Here’s the latest news, Manotickers!
Just wanted to give you a heads up on what the new rules mean to our martial arts family and students. We are continuing to offer our classes under the guidelines of the provincial regulations. I will post the information below for those who would like to read it but the Cole’s note version is as follows.
- Book each class and agree to the rules.
- No Spectators including parents
- Temperature check at the door before entry
- Sanitize hands etc.
- Spacing for activities
- LISTEN to the instructions that the Sensei’s give.
- Proof of vaccination will be done for THOSE WHO REQUIRE it. (ADULTS 18+)
- All our staff is vaccinated.
- Children 18 and under will not require proof as per the provincial rules.
c) Children under 12 years of age.
• Businesses or organizations specified in the regulation must require patrons
who are 12 years of age or older and who do not qualify for an exemption to
provide proof of identification and proof of being fully vaccinated against
COVID-19 prior to entering an area specified in section 2.1 of Schedule 1 of O.
Reg. 364/20. Businesses or organizations should establish processes to
ensure compliance with this requirement, including processes to ensure
compliance with this requirement when a business or organization is
uncertain whether a patron is under 12 years of age
d) Patrons under 18 years of age who are entering the indoor premises of a facility
used for sports and recreational fitness activities solely for the purpose of actively
participating in an organized sport, in accordance with the guidance below and in
• The exemption relating to youth under 18 years of age actively participating
in indoor organized sport applies to training, practices, games and
Examples of an organized sport for which the exemption applies include:
o sports leagues
o organized pick-up sports
o dance classes
o martial arts
o swimming classes
• The exemption does not apply to youth who are spectators at sporting
events. Nor does the exemption apply to youth who are using a gym or other
area with exercise equipment or weights unless actively participating in an
|As of September 22, in order to enter a business or organization that requires proof of vaccination, with limited exceptions: Patrons must provide proof of identification and proof of being fully vaccinated, and The business or organization must review and confirm the proof.|
Please take the time to review the Ministry of Health’s “Proof of Vaccination Guidance for Businesses and Organizations under the Reopening Ontario Act” for further information on: Businesses and organizations (premises and areas) which will require proof of vaccination for entry, Definition of “fully vaccinated”, exemptions, How to verify vaccination receipt and proof of identification, and Compliance. Additional resource: Ministry of Health – Questions and Answers