Restart Sessions

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BOOK YOUR PLACE!

BACA restart sessions every Thursday from 7.00-9.30pm

We’ve created a robust health and safety protocol which meets both British Fencing and BACA’s guidelines and is tailored around why we all keep coming back for more! Safe space is paramount and is dictating our numbers, but rest assured we will aim to grow them as soon as guidelines allow.

New normal times bring new normal measures.

Fees.

Due to the current situation creating additional costs we have regrettably been forced to review our fees  these will be increased with immediate effect to –
£25 Per month for adults(13+). £18 Per month for Students/Juniors. Annual fees will rise to £300 Per adult £216 per student/junior. This is still fantastic value for money and we continue to be one of the most competitively priced fencing clubs in the country.

Fully paid members will have priority for free tickets
(If you cancelled your standing order you will need to restart it at the new increased rate)

You can now pay at the door too!
Card payment at the door is possible for adult & junior guests who have their own kit. Please proceed to book online as normal for this option. Please be aware that as priority is being given to adult full members for these sessions your booking maybe moved to the waiting list, but we’ll let you know in good time if so.

Membership Application & Standing Order Form

Membership S:O Application form

Equipment.

At least initially, we will not be able to provide any equipment each week as we have done other than scoring boxes and cables for pistes. However, if you do need to borrow equipment, please let us know and we may be able to loan the items you need.

Beginners

We regret that for the time being and until we are confident the procedures we have put in place are effective and any glitches have been ironed out, we will not be able to accommodate new beginners. However, please be assured that just as soon as we’re confident we can safely run beginners courses again, we will do so. Please contact us with your interest and we’ll add you to our mailing list and be in touch as soon as possible.

Juniors (8+)

every Thursday 7-8pm

Members Free. Guests £7 (pay on the door)

Junior fencers under 13 (8+) may attend with their own kit. However, if you do need to borrow equipment, please let us know and we may be able to loan the items you need.

We can not accommodate parents/guardians due to safe space restrictions in the hall. However, there is a waiting area at reception close by.

Juniors (13+)

Members Free. Guests £7 (pay on the door)

Junior fencers over 13 may attend with their own kit. However, if you do need to borrow equipment, please let us know and we may be able to loan you some items with a deposit.

We can not accommodate parents/guardians due to safe space restrictions in the hall. However, there is a waiting area at reception close by.

Welfare and Safeguarding.

The club’s coach and Covid 19 Officer, is Lewis McInley and if you have any Covid 19 related questions, please let Lewis know and he’ll be able to respond to you. lewismcinley@gmail.com If you have any concerns about something not being safe or you are worried about the welfare of anyone at the club, please don’t keep it to yourself, instead you can speak in confidence to the club welfare officer, Tim Chittleburgh. timchittleburgh@yahoo.com

As easy as 1, 2, 3.

Please be sure that you understand and comply with each step, as you will not be able to attend a session without having done so.

 

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UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO HALL PROTOCOL

At each session we ask that you maintain social distance with other people and you should also wear a face covering while not fencing. When you arrive, please check in with a committee member, use the hand sanitiser provided and be prepared to have your temperature taken. Please be aware of your fitness and health at all times. If you feel hot or find it difficult to breathe, stop fencing and seek assistance if required. When you are fencing you are not expected to wear a face covering other than your fencing mask.

You will be asked to fence in groups of no more than six each evening and you will not be able to move between groups during each session. You should also keep socially distanced from other groups. While a fencing salute to you opponent and the referee is good etiquette, handshakes are not required.

Fletching/running attacks, corps a corps, deliberate close-quarter actions and any actions that bring you within one metre of your opponent are not permitted. Please also be aware that shouting should also be kept at a minimum to prevent any potential spread of the virus.

See full details :

British Fencing Guidelines –
https://www.britishfencing.com/indoor-fencing-england-restarts/

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PRE SESSION HEALTH CHECK

All fencers need to complete a health declaration when booking a session, which we will keep for 21 days after each session. You will need to confirm you have read and agreed to all questions in the form every time you book (simply click a confirmation question during the booking process). You will not be able to attend without having confirmed you have agreed to all questions within the form.

Pre Session Health Check Form

PRE SESSION HEALTH CHECK

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BOOKING TICKETS ONLINE

Tickets are free to all fully paid members (junior & adult) via standing order. If you cancelled your standing order you will need to restart it at the new increased rate.

Payment at the door is possible for adult & junior guests with their own kit. Please proceed to book online as normal for this option. Please be aware that as priority is being given to adult full members for these sessions your booking maybe moved to the waiting list, but we’ll let you know in good time if so.

Tickets are limited to 24 per session. If sold out please add yourself to the wait list, as cancelled or invalid bookings will be reissued when available.

BOOK TICKETS HERE:

Adults

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/restart-sessions-tickets-122673663229

Juniors

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/junior-restart-sessions-tickets-122677123579

Looking forward to seeing you soon

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