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Our Clubhouse facilities and Happy Valley Racecourse Non-Raceday restaurants are closed as Typhoon 8 signal is in force. They will reopen within 2 hours when the signal is lowered and no “extreme condition” is announced by the government. All facilities will remain closed for the day if the Typhoon 8 signal or “extreme condition” remains in force by 5pm.

We have received a report from a Member that his COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) done today Wednesday, 29 June, has returned positive.

We would like to inform Members’ that the Members’ Mobile App will undergo system maintenance on Thursday, 30 June from 2am to 8am.

We are pleased to inform Members we will be recommencing the Happy Valley Clubhouse operation in phases with effect from the evening of Thursday, 30 June. Telephone bookings for Dining and Recreation facilities will be accepted starting at 9am on Thursday, 30 June.

Members and their guests are kindly reminded to strictly observe The Conditions of Entry to Club Premises when visiting Clubhouses and Racecourses.

We have received reports from a guest and a Member that their COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) done on Saturday, 25 June and Sunday, 26 June respectively, have returned positive.

The Stewards have recently approved the amendment to the “Absent Membership Bye-laws” in respect of the membership tenure required for the application of Absent Membership.

We are pleased to inform Members that all the other employees who came into contact with the employee at The Old Clubhouse Restaurant and Bar in Beas River Country Club who is a preliminary positive COVID-19 case (as reported on Friday, 17 June), have all returned negative results further to the completion of their PCR tests.

We have been notified that a Member’s COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) conducted today, Wednesday, 22 June, has returned positive.

We are pleased to inform Members the Provincial restaurant (Non-Raceday) in Happy Valley Racecourse will extend its operation to 7 days a week during racing off-season with effect from Sunday, 17 July and reservations will be accepted starting at 9am on Tuesday, 21 June.

In regard to our Notice issued on 18 June, we wish to clarify that our initial intent in suspending the regular SMS / email notifications on positive COVID-19 cases reported on Club premises was in response to Members’ feedback about receiving too many notices from the Club.

In light of the recent increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the community as well the number of cases reported in our Clubhouses, we would like to appeal to all Members to take the Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) before accessing Clubhouse and Racecourse facilities. Our staff have been taking this test before reporting duty to ensure the safety and health of all Members and staff and we would deeply appreciate Members’ support in doing the same.

We would like to inform Members that we have received reports today from a guest that her COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) done on today Friday, 17 June and from an employee that her COVID-19 PCR Test done yesterday Thursday, 16 June, have returned positive.

We would like to inform Members’ that the Mobile App will undergo system maintenance on Friday, 10 June from 7:00am to 10:45am.

We would like to inform Members’ that the Mobile App will undergo system maintenance on Friday, 27 May from 5am to 7:30am.

We are pleased to inform Members of the following further relaxation of social distancing measures in line with the recent government announcement which will take effect from Thursday, 19 May:

The Conditions of Entry to Club Premises – Clubhouses and Racecourses (Non-racedays) has been updated and can be found <here> .

We are pleased to inform Members that further to the Government’s latest announcement on relaxation of social distancing measures, from Thursday, 5 May:

Members and guests are reminded that with effect from Saturday, 30 April, the basic Vaccine Pass dosage requirement is updated as follows:

We are pleased to inform Members we will be recommencing the operation of selected dining and recreation facilities in Beas River Country Club with effect from Thursday, 28 April.

We are pleased to inform Members the Club will recommence the operation of more dining facilities in light of the improving pandemic situation and our risk assessment in this respect. Further to the reopening of Six Furlong, Hilltop Paddock and The Ladies’ Purse last week, additional dining facilities at the Happy Valley and Sha Tin Clubhouses and the Happy Valley Racecourse Non-Raceday restaurants will recommence operation with effect from this Friday, 8 April.

We are pleased to inform Members the operation of selected dining facilities will recommence at the Happy Valley and Sha Tin clubhouses with limited menu selection, with effect from Monday, 28 March.

We would like to inform Members that the Members’ Mobile App will undergo system maintenance from 12am to 8am on Friday, 18 March.

We would like to inform Members the closure of all Clubhouses and the Non-Race day restaurants at Happy Valley Racecourse will be extended for another two weeks until Sunday, 27 March.

Members may access the letter from our Chairman of the Board of Stewards (here).

