TBCA Covid “Getting Back To Normal” Plan

REMINDER: Please follow the TBCA Pool Rules as listed on the pool gate: i.e.: Children MUST be supervised from the pool deck and please, no eating on the pool deck (the food gets into the pool = dirty pool = more chemicals = higher expenses.) THANKS!

As of June 4, 2021:

TBCA is committed to the health and safety of its staff, volunteers, members, and general community and understands our responsibility as managers of a facility and grounds on Bowen Island. To this end, TBCA staff and members will follow general safety practices as laid out on the Government of B.C. website under Province Wide Restrictions at: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/info/restrictions

It is understood that these restrictions evolve over time as will our TBCA Covid Policy.

PLEASE NOTE: Each step is dependant upon the Public Health Officer removing the restrictions as outlined in the provincial plan. 

STEP ONE: Earliest date, June 4th until farther notice.

  • Masks mandatory indoors
  • Physical distancing
  • If sick, stay home and get tested
  • Kitchen area, one household bubble at a time
  • Everyone must sign in for Covid tracing. (Sign in by booking a spot for pool or table with all the names of your party or, if only using the grounds or washroom sign in at the front table.)
  • 18 people allowed in pool area. Because of limited number, members may pre-book 2 spots per week. If spots are open, members may book additional spots on the day.

Limited Guest Policy:

Guests: Distancing rules as defined by the B.C. Health Regulation.

  • All guests must be signed in on the Online Booking System with first and second names and “guest” for guest tracking.
  • Table use: Return to previous TBCA rules: no more than 4 guests at a time – each guest may visit the TBCA a max of 4 times in the busy season June-September.
  • Pool use: Max 4 guests per household membership per week, total booking must not exceed 6.  Each guest may visit the TBCA a max of 4 times in the busy season June-September.

STEP TWO: Earliest date, June 15

  • Masks mandatory indoors
  • Physical distancing
  • If sick, sty home and get tested
  • Kitchen area, one household bubble at a time
  • Everyone must sign in for Covid tracing. (Sign in by booking a spot for pool or table with all the names of your party – or – if on the grounds or using the washroom sign in at the front table.)
  • 24 people allowed in pool area. Because of limited number, members may pre-book 2 spots per week. If spots are open, members may book additional spots on the day.

Limited Guest Policy:

  • Guests must be in your household bubble
  • Table use: No more than 4 guests at a time – each guest may visit the TBCA a max of 4 times per season.
  • Pool use: Max 4 guests per household membership per week – each guest may visit the TBCA a max of 4 times in the busy season June-September. All guests must be signed in on the Online booking system with first and second names and “guest”.

STEP THREE: Earliest date, July 1st (If 70% of B.C. population vaccinated and numbers stay down.)

  • Masks recommended
  • Careful social contact
  • If sick, stay home and get tested
  • Return to usual for indoor and outdoor gatherings
  • Deck booking in place for curtsey or convenience but not mandatory unless bringing guests

Guest Policy:

  • Guests must be signed in with our booking system to tables or pool.
  • Usual guest policy in place: 4 guests max per visit. Guests may visit the TBCA 4 times max during busy season.

STEP FOUR: September 7th

  • Masks – personal choice
  • Normal social contact
  • If sick, stay home and get tested

Guest Policy:

  • Guests must be signed in with your booking
  • Usual guest policy in place: 4 guests max per visit. Guests may visit the TBCA 4 times max during busy season.