In accordance with the United States Tennis Association guidelines for reopening of tennis courts, the following recommendations are approved by HOA2 Board:
–Do not play if you are exhibiting any symptoms of the coronavirus: mild to severe respiratory illness with fever, cough and difficulty breathing, or other symptoms identified by the CDC.
–Protect against infections:
*Wash your hands with disinfectant soap and water (for 20 seconds or longer) or use a hand sanitizer if soap and water are not readily available, before going to the court
*Recommend bring your own sanitizer/towel to use for opening gates, etc
*Clean and wipe down your equipment, including racquets and water bottles. Do not share racquets or any other equipment such as wristbands, grips, hats, towels
*Bring a full water bottle to avoid touching a tap or water fountain handle
*Consider taking extra precautions such as wearing gloves
*If you need to sneeze or cough, do so into a tissue or upper sleeve
*Arrive as close as possible to when you need to be there
*Do not use the score keepers
*HOA2 employees to provide additional safety cleaning of courts -e.g. gate handles, benches.
*Court monitors are responsible for safe practices and social distancing. The court monitor will be the person who has reserved the tennis court. Additionally another member will provide spot checks of the HOA2 courts during prime time.
*Try to stay at least six feet apart from other players. Do not make physical contact with them (such as shaking hands or high five)
*Avoid touching your face after handling a ball, racquet or other equipment. Wash your hands promptly if you have touched your eyes, nose, or mouth
*Avoid sharing food, drinks or towels
*Remain at least 6 feet apart from other players when taking a break
*Leave the court as soon as reasonably possible
*Group coaching/lessons should take place only when stay at home order is lifted and where social distancing is possible
*Chairs should not be available in the area between courts at Desert View in order to discourage unwanted socializing