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COVID-19 UPDATES

COVID-19 UPDATES

LAST UPDATED (01/26/21 4:58 PM)

The Geneseo Park District is currently in Phase 4.

See below for individual facility details during Phase 4. 

For the health & safety of all our patrons and employees face coverings are required at all Geneseo Park District Facilities unless exercising and able to maintain 6ft of social distance.

COMMUNITY CENTER | INDOOR POOL | ATHLETIC FIELD | PROGRAMS | MEMBERSHIPS

We will do what we can to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community and beyond; offer recreational facilities, services and programming; encourage personal responsibility and informed and healthy behaviors; and, remain agile, and preserve flexibility for policy exceptions, case-by-case determinations, and continuous re-evaluation and assessment.


We are doing all we can to remain open and appreciate your cooperation.

Please wear your mask, do daily health assessments before coming to the Center and refer to the following scenarios if you have questions about whether or not you should participate in programs or use the Center.

Exposure means…Someone tests positive (the patient) and you were within 6 feet for a cumulative of 15 minutes or more within 24 hours. Exposure can happen 48 hours prior to the patient’s symptoms or 48 hours prior to the patient getting tested (if asymptomatic). A mask (while helpful) is not a substitute for 6 foot distance. Being outdoors is also not a substitute for keeping a 6 foot distance.

If you are exposed to COVID-19… Do not come to the Center. You must QUARANTINE from the date of exposure. Check yourself for symptoms every day.

Quarantine means… Stay home and check yourself for symptoms regularly.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19… Do not come to the Center. Call your physician. You should get tested for COVID-19 and ISOLATE until you receive the test results.

Isolation means… Stay away from everyone, including people in your own home. Wear a mask at home and do not share bedroom or bathroom if at all possible.

If you test positive for COVID-19… Do not come to the Center. Follow current CDC guidelines.

If your spouse/child/parent living in same household has been exposed to COVID-19… Your spouse/child/parent must QUARANTINE according to the current CDC guidelines. They should monitor for symptoms every day. They may/may not get tested. You have NOT been exposed, unless there is a positive test result. You may continue to come to the Center, participate in programs.

If your spouse/child/parent living in same household tests positive for COVID-19… Do not come to Center. You HAVE been exposed and you must QUARANTINE according to the current CDC guidelines.

If your spouse/child/parent living in same household has symptoms of COVID-19… Call your doctor. Your spouse/child/parent should get tested. You have NOT been exposed, unless there is a positive test result.

Know the symptoms of COVID-19:

  • a. Fever or chills
  • b. Cough
  • c. Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • d. Fatigue
  • e. Muscle or body aches
  • f. Headache
  • g. New loss of taste or smell
  • h. Sore throat
  • i. Congestion or runny nose
  • j. Nausea or vomiting
  • k. Diarrhea
  • l. Can be mild or severe
  • m. Can develop up to 14 days after exposure

     


SELF ASSESSMENT

Have you experienced one of the following symptoms over the past seven days:

  • Persistent cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fever (temperature of above 100.4 F)
  • Chills
  • Repeated shaking/chills
  • Muscle Pain/Aches
  • Headache
  • Sore Throat
  • Loss of Taste/Smell

Have you recently (in the past 14 days) been in close contact with anyone who has exhibited any of the above symptoms? (Close contact means within less than six feet for a prolonged period of time).

Have you recently (in the past 14 days) been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or been advised to self-isolate by a medical professional due to COVID-19 reasons?

