Hong Kong Lawn Bowls Association

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MEMORANDUM - Guideline on Coronavirus (Issued on 20/4/22)

While we are looking forward to the re-opening of all lawn bowls activities, it is important for all bowlers to continue following all precautionary measures to ensure their safety during the pandemic.  Please note that our primary aim remains to protect the health and safety of all of our players and staff.

 

  • Do not engage in a game if you are directly or indirectly related to any infected/suspected cases, or feeling unwell.
  • Wear a mask at all lawn bowls activities organized by the HKLBA.
  • Observe individual club’s rules, including the entrance requirements.
  • Following the government’s social distance rules.  While Fours game is allowed under the LCSD classification of team sports, players need to refrain from gathering in a group of more than four.  The Third is advised to stay on the bank when the lead is bowling, and vice versa.
  • No food will be provided by the home club during league matches, only drinks will be provided.

In addition to these rules, players are recommended to maintain a good personal hygiene:

  • Wash hands and/or use of hand sanitizer regularly.
  • Avoid touching your face, particularly eyes, nose and mouth, with unwashed hands.
  • Cough or sneeze into a tissue and wash your hands afterwards.
  • Avoid close contact with others, such as touching or shaking hands.
  • Clean bowl surfaces with hand sanitizer, antibacterial wipes or a cleaning spray.

To avoid the gathering of a big crowd, it is not recommended to bring spectators to your game.

HKLBA will continue to monitor the situation closely and provide regular updates on these instructions.

We wish all bowlers enjoy their bowling while maintaining their good health.

 

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