With this delay all outdoor grass tournaments have been cancelled or postponed and Volleyball England has received several queries related to outdoor volleyball tournaments as a result of the news. Please read the updated list of FAQs to specifically address many of those questions. Please scroll down that page to read the specific information on outdoor tournaments.
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To help the community return to organising volleyball with confidence, Volleyball England is organising a webinar for Monday, 17th May from 6pm until 7pm. Use the following link on the day to join: https://bit.ly/3uJWJIo
RAVC doesn’t have plans to train indoors until September giving us plenty of time to get organised. Usually we start first Monday of September at Kendrick School and on first Tuesday of September at Loddon Valley Leisure centre.
We are delighted to announce that after a long break we are starting of our outdoor sessions. First session will be held this Sunday the 18th of April at 4 pm at Prospect park, Reading (Liebenrood Road, Reading, RG30 2ND). We are thinking of having two session per week (one on a week day and second over the weekend). A poll will be created on our Facebook group to select a preferred day / time by the majority.
Returning to volleyball after a long break is exciting but given the circumstances many rules will apply to ensure safety of all players and members. Please click here to watch a “Return to volleyball” webinar released from Volleyball England. This is step 1, next to follow in the near future.
As promised in the previous announcement, Volleyball England has released their vision about returning to volleyball after the lockdown. Please read here for more details. We are excited to see the light at the end of the tunnel.
Reading Aces Committee is working on our new Risk Assessment and will announce its training plans in the next weeks. Full Covid-19 guidance could be viewed here.
In the meantime we recommend to get fit to get into good shape and avoid injuries. Sign up for fitness plan released by Volleyball England found on YouTube. Stayed tuned!
There will be a charge of £10 which must be paid before we enter teams. We will monitor the responses on Facebook, and let you know when/how to pay and enter teams as soon as we have the committed numbers. Due the limited tournament schedule the places will go quickly so book your interest as soon as possible.
Whitefield (Bristol) is also hoping to go ahead on 17th/18th of July. We have no details as yet, but the cost will probably again be around £10 per person and we will only enter teams with enough committed.
Early March, the Government has outlined a plan for cautiously relaxing lockdown restrictions in 2021. This plan was broken into key steps, with the decision to proceed to the next step based on a number of key tests.
Currently Volleyball England is awaiting further guidance from Sport England and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport as to how sport will be impacted in each step. Remember, guidance must be adhered to in the following order: Government à Venue à Volleyball England à Club.
Please read a post below for more information and watch out for further announcements after the 22nd of March.
Please click here to read Volleyball Engeland COVID-19 FAQ.