Health & Safety on the Farm
Rounds Ranch’s top priority is the health and well-being of our guests, our valued team as well as our animals. To ensure the health and safety of all, we have implemented new operational protocols in accordance with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit and the Government of Ontario guidelines. All regular Rounds Ranch policies still apply. Guests that do not abide by any of these guidelines will be asked to leave.
When you purchase your tickets either online or at the gate you agree NOT to enter Rounds Ranch if:
- You are ill or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. These include: Fever, Cough, Shortness of breath, Runny nose, Sore throat and/or other symptoms listed on Ontario Health Services website.
- You have been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with or has symptoms of COVID-19.
- You, someone in your household or in your group of 10 has travelled internationally in the past 14 days.
- The admissions & cookhouse counter has been equipped with sanitizer and protective plexiglass. High-touch surface areas will be cleaned frequently.
- The Petting Zoos path is now UNIDIRECTIONAL, meaning guests will be required to keep to the right along the trails to ensure a safe physical distance from others. Signage is posted as well as rope along the trails to guide the direction of foot-traffic.
- Certain animal pens are open for interaction.
- Sanitization stations are set up at the entrance/exit as well as in multiple areas throughout the Ranch. Please use the hand sanitizer stations after each activity. Additional sanitation protocols will be in place for the cleaning of our washrooms.
- High-touch surfaces such as picnic tables will be available for public use in our designated areas only. Lunches are permitted to be brought on site and if you are using our picnic tables, the rules need to be followed which are stated at the picnic table area. Our large picnic pavilion is open as well
- Our cookhouse is open from 11am to 5pm.
- In accordance with physical distancing measures, we ask that all customers remain 2 m (1 horse) apart while in any line ups including admission & cookhouse.
- Certain activities will have a maximum number of participants at one time. Please respect each other while waiting your turn
- Socks MUST be worn on the Jumping Pillows please bring your own
- Rules are posted at each activity. Please read and obey the rules. RR staff can ask you to come off the activity if the rules are not being followed.
- Please ensure any used personal protective equipment is placed into the garbage. Ei. Cleaning wipes, gloves etc.
- Mask are required for the tractor rides ONLY. Please wear a mask and gloves if you feel more comfortable but is not mandatory in all other areas of the ranch.
Rounds Ranch is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for everyone. We are closely monitoring government announcements and will be making adjustments to our guidelines in accordance with this information. We understand that these are unprecedented times and we are doing everything we can to ensure an organized and enjoyable experience. Through the shared responsibility of infection prevention practices, we may all enjoy an outdoor Exciting Farm Adventure this season. We thank you for your understanding and your cooperation.
To download and/or print these rules, click here.
Have a Healthy and Fun Visit!