Facilities Reopening

In accordance with the Governor’s phase two directives, Townsend Schools will begin reopening the facilities as follows:

Community Library:

  • Beginning June 1, 2020: M-F, 1:00-6:00PM, Saturday 10:00AM-1:00PM.

  • Library devices not available, you may bring  your own device.

  • Bathrooms will not be open for public use.

  • Hand sanitizer available at entrance, please use it.

  • Masks encouraged.

  • Plexiglas installed for your protection.

  • Please adhere to social distancing guidelines of 6 feet.

  • All returned materials will be thoroughly cleaned or quarantined for 72 hours.

  • Drop boxes available outside and in the library for return of books.

  • Please limit the number of checked out books to 15.

  • We will have regular cleaning hours using our custodial staff.

  • Librarians will wipe down surfaces on a regular basis.

  • Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Community Weight Room:

  • Open beginning June 1, 2020.

  • Maximum of 5 people in the weight room at one time.

  • Must wipe down equipment before and after use.

  • Limit of one hour lifting time per visit (honor system).

  • Cleaning solution and towels will be available from school for wipe-down.

  • Weight room will be closed from 10:30-11:30 AM for fogging.

  • June 29th-July 3, 2020- Weight Room will be closed from 8:30-10:30AM and 5:00-7:00PM during gym floor resurfacing.

General Facilities Requests:

  • Open beginning June 1, 2020.

  • No more than 50 people attending the event at one time with social distancing of 6 feet.

  • Must provide own hand sanitizer for the event.

  • Must be pre-approved!

  • Organizers are responsible for cleaning the area used after the event.

  • Custodial staff will sanitize after the event.

Children’s Summer Camps:

  • Programming will begin June 15, 2020.

  • Social distancing will be enforced considering space necessary per activity. 

  • Temperature will be checked each day using a no-touch thermometer. Children who have a fever will not be allowed to attend. 

  • All areas used will be sanitized after each use. 

Summer Driver’s Education:

  • Must wear mask in vehicle

  • Limit of 10 students per classroom, spaced 6’ apart.

  • Vehicle will be sanitized before each class.

Summer Student Open Gyms/Weight Room Use:

  • Open Gyms & Weight Room hours will begin on June 8, 2020.

  • Open to currently enrolled BHS students only.

  • Supervisors will be enforcing social distancing guidelines.

  • Supervisors will check for temperature prior to entering using a no-touch thermometer. Students who have a fever will not be allowed to attend the session.

  • Equipment will be disinfected between uses.