The authorities introduced Tuesday that the mask is now obligatory throughout any outside exercise between two folks from completely different household bubbles. No exception has been made to this new regulation, other than with regards to folks seated greater than two meters away.
At Loisirs Maria-Goretti, in Charlesbourg, the place the outside tennis courts have been open since Saturday, coordinator Laurence Rooney didn’t cover her disappointment at right now’s announcement. The actuality of tennis, she remembers, is completely different from most sports activities.
Since the opening, folks had the selection of taking part in doubles with a mask or singles with no mask. It labored properly. In singles, we do not even method our opponent whereas taking part in tennis.
As already 75% of the membership playing cards for the tennis season have already been offered, the coordinator shouldn’t be nervous concerning the sustainability of the non-profit group.
In the brief time period, which may dampen the keenness of some, however till now, our fields had been 100% full. Our members are keen about tennis, we predict they may adapt.
At the L’Albatros golf membership in Sainte-Foy, President Guy Robichaud additionally admitted that he was just a little stunned by the announcement. But it comes on the very least to dispel some confusion across the carrying of the mask amongst golfers which reigned since final Thursday.
The authorities is attempting by all means to manage the pandemic. It’s not the most popular time of yr outdoors so persons are fairly understanding he relativizes.
The new rules had been simply starting to be utilized on Tuesday, however the membership president was additionally not nervous about shedding prospects in the approaching weeks.
That’s not the suggestions we have had – to this point. People need to exit so badly, so they simply go along with the mask. Entertainment is not very a lot nowadays.
With data from Jean-Philippe Martin