Hygiene Practices

In order to minimise the risk of “COVID-19” spreading and protect all participants (i.e. officials of the swimming clubs, swimmers and their parents / guardians) of Learn to Swim@JC (“Project”), you are required to comply with the Hygiene Practices (“guidelines”) implemented by the Project. The Project will terminate the right to attend the swimming classes of the participants who fail to cooperate immediately.

Changes to existing arrangements may occur in light of new pandemic measures and government directives. Learn to Swim@JC reserves the rights to modify, add, remove and explain any information of the guidelines at any time without notice, latest version would be uploaded to the website of the Project. Participants are required to check periodically for changes.

A. General precautions
  • Measure body temperature regularly. If participants have fever (body temperature higher than 37.5°C) or symptoms appears (such as fever, respiratory symptoms or sudden loss of taste or smell), please DO NOT attend the swimming class and should consult the doctor immediately;
  • Participants who have tested positive should not enter the venue of the swimming classes until they have tested negative by RATs; Symptomatic participants should stay at home for rest and avoid going out;
  • Wear the surgical mask correctly;
  • Bring your own drinks or water to avoid using the drinking fountains at the venue;
  • Bring your own towels, water bottles and slippers, participants may also prepare extra surgical masks and personal hygiene products;
  • Do not share your personal belongings with others;
  • Pay attention and strict compliance with the anti-epidemic measures of every venue.
B. Before the swimming class starts
  • Wear your swimsuit at home before attending the swimming class to avoid gathering in the changing rooms;
  • Participants are advised to allow enough time to take the body temperature, but do not arrive at the swimming pool too early);
  • Avoid staying at crowded places and maintain a social distance of 1.5 metres or above
C. During the swimming classes
  • Participants can take off their surgical masks during the warm-up session or before entering the water, and put the surgical masks into the surgical masks cover properly. Participants are advised not to talk to others after removing their surgical masks;
  • Maintain a social distance of at least 1.5m or above
  • All non-participants are not allowed to enter the swimming lanes and should not stay in the pool area.
D. After the swimming classes
  • Participants should wear their surgical masks and clean their hands with alcohol handrub immediately after getting out from the pool;
  • Parents /guardians should pick up their children immediately and leave the pool area as soon as possible;
  • Participants are advised to take shower at home after swimming classes to avoid staying at the crowded public changing room.
E. Other hygienic measures
  • For the latest information of COVID-19, please visit designated website for “COVID-19”:
    https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/index.html
  • For the latest announcement on LCSD swimming pools, please visit website of LCSD:
    https://www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/beach/swim-intro.html
  • For the general guidelines on hygiene (such as: perform hand hygiene properly, use surgical mask properly), please visit “General hygienic measures” of the designated website for “COVID-19”:
    https://www.chp.gov.hk/en/features/102742.html
  • Department of Health:
    • Hotline: 2961 8968
    • Centre for Health Protection Hotline: 183 0111
    • Central Notification Office: 2477 2772
    • Website of Centre for Health Protection: www.chp.gov.hk
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