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Last Updated: June 18, 2020

We will be ready to welcome you back to the Claremont Savings Bank Community Center on Monday, June 22, 2020. Our staff has been working hard as we prepare to reopen. To help keep members safe, our new operating procedures adhere to guidelines developed by the Governor of New Hampshire’s Economic Reopening Task Force and the CDC. You will notice many changes when you return to the CSBCC. To find a complete list, see below.

The CSBCC will be open for regular operating hours:

• Monday – Thursday: 5:30 AM-9 PM
• Friday: 5:30 AM-7 PM
• Saturday & Sunday: 8 AM-6 PM
We will continually re-evaluate our operating hours/days to make sure we are meeting the requirements set forth in the guidelines.
In our first phase of reopening, participants 16 years of age or older will be allowed to use the facility. Any patrons under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult, 18 years or older, at all times while using the facility.
• Members must maintain a minimum of 6 feet of distance from others.
• Anyone who considers themselves as part of a “vulnerable population” are recommended to avoid the CSBCC and follow State of New Hampshire recommendations for self-quarantine.
• All staff will be required to administer the COVID-19 self-screening test and have answered NO to all 5 questions before reporting to work every day.
• All staff are required to wear PPE/personal protective equipment (masks) while working in close proximity to other staff or patrons.
• Signage is posted for members to review upon arrival relating to the signs and symptoms of COVID-19. If they have any of these signs, they are not to enter the facility.
• All members/patrons entering the building are strongly encouraged to wear a face mask while entering and while walking through the halls. You do not need to wear a face mask when working out. You cannot wear a protective face mask while in the pool.
• We will offer directional access into the CSBCC through the main entrance. We ask that there be only one person/family group or person with caregiver in the elevator or stairwell at a time
• Cleaning supplies will be readily available throughout the facility so you can disinfect items before and after your use.
• Most group exercise classes will continue to take place outside during our first phase of reopening.
• Locker room facilities can be used for changing clothes, showering and toileting. Preferably, however, members will have “wear in/wear-out” clothes that do not need to be changed.
• Locker rooms may be closed for brief periods of time for cleaning and disinfecting. Closing will occur with minimal or no notice.
• All common area seating has been removed.
• Yoga mats, basketballs, weight lifting belts and other similar equipment will not be available. Please bring your own equipment.
• Gymnasium use will be allowed. Physical distancing is required and no contact sports are allowed at this time. Equipment will not be provided. Please bring your own ball in for use.
• Water fountains will be disabled. Please bring your own water.
• Reservations will be required to reserve a lane in the swimming pool during designated times for lap swimming. Reservations can be made through Active Net; our online registration software. Please click the link below to access the online registration.
• Please see the below link to our pool schedule for available lap swimming sessions and open swim time blocks.
• Room reservations/rentals are not being taken at this time.
We will continue to review these guidelines regularly and communicate changes through email, our website and our Facebook page. We can’t wait to see our members again — and we know you can’t wait to get back into your exercise routines!

Safety is our top priority. See what we are doing for everyone’s wellness!

Enforce and Implement strategies to comply with state-defined protocols
• Maintain 6-foot physical distance requirements for staff and members; avoid close interactions
• Provide adequate sanitation and personal hygiene for employees, vendors and patrons
• Ensure frequent disinfection and regular cleaning
• Require masks for staff. It is strongly recommended that members wear a mask when entering and moving throughout the facility.
• Require frequent hand washing for staff, members and vendors. Strategies for addressing sick employees and members are outlined below.
Facility Changes
• Handwashing and mask-wearing highly recommended upon entering the facility
• Signage to support personal hygiene, physical distancing and sanitation requirements of staff, members and participants
• Equipment spacing to support 6-foot physical distancing
• Capacity limitations for the facility and for areas within the facility in line with or more restrictive than state-staged recommendations
• Sign up software for lap swimming for one swimmer-per lane to ensure capacity and to support appropriate physical distancing
• Minimize opportunity for close contact in stairwells and doorways
• Hand sanitizer stations at entrance and exit
• Yoga/exercise mats, basketballs, weightlifting belts and other similar equipment will not be provided. Members must bring their own.
• Single-use sanitation toilettes for equipment sanitation before and after use, or available, appropriate cleaning solution
• Increased frequency of sanitation practices for high-use areas and surfaces
Administrative Controls
• Encourage and require sick staff, members and participants to stay at home
• Encourage vulnerable members or youth participants to follow the state recommendations for self-quarantine and staged guidelines for resuming public interaction.
• All staff will be required to administer the COVID-19 self-screening test and have answered NO to all 5 questions before reporting to work every day.
• Minimize contact among staff and members and maintain 6-foot physical distancing
• Establish scheduling that reduces the total number of staff in the facility at a given time
• Develop emergency communications plans and action plan for reported COVID-19 infections of staff, members and participants
• Ongoing, up-to-date staff, member and participant education and training on COVID-19 risk factors and protective behaviors
• Ongoing staff training on how to use masks and gloves safely and correctly in the context of their current duties
• Ongoing monitoring of public health communications about COVID-19 recommendations and frequently reviewing changes in State and CDC recommendations
PPE
• Strongly recommend that masks be consistently and properly worn while in the CSBCC according to our safety plan in line with CDC guidelines
• Require and offer non-medical face masks to staff and members to contain respiratory secretions.
• Ongoing staff training on how to use masks and gloves safely and correctly in the context of their current duties
• Require frequent hand washing for staff, members, participants and vendors, and require staff to wear gloves as duties require
Emergency Response
• Updated emergency response procedures to optimize physical distancing and supply additional PPE for emergency response



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Program Brochure:

2020 Winter/Spring Program Brochure 


Parks & Recreation Mission Statement:

"The City of Claremont Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to providing quality recreation facilities, programs, and services to enhance the quality of life for the residents of Claremont and the surrounding region."


General Responsibilities:

  • Manage a range of human services to help enrich the lives in our community.
  • Administer, manage and implement programs to maintain and beautify our park lands and recreational facilities.
  • Administer, manage and implement leisure service programs, published in the Program Brochure Guide as well as online, representing a variety of interests, ages, cultures and abilities.
  • Coordinate community special events, youth/family/adult/senior programing (mainly
    through the Claremont Community Center), community garden, parks and public lands, & volunteer services.
  • Reporting Damage in Claremont Parks -

    With the number of users we see in our parks throughout the year, playground equipment, benches, tables, and other equipment are sure to see wear and tear and potentially to be damaged and need to be fixed, removed and/or replaced. This would also apply to fallen trees, broken fences or anything out of the ordinary within one of the parks. We ask that if you notice something that you feel is not safe or needs attention from the Parks and Recreation staff, please contact us at (603) 542-7019 and ask to speak to the Director or e-mail Parksandrecinfo@claremontnh.com.

    In the event that you witness someone vandalizing equipment or facilities or you are injured and need medical attention, please dial 911 and request the emergency services you need at your location.

Contact Info:

Address: 152 South Street, Claremont, NH 03743

Phone: (603) 542-7019

Email: parksandrecinfo@claremontnh.com

Community Center Hours: Monday - Thursday: 5:30 AM - 9:00 PM, Friday: 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM, Saturday & Sunday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Parks & Rec. Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM