FITNESS CENTRE RE-OPENING PLAN:  PHASE 5
Starting Saturday, October 17, 2020

Monday - Friday 6:15am - 10:45am; 11:15am - 3:45pm; 4:15pm - 8:45pm
Saturday 9:15am - 12:00pm; 1:00 pm - 3:45pm
Sunday 9:15am - 12:00pm; 1:00 pm - 3:45pm

  • The Fitness Centre is open to both current members and new
  • Prior to entering the facility, all members and users must be wearing a non-medical mask. According to the Health Protection Act Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the following persons are exempt from the requirement to wear a mask; a person for whom the wearing of a mask is not possible because of the person's medical condition; and a person who is reasonably accommodated by not wearing a mask in accordance with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act. A mask must be worn properly (ie. covering the nose and mouth and secured around the ears) at all times while in the facility, including entering, waiting in the lobby and exiting. Masks may be removed immediately prior to beginning a workout, and must be replaced immediately once the workout is
  • All members and users must complete a health screening questionnaire their first visit back to the fitness centre which is based on current public health requirements around COVID-19. Access may not be permitted based on the answers to the Members and users are asked to notify the facility staff immediately (by phone) if their situation related to COVID-19 should change.
  • Access will be limited to 18 members or users at any given time (in addition to staff).
  • UPDATED!! A sign in / sign out sheet will be located in the lobby near the customer service desk. Members will sign themselves in upon arrival and out upon completion of their workout. When signing out, the user will write the time and highlight their Access will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. If a member or user arrives and the maximum of 18 has already been reached at that time, they may wait in the designated waiting area in the lobby until a spot becomes available or may return at an alternative time. Fitness Centre staff will monitor the number of participants in the fitness centre.
  • Access to the fitness centre Monday – Friday between 6:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. is for members. If you plan to access the fitness centre on a weekday prior to 8:30 m., please ensure to set up a membership in advance. Memberships include 1-month, 3-month, annual or punch cards. Present punch cards to fitness centre staff upon arrival.
  • Equipment has been rearranged and/or removed as required to promote physical distancing, however; members and users must use their best judgement when accessing equipment and Physical distancing of 6 ft. or 2 m should be maintained whenever possible.
  • All members and users are encouraged to arrive already changed for their workout with the exception of clean indoor shoes. All members should only bring items into the facility that are essential to their workout. The hands free bottle filler will be functional, but not the water Change rooms will be available for use and showers will be available with the exception of weekdays from 10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m., 3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m and weekends from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. for cleaning purposes. Members and users are asked to physically distance themselves from others while in the change rooms. Showers will be available at a reduced capacity.
  • All machines and equipment are required to be wiped down by members and users with provided disinfectant before and after each use with a new towel. Member and user cleaning protocols will be strictly enforced. Any members or users that do not follow the protocol may be asked to leave the
  • UPDATED!! The fitness centre will close from 10:45 m. – 11:15 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m., Monday – Friday and from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. on weekends for deep cleaning.
  • Facility staff will continue to clean during open hours and disinfect all high touch surfaces
  • Fitness staff are available by appointment only for fitness intro sessions, intro to free weights and personal
  • Group fitness classes will be held in the fitness The equipment will be disinfected between classes and prior to being available for fitness centre members and users. Fitness studio availability will be posted in the fitness centre.
  • Restrictions around COVID-19, physical distancing, non-medical masks and maximum capacities remain in place. Facility rules and protocols will continue to follow public health guidelines whenever possible and will therefore be adjusted accordingly when it is deemed safe to do

Current as of October 17, 2020

 

INDOOR TRACK RE-OPENING PLAN:  PHASE 5
Starting Saturday, October 17, 2020

Monday - Friday 6:15am - 9:00pm
Saturday 8:30am - 3:00pm
Sunday 9:00am - 5:00pm

  • The indoor track is accessible to both members and non-members.
  • A maximum of 25 users will be permitted on the indoor track at once. If the 25 user maximum is reached, users will be directed to a designated seating area to wait until someone exits the indoor The maximum will be continually evaluated based on user protocol compliance and public health requirements.
  • Users are asked to respect physical distancing of 6 ft or 2 m at all times while using the indoor
  • All users are encouraged to limit the number of items being brought into the facility. All valuables should be left at home or in your
  • Prior to entering the facility, all members and users must be wearing a non-medical mask. According to the Health Protection Act Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the following persons are exempt from the requirement to wear a mask; a person less than 2 years of age or age 2 to 4 years and their caregiver cannot persuade them to wear a mask; a person for whom the wearing of a mask is not possible because of the person's medical condition; and a person who is reasonably accommodated by not wearing a mask in accordance with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act. A mask must be worn properly (ie. covering the nose and mouth and secured around the ears) at all times while in the facility, including entering, waiting and exiting. Masks may be removed immediately prior to beginning to walk or run, and must be replaced immediately upon
  • Upon entering the facility, members and users must sanitize their hands and proceed to the sign in All members and users must complete a health screening questionnaire their first visit back to the facility based on current public health requirements around COVID-19. Access may not be permitted based on the answers to the questionnaire. Users are asked to notify facility staff (by phone) immediately should their situation change in relation to COVID-19.
  • UPDATED!! Monday – Friday 6:15 m. – 8:30 a.m., a sign-in sheet will be located at the bottom of the lobby stairs for indoor track users to sign themselves in and out. After 8:30 a.m., a sign in and sign out sheet will be located by the customer service desk and users will continue to sign themselves in and out. Upon signing out, users are asked to highlight their name.
  • Black chairs are available just off the track if you need to have a seat, however; users are asked to wipe it down before and after each use with the provided cleaning
  • Those using the indoor track will not be permitted access to the fitness centre hallway or change
  • The lobby washrooms are accessible as well as the single occupant washroom on the upper concourse level by the community
  • Restrictions around COVID-19, physical distancing, non-medical masks and maximum capacities remain in place. Facility rules and protocols will continue to follow public health guidelines whenever possible and will therefore be adjusted accordingly when it is deemed safe to do

Current as of October 17, 2020

Phase 4 Accessing QPEC

 

Phase 4 Indoor Track Rules and Protocols

 

Phase 4 Fitness Centre Rules and Protocols

 

Phase 4 Group Fitness Class Rules and Protocols

Public Showers Poster September 1 2020

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The Region of Queens has taken a leadership role in regards to municipal major event attraction and execution, guided by the recent adoption of the Queens Event Strategy  supporting the Vision that "Liverpool is a prime hosting destination in Nova Scotia." 

The strategy promotes the use of selected municipal facilties as event venues. Queens Place Emera Centre, owned and operated by the Region of Queens is key to this initiative.

To support the promotion of Queens Place Emera Centre as a desired and leading hosting venue, a document  Queens Place Emera Centre Hosting Information , has been created to deliver the necessary introductory information to assist prospective facility renters, event rights holders and community organizations bidding on major events. 

 

 

 

 

 

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