Serving the tennis community at Queens Park,
75 Ross Street, Barrie, Ontario

Welcome to BCTC

Barrie Community Tennis Club is a volunteer run organization located at Queen’s Park in Barrie.


BCTC is now closed for the season.

BCTC COVID-19 Safety Plan

Organization name: Barrie Community Tennis Club
Revision Date: 05 July, 2021 – Date completed: 05 July, 2021
Developed by: BCTC Executive

Measures we’re taking

How we’re ensuring members know how to keep themselves safe from exposure to COVID-19
  • All court usage is scheduled and members complete of a COVID-19 screening assessment;
  • Signage is posted to remind members of proper physical distancing 2m, hand sanitizing, proper sneezing/coughing protocols and group gathering guidelines;
  • Executive will keep members up-to-date on all City of Barrie guidelines associated with the safe use of the courts;
  • Executive will meet to review and implement all safety guidelines.
How we’re screening for COVID-19
How we’re controlling the risk of transmission in our tennis club
  • The clubhouse is closed for the season;
  • Members must respect the 2m physical distancing at all times on the courts and outside the courts;
  • Masks are mandatory when the 2m distancing cannot be maintained;
  • Members to follow safety protocols when moving on and off court. A 15 min transition time is scheduled;
  • ONLY members play during club operating hours;
  • Members to use sanitizer frequently, on and off the courts;
  • Members are not to share equipment, and must sanitize their equipment, including racquets and water bottles;
  • A weekly e-mail is sent to members to reinforce all health and safety protocols.
What we will do if there is a potential case, or suspected exposure to COVID-19 at our tennis club

Executive/members to follow the below protocol in the event someone at the club has COVID-19 symptoms:

  • Have person return home and self-isolate;
  • If unable to leave immediately, self-isolate at a distance from the courts until able to leave;
  • Have the person return to the self-screening tool and complete the test and follow recommendations from the self-assessment application. Province’s website (;
  • If the person is very ill, call 911;
  • Contact Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) at 1-877-721-7520;
  • Follow Health Officials instructions on next steps;
  • Close court on which member was playing;
  • Inform all members that may have been exposed to the ill person.
How we’re managing any risks caused by the changes made to the way we operate the club
  • Review club operations and implement any City of Barrie and SMDHU guidelines as instructed. Inform members of any changes and address their concerns;
  • Any changes brought forth to current operations by members will be reviewed by the Executive.
How we’re making sure our plan is working?
  • Executive to evaluate the safety plan weekly and ensure concerns are considered as part of any changes;
  • On-going communication with members on changes to Club’s COVID-19 Safety Plan.

Marise, Kirk, Jay, Joanne, Shirley and Peter
Barrie Tennis Executive