Avonhurst Judo Club

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whatever the individual circumstances.

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Avonhurst Judo Club COVID-19 Protocols

COVID UPDATE--January 12th, 2021

Saskatchewan Health Authority new guidelines to help reduce COVID-19 cases has been extended until January 29th, 2021.   These include:

  • ~only 8 athletes with three meter distancing
  • ~mask are required
  • ~no contact
  • ~no one over 18
  • ~can have two coaches who must wear a mask and maintain 3 m distance and if not possible or with two groups must wear a medical grade mask.

What does this mean for the Avonhurst Judo Club?  

  • ~We will continue with our Thursdays ONLY classes, resuming on January 29th, 2021.
  • ~Phase 1 of the Judo Canada Return to Judo Guidelines--Reopening & Distancing! 
  • ~We will be reducing the number of judoka on the mats to 8 and athletes will be spaced 3 m apart.
  • ~All our judoka over the age of 18 (with the exception of coaches) will NOT be allowed to practice until restrictions are lifted.
  • ~Sign-up will be required (first come, first serve) and daily screening questionnaires must be filled out prior to entry into the dojo.

AVONHURST JUDO CLUB will open following the Judo Canada Return to Judo Guidelines

PHASE 1-Reopening & distancing January 14th, 2021 until TBD

PHASE 2-Working in Pairs/Cohorts--TBD 

PHASE 3-Mask  no longer necessary--TBD

PHASE 4-Return to "normal"--TBD

SENIOR ADVANCED (18 & under only)



  1. Daily Screening Questionnaire MUST be completed prior to arriving.
  2. Participants must arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before the start of the session.  Doors will be locked.
  3. Everyone entering the the club will have their temperature taken. If the temperature is equal to or over 38°C they will not be allowed to enter the club. 
  4. The "gatekeepers" will ensure that the participants have all the necessary items to attend the practice (bag, bottle of water, sandals,mask) and ensure the Daily Screening Questionnaire is compete.
  5. Everyone arriving at the club must wash their hands with the hand sanitizer. 
  6. Parents cannot stay in the club for the duration of the session.
  7. The locker rooms must remain closed. Participants will have to arrive in judogi.
  8. The water fountains will be closed, and participants will have to bring their water bottle.
  9. The washrooms will be closed.  Please make sure you have gone before arriving. 
  10. Wear a mask at all times.  
  11. Participants should put their personal belongings in their bag and leave it in a designated place.  
  12. Wash hands with hand sanitizer before stepping on the mat.  
  13. When leaving the club, wash hands with hand sanitizer and exit the building immediately. 
Essential Measures
Hygiene Recommendations to be Taken before Arriving to the Dojo

  • Take a shower and wash your hair 
  • Make sure that your judo equipment has been washed properly (tracksuit, judogi, etc.) 
  • Wash your hands properly and keep your nails short 
  • Go to the restroom before arriving at dojo
  • Wear your judogi under a tracksuit (+ a coat if necessary) to keep the training outfit clean on the way to the dojo
  • Have a bag that is big enough to contain your sanitizing gel/liquid,sandals, water bottle and a paper containing the contact details of your accompanying person who can be reached in case of issues during the training session (for minors) 
Hygiene Recommendations to be Taken upon Arrival at Home

  • Take a shower
  • Wash judogi, disinfect the sandals & disinfect the bag
  • Wash the water bottle 
  • Restock the sanitary kit (sanitizing gel/liquid, tissue paper, mask)