COVID-19 Information

During the COVID-19 pandemic, all recreation programs and services are subject to the latest public health measures announced by the provincial authorities, the Interior Health Authority, and the RDCK Board of Directors.

This page provides information about current measures affecting recreation, and what you can expect when accessing recreation services or using our facilities.

This web page is an overview of parts of orders from the Provincial Health Officer and Interior Health Authority. It is not legal advice and does not provide an interpretation of the law. In the event of any conflict or difference between this web page and the orders, the orders are correct and legal and must be followed.

The situation is evolving and measures can change without notice. We will attempt to keep this web page updated in a timely manner. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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CURRENT MEASURES

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

Stay home if you’re sick!

  • Before visiting recreation facilities or attending programs, participants and staff are asked to do a self-check and stay home if experiencing any symptoms. For more information visit this online Self-Assessment Tool. https://bc.thrive.health/covid19/en
  • Any participants displaying symptoms will not be permitted to access the facility and will be asked to leave for the safety of all participants and staff.

Masks are a personal choice

  • Wearing masks in public indoor settings is no longer required by public health. Wearing a mask is a personal choice. Please respect other people's choice to mask a mask.
  • RDCK staff will continue to wear masks as required by RDCK masking protocols for employees.

Respect personal space

  • Be considerate of others. Maintain physical distance and respect other people's space.

Follow signage and staff direction.

Proof of vaccination

  • As of Friday, April 8, 2022, proof of vaccination is no longer required by members of the public to access RDCK recreation facilities and programs.
  • RDCK staff continue to follow proof of vaccination and masking guidelines set by the RDCK Board of Directors and RDCK management.

PUBLIC AND STAFF SAFETY

Public and staff safety is our top priority.

The RDCK will be following orders and health and safety recommendations from the Provincial Health Officer, Interior Health Authority, the British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association, Recreation Facilities Association of British Columbia and WorkSafe.  

Risk assessment and safety plans are available for all RDCK facilities. 

The content on this page was last updated April 7 2022 at 4:56 PM