COVID-19 Response & Safety

 

Coach-Mentors

  • Temperature will be taken and recorded prior to practice
  • Coaches who are not feeling well will be asked not to attend practice
  • Coaching staff are required to wear face coverings and hand sanitize throughout practice
  • Host coach-mentor training on new protocol

Parents/Guardians

  • Parents/Guardians will be asked to attend an online meeting on what to expect prior to program start
  • Face coverings will be required - we will provide a mask to those that need them
  • All spectators will be limited to 2 per child
  • All spectators will be required to stay distant from each other and the fields
  • Spectators will be asked to not attend if they are not feeling well

Players

  • Arrival and dismissal times will be staggered
  • Players will have their temperatures taken and recorded upon arrival
  • Players will use hand sanitizer before the start of practice
  • Players will be separated into small groups with 1 coach
  • Groups will remain the same each day
  • Program will be modified to limit player interaction, focusing on individual drills and skills
  • Players will be provided their own space marked by cones to comply with social distancing guidelines
  • Players will keep water at their space with them
  • Players will be given their own ball to use throughout practice on the first day of practice and will take it home and bring to practice each day
  • Pinnies and other shared equipment will not be used
  • Players will be asked to not attend practice if they are not feeling well

General

  • Hand sanititzing & disinfecting area will be set up
  • Masks will be available to all who need/want one
  • Port-o-potties will be provided and cleaned daily by the City of Buffalo Parks Department
  • We will not be scrimmaging against other parks on game days