In due consideration of the worsening COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Club will be extending the closure of the Clubhouses in Happy Valley, Sha Tin and Beas River as well as the Non-Race day restaurants at Happy Valley Racecourse for another two weeks until Sunday, 13 March.

We would like to inform Members that further to the Notice issued last night, we have today received a second report of an employee at the Beas River Equestrian Centre who tested preliminary positive for COVID-19 via lateral flow testing. His last day of duty was 18 February and his duties included the cleaning of washrooms. He has been sent for further confirmation testing. All remaining employees on premise have been tested this morning and returned negative results.

We would like to inform Members that an employee who works at the Beas River Equestrian Centre in the riding school stables has tested preliminary positive for COVID-19, through lateral flow testing.

Further to our notice issued yesterday in respect of the positive COVID-19 employee case at the Equestrian Centre, we are pleased to inform Members all the employees who came into contact with him, both direct and indirect have completed their testings and returned negative results.

We would like to inform Members that we have today received a report that an employee who works at the Beas River Equestrian Centre in the retraining unit and riding school stables has tested positive for COVID-19. Given his working location, he would not have come in to contact with Members.

We would like to inform Members that we have today received a report that a kitchen employee who works at the Six Furlong in Happy Valley Clubhouse has been tested positive after taking the Rapid Antigen test at home. He has been arranged to take further testing in hospital.

In view of the rapidly worsening COVID-19 pandemic situation in Hong Kong, the Club has decided to temporarily close all the Clubhouses in Happy Valley, Sha Tin and Beas River, as well as on non-race days, catering premises at the Happy Valley Racecourse, effective from 14 February until 27 February 2022 (both dates inclusive). All takeaway services will stop at 6pm on Sunday, 13 February.

As per the latest government directives tightening the social distancing measures, the following changes to the Club’s operation will be implemented with effect from Thursday, 10 February to Wednesday, 23 February 2022.

We are pleased to inform Members the Chinese restaurants’ multi-session dining reservations feature for Sundays and Public Holidays in the Members Mobile App introduced in October last year will now be extended to include Saturdays as well. This will be available for use starting from Saturday, 5 March (Note: Reservations taking will commence on Saturday, 5 February.)

From 3 February until further notice, the 13 Chalets at Block B will be blocked for Racing department’s employees who are responsible for the cross-border horse movements. This is necessary to ensure that these employees avoid any contact with the general public arising from the stricter protocol imposed by the Guangzhou authorities on those whose duties involve regular cross-border movement.

As a gentle reminder, the Club as a public body is obliged to observe Section 2(1) of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance concerning the giving or acceptance of gifts, rewards, cash tips or other advantages. Unless given or accepted with the approval of the Club, such gifts could give rise to criminal or disciplinary proceedings against the Club employee, guest or Member.

We would like to inform Members that an employee who was on duty at the Fortune Room of the Happy Valley Old Clubhouse last week on 17 January has today been identified by the government as a close contact of a preliminary positive case of COVID-19 who is a household member.

The Government has extended the current COVID-19 measures until Thursday, 3 February. We fully understand that Members would welcome more opportunities to dine with their families and therefore, will be extending the operating hours for lunch dine-in service to 6pm in the following restaurants from Monday, 31 January to Thursday, 3 February for the Chinese New Year holidays.

The Club has further revised its Conditions of Entry to Club Premises giving due consideration to the current COVID-19 situation in Hong Kong. Members attention are drawn particularly to Note No.3 which explains the condition to be observed in respect of persons who have been issued with a Compulsory Testing Notice by the government under the Prevention and Control of Disease (Compulsory Testing for Certain Persons) Regulation (Cap. 599J).

Following the latest government announcement issued on Wednesday, 5 January 2022, new social distancing measures will take effect from Friday, 7 January to Thursday, 20 January 2022.

The Stewards have recently approved the amendment to the “Members’ (Suspension of Privileges) Bye-laws” in respect of the membership tenure required for the application of Voluntary Suspension. Along with this amendment, the maximum duration permitted for each application has also been set.

We would like to inform Members’ that the Mobile App will undergo system maintenance on Monday, 13 December from 5am to 7am and on Friday, 17 December from 12midnight to 2am.

