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Coronavirus Update 16-Jul-2020

The Trustees and Trainers met on 13 July and following Government Advice we are pleased to announce the reopening of SAFE classes and the start of walks.

The classes and walks will be different due to the restrictions currently in place but will probably be the "new norm" for some time to come.

The decisions and procedures are designed to let Members take SAFE steps back to fitness levels pre Covid-19.

We will always follow Government guidance, advice and law, so our plans may change to meet these requirements as the pandemic evolves

  1. EXERCISE CLASSES
    • The first Exercise class will be on Tuesday 28th July. That will be the only Exercise class that week. The normal timetable of classes will commence from Tuesday 4th August.
    • Numbers will be limited to 15
    • Pre-booking will be mandatory, see COVIDClasses Guidance for details how to book
    • Face coverings / masks will have to be worn by all attendees
    • The main entrance to the BSC will be closed, entrance will be through the fire doors at the top of the ramp
    • Classes will only 45 minutes long to allow for changeovers
    • Before contemplating returning to class please read the attached detailed Guidance
    • We are confident that classes will be safe if you adhere to the Guidance
  2. TAI CHI
    • The first Tai Chi classes will be on Tuesday 28th July. They will be the only Tai Chi classes that week. The normal timetable of classes will commence from Tuesday 4th August.
    • Numbers will be limited to 25, using the wood floor and carpet. COVIDClasses Guidance
    • Pre-booking will not be necessary unless class numbers start to exceed 25
    • Face coverings / masks will have to be worn by all attendees
    • The main entrance to the BSC will be closed, entrance will be through the fire doors at the top of the ramp
    • Classes will only be 45 minutes long to allow for changeovers
    • Before contemplating returning to class please read the attached detailed Guidance
    • We are confident that classes will be safe if you adhere to the Guidance
  3. WALKS
    • The first Walks will commence on Saturday 8th August.
    • Numbers are limited by Government guidelines to 6 including the Walk Leader
    • Pre-booking will be mandatory, see COVIDwalks Guidance attached for details
    • The first 2 Saturdays will be Short / Health (1 hour) walks and if sufficient numbers book there maybe 2 start times
    • The third Saturday will be a Long Walk (2 hours)
    • Mike Bussey and Ken Cooper are working on circular walks starting were possible in the Brighouse area.
    • No car sharing unless family or a "bubble"
    • Mike will contact walkers each week, as normal. If you are not on the Walk circulation list but would like to join walks then email Mike at mike@heartbeat.uk.com
  4. PPE
    • The Trustees have purchased / produced all the PPE / signage needed for the safe running of classes.
    • See the Guidance documents for what PPE you must have and what we recommend / suggest you have.
  5. MEMBERSHIP
    • Membership payments were due at the end of June. As we were closed, we are changing the deadline for Membership payments of £5 each to 27th August.
    • If you have not made your payment by that date you will automatically cease to be a Member of HEARTBEAT and the Brighouse Sports Club.

    You can pay by:

    • At classes
    • Bank Transfer, put your Name and the word "Membership" in the space provided. Please email to info@heartbeat.uk.com that you have made the payment.
      Nat West Bank: Huddersfield branch, 8 Market Place, HUDDERSFIELD, HD1 2AL
      Account name: HEARTBEAT THE BRIGHOUSE HEART SUPPORT GROUP
      Sort code: 53-61-07
      AccountNo: 61409138
    • PayPal, via our website Home Page. Put your Name and the word "Membership" in the space provided
    • By cheque made to HEARTBEAT, send to:
      HEARTBEAT, 51 Upper Hall View, Northowram, HALIFAX, HX3 7ET

Any questions, please email us and we will endeavour to answer asap.

We hope to see you soon

Stay SAFE

 

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