th complete our Halloween colouring page for a chance to win an awesome prize! Print the picture here or pick up a copy during your next visit to the WWC. Open to all members 0-16 years old.
Drop off your colouring sheet to the front desk or submit via email to Jessica. Winners will be contacted on October 30th and prizes will be available for pick up from the Front Desk of the WWC.

NO DROP INS

Reminder that all visits to the Babysitting Center and Junior Lounge must be booked in advance. You must arrive to pick your child promptly at the end of your booking time. You can book up to 7 days in advance with the Front Desk.

CHILD PICK UP

Reminder that spaces are limited and sanitization is integral to the safety of this space for all visitors. Parents must arrive promptly at the end of their booked time to pick up their children.

UNATTENDED CHILDREN

Just a friendly reminder that any child under the age of 12 must be supervised by an adult when visiting the WWC.

BEFORE YOU VISIT

Our Babysitting Centre & Junior Lounge will be open for Members. In order to follow safe social distancing guidelines, we are limited to 5 children in each of the areas at one time. Our ratio is 1:5. When signing up for a babysitting time slot, you may choose to arrive late or pick up your child early however, you will be charged for the full time slot you booked in for. This is due to limited spaces available as well as sanitization requirements in this space. Please limit the items you are sending to the Babysitting Center on a daily basis to jackets and lunch kits only. Absolutely no toys or blankets from home. Temperature will be taken of all children visiting the Babysitting Centre and Junior Lounge

Drop off and Pick up Procedures

⎯ Arrive to the Babysitting Centre and Junior Lounge no earlier than 10 minutes before your booked time. You will not be permitted inside until your scheduled time.
⎯ Your child will be temperature screened at the front desk prior to entry into any of our care facilities.
⎯ No one will be allowed inside the Babysitting Centre or Junior Lounge except for authorized staff and children.
⎯ Once screening/questionnaire has been completed and approved, a staff member will take your child to put their belongings away, assist them in washing their hands and get them settled in a room.
⎯ Pick up of your child can be done at any point within your booked time. You must be prompt with pick up at the end of your scheduled time.
⎯ Once a time slot has ended and children have been picked up, staff will sanitize before the next group is permitted to enter.
⎯ Parents will not be permitted inside the Babysitting Centre or Junior Lounge.
⎯ We will adjust these guidelines and ease restrictions to the center as information and comfort levels change.

Snacks

Send enough food for your child to snack. Please make sure that you include an ice pack to keep items cold as we will not be refrigerating any items.

-Label all items.
-Please do not send food that needs to be heated up.
-Send your easiest-to-open containers to encourage the children to open on their own, if possible.
-Lunch kits are to remain in your child’s cubby.

Illness Policy

We will not accept sick children. If your child arrives with any symptoms of illness, they will not be permitted into our Babysitting Centre or Junior Lounge. Should your child become ill during their visit, we will notify you to come pick them up immediately. Due to the nature of our operations as it relates to any pandemic, exclusion and limited exposure to the other children and our staff is very important in preventing the spread of illness.

Symptoms include but are not limited to:
-Cough
-Fever
-Runny nose, nasal congestion
-Sore throat
-Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
-Headache
-Muscle aches
-Feeling unwell/fatigued
-Poor appetite
-Difficulty breathing/shortness of breath

If your child falls ill at the center, we will take the following steps:
-Staff will utilize PPE
-Isolate the child in a separate area
-If the child will tolerate, we will have them wear a surgical mask
-Perform a temperature check and assess other symptoms

BABYSITTING HOURS

Monday - Friday

9:15 am-10:45 am
11:00 am-12:30 pm
12:45 pm-2:15 pm
2:30 pm-4:00 pm
4:15 pm-5:45 pm
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Saturday

8:00 am-9:30 am
9:45 am-11:30 am
11:45 am-1:00 pm

JUNIOR LOUNGE HOURS

Monday - Thursday

4:00 pm-7:30 pm 

Friday

4:00 pm-10:00 pm

***NEW HOURS***

Saturday

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Even though it’s not called Munchkin Mania anymore, we still have tons of fun planned Friday nights! Join us Friday night in the Junior Lounge for some fun activities and a movie that will start at 6:00 pm every Friday night. Want to order dinner? We can still do that too! Just let us know when you arrive that you would like to eat with us. Drop In: $7.00 per visit

We are very happy to now have our full fall Fitness Programming up and running. With 6 more fitness classes starting last week alone, we now can offer a little something for everyone.

MO-VEMBER QUICKLY APPROACHING

Yes, yes, yes!  It is that time of year again to lather up, shave and then let that MO or MOustache grow to it's fullest to raise awareness for issues related to men's health. More details to be presented in the coming weeks.

NOVEMBER FITNESS CHALLENGE

We will be bringing in different challenges each month over the next few months as we gear up for our annual WWC February Fitness Challenge. For November, we will be introducing the 2000 meter timed rowing challenge. Check out next week's newsletter for further details ahead of the November 1st start date.

CLASS SIZES, REGISTRATION, AND CANCELLATION REMINDERS

To help keep our members feeling safe and comfortable, complimentary class sizes will be subject to change without notice going forward. We also want to remind everyone that you can sign up for the fitness classes up to 7 days prior to the class. If you need to cancel your booking,  please do so at least 2 hours prior to class starting as a courtesy to other members who may be on the wait list.

You NEED to pre book before coming to the facility so that we can track who is in the Club and who has come into our facility hourly and daily. NO exceptions!
To make this policy easier for our members, we have made a few minor changes to our online booking program that now allows our members to book for child care, regular fitness area use (not classes) and the pool for lane swimming and family swimming.

Please follow these steps to book: 
1. Log onto the WWC webpage
2. Right side of the screen you will see Member Login and Password. Please type in your information
3. A new page will open up – Court Booking System
4. Click on the CAPACITY icon – a drop down box will appear – book in your activity in the appropriate time slot

If you do not know your member password please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the Administrative Assistant, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and they will gladly help you out.

Is your son or daughter between the ages of 9 -13 and interested in taking up a new sport? Our Intermediate/Beginner squash group on Saturdays from 11:45 am - 12:45 pm could be what you are looking for! We have a few spots open in the group for your child to come and give it a try one week. If they like it, they are welcome to join up for the rest of the session. If you are interested in having your child try one of the weekly sessions or would like to register for the session itself, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

FUTURE PRACTICES

This Sunday marks our first Provincial Futures Team practice from 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm and all three courts will be in use. Please check the online booking for court availability.

ADULT DRILLS

Our adult drills for B/C and D/E level players runs Tuesdays from 6:30 pm-7:30 pm. If you are interested in coming out to our next drill session on Tuesday the 27th of October, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.