Track Sessions Returning - Update 1

Cycle Speedway Sessions

We will be holding a work party session at the track on Tuesday 30th March, from 6 pm, to get club bikes and other items ready for a return to activities. Club members are requested to come along and help, so that we are ready to resume club activities.

We are delighted to announce that the cycle speedway sessions at Gin Pit will return on Easter Sunday (4th April), followed by our Tuesday night sessions on 6th April.
We have three weekly sessions on Sundays, until the start of official matches in May - 1st Team squad (12:00 pm start) Juniors (1.00 pm start), Intermediates (2.00 pm start).
We have three weekly sessions on Tuesdays, throughout the season - Juniors (5.30 pm start), Intermediates (6.30 pm start), 1st Team squad (7.30 pm start).

We are putting on the sessions in accordance with government regulations, British Cycling guidance, and within the constraints of a Covid-19 Risk Assessment. It is imperative that everyone who attends strictly abides by all the following regulations and guidance, otherwise the sessions will be abandoned.

Anyone who feels ill or has Covid-19 symptons must not attend a session. Should anyone fall ill or develop Covid-19 symptons after the completion of a session, they must notifythe Coach or another Club Official immediately, so that all others who attended the session can be alerted and the incident reported accordingly. Covid-19 safety regulations to apply and guidelines to apply for everyone present, including social distancing, hand sanitising hygiene, record of persons attending for test and trace etc.

Parents are requested to sit on the wooden seats or stand away from the track fence and gates. No access onto the track area, except to assist with first aid for their child. Cycle speedway sessions are limited to a maximum of 15 riders participating in a session. No spectators are allowed, apart from one adult to accompany an u-18 rider. No indoor changing facilities are to be used. At the moment, there is no need for riders to pre-book.

Wherever possible, riders to provide and use their own bikes, clothing, equipment and refreshments only. Club bikes and clothing are to be used by newcomers only.

Anyone not complying with all the Covid-19 requirements and guidelines will be ejected from the session.

We appreciate that there are a lot of changes to take on board, so the Committee asks for everyone's patience and co-operation as we attempt to stage sessions under different circumstances to before. We aim to put on a return to our club sessions, whilst ensuring the health, safety and welfare of riders, volunteers and spectators during this pandemic. Covid-19 is still out there, so we must all be very vigilant and strictly adhere to all the regulations and guidelines, to avoid anyone catching this killer disease at our club.

We welcome you back to our club and thank you for your support and in advance of your co-operation in complying with the new regulations and guidelines.

If you have any concerns or suggestions, please pass them on to the Club Welfare Officer, Kelly Skitterall.

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