PART H – RETURN TO GYMNASTICS PARTICIPATION
Before resuming operations, clubs must complete a thorough clean of their facility, as per manufacturers guidelines.
Below are some gymnastics specific considerations for cleaning of your facility.
Hygiene Education - created by Gymnastics Australia
Cleaning surfaces - created by Gymnastics Australia
Q&A with Gymnastics Australia Chief Medical Officer , Dr Kathy Yu
Preparation of training/competition environments - created by Gymnastics Australia
More information on cleaning of surfaced can be found under Hygiene.
Note: due to the rapid change of information for cleaning surfaces, Gymnastics NSW recommend accessing up to date Gymnastics Australia fact sheets on their website.
Gymnastics NSW and its clubs are committed to ensuring the safety of members as the recommence their gymnastics training. We are working closely with Health experts, along with the Australia Institute of Sport and Gymnastics Australia to plan a considered, safe return to sport.
To begin the resuming of programs, clubs must consider their:
Club (hygiene, maximum members, cleaning)
People (athletes, staff, families)
Structure (timetable, class sizes, staggered starts etc.)
All clubs in NSW need to complete the risk management documents outlined in Workplace Health and Safety.
Preparation of Coaches and Athletes
While planning a return, it is essential that clubs ensure their coaches are accredited with Gymnastics Australia, and maintain a current Working with Children Check.
Gymnastics NSW strongly recommends that all coaches receive double vaccination prior to commencing coaching.
Updating and Training Coaches - created by Gymnastics NSW
Coach Updating - created by Gymnastics NSW
It is imperative that clubs assess the physical needs of their athletes and prepare programs that will assist them to gradually return to a full load of training.
Gymnastics Coaches/Staff COVID 19 Induction - created by Gymnastics NSW
Athlete health and safety - created by Gymnastics Australia
While we work together to keep Gymnastics COVIDSafe, gymnastics facilities will follow the AIS advice of “Get in, train and get out”
Clubs must record all individuals that enter and exit their facilities.
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Parent Guide to Gymnastics in COVID-19 - created by Gymnastics NSW
Member Safety and Communication - created by Gymnastics NSW