Following the Government’s directions extending compulsory scanning of “LeaveHomeSafe” QR Code to all catering premises and scheduled premises with effect from 9 December, the conditions of entry to all Club premises, including Racecourses and Clubhouses, are updated as follows with immediate effect.

We wish to inform Members that the conditions of entry to all Club premises, including Racecourses and Clubhouses, have been updated as follows with immediate effect.

We are pleased to inform Members that the Terrace of The Eighth in Happy Valley New Clubhouse will reopen on Wednesday, 1 December. It will first operate in the Type C mode and move to a Type D mode subsequently from Wednesday, 15 December onwards, in alignment with the operation mode of The Eighth as a whole. Kindly note that only beverages can be served at the Terrace and it does not accommodate reservations.

We are pleased to inform Members that the table cancellation function in the Mobile App has been further enhanced. The system upgrade will be performed between 11:00am – 12:00pm on Friday, 26 November. The Mobile App will not be available for use during this hour.

We are pleased to inform Members the Club’s restaurants will be further increasing their capacities by gradually moving to the Vaccine Bubble’s Type D operation mode starting December to meet the demand from Members. Members may start making reservations 1 month before the respective commencement dates.

We would like to remind Members and their guests that the wearing of face masks is a mandatory requirement at all times when using Club facilities except when eating or drinking at the table in a catering premises, showering or in other specific circumstances as permitted by the law. In particular, face masks must be worn when moving away from the table in a catering premises or when taking photographs.

Members are kindly reminded that they and their guests should refrain from using Club facilities if they are subject to testing under a compulsory testing notice issued by the government and have not received a negative result.

Our Clubhouse facilities and Happy Valley Racecourse non-raceday restaurants are closed as Typhoon 8 signal is in force. They will reopen within 2 hours when the signal is lowered and no “extreme condition” is announced by the government. *All facilities will remain closed for the day if the Typhoon 8 signal or “extreme condition” remains in force by 5pm. *The non-raceday restaurants at Happy Valley Racecourse will remain closed for the night even if the signal is lowered before 5pm as the race meeting is cancelled.

We would like to thank Members for their strong patronage of the Club’s restaurants which have seen overwhelming demand in the past few months.

Our Clubhouse facilities and Happy Valley Racecourse non-raceday restaurants are closed as Typhoon 8 signal in force. They will reopen within 2 hours when the signal is lowered. All facilities will remain close for the day if the signal remains in force by 5pm.

We are pleased to inform Members that the government has further relaxed the maximum capacity for banqueting functions to 240 persons under the Vaccine Bubble’s Type D operation mode.

To accommodate the overwhelming dining demand, we are pleased to inform Members that multi-session dining reservation will implemented on Sundays and Public Holidays for lunch at the highly popular Chinese restaurants with effect from Friday, 1 October (Note: Reservations taking will commence on Wednesday, 1 September.)

We wish to inform Members that the conditions of entry to all Club premises, including Racecourses and Clubhouses, will be updated as follows with effect from 1 September 2021.

We are pleased to inform Members that further to the latest government directives, Sha Tin Clubhouse’s Toddler Pool and the Beas River Country Club’s Fun Pool will recommence their operation on Saturday, 21 August. Happy Valley Old Clubhouse’s Hilltop Pools will remain closed due to the Timber Roof rectification work.

The Club will carry out a comprehensive IT operation commencing midnight tonight to strengthen the resilience of the IT system following the network equipment failure incident on 13 August 2021.

A network equipment this morning had disrupted the information display of certain Club webpages as well as the Customer Care and Membership hotline services. We have since resumed normal services and apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Further to our Notice dated 30 July, we are pleased to inform Members that additional private rooms in selective outlets will operate under the Vaccine Bubble’s Type D mode, and some bars will operate under Type C and Type II Bar mode. The details are as follows:

The Members’ Mobile App will undergo system maintenance on Friday, 6 August from 12 midnight to 1:30 pm and on Tuesday, 10 August from 12 midnight to 2 pm. During the aforesaid period of time, access to the App is not available. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

The Club is most grateful for Members’ patronage of our restaurants in the past few weeks. Since the majority of our restaurants’ move to the Type C mode under the Vaccine Bubble, we have seen an overwhelming response from Members with many restaurants utilised to the fullest as permitted under the current social distancing rules. Your support has meant we are beginning to see the vibrancy which has been much missed and we trust you are enjoying your visits even more now that you are able to invite more family members and friends.

