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Update – August 18, 2020

As we move towards Phase 3  we can slowly open our centre and so we are prepping the Splex by developing a return to play policy.  The softball diamonds and soccer fields at Marj Edey (as well as Tennis courts) are back in use.  We still suggest physical distancing and do not come to the parks if you are feeling ill.

Many centres are busy working on a re-opening strategy and GCWCC is gathering as much information from as many sources as possible to provide a re-opening package. 

At Varsity View we have put together return to play protocol and are starting to implement those plans.  We will start at the Arena in Late August and at the Hall by opening Bingo Sept 8.    Nursery will be the next program to open in September.

We will continue to work on a safe opening strategy while adhering to the provincial guidelines.

Should you have any questions related to our facility and/or program cancellations, please email vvcc@mymts.net .   We will post the protocols as they are finalized.

 Thank you for your patience.

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Remember we have 2 sites: The main hall (Socials, Bingo & Nursery) at 315 Laxdal Rd

and the Sportsplex (Arena and Fields of Marj Edey Park) at 4230 Ridgewood Rd.

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For the very latest news please check our Varsity View  Facebook Page

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**Sept 8 – Masks will now be Mandatory in the Arena.**

Aug 20 – Update on Arena opening:
All players are asked to be dressed before entering the Arena. (minus skates)
Players will only be allowed ONE gaurdian each at the arena (no siblings).
We will use an exit at south end of arena to keep traffic flow in one direction.
Canteen will be closed.
Fans will be seated together on one half of the stands per ice slot.
There will be Lobby coordinators to help direct traffic in the building.

Aug 18, 2020 VV arena RTP Covid Protocol:
We are using a 20 min flood gap to allow the attendant to spray benches and then resurface.  We are hiring lobby coordinators to herd people and we have removed the 50 ppl max. We are asking players to come dressed with a max one guardian per player. Players and guardian will not be allowed in the arena until 30 min before your ice time and must be gone by 30 min after. We are using Room 5 as the exit at the south end of the Arena. The traffic will flow one way in the building. Washrooms will be avail in the lobby.

Covid lobby coordinator will direct the visitors where to go and what to do when they arrive. They will find the teams covid reps and explain what section their fans are to sit it in. The stands will be marked into section A and B.  The team reps will be Responsible for their groups physical distancing in the stands.   Our coordinator will monitor the door so people dont arrive early and will spot clean bathrooms and high touch points in the lobby.   They will keep a flow moving thru the lobby and monitor physical distancing within the lobby.  Fans and players will exit at the opposite end of the arena from where they arrived.

Rink attendants will spray down the benches before they flood. Once the parents and players have left from the previous slot he can spray empty stands and dressing rooms.
We will use the dressing rooms in pairs 1/2 & 3/4 to maintain the herds. Parents will sit on top of their players rooms. The stands will be broken into side A & B so that only half the stands are used per slot allowing the other half to be cleaned in between. We will mark the stands for distancing and black out the lobby windows to avoid congregating. There will be no standing along the boards for fans. Players will not come out for their time until they can go straight onto the ice.
Canteen will be closed as will dressing room showers.
Times keepers will have wipes in their area to clean the clock equipment.

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Nursery Open Sept 9, 2020

Spaces available in our 2, 3 and 4 year old program.  Come out and meet our teachers who will offer a nurturing, creative and fun environment for your child.

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New This Fall…  Dance Class!

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The VVCC AGM was held on Jun 18, 2020 at 7 pm at 315 Laxdal Rd.  Thanks to all who attended.  You can find out who we are at the contact us page.

The 2020 Volunteer of the Year Award was given to Christine Laarveld.

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You can find our updated 2020 VV Constitution here.

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VVCC held their Annual General Meeting on Wed Apr. 3, 2019 at 7pm at 315 Laxdal rd. 

The Only Board Change was a swap that saw Paula move to General Member and Sean Moore take over at Secretary.  For a complete list of the current Board please see the Contact us Tab

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2020 Power Skating – ***SOLD OUT***

Varsity View is offering a power skating program put on by Brooke Enns of Competitive Edge Power Skating.  Brooke is a very qualified coach and brings some experienced coaches with her for her program.  The pamphlet is attached if you would like to register.  Spots are limited to 15 children/class.  If there is demand there will be a wait list in case someone should have to cancel.  If the program cannot go forward then refunds will be issued. If we have to modify the program you will be notified.  Please follow the registration information in the brochure to sign up.  Please be honest about your son/daughters ability when registering as having appropriately skilled children together is important to keep the class moving ahead with their skills.  There will be 2 coaches/class  and no sticks allowed as the focus will be on skating.  If you have any questions please send me an email.

Competitive Edge Varsity View Fall 2020 Brochure

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Varsity View CC Jam Pail Curling & Fundraiser Social

Thank you to the Ruby Caps, our volunteers & all who came out to support.

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2020 Champions

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Book your Social Event now at our Hall & get $200 off the regular Price for a Friday!!

Contact VVCC@mymts.net for more Info.

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Great News:  VV has been selected as to be a recipient for the City of Winnipeg’s Renovation Grant.  So thanks to a lot of hard work by our VP of Programs, Christine, you will start to see changes to the Outdoor Rink Building on Laxdal when we return next winter 2020.  Great Job Christine!!!

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The Stanley Cup at Varsity View 2018

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(VV Board and Staff with Madison Bowey and the Stanley Cup in the Splex Jul 28/18)

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NHL champion Madison Bowey  brought the Stanley Cup to Varsity View Community Club on July 28 at 3 p.m.

Bowey, defenceman for the Washington Capitals hockey team, is a former Varsity View Falcon and he will bring hockey’s greatest trophy back to his childhood club for a party. All were welcome to attend this free event.

“My hockey career began here, at this great community club in this wonderful hockey city, and this is my chance to pay tribute to everyone who helped me get started, and encouraged me to keep going,” Bowey says. “It’s a great honour to have this privilege and I can’t wait to celebrate back home in my community.”

Traditionally, players and staff of the championship team each get a day to take the trophy to a destination of their choosing. Madison chose to share it with his community, where it all began.

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