WE ARE OPEN – THE COVID RULES

How COVID 19 (Tier 3 Very High) restrictions operate here at Phoenix Range:

Firstly, YES! ..we are open with the following conditions in place in line with permitted licenced sporting indoor activities. These conditions are in addition to the local authority (BMBC) who ‘imposed’ further conditions upon certain businesses, in particular Sports leisure / gyms. Unlike many other venue’s gyms are permitted to have people from different households attending, but not ‘mixing’ or ‘socialising’ with the rule of 6 applying to each group or household or bubble in attendance. It’s similar with restaurants; there may be several households attending at the same time, but not ‘mixing’ or ‘socialising’ outside their bubble, and separated in their own groups with control measures in place such as social distancing rules and the wearing of face coverings.

Indoor shooting ranges, gyms and bowling alleys are venues where visitors share sporting equipment and therefore carry an increased the risk of virus transfer. However, these venues also have petitioned bays and separated stations of operation. In addition, these areas are thoroughly sanitsed between customer changeover. Therefore, by the nature of construction and layout they afford sufficient social distance from each other, and as such allows visitors from different households in these specific sports and leisure/ gym facilities to attend in line with the restrictions guidance, social distancing rules.

Therefore, after carrying out a thorough generic and specific risk assessments, taking into account all of the current guidelines and rules, customers may book and attend our Try Shooting sessions from different households, where control measures in place such as separation by 2m or where not possible, 1m plus and the rule of 6 per group throughout the facility. The wearing of face covering during your time with us is compulsory.

Attending customers must also comply with the following:
• Pre register your details with us prior to arrival by opening your user account online on our secure website. We must record details of all attendees, it’s the law, and you must sign a declaration to confirm you are not prohibited from handling firearms.
• Face coverings MUST be worn at all times despite any exemption claimed (unfortunately, it’s our own house rule no exceptions, sorry)
• Use the NHS track and test App upon entry.
• Sanitise on arrival, upon leaving, and throughout the building at each and every sanitising station.
• Keep your distance from other range users outside your group and stay within your own firing bay until finished. Rule of two meters where possible, 1m plus if other precautions are in place, ie compulsory face coverings.

We have introduce the following to reduce the risk of infection transfer:
• Ventilated instruction rooms with extractor fans.
• Reduced booking group sizes and number of groups at any one time.
• Our room layouts have been altered to orientate people better to increase distance.
• All equipment is thoroughly sanitised between sessions.
• Every point of contact surface throughout the building; such as door handles, surfaces, door entry systems, toilets are sanitised each hour upon every event user change over.
• Each day the centre is sealed and sanitised with Antiviral fogging machine to kill any traces of COVID 19 on every surface including soft coverings.

Whilst we provide personal santised safety protection such as hearing protectors and shooting safety glasses, we encourage customers and members to purchase their own in the interests of hygiene and reducing any further risk of virus transfer.
Customers may bring your own face covering or purchase one of our stylish numbers in-store or online, and when we do PPE we make it count…..Targeting COVID 19 face masks, double layer, washable, soft inner layer, bacterial resistant material, make a statement, stay safe….on sale here in-store when we open @ £9.95 or £11.95 inc P&P online. Get yours here at our online store:

www.phoenixrange.co.uk/…/phoenix-range-face-mask

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We will be operating reduced operational hours for all customers including member booking firing lane reservations for us to be able to sanitise the centre effectively.

Monday – Closed
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday – 3pm to 8pm
Thursday – 3pm to 8pm
Friday – 3pm to 8pm
Saturday – 9am to 4pm
Sunday – 9am to 4pm
CALL US – (01226) 289770
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