COVID UPDATE

June 16, 2021

We are happy to announce that Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Centre plans to reopen our doors June 10 2021. Some of our policies and procedures have changed, but the warm welcoming spirit of the friendly staff has not.

The well-being of team members, guests and community is of the utmost importance to us. This is why we are implementing Seven Chiefs new health and safety protocols. These safety protocols will incorporate enhanced sanitization and social distancing practices.

Terms for Booking

  • Face covering (mask) is required in all common areas such as lobby, hallways and dressing rooms
  • Participants must be masked at all times, except during the training activity. Coaches/trainers/etc. must remain masked at all times.
  • No access to the facility for Ice Arena until 15 minutes prior to ice time).
  • No access to the facility for Fieldhouse until 5 minutes prior to booking time
  • Wavier forms for any liability (COVID 19) Must be sign by everyone including coaches, trainers, players (Skaters) before they can enter the building
  • Team Roaster must be fill out and given to screening desk by coach/team manager
  • COVID – 19 question will be asked by Screening Desk
  • One Dressing rooms will only be used by renting group if prior approval from Management is given and Their will be time that Dressing rooms will not be assigned and Skater must come fully dress
  • Two Spectators only for player and have to seat in designated area – physical distancing must be maintained between participants at all times:
  • Walk-in services are not permitted
  • Onsite concession will remain closed until further notice
  • All Ice and Fieldhouse must be book by sales team
  • Physical distancing must be maintained between participants at all times:
    • 3-metres physical distance for indoor activities
    • 2-metres physical distance for outdoor activities
  • Renting the ice for 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight center is closed off to the public, only the renting groups, staff and 2 spectators per athletes are allowed in the building.
  • A security officer/staff member will greet each visitor to the Sportsplex.
  • A handheld non‐touch thermometer will be used at the entrance. Each clients/visitor will have their temperature measured before entering the facility.
  • If the customer’s temperature is normal, we will proceed to the next steps
  • Temperature will be taken daily upon arrival at north entrance for Fitness & Fieldhouse; East entrance for ice booking only, with infra-red no touch device, and temperature must be below 100.4 F/ 38 C
  • If the customer fails the second screening test, individual will be asked to leave, seek medical testing and be barred from entry for two weeks.
  • Security/screening desk will also be tasked with visual observation of customers who may be experiencing symptoms of fever, sore throat, cough, runny nose or difficulty breathing. Security will have the authority to not permit entry to individuals with visual symptoms present and bar individuals from entry for two weeks.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – Appropriate PPE will be worn by Customers as they enter into the building
  • Mandatory disinfecting of hands upon entering and exiting the building
  • A hand sanitizer dispenser will be set up at front doors
  • No client nor staff member shall be permitted to enter the facility if they are feeling unwell or experiencing any COVID-19 related symptoms
  • On the ice, players have all of their equipment on including hockey gloves. They do not share ANYTHING other than a hockey puck that is passed with a stick…NEVER touched by hand.
  • All health and safety recommendations would be followed
  • No player, parent, coach nor staff member shall be permitted to enter the facility if they are feeling unwell or experiencing any COVID-19 related symptoms.
  • Any participate must report a positive test immediately to the facility manager and their user-group leader.
  • If players, coaches and parents do not comply with social distancing protocols, players or groups will be asked to leave the facility immediately and the user group will be at risk at losing their ice times moving forward (as deemed appropriate by Facility Management). This protocol would remain in effect.

Arena

Arena 1 open to Occupancy of 250

Arena 2 – Occupancy of 100

  • Youth12-18 years and adult sports – resume with no restrictions, indoors and outdoors
  • Youth 0-11 years resume with some restrictions as per AHS Guidelines on age group
  • Games/Tournaments

Fieldhouse

  • Fieldhouse Occupancy of 100 per court with a maximum of 300 for full fieldhouse
  • Open only 2 courts for rental for two weeks at this time
  • Youth 12-18 years and adult sports – resume with no restrictions, indoors and outdoors
  • Youth 0-11 years resume with some restrictions as per AHS Guidelines on age group
  • Games/Tournaments
  • Youth activities (day camps, overnight camps, play centres) – resume with restrictions

Outdoor Rink

  • Youth and adult sports – resume with no restrictions, indoors and outdoors
  • Outdoor public gatherings – up to 150 people
  • Outdoor fixed seating facilities (grandstands) – 1/3 seated capacity

7 Chiefs sportsplex reopening June 2021

Siyisgaas (Thank you),

Wayne Sugai, General Manager

Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Centre

COVID UPDATE

May 18, 2021

Closure of Facilities to Protect Communities and Guests Against the Spread of COVID-19

Seven Chiefs Sportsplex will remain closed until further notice. 
Please stay tuned.

