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Clinton Boys and Girls Club -- RETURN TO PLAY GUIDELINES

All guidelines are based on the CDC, Maryland & Prince George’s County guidance.  They are subject to change based on local Health Department guidance.

General Guidelines

  1. All participants (coaches and players) must complete Pre-Screening before each practice and each game. The Pre-Screen form is available via Smartsheet on each Sports page.
  1. Coaches, must keep attendance via designated Sports team app at each practice
  2. Assign a Station or Designated Space for each player for their equipment and where they will take water breaks and the like. Follow social distancing guidelines (6 feet apart) for Station spacing.
  3. All players, coaches, staff, and officials are required to wear masks in at all practices all Phases
  4. Players are not required to wear masks during games and scrimmages while playing. However, they are required to wear a mask while sitting on the sideline and exiting/entering the venue. Coaches and staff are required to masks at all times during games and scrimmages.
  5. Each player must utilize their own equipment throughout each session, to include a soccer ball in Phases I – II
  6. In ALL phases, no one is to share water, towels, or any personal equipment.
  7. Only the coach may handle cones, disks, et al.
  8. Players are to quarantine for 14 days if they are traveling back from one of the following Hot States:  Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, South Carolina and Texas.
  9. If a player does test negative before the 14 days of quarantine, they still must quarantine for the full 14 days before they can participate in a CBGC event (This includes practices, games, camps, and clinics)
  • If a player does test negative before the 14 days of quarantine they still must quarantine for the full 14 days before they can participate in a BSC event (This includes practices, games, camps, and clinics

10. Players are to sit six feet apart while sitting on the sideline and are to wear their masks. We also recommend that parents bring chairs for their players to help enforce social distancing policies. Coaches will also be working with players to make sure their bags are spaced apart.



Phase I - Small Group Training (Group of 10 or less)

PHASE I Small Group Training (GROUPS OF 10 OR LESS) 

  1. A maximum of two coaches/staff will be allowed per half field during practices (head, assistant and GK coaches included)
  2. No more than 9 players to be present at a scheduled time (total group size of 10 or less)
  3. No physical contact should occur
  4. Groups on a half field should not exceed 10 people
  5. Players must social distance at 6 feet apart
  6. No sharing of water or equipment including soccer balls
  7. Each player and coach should sanitize all gear between each training session
  8. Participants are to remain a minimum of 10 feet apart during drop off
  9. No spectators are allowed
  10. Training groups (players & coaches) will not be allowed to cross-pollinate
  11. Practice times will be set to allow for social and/or physical distancing between practices.

** Anytime players are not active they should immediately put their masks back on (walking to/from the field, resting between exercises)

Phase III - Full Competition Training

PHASE III - Full Competition Training 

  1. Physical contact should be minimized whenever possible
    • No physical contact should occur outside of what is necessary for training / games
    • This includes limiting close group discussions, no ‘high fives’, no embracing etc.
    • Participants are to remain 6 feet apart off the field and at their Stations
  1. Designated areas for each attendee’s gear should be clearly marked off the field
  2. No sharing of water or equipment. Soccer balls are excluded 
    • All soccer balls should be sanitized before next practice/scrimmage/game
    • If possible, soccer balls should be sanitized at halftime and whenever convenient/possible during training
    • Only the coach may handle cones
  1. Spectators are allowed but with proper social distancing and no contact with players, teams, or coaches/assistants. At-risk individuals should still take precautions
  2. We strongly encourage parents to review the game-day guidelines of their child's league with their Team Managers.

Phase II - Team Training (Scimmaging)

PHASE II Team Training (Scrimmaging) 

  1. A maximum of 3 coaches/staff allowed per half field during practices (head, assistant coaches and managers included) is TBD based on group sizes

·       If your team does not have a second coach, a volunteer parent is recommended to assist with maintaining these guidelines, particularly with younger age group teams

  1. Only two coaches allowed for scrimmage / practice games, per team, per half field
  2. Physical contact that is necessary for training may occur, but, whenever possible it should be limited
  • ·       This includes limiting close group discussions, no ‘high fives’, no embracing, etc.

No sharing of water or equipment. Soccer balls are excluded

    • All soccer balls should be sanitized before next practice/scrimmage/game
    • Only the coach may handle cones

     3. Participants are to remain 6 feet apart off of the field and at their Stations

  • Designated areas for each attendee’s gear should be clearly marked off the field
  1. Spectators are not allowed
  2. Players can be assigned a bib by their coach to clean and manage. It is the player's and parents’ responsibility to make sure the bib is kept clean.

**Anytime players are not active they should immediately put their masks back on (walking to/from the field, resting between exercises)

Contact

Clinton Boys & Girls Club
Clinton Boys & Girls Club Inc., 9400 Piscataway Road
Clinton, Maryland 20735

Phone: 301-841-7048
Email: [email protected]

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