For 2020 we have introduced a series of extra safety protocols to eliminate and curtail many of the risks involved with COVID-19.
These extra measures are to provide security for all of our participants and volunteers through all of our activities.
Circulation of the Base
Entry to the base will be by reservation
These reservations can be made online, by email, SMS or Whatsapp you will be told what time you should arrive at the base to commence your activity.
On arrival, you can park your car on the roadside next to our base and enter from the large gate entrance. This is marked by entrance arrows.
Upon arrival, the registration form will need to be completed this is by a single person at the table outside the base.
Payment is possible when reserving online or can be made on arrival by cash, cheque or contactless by bank card (preferred)
Changing rooms are not available so arrive ready to undertake the activity,
The Toilet will be available as a handwashing station as well as hydroalcoholic stations outside.
Next, the group will occupy the preparation area where they will be issued the materials. Please stay 2m apart at all times. and give space to other groups.
All material, boats and boards will be disinfected and cleaned before use.
Use of Vehicles
On departure from the base where possible people will use their own transport
(if they have 2 vehicles in the group so it is possible to return to collect the vehicle after the activity)
When using our transport hands must be washed before entry,
Masks are obligatory on our bus and must be worn by all.
On arrival at your departure point, hydro-alcoholic gel will be available.
The vehicle will be cleaned between groups.
On return to the base
On return, the boats will be collected from the return point and you may walk back to the canoe base (Approx 500M) The bus can also be used but Masks must be worn.
At the base, all equipment will be placed in the disinfection area, where equipment will be cleaned
The rubbish will be placed in the bins provided
The exit of the base area is clearly marked “Sortie”
Chateau de Chenonceau Evening Trips
The evening trip at Chateau de Chenonceau is possible and also with extra protocols.
The trip will meet directly at the departure point close to the chateau at 19:30 this is also only by reservation.
You will be met by us with all the equipment you need.
Hydro-alcoholic gel will be available on board the bus for you to use before departure and on your return.
After your return all equipment will be placed together in a marked area separate from any clean equipment.
Off the water groups need to leave at least 2m between each other
On the water groups are also reminded to leave space between boats.