Below is the list of Guidelines we will be following!

Guidelines for ALL Basketball Programs for the 21-22 season @ the schools and PAL:

  • EVERYONE MUST wear a mask when entering and exiting the facility.

  • Players MAY remove their masks during active play.

  • Players need to wear masks when they are not actively playing.  When they finish a quarter, they can take a few minutes to catch their breath, drink some water, and then the mask needs to be on while they are sitting on the sideline. An attempt should be made for all players to be seated 3 feet away from each other while on the bench/chairs.

  • The coaches, regardless of vaccination status, need to wear masks while in the school building. 

  • ALL spectators MUST wear a mask for the duration of their stay during practice and games. (ONLY exception for children 2 and under)

  • Please be mindful of social distancing recommendations.

A reminder about COVID protocols and recommendations.
The Recreation Department is following the CDC guidelines for quarantining and exposure. The link for all the information can be found here: 
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/quarantine-isolation.html

All participants, coaches, and spectators are required to follow the guidelines. 

-Participants who test positive will not be able to participate in recreation activities until:

  • At least 10 days since symptoms first appeared and,

  • At least 24 hours with no fever without fever meds and,

  • Other symptoms are improving (not to include loss of taste and smell).

 -If you tested positive and did not exhibit symptoms:

  • 10 days have passed since your positive test

A participant can test positive for up to 3 months following a positive result therefore a negative test result will not be required.

Exposure:

Exposure to a confirmed case of COVID-19 shall be as follows:

  • within 6 feet of an infected person for 15+ minutes starting from 48 hours before the person exhibited symptoms (3 feet in school).

  • Had direct contact with them (As an example, but not limited to, hugging or kissing them).

  • Shared eating or drinking utensils.

  • They sneezed, coughed, or got respiratory droplets on you.

A person would not be considered exposed if they were COVID positive within the last 3 months or fully vaccinated as defined by the CDC.

Unvaccinated Participants who were exposed can resume recreation activities when:

  • after day 10 of quarantine without testing and without symptoms.

  • After day 7 and a negative test result (test must occur on day 5 or later).

People who are fully vaccinated do NOT need to quarantine after contact with someone who had COVID-19 unless they have symptoms. However, fully vaccinated people should get tested 5-7 days after their exposure, even if they don’t have symptoms and wear a mask indoors in public for 14 days following exposure or until their test result is negative.

If you have symptoms, immediately self-isolate and contact your local public health authority.

(continue to self-monitor for 14 days)

Health Checks:

Parents shall complete temperature checks prior to any organized event such as a practice or game.
Temperature shall not exceed 100.4°.

Parents are responsible for informing the coach prior to the organized event if any of the following apply:

  • Participant diagnosed with COVID-19 and have not fully recovered.

  • Participant currently has COVID-19 symptoms to include fever, coughing, sore throat, difficulty breathing, chest pain, loss of taste or smell, diarrhea, or muscle pain.

  • Participant has been exposed to COVID-19 within the last 14 days.

  • Participant has traveled internationally.

  • Participant has been instructed to quarantine by their health care provider or Department of Health.

Notifications:

Parents or participants must notify their head coach as soon as they learn of a positive test result. The coach will notify the Yes league  Director, Coach Hewy or Coach Terence who will make an immediate determination if the COVID positive participant exposed other teammates during recreation activities and notify those parents accordingly. All participants should refrain from participating in any recreation activities should they feel ill at all, even if non-COVID related.

Please let us know RIGHT AWAY of any symptoms, positive tests, exposures, etc.

We appreciate your cooperation in helping us make this a safe and successful season!