Covid-19 Information

Last updated: 16th August 2020

We're delighted to announce that from next weekend, we'll be restarting our flight experiences!

We're thankful for the hard work all our members have put in to allow us to be able to do this, and can't wait to share the skies of Oxfordshire with you again.

We have got some changes to our normal offerings, but these shouldn't impact your experience significantly. When they get in touch, our bookings officer will let you know exactly what they are.

Our bookings officer will be getting in touch with those who have already bought one of our offerings and get people booked in, so if you're waiting to hear don't worry! Our bookings officer will be in touch, though there may be a delay.

 

You can see our current visitor guidelines below:

Oxford Gliding Club Covid-19 Visitor Guidelines

 

Thank you for taking the time to read our current guidelines for how we operate as a club. We hope you enjoy your experience with us, and we will try to make it as ‘normal’ as possible, where safe and practical to do so. We’ve put our main changes below so that you can see how we’re keeping people safe. We ask that when you visit us you abide by these guidelines to help ensure that both you and our members are as safe as possible.

 

What you need to do before you arrive at the club:

 

  • Please complete and bring your membership form and declaration with you to the club

  • Please only bring one other person (friend or family) to the club. We can’t cater for any more people and will not be able to accommodate you if any more people turn up. This is to ensure the smallest risk to both our members and your friends and family

  • Please make sure you bring a face covering that you are comfortable wearing, it should follow the current UK Government requirements, but as a minimum should cover your mouth and nose. It must be worn during the flight. We will be unable to facilitate any flights if you do not wear a mask, and we will be unable to provide a mask for you if you forget.

  • Please do not attend if you, or anyone you have been in contact with in the past 14 days, tests positive for Covid-19, or displays any symptoms of the disease. We will of course reorganise your flight if you are unable to attend because of this.

 

When you arrive at our club:

 

  • Please make yourself known to our members so that we can get you set up for your flight. You and your guest must exercise social distancing, but we don’t require you to wear a mask until you are in the aircraft.

  • Both you and your instructor will wear masks during the flight. We will also clean the aircraft cockpit before and after your flight, please do not be offended by this – we are cleaning every cockpit after every different pilot, including our members.

 

 

Thank you, and we hope you enjoy your experience with us. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask our bookings officer.

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Oxford Gliding Club is a Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) and we fully support the promotion of and participation in the sport of gliding. If you want to fly with us but are concerned about the cost, contact our membership secretary.

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