COVID-19 Update

 
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Other Covid related documents and information are available on the Resources and Downloads page.

March 2022

The club is now fully open again to visitors.  Do not attend if you are feeling unwell or exhibiting any of the accepted symptoms of Covid-19.

Given the current advice from government and the NHS the Executive has updated it’s advice to members.  With immediate effect the following will apply to all members and visitors:

  • Do not attend if you have any of the recognised symptoms of Covid
  • You must do a Lateral Flow Test within 48 hours of your visit.  This will no longer be a requirement from April 1st 2022.
  • Do not attend if the LFT is positive
  • You are advised to wear a face covering indoors if not eating or drinking
  • Maintain adequate social distancing at all times
  • Wash or gel your hands for twenty seconds frequently while at the club
  • Be conscientious about sanitising vehicles and gliders
  • Maintain increased ventilation while indoors

This applies to members and visitors so Experience Flights will recommence, though all voucher holders will be advised in advance of the requirements for attendance at the club.

  • Booking training slots should be via the club booking calendar or email to Mark Sanders
  • Members are advised to follow the club WhatsApp Group for last minute changes and announcements
  • Access is now open to all club buildings including the bar
  • Social distancing is now a matter of personal judgement.  We recommend that you stay at least one metre apart at all times
  • The accommodation and showers are fully available again

Catering

  • A full catering service is now available
  • Payment is by cash or bank transfer

Bar

  • Alcoholic drinks are once again available
  • Drinks may be put on a tab and individuals will be sent a regular statement with the means to pay electronically, or pay cash

Experience Flights, First Flights. 

  • We have re-started our Gliding Experience flights
  • Do not attend if you are feeling unwell or exhibiting any of the accepted symptoms of Covid-19
  • We are extending the validity of First Flight vouchers for at least the period we are unable to offer experience flights due to Covid-19.  So you can feel secure you will get your flight.

Courses

  • We are now running courses again from the beginning of April 2022 to the end of September
  • We are now taking bookings for 2022
  • 10% discount for all courses booked and paid in full before the end of February 2022
  • Please watch the website for the latest information

Communications

  • Regular communication with members is going out by email
  • If you are a member and not receiving these emails (there are often at least two a week) please send an email to the chairman and we will update your details
  • If you have any questions or need further information, please contact the Club by email (office@midlandgliding.club)