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Rock Box Bouldering COVID19 procedures

Part 1: Employee hygiene and cleaning procedures

-If an employee is sick or has felt sick with COVID19 symptoms in the past two weeks, they must either wait two weeks before returning to work or receive a negative result from a reliable coronavirus diagnostic test. Rock Box Bouldering will compensate employees for paying for a test if payment is required, but procurement is the responsibility of the employee

-On each shift, staff will sanitize common-touch surfaces including, but not limited to:

Door handles/push bars, keyboards, counters, sink knobs, bathroom stall latches, liquid chalk dispensers, telephones, computer mice, and hand sanitizer pumps/bottles

-Employees are required to wear a cloth mask with at least two layers of material during their shift. Rock Box Bouldering can provide two reusable, washable masks to employees, but it is ultimately the responsibility of the employee to always have a mask.

-Employees will monitor the liquid chalk dispensers for adequate levels of alcohol saturation, at least once per shift

-When stripping routes, hold will be quarantined for at least 72 hours to inactivate any virus present before being pressure washed.

-Employees are required to report if they have or have had a confirmed case of COVID19, including date the test was performed.

-In good weather, doors should be kept open to increase ventilation

Part 2: Procedures for customers

-Masks will be required for customers. We can provide a reusable cotton mask, free of charge.

-If you feel sick, please don’t come to the gym.

-Occupancy will be reduced to a number in accordance with local, state, and federal guidelines

-We have morning hours available on Tuesdays and Thursdays for members only, starting at 7 AM.

-Bouldering 101 classes will need to be set up in advance by contacting the gym.

-Constant climber card program is suspended until further notice.

-Customers will be asked to use hand sanitizer or wash their hands upon entering the gym

-Community chalk bags are not available, but customers are allowed to use their own supply. Liquid chalk dispensers are available in the gym.


Questions, concerns, or suggestions for additional procedures can be emailed to

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