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QUEEN CITY YACHT CLUB (QCYC) has a  commitment to all aspects health, safety and the environment (HSE).

This page contains information on the following:

QCYC COVID-19 Requirements for visting QCYC

As a condition of your visit to the Club, you affirm that you will:

  1. Complete a COVID-19 screen prior to coming to the club EACH DAY and Email the result
  2. Assume all risks of you, your invitees and your family members that are in the same household with you being exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending your boat or the Club and acknowledge that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death;
  3. Release and hold harmless the Club, its members, directors, employees, agents, and representatives, of and from any Claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto. You understand and agree that this includes any Claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of the Club, its members, directors, employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after attendance at the Club;
  4. WEAR A MASK at all times while at the Club, except while on your boat or in the immediate vicinity of your boat;
  5. Follow physical distancing (2-metre distance, at a minimum and no groups of more than 25 persons);
  6. Follow sanitation practices, including washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or use alcohol-based ​hand sanitizer​ if soap and water are not available.
  7. Download and keep active, the Canada COVID Alert mobile app.
  8. Inform the Club if you receive an exposure alert notification on your cell phone from the Canada Alert mobile app, or are suspected or confirmed to have COVID 19 within 14 days of your last visit to QCYC.

QCYC Concussion Management Policy and Concussion Codes of Conduct Information

QCYC values the long-term health of all. As such, we have a comprehensive Concussion Management Policy that incorporates Concussion Management, Return to Sport and Return to Work, and associated practices and procedures to support all the elements of this Concussion Management Policy. While all concussions are a serious medical condition, no matter how, when and who received the injury,  as an organizer of competitive amateur sailboat racing in Ontario,  the Club's Concussion Policy needs to comply with Ontario's Rowan's Law.  To this end, in 2019 the QCYC Board of Directors  adopted  ... (more)