We are pleased to inform Members that Derby Restaurant will operate under the Vaccine Bubble Type C mode ahead of schedule with effect from Tuesday, 13 July (instead of 15 July as previously announced). Also, The Racing Club restaurants (non-raceday) will be moving into Type C operating mode on Monday, 12 July.

We have updated several house rules for the Clubhouses which will take effect from 5 July 2021, except for the revised Reservation Policy for Bars which will be effective on 15 July 2021.

Further to our Notice last week dated 18 June, we are pleased to inform Members that additional dining outlets and facilities will be moving into the Vaccine Bubble Type C operating mode.

Like many Members, the Club is looking forward to further relaxing social distancing measures in its catering premises permitted by the Vaccine Bubble’s Type C category.

We are pleased to inform Members the current tracing measures will be simplified.

We are pleased to inform Members the following indoor playrooms at the Clubhouses will reopen with effect from next Monday, 24 May:

Members are kindly reminded that in accordance with the current government regulation, GN250 Cap 599F pertaining to the operation of Fitness Centres, users must put on face masks at all times within the gym premises except when having a shower. Therefore, there should be no consumption of food and beverage when inside the gym. We recommend that Members bring their own water bottles for rehydrating after their workout.

Members are kindly reminded that the Club is currently operating in the Type B mode in respect of the government’s GN249 Cap 599F regulation.

The latest Government gazette released yesterday has directed that the social distancing measures can be further relaxed through the introduction of a “vaccine bubble”.

In line with the government’s directive, the Fun Pool at Beas River Country Club will be closed with immediate effect. The Main Pool remains open for Members use. Below is the overview of Clubhouses’ swimming pools opening and closure status for easy reference.

The Members’ Mobile App will undergo system maintenance between 12am to 9am on Friday, 2 April. During this time, Members will not be able to access the App services. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

In respect of the latest government directive released today on the use of face masks at swimming pools, we have revised the requirement as underlined:

We are pleased to inform Members that further to the latest government announcement, the swimming pools at all Clubhouses (except the Hilltop Pool at Happy Valley Old Clubhouse) and the Beas River Country Club’s children outdoor playground will recommence their operations on Thursday, 1 April.

We are pleased to inform Members that the Mobile App has been further enhanced with two new features as of today, Tuesday, 30 March:

The Members’ Mobile App will undergo system maintenance between 1am to 11am on Friday, 26 March. During this time, Members will not be able to access the App services. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

The government announced last night that all fitness centre staff have to undergo another medical test by today and as far as possible, remain at their place of residence until the test results are known.

The Government has announced that most of the existing social distancing measures and restrictions will be extended for another 14 days from today until Wednesday, 31 March 2021. In particular, Members are reminded that in light of the current outbreak in fitness centres; effective from 11 March 2021, the Government has mandated that masks must be worn at all times in gyms except when taking a shower.

In respect of the government’s latest announcement requiring all fitness centre staff to be tested and as far as possible, remain at their place of residence until the test results are known, we will be closing the Happy Valley and Sha Tin Clubhouse Gyms at 5pm today until the test results are available.

We are pleased to inform Members that further to the latest government announcement, some of our Clubhouse facilities was reopened and dine-in restrictions was relaxed as of Thursday, 18 February with the implementation of additional anti-epidemic measures.

We are pleased to inform Members that the Mobile App has been further enhanced with two additional features which as of today.

Further to the Notice on the reopening details of our Clubhouse facilities, the setting for table reservation via the Members’ Mobile App has been updated to a maximum of 4 persons per table. Members are advised to close the App and open it again to apply the new setting.

Further to the government’s latest announcement, we are pleased to inform Members that we will be reopening selective Recreation facilities tomorrow, Thursday, 4 February as follows:

The Fun Pool at Beas River Country Club will be closed for annual maintenance from 1 to 19 February.

Members are reminded of Section 2 (1) of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance concerning the giving or acceptance of gifts, rewards, cash tips or other advantages. Unless given or accepted with the approval of the Club, the gift could give rise to criminal or disciplinary proceedings against the Member or Club employee.

In respect of the government’s latest social distancing directives issued on Monday, 4 January, the current restrictions will be extended until Wednesday, 20 January 2021 (inclusive).

