Bayhawks, as we begin our indoor season and programs, please read through the Sherwood Forest Dome Complex protocols outlined below. All specifics related to programs (ie. Recreational, Competitive, etc.) are outlined below. It is important to note that the “General Dome Protocols” apply to all programs/rentals and any additional protocols will be outlined based on programs. 

We appreciate your support during this time and let’s remember to be patient, be kind and enjoy the beautiful game. 


General Dome Protocols

Please be advised the protocols below apply to all programs/rentals. 

  • Do not arrive more than 20 minutes before your scheduled session 
  • Prior to entering the dome complex, all are to complete the Covid-19 Health Assessment QR Code that can be found at the gates. No Completion, No Entry. 
  • All those entering the domes that are 12+ will be required to show proof of vaccination (second shot + 14 days) along with Government issued ID showing date of birth and full name (Ontario Health). This will be verified at the gates. No Completion, No Entry.
  • All entering the domes must wear a mask as outlined by the City of Burlington. The mask may be removed once the participant has reached the playing surface (those under the age of 5 and any person as outlined in Section 7, subsection (1) as per City of Burlington By-law, are exempt)
  • We ask that all come ready for their sessions and leave promptly when session is completed. There is no changing inside the domes.
  • No water stations will be available, therefore bring ample water and ensure your bottle is labeled
  • Buffers are built in between all sessions to safely enter and exit the domes
  • Increased sanitization stations are present throughout the facilities and all are asked to sanitize prior to entering
  • High-touch surfaces are sanitized every hour
  • The entire facility is fogged at the end of the day with a DIN approved sanitizing agent

**UPDATE

As of November 26, 2021 at 12:01AM it is mandatory for all indoor sport facilities to require those 12+ attending their facilities to be fully vaccinated.

To Read the Press Release from Halton Region’s Medical Office of Health, click here. 


Youth Recreational Programs

Please find below particular protocols that only apply to our Youth Recreational Programs:

  • A 1:1 ratio of participant to spectator is allowed only for our youth recreational programs
  • All spectators over the age of 18 must be prepared to show proof of vaccination along with Government issued ID to verify. Only those spectators who are fully vaccinated (second shot + 14 days) are able to enter. No exceptions.
  • All spectators are required to maintain social distance protocols (2m)

Adult Recreational Programs

Please find below the particular protocols that only apply to our Adult Recreational Programs:

  • No Spectators are allowed. No Exceptions.
  • A buzzer inside the dome will go 10 minutes prior to your scheduled game time – this signals you are welcome to enter the facility
  • 5-minutes prior to game time another buzzer will go, encouraging your team to take the pitch and finish preparations for your start
  • All games will begin on the hour and run for a consecutive 50 minutes (no stoppage time)

Competitive & High Performance Programs

Please find below the particulars that only apply to our Competitive & High Performance Programs:

  • No Spectators are allowed. No Exceptions.
  • Managers/Team Officials will meet the players just inside the gates, prior to their schedule sessions
  • At the end of the sessions, players will be escorted promptly from the facility to the gates, where they will meet their parents

Group Field Rentals

Please find below the particulars that only apply to our Group Field Rentals:

  • No Spectators are allowed. No Exceptions.
  • A buzzer inside the dome will go 10 minutes prior to your scheduled game time – this signals you are welcome to enter the facility
  • A buzzer inside the dome will go at the 50 minute mark of your rental – this signals that you must start vacating the field.
  • A buzzer will then go at the 55 minute mark which signals that you must vacate the domes.
  • All rentals will begin on the hour and run for a consecutive 50 minutes

Failure to comply with the above protocols can result in a ban from the Sherwood Forest Park Dome Complex.

*No refunds will be provided in the case of a ban from Sherwood Forest Park Dome Complex.