Dear Milton Skating Club Families,
COVID-19 Update for JANUARY 2022:
*** NEW restrictions announced on JAN. 3rd, 2022 have a direct impact on our programming! Effective WED, JAN 5th, 2022 ALL Town recreation facilities are closed for at least 21 days. As a result, the club office will be closed until further notice. We will continue to check emails and answer questions remotely during this time ***
- Recreational Skating Programs (i.e.: Learn-to-skate and Power skating) are DELAYED by 3 weeks. Winter sessions will NOT start the week of JAN 3-9, 2022 as previously scheduled. Revised session start dates for all Winter Programs will be announced in the coming days...
- Figure Skating ON-ICE programs are paused effective from JAN 5th while all OFF-ICE classes will continue to run remotely via ZOOM. Membership (Star 1-Elite) should have received the zoom link per (Jan 5th) email.
Please note that further updates will be posted as they become available. Thank you for your continued patience and understanding! We look forward to seeing you as soon as we are able.
~Milton Skating Club
IMPORTANT UPDATE on COVID-19 'Proof of Vaccination' Policy:
On October 19th, 2021 Halton Region's Medical Officer of Health instructed that effective November 26th, 2021 all persons 12 years of age and older who attend an indoor area of a sports and recreation facility are required to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19.
What does this mean for Milton Skating Club families?
- All registered program participants AND spectators aged 12 years and older MUST provide proof of vaccination to enter the building.
- All coaches, volunteers and officiators aged 12 years and older MUST provide proof of vaccination to enter the building.
Proof of vaccination required: Gov't issued identification and proof of 2 valid doses of COVID-19 (dated at least 14 days prior to providing proof) or a valid medical exemption at the point of entry. For those born in 2010 click on this link: https://skateontario.org/vaccination-after-january-1-2021/
If you have any questions or need additional information please see attached link from the Town of Milton:
Please be reminded that we expect Milton SC families to be kind and courteous to the screeners and staff when entering the building. The staff is there to do a job and enforce the rules and guidelines outlined by the provincial government. We thank all of our families that have been supportive during this time and are confident that this will continue.
Please have your proof of vaccination and ID ready before you enter the building as this will help the process move more efficiently.
Thank you in advance for your support and understanding as we move into a busy skating season. We are happy to have our families back in the rink and look forward to seeing you soon!
-Milton SC Board of Directors