In accordance to the government announcement on tightening the compulsory quarantine requirements for people arriving in Hong Kong, the Health Declaration Form has been revised. Members who have just returned to Hong Kong are reminded to observe the new quarantine requirements and those who have been in close contact with any person currently subject to a quarantine order issued by the government shall not visit the Club premises.

In respect of the government’s latest social distancing directives issued on Monday, 21 December, the current restrictions will be extended until Wednesday, 6 January 2021. Members who have made reservations for dinner during this period will be contacted by our restaurant teams for alternative arrangements.

We are pleased to inform Members that you may invite other Members as guests in addition to family members at ALL Clubhouses and Moon Koon restaurant at Happy Valley Racecourse with effect from Thursday, 17 December.

Pursuant to the latest government announcement issued on Tuesday, 8 December, all dine-in services at the Clubhouses and Happy Valley Racecourse will only provide take-away services after 6pm (last order at 8:30pm) and all indoor and outdoor sporting facilities at the Clubhouses will be closed from Thursday, 10 December to Wednesday, 23 December.

As the pandemic situation continues to escalate, the Club is stepping up vigilance and has revised the Declaration Form which, among other things, requires non-member guests to provide more details to ensure better traceability in the event of any reported cases on Club premises.

In view of the increasing COVID-19 threat with the high number of local transmissions, the Club will be implementing a staggered work schedule for our staff at the Clubhouses and Happy Valley Racecourse non-race day dining outlets. Such an arrangement is necessary to mitigate against the risks of cross-infection in the event there are confirmed staff or Member cases.

In respect of the government’s latest directives on COVID-19 social distancing measures, kindly note the following will take effect at all Clubhouses and Happy Valley Racecourse dining outlets from Mon, 16 Nov to Thu, 26 Nov:

Pursuant to the Government's latest announcement, the Club will strengthen precautionary measures with effect from Saturday, 11 July until further notice:

We are pleased to inform Members about the re-opening of Children’s Playzones at Sha Tin Clubhouse and Beas River Country Club on 7 July. Kindly note the following details and user rules:

The Stewards have recently approved the amendments to the following Club’s Bye-laws:

Pursuant to the latest announcement from the Government, we are pleased to inform Members the following measures will be further relaxed with effect from tomorrow, Friday, 19 June:

We are pleased to inform Members about the re-opening of more facilities at our Clubhouses further to the latest government announcement.

The Club has implemented stringent precautionary measures for the protection of its Members, customers and employees at the Racecourses and Clubhouses since the COVID-19 outbreak in late January.

Pursuant to the latest announcement from the Government yesterday afternoon, we are pleased to inform Members that more facilities will re-open as follows (in addition to those announced on Monday):

Following the Government’s latest directive aimed at reducing social, leisure and recreational activities, the Club will continue to close the following facilities until further notice...

In consideration of the Government's latest announcement pertaining measures to be taken by commercial dining and leisure establishments as well as the rapid increase in the number of local COVID-19 cases which reached a daily high today; the Club will further step up precautionary measures with effect from 6pm, Saturday,28 March as follows...

Following the Government’s latest announcement to introduce further measures aiming to promote social distancing and prevent viral transmission by close contact, the Club will be taking further precautionary measures with effect from tomorrow, Wednesday, 25 March as follows...

We would like to further explain the Notice issued yesterday (18 March) requiring Members and guests entering the Clubhouses and Racecourses to sign a Heath Declaration Form.

The outbreak of COVID-19 is now reaching an alarming level globally. With the continuous increase in imported infection cases and in line with the Government’s latest health warnings, the Clubhouses and Racecourses WILL NOT admit any Member, his/her family members or guests who have been outside HK for any period of time in the last 14 days.

Further to our notice yesterday concerning a second Member who tested positive for COVID-19, we have gathered the necessary details of his movement on 23 February based on his utilization and CCTV records, which were further verified by him.

The Club has been closely monitoring the evolving situation of COVID-19 in Hong Kong, noting the increase in local cases. Giving consideration to the Government’s continued measure in closing pools, indoor sporting and shower facilities to further prevent the spread of the virus, the Club will be closing the following facilities from 12 noon, Saturday, 29 February to 10 March (inclusive)...

The Club has been closely monitoring the evolving situation of the 2019-nCoV in Hong Kong, noting the increase in cases, which have been contracted locally...