Playbook Winter 2021

Bellingham Parks & Recreation Leisure Guide

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Aquatics WINTER PLAYBOOK 2021 | BELLINGHAM PARKS & RECREATION 16 The Arne Hanna Aquatic Center is open with limited use and hours. Activities and hours are subject to change based on the current State Guidelines for Water Recreational Facilities. To stay up to date view our website at: www.cob.org/ahac and the Bellingham Parks and Recreation Facebook site. Programs Hours of Operation will be limited to Monday-Friday 6:00 am- 5:00 pm, and Saturday & Sunday 1:00- 6:00 pm. Please note the following closures for the holidays and mandatory staff furloughs: January 1-3; January 15-18; February 12-15; March 19. Activities are registration only for current pass holders. (Exception: Shower users) Pools have limited availability for lap swim, deep water running, water aerobics, water walking, and use of the instructional pool for families and the hydrotherapy pool (mask required). Current pass holders can register for the next week, Monday-Sunday, of activities beginning at 8:00 am on Wednesdays, visit: www.cob.org/ezreg, or call (360) 778-7665. Activity registration is limited to one timeslot per day, per participant, and a maximum of three timeslots of Lap Swim or Water Aerobics per week. Registration for the instructional pool must be done over the phone. No walk-ins allowed for activities except Showers. Check-in at the front desk required for all registered activities with staff providing participants with directions for entering and exiting the locker rooms and pool areas, activity location, allowed uses and time limits. Health and Safety We are committed to keeping you healthy and safe, but we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed to COVID-19. We rely on you to protect yourself and others: • Wash your hands often and avoid touching your face. • Maintain your distances from others (6-feet on land and in the water). • Face coverings are required to cover your mouth and nose in the facility except while exercising in the water (masks are required in the hydrotherapy pool. • Avoid touching surfaces. • Please stay home if you or any family members are sick. The facility will maintain as much fresh air flow as possible throughout, including the natatorium, locker rooms, and offices. Temperatures of the air and water may be lowered for comfort due to the required personal protective equipment (PPE) and cleaning. City staff will complete a deep cleaning of the facility daily. Aquatic staff will complete touch point cleaning on an hourly basis of door handles, counters, benches, plexiglass, ladders, toilets, sinks and showers. Use of drinking fountains, lockers, Aquatic Center swimming equipment (kickboards, pullbuoys, belts, etc), starting blocks, diving board and waterslide will be unavailable. ARNE HANNA AQUATIC CENTER

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