On Monday 04 January, the PM announced new lockdown regulations to stem the steep rise in Coronavirus cases. New restrictions mean you should minimise time spent outside your home. Below, you will find the regulation impacts on constituent sports of our club.
SJFC suspended all League games and Training activities as per FA and Gov guidelines until further notice. Our location provider for training has cancelled all our bookings to end Jan, we will wait and see what Feb brings.
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday evening we have sadly now suspended all activities and events in England until further notice.
We know that this news will come as a disappointment to many of you, however it’s important that we now once again pull together to ensure that cycling plays its part in bringing the virus under control. Getting out on our bikes is a great way to boost our mental and physical health and we’ll be working hard to keep you pedalling.
How can I continue to ride?
Under the new restrictions you are permitted to cycle, and we would encourage you to do so, while following these rules:
You should only ride alone, with your household/support bubble or one other person.
Stay local, ride within your limits and ensure you are self-sufficient.
Leave the house to exercise only once each day.
Keep a safe distance from others and practice good respiratory hygiene (i.e., no spitting, use a tissue).
You can only leave your home to exercise, and not for the purpose of leisure (such as a picnic or a coffee break).
If you need to travel, such as to work or go to the shops, you are encouraged to cycle where possible.
What do you mean by local?
We know many of you will want to know what is meant by ‘staying local’. The Government’s definition of this is stated as ‘your village, town or the part of a city where you live’.
We understand that this definition is particularly restrictive for cycling, and we are working to seek further clarification on this. We will provide a further update as soon as we are able.
In the meantime, we recommend that you follow the advice to stay local, ride well within your ability and ensure that you are self-sufficient.
SJ Running – You can continue to run, either alone or with members of your household/bubble or with one other person. You must stay local and are permitted to do this once a day. We will look to introduce virtual challenges over the coming months to keep all members active.
SJRS tennis been cancelled and other sports are indoors which were still not happening as per guidelines
Swimming is cancelled till further notice.
No volleyball until further notice.