Although closure is a difficult decision, the ongoing health and safety of our community and guests is of the utmost importance. We have taken many steps to minimize the risk of transmission of COVID-19, including a detailed plan to ensure the highest levels of sanitization and personal hygiene for employees, participants and guests at our facility.

We understand that this is disappointing for many of our teams, sports participants, spectators, events and programs that we enjoy hosting. But our community’s health and guest welfare are a priority. We want to thank our customers, community and our employees for their cooperation and understanding during these very difficult times.

Siyisgaas (Thank you),

Wayne Sugai, General Manager

Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Centre

COVID UPDATE

April 13, 2021

Closure of Facilities to Protect Communities and Guests Against the Spread of COVID-19

Due to the recent spike in cases in the Community, Tsuut’ina Nation Chief & Council have implemented a 2-week Nationwide closure April 13 – 27, 2021.

Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Center has closed its facilities to the public also from April 13 – 27, 2021.

Although closure is a difficult decision, the ongoing health and safety of our community and guests is of the utmost importance. We have taken many steps to minimize the risk of transmission of COVID-19, including a detailed plan to ensure the highest levels of sanitization and personal hygiene for employees, participants and guests at our facility.

We understand that this is disappointing for many of our teams, sports participants, spectators, events and programs that we enjoy hosting. But our community’s health and guest welfare are a priority. We want to thank our customers, community and our employees for their cooperation and understanding during these very difficult times.

Siyisgaas (Thank you),

Wayne Sugai, General Manager

Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Centre

COVID UPDATE

April 12, 2021

Voluntary Temporary Closure of Facilities to Protect Communities and Guests Against the Spread of COVID-19

There has been confirmation of a positive case of COVID-19 at the fitness center on April 8, 2021. Due to this safety related concerns, Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Center has decided to voluntarily suspend operations and temporarily close its facilities to the public as a preventative measure.

Closure is effective end of day, April 12, 2021 until further notice. Although closure is a difficult decision, the ongoing health and safety of our community and guests is of the utmost importance. We have taken many steps to minimize the risk of transmission of COVID-1 9, including a detailed plan to ensure the highest levels of sanitization and personal hygiene for employees, participants and guests at our facility.

We understand that this is disappointing for many of our teams, sports participants, spectators, events and programs that we enjoy hosting. But our community’s health and guest welfare are a priority. We want to thank our customers, community and our employees for their cooperation and understanding during these very difficult times.

Siyisgaas (Thank you),

Wayne Sugai, General Manager

Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Centre

COVID UPDATE

April 7, 2021

The Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Center remains open for YOUTH programs only as per all AHS Covid protocols announced on April 6, 2021.  More details will be found on our latest COVID Guidelines.

The Fitness Centre is open to the public Monday – Friday 6:30 am – 9 pm, and Saturday – Sunday 10 am – 6 pm.

We thank you for your patience and understanding as we work together through these unprecedented times.

COVID UPDATE

February 25, 2021

We are happy to announce that Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Center plans to reopen our ice arena for rental.  When we open, some things will not be the same as they were before we closed, but the welcoming spirit of the friendly team here has not changed.

The well-being of team members, guests and community is important to us.  That is why we are implementing Seven Chiefs new health and safety protocols, which incorporate enhanced sanitization and social distancing practices.