If you answered YES to any of these questions and cannot verify it is not COVID related…

PLEASE DO NOT ENTER ANY PARK DISTRICT FACILITY AND REFER TO THE LATEST COVID-19 ISOLATION & QUARENTINE GUIDELINES

Visit www.cdc.gov for more information

 

GENESEO COMMUNITY CENTER

 

CENTER HOURS
Monday – Friday 5:00 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Everyone must enter and exit through the front entrance and sign in and out

  • Face coverings must be worn at all times, except while exercising and able to maintain 6 ft of social distancing.
  • Group classes are now being held in-person
  • See Cancellations & Closings page for all program information.
  • BASKETBALL - Basketball Hoops are open for shooting. Face covering required for players not from the same household when not able to maintain 6 ft of social distance. Please provide your own equipment.
  • ELEVATED WALKING/RUNNING TRACK - Elevated Walking/Running Track is open with a capacity of 6. Walkers/Runners not from the same household must be single file and and maintain social distance of at least 6ft.
  • RACQUETBALL - Recommended two per court. Must remain 6ft of distance. Please provide your own equipment.
  • PICKLEBALL - Net will be provided, players must provide their own equipment. Must remain 6ft of distance. Please click here for additional COVID-19 Pickleball guidelines.
  • Fitness Equipment is available but room capacities are as follows:
    • Dedrick Room is open with a capacity limit of 14 & contains the following fitness equipment: Rowing Machine, (4) Bikes, (8) Ellipticals, Assault Treadmill.
    • Cardio/Weight Room is open with a capacity limit of 25 & contains the following fitness equipment: (6) Treadmills, (2) Stairmasters, Dumbbells & Selectorized Strength Equipment.
    • Stretching Room within the Cardio/Weight Room is open with a capacity limit of 2.
    • LifeFitness Room is open with a capacity limit of 12 & contains the following fitness equipment: Spin Bikes and Fitness on Demand. 
    • Cycling Room is open with a capacity limit of 10 & contains the following fitness equipment: Free Weight Racks.
  • Sauna Area is temporarily closed.
  • Men’s & Women’s Gym Side Restrooms are open.
  • Men’s & Women’s Gym side Locker Rooms are temporarily closed.  The lockers outside the Cardio/Weight Room are available.
  • Drinking Fountains are open for bottle fillers only. 
  • Babysitting is no longer offered.
  • As the result of COVID-19 new rules & regulations that have been put in place, the Geneseo Park District will no longer be offering Free Trials for Fitness Programs.

INDOOR POOL

  • The Indoor Pool is open with limited hours and availability.  Lap Swim with a limit of 1/lane by reservation only.
  • Indoor Pool Locker Rooms available to lap swimmers and Water Fitness Class participants during scheduled lap swim times.
  • No congregating in the Indoor Pool Lounge.
  • Reservations made weekly.  Reservations open at 12:01 am Sundays for the upcoming Monday - Sunday week  available through SignUpGenius or call (309) 944-5695 during business hours.
  • No Family or Open Swims held at this time.

ATHLETIC FIELD

Tennis/Pickleball Courts Guidelines:

  • Any players with any symptoms of COVID-19, should not play.
  • Bring your own equipment.
  • Players shall maintain adequate physical distancing between each other.
  • Bring hand sanitizer with you and use during your round and at the end.
  • No handshakes at the beginning or end of the match.
  • Players should stay on their side of the court and avoid changing sides during match play.
  • Playing singles is preferred, but not required.
  • Using new balls on a very regular basis is highly encouraged. Although there is no specific evidence that tennis balls can spread COVID-19, we know that contamination by respiratory droplets does occur on hard surfaces, especially ones that are made of felt and therefore players should be mindful of their contact with tennis balls.
  • Replace all balls if someone suspected to have COVID-19 comes in contact with them.
  • Consider spraying tennis balls briefly with a disinfectant spray (e.g., Lysol or Clorox) at the conclusion of play.
  • Match play - Tennis players should each bring a new can of balls to a match, different brands or same brand/different numbers and only serve with your tennis balls. If playing pickleball, use different color balls.
  • Players should use their racquet/foot to push balls back and/or hit them to their opponent to avoid using hands and touching the balls.
  • No congregating before or after playing.

