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Rec Soccer Return to Play Guidelines

For SYC General Guidelines: *Read SYC General Return to Play Guidelines and Updates.

For Specific Sport Guidelines, see below. 

NOTE: Not following any part of this policy will cause the games, or the entire season, to be stopped and discontinued until such time as the Governor’s guidance changes.

DAILY CHECK-INS Required.

General

Follow all SYC general SYC Return to Play Guidelines:

  • Sign Release of Liability and Assumption of Risk Agreement.
  • Compete daily health check-in to participate in any practice or game.
  • If SFL is cancelled,  alternative plans will be made for these age groups.

PHASE 2

  • Practice can be conducted for up to 50 players per field.
  • Arrive not more than 15 minutes early.
  • Follow signage posted at field.
  • Complete daily health check-in online before arriving at field.
  • Check in with the R2P Monitors, they will be wearing green pinnies.
  • R2P Monitors will check to confirm daily check-ins are completed, monitor social distancing, mask compliance, sanitizing protocol, etc. A $25 credit will be issued for R2P Monitor volunteers.
  • Bring own gear if possible – keep separate on sidelines.
  • Optional masks for players – Coaches are required to wear masks.
  • Maintain 10 foot distance.
  • Drills and exercises allowed, but no scrimmage or games.
  • Gear sanitized before, during breaks, and after practice.
  • Coaches only can place and pick-up cones, goals, and other shared gear.
  • Spectators – keep distance of at least 15 feet or stay in/near vehicles. Wear mask when traveling to and from field.
  • Questions – address Coach, R2P Monitor, League Director, Rec Commissioner on field or by email.

PHASE 3

  • Practice can be conducted for up to 250 players per field.
  • U6-U19: scrimmages and games allowed.
  • Arrive not more than 15 minutes early, except games arrive 30 minutes early to allow check-in and warm up.
  • Follow signage on field.
  • Complete daily health check-in online before arriving at field.
  • Check in with the R2P Monitors, they will be wearing green pinnies.
  • R2P Monitors will check to confirm daily health check-ins are completed ,monitor social distancing, mask compliance, sanitizing protocol, etc. A $25credit will be issued for R2P Monitor volunteers.
  • Bring own gear if possible – keep separate on sidelines.
  • Games – bring own water – snacks and keep separate.
  • Optional masks for players – Coaches are required to wear masks.
  • Maintain 6-foot distance for practices.
  • Scrimmage and games are allowed.
  • No handshake or hand contact at end of game; wave/salute of respect encouraged.
  • Gear sanitized before, during breaks, and after practices/games.
  • Coaches places/picks up cones, mini goals, other shared gear.
  • Spectators – maintain 15 feet from sidelines and spread out if not family members – where practicable dotted/dashed lines will be added to sidelines
  • Preferable for spectators to bring own seating.
  • May be additional HSGHSL rules.
  • Questions – address Coach, R2P Monitors, League Director, Rec Commissioner.

Communication

REFUNDS

  • Refunds according to pro-rated season if changes occur mid-season to cancel play.
  • Credit for following season may be allowed depending on circumstances.