COVID-19 Safe Tennis Play Guidelines

The following guidelines have been put forth to ensure safe play while using the Beechwood West 1 Tennis courts during the Ontario Government Stage 1&2 reopening plan.

  • Stay home if you are demonstrating any flu-like symptoms to avoid spreading an illness to others;
  • Tennis players must: 
    • Keep two meters apart at all times; 
    • Limit play to single or doubles with partners from same household; 
    • Clearly mark their balls and refrain from picking up others’ tennis balls;
    • Not share tennis rackets or other equipment;
  • Use & respect the booking system to limit queuing at the court;
    • If waiting, please ensure that you maintain 2 meters of physical distance between you and others who are waiting to play;
    • If there is no reservation & courts are empty, members should follow the first-come, first-serve approach and limit their play to 1 hour when others are waiting;
  • Casual games only, no lessons (for profit) or league play allowed;
  • The tennis court surfaces (i.e. gates, nets, etc.) are not sanitized or cleaned once installed, please use gloves or a towel when required to interact with these surfaces;
  • Bring your own hand sanitizer and use it before and after entering and exiting the facility;
  • The drinking fountain and washroom will remain out of service;
  • Avoid sharing items (drinking bottles, tennis rackets, towels, etc.) and wash these items thoroughly with soap and water after use; 

*This list is not all inclusive, but is put together by volunteers to have a safe fun experience.


Tennis Court Rules

We are pleased to provide professional grade tennis courts that were resurfaced in 2016. We kindly ask that you follow these rules to ensure an enjoyable experience for all participants, while preserving the quality of our court surface:

  1. The courts are to be used for tennis only. They are not to be used before the nets are put up in the spring or after the nets are taken down in the fall.
  2. Proper non-marking footwear must be worn on the courts.
  3. No food or drink is permitted on the courts with the exception of water. Please help us preserve the newly painted surface that was completed in 2016. 
  4. Smoking is not allowed on the facility premises.
  5. Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on the facility premises, except for approved events with an LCBO permit. 
  6. Players are expected to show courtesy and respect and display good tennis etiquette to all players, patrons, and guests at all times. Profane language is prohibited.
  7. It is the responsibility of all patrons to keep the grounds and courts clean and tidy, and to show respect for property.
  8. Be courteous to others waiting for a court and follow the rules set on our reservations page. 
  9. Guests are allowed when accompanied by a member. 
  10. Members are not permitted to provide lessons to non-members for a for-profit purpose.
  11. If you have misplaced your tennis FOB, a new one can be obtained as per our key deposit process.


Code of Conduct Policy

The Beechwood West #1 Homes Association facilities exist to provide patrons opportunities to participate in and to access services, programs or events in a safe and positive environment. Beechwood West #1 Homes Association will attempt to ensure a safe and positive climate so that all patrons may enjoy these facilities. This policy and procedure applies to all staff and all persons accessing the facilities and properties, including but not limited to members, associates, guests, and any other person, volunteer or contractor.

Beechwood West #1 Code of Conduct