Youth Sports Guidelines:

  • Any players with any symptoms of COVID-19, should not play.
  • Players shall maintain adequate physical distancing between each other.
  • Face coverings must be worn at all times, except while exercising and able to maintain 6 ft of social distancing.
  • Sport organizers or coaches should maintain attendance log of participants.
  • Participants should wash hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer before participating.
  • Participants should bring their own source of water and refrain from using any communal sources of hydration (e.g., team water or sports drink jug).
  • No handshakes at the beginning or end of games and practice.
  • Participants should sanitize hands regularly.
  • Participants should avoid touching facility accessories (e.g., goal posts, flags).
  • Participants should use their own equipment (e.g., helmet, bat, gloves) as much as practical. If equipment is to be shared, sports organizers should sanitize equipment before & after use.
  • Participants should place personal belongings at least 6-ft. away from others’ personal belongings.
  • Volunteers should abide by static team/ group guidelines applied to employees with no mixing between groups for the duration of the season/ volunteer period, if practical.
  • If practical, limit spectators to immediate household members or guardians of participants for both outdoor and indoor sports.
  • Spectators from the same household should sit together.
  • Non-competitive activities (e.g., practices, drills, lessons) should be set up to allow for 6-ft. of distancing between participants whenever possible.
  • If social distancing cannot be maintained during game play, participants should still maintain 6-ft. of distancing while on the sidelines/ not directly involved in the game.
  • Sport organizers should designate an area for spectators with existing seating (e.g., bleachers) capped at 20% of capacity.
  • Stream practices/ games online to minimize in-person spectating, if possible.
  • Sport organizer should sanitize any individual recreation stations before and after participant use.
  • No group snacks.

 

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is a challenging, complex and rapidly evolving situation. As the Park District navigates the COVID-19 situation we will continue to be guided by the recommendations provided to us by our public health officials. Following are some of the safety precautions we will be following as we re-open the Community Center.

  • Masks are REQUIRED except while exercising and able to maintain 6 ft of social distance.
  • Limited capacity per room.
  • Only one entrance and exit available.
  • Members and external suppliers are required to perform a health self-assessment daily before entering the facility and are not allowed to enter if they are exhibiting any unexplained COVID-19 symptoms.
  • All members must check in and out at the front desk.
  • Plexi-glass barriers have been installed at the front desk.
  • No equipment will be available for check out.
  • Sharing of equipment by members not in the same household is discouraged.
  • On-line registration encouraged. Service fee waived.
  • Hand Sanitizer available throughout the building and frequent hand washing will be encouraged.
  • Drinking Fountains are open for bottle fillers only. 
  • Gym Locker rooms and showers will not be available, so members are encouraged to come prepared to work out and plan on showering at home.
  • All available rooms will have doors propped open.
  • Windows will be opened where appropriate.
  • Lounge furniture & hot drink cart has been removed.
  • Each person entering the facility will receive a spray bottle and rag to wipe down equipment before and after they use it. Please spray rag and then wipe down equipment, spraying directly onto the equipment can be bad for components. Spray bottles to be returned to desk area and rags put in hamper upon exiting the facility.
  • High Touch areas will be cleaned and disinfected every 2 hours.
  • Certain spaces will remain closed at this time.
  • Reservations for lap swim will be required and be on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Sanitization of Indoor Pool locker rooms will be every hour.
  • A log of all external suppliers who enter the premises will be kept.
  • Monitors will have safety reminders.

 

Upcoming Events

February 28

SNOWMAN CONTEST ENTRY DEADLINE

The Geneseo Park District is hosting a contest to find the best built snowman or snow sculpture between JANUARY 1ST TO FEBRUARY 28TH. Email submissions to info@geneseoparkdistrict.org.

March 01

PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION OPENS

Pre-register for Twinklebrigths [2-3yr old], Starbrights [3-4 yr olds] or Kinderbrights [4-5 yr olds] to guarantee a spot in the 2021-2022 school year.

March 13

FREE ST. PATRICK'S DAY SKATE

FREE Skate. Bring your own skates or rent skates from The Center. A great way to exercise and have fun with your friends & family.
5:30 - 6:45 pm | AGES: 3rd Grade & under
7:00 - 9:00 pm | AGES: All Ages
SKATE RENTAL: $5.00

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