Terms of Booking

  • Face covering (mask) is required in all common areas such as lobby, hallways and dressing rooms,
  • No access to the facility for Ice Arena until 15 minutes prior to ice time).
  • No access to the facility for Fieldhouse until 10 minutes prior to booking time
  • No Spectators – All other common areas have been closed and spectators, including parents and sibling, are not allowed inside the facility.
  • Wavier forms for any liability (COVID 19) Must be sign by everyone including coaches, trainers, players (Skaters) before they can enter the building
  • COVID – 19 Checklist Must be fill out and drop off at Screening Desk
  • Players to arrive dressed in full hockey gear (with no access to the facility until 15 minutes prior to ice time). Players to put on skates in designated areas in the dressing room with physical distance indicators and after ice time is over they will exit into dressing room to put on shoes and exit the dressing room.
  • Walk-in services are not permitted
  • All Ice and Fieldhouse must be book by sale team under the following:

School and team sport activities – Children and youth will be allowed to participate in limited school and team sport activities.

  • Lessons, practices and conditioning activities are allowed for indoor and outdoor, team-based, minor sports/activities and school athletics.
  • Games are not allowed.
  • All participants must be 18 years old or younger, except coaches or trainers.
  • Maximum of 10 total individuals, including all coaches, trainers, and participants.
  • Physical distancing must be maintained between participants at all times:
    • 3-metres physical distance for indoor activities
    • 2-metres physical distance for outdoor activities
    • coaches or trainers may enter physical distancing space for brief interactions with participants (for example, to correct form or technique)
  • Participants must be masked at all times, except during the training activity. Coaches/trainers/etc. must remain masked at all times.
  • Access to change rooms must be limited, including accelerated arrival and departure, emergencies (for example, first aid) and washroom use.

One-on-one training is permitted

  • Only one-on-one or one-on-one household training is permitted for indoor fitness activities (for example, in dance studios, swimming pools, training figure skating on ice, one-on-one lessons).
  • Sessions have to be scheduled or by appointment. No drop-in or groups allowed.
  • Individual workouts without a trainer are not permitted.
  • Renting the ice for 1 hour and 15 mins
  • One Dressing rooms will only be used by renting group if Prior approval from Management is given and No Dressing room will be given on Hitmen game day.
  • Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight center close off to the public only to renting group and staff.
  • A security officer/Staff Member will greet each visitor to the Sportsplex.
  • A Handheld Non‐Touch Thermometer will be used at the Entrance. Each Clients/Visitors will have their temperature measured before entering the facility.
  • If the customer’s temperature is normal, will proceed to the next steps
  • If the customer’s temperature is above 38°C, a secondary temperature check will be conducted to verify the first reading.
  • If the customer fails the second screening test, individual will be asked to leave, seek medical testing and be barred from entry for two weeks.
  • Security will also be tasked with visual observation of customers who may be experiencing symptoms of fever, sore throat, cough, runny nose or difficulty breathing. Security will have the authority to not permit entry to individuals with visual symptoms present and bar individuals from entry for two weeks.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – Appropriate PPE will be worn by Customers as they enter into the building
  • A Hand sanitizer dispenser will be set up at front doors
  • A staff member or a security staff person would monitor to ensure only players with ice time are permitted in the facility and distancing measuring are being complied with On-Ice. Reporting user group compliance / safety issues to Facility Management.
  • On the ice, players have all of their equipment on including hockey gloves.  They do not share ANYTHING other than a hockey puck that is passed with a stick…NEVER touched by hand.
  • Water bottle placed on top of dashboard edge at benches so that players could place their water bottle in a safe area to ensure effective distancing during water breaks.
  • All health and safety recommendations would be followed
  • Beyond flood time between ice times, consider adding in an additional 15-minute lag time between user groups to ensure there is no interaction with multiple groups. All players from previous ice time must exit the facility within 10 minutes from the conclusion of their ice time. This additional lag time would also provide facilities with a cleaning period to sanitize key surface areas prior to the next user group arriving. This protocol could continue in place in future phases (as required).
  • No player, parent, coach nor staff member shall be permitted to enter the facility if they are feeling unwell or experiencing any COVID-19 related symptoms.
  • Any participate must report a positive test immediately to the facility manager and their user-group leader.
  • If players, coaches and parents do not comply with Distancing protocols, players or groups will be asked to leave the facility immediately and the user group will be at risk at losing their ice times moving forward (as deemed appropriate by Facility Management). This protocol would remain in effect

7 Chiefs Sportsplex Covid plan 2021

COVID UPDATE

December 11, 2020

Due to the recent restrictions that were announced on December 8th.

