COVID-19 UPDATE

Last updated 10/05/2022

MESSAGE FROM US

Welcome back to Warwick Stadium, to our existing and new community members. 

As we are all aware, Western Australia has faced a high caseload phase of the COVID pandemic.  We will continue to serve our community, providing a safe and enjoyable experience for all members.  We are working hard to abide by the Government’s guidelines, Basketball WA recommendations, and maintain our values.  With this in mind, Warwick Stadium will implement what is required of us by the Government.

At present, the WA Government has eased restrictions.  Our focus remains on our community, member’s well-being and providing a positive and safe experience.  We will continue to provide updates on this page.

REDUCE COMMUNITY SPREAD AND STAY SAFE

To reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community, and keep others safe please take the following practical actions:

  •  If you are unwell or display any COVID-19 symptoms, please stay at home.  
  • Wear your face mask when and where required. 
  • Practice physical distancing. 
  • Follow the instructions and advice given by The Department of Health.  See here for more information about close contacts. 

OTHER FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

From the 29th of April, restrictions have been eased such that spectators are now permitted for all levels of sport and competitions. 

When we are notified of a COVID-19 positive case, we will notify those who are deemed close contacts.  Please then follow testing and isolation protocols provided by The Department of Health. Your privacy is respected and we will not share confidential information.

  • We will act in accordance to the Department of Health and WA Government’s guidelines.  This may include providing the Department of Health the contact details of those involved in a training, game, program and function. 
  • If you feel you should have been contacted and have not, consult the WA Health guidelines that define a close contact and follow the appropriate testing and isolation protocols for your situation, outlined here.  
We ask that you respect and be patient as our staff are navigating through this at the same time.  Our staff are working hard to minimise the impact COVID-19 will have on our community.  

If you test positive to a RAT test, you MUST report this to the Department of Health.

If you test positive and are comfortable with doing so, advise the Association/Competition you played/trained in within the previous 48 hours, which will assist us to keep our broader community informed. 

 

Those entering Warwick Stadium will be required to show proof of vaccination (POV) – unless they are specifically entering for community sport (which is exempt).  This means meetings, use of our function room, spectators for NBL1 games and licensed or ticketed events will be required to show proof of vaccination.

Both Warwick Workout and Warwick Women’s Workout, as well as Duncraig’s indoor fitness centre require proof of vaccination.

Who: All visitors to Warwick Stadium and Duncraig Recreation Centre, who are 16 and over will be required to show proof of vaccination (double vax)
Both Warwick Workout and Warwick Women’s Workout, as well as Duncraig’s indoor fitness centre require proof of vaccination.

Any person – players, coaches, officials, managers, spectators who enter for community sport is NOT required to show POV. 

Forms of Proof of Vaccination accepted:

  • COVID-19 vaccination certificate
  • Immunisation history statement
  • Medical contraindication statement that is:
    • Stored in either Service WA or Medicare Express
    • Stored in a digital wallet, plus an acceptable form of ID
    • Paper copy, plus an acceptable form of ID

Please see here for an outlined document of accepted forms of POV.

Members enrolled in our Recreate short course program require a staff member to sight their proof of vaccination the first time they attend a class, this will be noted on your account, and you don’t need to show it again.  Gym memberships will have a similar process which will allow you to enter the gym only after a staff members has sighted your proof of vaccination upon your first entry.

We are working on a system for groups looking to hire space and our function rooms to provide proof of vaccination whilst booking.

Community sport is a large part of Warwick Stadium and Duncraig Recreational Centre’s operations.  Given the WA Government’s requirements and State-wide mandates, proof of vaccination in NOT required for anyone involved in community sport.

This includes the following:

  • Junior Domestic Basketball competitions
  • Senior Domestic Basketball competitions
  • Junior development programs, including Aussie hoops, Fundamentals and Futures
  • Casual shooting/court hire
  • Volleyball
  • Badminton

Masks are no longer mandatory for those 12 and over.  You are more than welcome to wear a mask should you feel you need one.

Please note that from the 31st January, proof of vaccination is required to use or enter both Warwick Workout and Warwick Women’s Workout.  Our Recreate program requires proof of vaccination for most fitness-based classes.  Watercolour painting, tiny tots ballet, toddler bop are exempt.

A staff member is required to site your POV upon entry for your first visit only.  

Our fitness spaces meet the 2sqm rule and we recommend patrons physical distance when exercising. 

Our team continues to work hard to follow the directions put in place by the WA Government.  We would like to reassure our community that we have COVID safe plans in place.  It is important to understand that The Department of Health will notify you if you are considered to be a close contact.  Where possible, we will inform those who may be deemed a close contact, if we are given this information.

Entry and exit of the Stadium remains through the main foyer as per normal, with no congregation of persons or meeting in this area.  In addition, teams and participants are to arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before games and leave promptly after the conclusion of games.

As a reminder, please check in when you visit Warwick Stadium, follow the guidelines above, maintain good hygiene, observe signage and if you do feel unwell or have flu-like symptoms please remain at home.  

The safety of our community is our top priority.  We will continue to follow the WA Government’s guidelines, keeping the community updated.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this time.  If you have additional concerns or COVID-19 related questions, please see The Department of Health for more information.

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