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AIM Gymnastics is closed as of January 5, 2022 for the mandated lockdown.

VIEWING AREAS ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO CAPACITY LIMITS

Covid-19 safety guidelines for Ontario.
  • Prior to entry, an online screening must be submitted daily. Click here to access the self-assessment.
  • Masks are required for all individuals in common spaces in the building (hallways and washrooms)
  • Athletes are asked to line up outside the building (observing social distancing) or stay in the car until invited into the building
  • Once athletes enter the building, they will santitize their hands and/or go directly into the washroom to wash their hands
  • Athletes will then proceed to the hallway and stand in the marked area
  • Athletes are asked to bring their own water bottles, as the water fountains will not be in use (the water filling station at the Pickering location will be available)
  • At the end of the day, athletes will line up in their designated spot to wait to be let out of the facility
  • Parents are welcome to wait in the designated spot outside or in the parking lot
  • Viewing areas are currently closed to limit the number of people inside the facility at one time

Please send your child to class with:

  1. Water bottle
  2. Wearing a mask
  3. An extra mask in case it is needed
  4. A labelled small pouch or Ziploc bag that can be used to store masks in while participating on the equipment

Who is currently required to show proof of vaccination at AIM Gymnastics:

Participants 12-17:

a) For participants born between 2004 and 2009 (12 to 17 years of age)

i) personal identification and proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for any entry; or

ii) a valid exemption as set out in subsection 2.1(6) of Schedule 1 of O. Reg. 364/20, for any entry.

b) For participants born in 2010 (turning 12 years old by December 31, 2022)

i)  personal identification and proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for any entry on or after the grace period of 12 weeks after their birthdate; or

ii)  a valid exemption as set out in subsection 2.1(6) of Schedule 1 of O. Reg. 364/20, for any entry on or after the grace period of 12 weeks after their birthday.

Participants must have received their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before providing the proof of being fully vaccinated

Note: For the purposes of participation in organized sports and/or recreational fitness activities, children turning 12 in 2022 will have a grace period of 12 weeks from their 12th birthday to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is to allow a reasonable opportunity for vaccination to be completed, and to accommodate the current recommended 8-week interval between dose 1 and dose 2. Children may be required to provide identification, at the point of entry, to indicate their age and that they are exempt from providing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

We will require a participant’s SMART Health Card QR code to be scanned as proof of vaccination on or before January 4, 2022, including from those who have previously shown a paper receipt. We will accept paper receipts from December 20, 2021 to January 3, 2022. You are welcome to show your QR code at any time.

Participants 18+:

  • Any athlete 18 years of age and older must provide proof of full vaccination prior to training.
  • Any adult participating in a Masters program, adult recreational/competitive class, or private lesson must provide proof of vaccination prior to entry into class.
  • Any adult participating in a Tall & Small class or as a 1:1 support person must provide proof of full vaccination prior to entry into class.
  • Any adult entering the facility for a birthday party must show proof of vaccination prior to entry into the facility.
  • Physical distancing of six feet of all individuals, both inside and outside the facility, at all times

Equipment, washrooms, and general areas are cleaned and disinfected as frequently as is necessary to maintain a sanitary condition.

  • Wash your hands with soap and water thoroughly and often
  • Cough and sneeze into your sleeve or a tissue, then dispose of tissue immediately and wash your hands
  • Keep surfaces clean and disinfected
  • Stay home when you are sick
Self-assessment screening:

All individuals, including athletes, parents and/or guardians, staff, and visitors must be screened DAILY prior to entry through the AIM Gymnastics COVID-19 Self-Assessment. Temperatures will be taken on site prior to entry.

PROOF OF VACCINATION

AIM Gymnastics requires proof of vaccination from the following patrons:

Participants 12-17:

For participants born between 2004 and 2009 (12 to 17 years of age)

  • i) personal identification and proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for any entry; or
  • ii) a valid exemption as set out in subsection 2.1(6) of Schedule 1 of O. Reg. 364/20, for any entry.

For participants born in 2010 (turning 12 years old by December 31, 2022)

  • i)  personal identification and proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for any entry on or after the grace period of 12 weeks after their birthdate; or

  • ii)  a valid exemption as set out in subsection 2.1(6) of Schedule 1 of O. Reg. 364/20, for any entry on or after the grace period of 12 weeks after their birthday.

Participants must have received their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before providing the proof of being fully vaccinated

Note: For the purposes of participation in organized sports and/or recreational fitness activities, children turning 12 in 2022 will have a grace period of 12 weeks from their 12th birthday to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is to allow a reasonable opportunity for vaccination to be completed, and to accommodate the current recommended 8-week interval between dose 1 and dose 2. Children may be required to provide identification, at the point of entry, to indicate their age and that they are exempt from providing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Important: We will require a participant’s SMART Health Card QR code to be scanned as proof of vaccination on or before January 4, 2022, including from those who have previously shown a paper receipt. We will accept paper receipts until January 3, 2022. You are welcome to show your QR code at any time.

Participants 18+:

Any athlete 18 years of age and older must provide proof of full vaccination prior to entry into training.

Any adult participating in a Tall & Small class or as a 1:1 support person must provide proof of full vaccination prior to entry into class.

Any adult participating in a Masters program, adult recreational/competitive class, or private lesson must provide proof of vaccination prior to entry into class.

Any adults entering the facility for a birthday party must show proof of vaccination prior to entry into the facility.

Important: We will require SMART Health Card QR codes to be scanned as proof of vaccination on or before January 4, 2022, including from those who have previously shown a paper receipt.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is your mask policy?

Masks are required for all individuals in common spaces in the building (hallways and washrooms). Masks are optional for athletes actively participating in classes in the gym.

How is social distancing enforced?

We have made class sizes smaller to allow for proper social distancing. Class circuits have also been modified to ensure the equipment is spaced appropriately and coaches enforce social distancing.

What are your cleaning protocols?

Equipment, washrooms, and general areas are cleaned and disinfected as frequently as is necessary to maintain a sanitary condition.

Are the viewing areas open?

Due to our current capacity limits, our viewing areas are currently closed.

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