COVID-19 PROTOCOL

 

  •  PRE-SCREENING

    • Pre-Screening of both employees and customers will be addressed over the phone prior to your scheduled class.

    • Upon arrival at the facility, all employees and customers will be subjected to:

      • Temperature check via infrared contactless thermometer

      • Secondary pre-screening

 

  • PERSONAL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT AND SANITIZATION

    • Facial Covering or Masks

      • During their session Campers will not be required to wear a mask, however, they should not get any closer than 6-9 feet to other campers or coaches.

      • Tennis Coaches are not required to wear a mask while on the court as long as they are 9 feet or further from players, however, they should wear a mask when walking out of the court to any common area. Coaches are required to wear masks when they come within 9 feet of any player.  

    • Sanitizing procedures

      • There will be a hand sanitizing station at the entrance of the facility, and players will be required to apply hand sanitizer prior to going on the court and after leaving the court.

      • We will have hand sanitizers under every basket of balls, and also sanitizing wipes as well.

      • Coaches should constantly use them when necessary, but they should wipe the handle of the basket and mower after every session.

      • Only coaches will be picking up tennis balls.

      • The restroom will be sanitized with an anti-viral agent following each group change. 

    • Avoid Physical Contact to Surfaces

      • Players will not be allowed to touch the tennis balls at any time during the lessons, unless they wear a protective glove when they would practice serves.

      • Players should NOT push the tennis balls with their hand, but instead they should: kick them to the net, use their rackets to push them to the net, so the coach can pick them up with a mower.

      •  During lessons each player will be assigned a designated area by the coach and they should make sure that they only use that designated area to rest. Benches will be sanitized after each lesson.

    • Gloves

      • Campers who will use disposable gloves will be instructed on how to properly take off gloves and where to dispose of the gloves after use.

 

  • SOCIAL DISTANCING

    • Social distancing of 6 feet will have to be maintained at all times between staff and clients.

    • During physical exertion (increased ventilation) social distancing will be extended to >9 feet.

 

  • DROP-OFF/PICK-UP

    • Campers will arrive at the tennis courts no sooner than 5-10 minutes prior to start of Session for Drop-Off, No Exceptions.

    • Pick-Up time will be at the exact time when the camp session is ending.

    • Parents or guardians must wear a facial covering at drop-off and pick-up and maintain 6 feet distancing at all times

    • Parents can stay in their car during the session, but they cannot come to watch the players or talk to the coaches and staff.

    • If Parents want to talk to the coach of their child they would have to call, text, or email

 

  • MAINTENANCE/SANITIZATION

    • Chairs, hoppers, Fitness equipment, Sweepers, and/or Liner will be sanitized, and put back into place at the end of each session or end of day/shift.

 

  • SYMPTOMATIC EMPLOYEES OR CUSTOMERS

    • Any Employee or Customer with a temperature >100.4 upon arrival will be sent home and advised to seek medical care.

    • If an employee or customer begins to show flu-like symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, and/or constant sneezing should stay at home and visit a doctor.

    • If an employee or customer is confirmed to have COVID-19, the Racquet & Paddle Studio will inform fellow employees and customers of their possible exposure but maintain confidentiality as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

    • Fellow employees should self-monitor for symptoms.

    • Identify where the infected employee worked, as well as those individuals—including customers—the infected employee came into contact with during the 14 days prior to testing positive or first displaying symptoms.

    • The Racquet & Paddle Studio will notify affected customers, visitors, and vendors and instruct those employees who came into contact with the sick employee within the 14-day period to go home and self-isolate for 14 days, working remotely if possible.

    • Employees should not return to work until the criteria to discontinue home isolation are met. 

    • OSHA recordkeeping requirements mandate that certain work related injuries and illnesses are recorded on an OSHA 300 log. OSHA released new guidance on May 19 which provided in pertinent part that the Racquet & Paddle Studio is responsible for recording a COVID-19 case if (1) it is confirmed as a COVID-19 illness; (2) it is work-related; and (3)  involves one or more of the general recording criteria, such as medical treatment beyond first aid or days away from work.

    • Based on the size of the workplace and the potential breadth of exposure to coronavirus, the Racquet & Paddle Studio should consider closing immediately, coordinating with employees to work remotely during cleaning and disinfection.

    • Collaborate with local and state health departments to ensure appropriate protocols and guidelines, such as updated/additional guidance for cleaning and disinfection, are followed, including for identification of potential new cases of COVID-19. 

681 Lawlins Road

Units 130-140

Wyckoff, NJ 07481

(201) 403-1599

info@racquetandpaddlestudio.com

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