The Seven Chiefs Sportsplex will be CLOSED effective December 13, 2020 to January 12, 2021.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work together through these unprecedented times.

We want to thank our customers, community and our employees for their cooperation and understanding during these very difficult times.

Siyisgaas (Thank you),

Wayne Sugai

General Manager

Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Centre

COVID UPDATE

On behalf of and Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Center Management, we’d like to share the following information;

As of November 24, 2020, Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight is taking the necessary step to extend restrictions on some activities at Seven Chiefs Sportsplex in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The changes are following new mandatory protocols within a State of Public Health Emergency called by the Government of Alberta. The protocols are based on recommendations from the Chief Medical Officer of Health of Alberta and apply to all recreation facility operators in the province. They are in place to manage rising case numbers.  To be clear, this initiative is an enhanced measure to help insure the safety of all Nation members, employees and clients.

To align with province wide measures, Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight has taken the following steps.

Rentals 

Team sport activities such as practices, games and competitions that occur indoors, outdoor and where 2 metre distancing is not maintained at all times – this also includes all youth & Adults team sports

All ice, facility rentals for the period of closure (November 24 to Dec 15, 2020) will be cancelled and refunded or given credit automatically. No action is required at this time. We are unable to accept new rental inquiries for Team Sports until restrictions are lifted.

Fitness (Fitness Centre and Group Exercise Classes)

Maximum capacity is 16 people, 2-4 in fitness studio, 10 ppl on the track

Face masks are now mandatory in the fitness centre while NOT exercising i.e. resting, travelling between exercise equipment.

All Group Fitness Classes will be suspended until further notice.

Drop-In Activities 

  • Open Gym and Sticks & Pucks will be suspended until further notice.
  • No Open ice time for outdoor rink

Siyisgaas (Thank you),

Wayne Sugai

General Manager

Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Centre

COVID-19 UPDATE


Thursday, November 25, 2020

We acknowledge the new targeted measures as outlined by Alberta Health Services.

The Nation is in the process of assessing the impacts to our operation, and will provide a further statement in the coming days.

We ask for your patience and cooperation in the meantime.

Siyisgaas (Thank you),

Wayne Sugai, General Manager

Friday, November 13, 2020

Due to the recent restrictions for indoor team sports; group fitness classes; group singing and group dancing, Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Center has decided to cancel all booking to team sports Effective 9 am, Friday November 13, 2020 – November 27, 2020.

This does not include outdoor sports, individual sports, individual exercise (fitness centre), training or equipment use, or to Junior, collegiate, university, Olympic or professional sports and to professional artists in professional performance venues.

We want to thank our customers, community and our employees for their cooperation and understanding during these very difficult times.

Siyisgaas (Thank you),

Wayne Sugai, General Manager

August 3, 2020

As of August 3, 2020, face covering (mask) will be mandatory to be worn at the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Center in all common areas like lobby, hallways and dress rooms and Spectator/Parents in the Arena’s and Fieldhouse (Gym).   We acknowledge that not everyone is required to wear face coverings.

Exceptions are:

  • Children under two years of age;
  • People with underlying medical conditions or disabilities inhibiting their ability to wear a face covering;
  • People engaging in an athletic or fitness activity;
  • People who are unable to place, use or remove a face covering safely without assistance;
  • People who are eating or drinking at a public premise that offers food and beverage services;
  • People who are care giving or accompanying a person with a disability where wearing a face covering would hinder accommodation of the person’s disability;

Management highly recommends at this present time until August 3, 2020, that wearing face covering (Mask) to be used.

We want to thank our customers, community and our employees for their cooperation and understanding during these very difficult times.

Siyisgaas (Thank you),

Wayne Sugai, General Manager

Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Centre

The 7 Chiefs Sportsplex is now open under phase II guidelines.

For Arena 1 & 2 booking & information & ice-time availability,
please contact 7csales@tsuutina.com

For fieldhouse bookings & availability, please contact 7csales@tsuutina.com