For each practice and game, please refer to this checklist to ensure all rules, regulations, and best practices are being followed so we can have a safe, fun, and full season. Please feel free to review this slideshow for additional reminders.
Before Arriving at the Field
Before each practice or game please complete a COVID-19 self-screening. Anyone experiencing any symptoms must stay home. Please screen for the symptoms as noted on the CDC website for self-monitoring symptoms
You should never come to the field if your child or a member of your immediate household has any symptoms potentially associated with COVID-19
Arrive at the field no more than 20 minutes prior to game/practice time
Do not congregate on or near the playing fields or parking lots
Arriving at the Field
Check-in with your team’s Safety Coach who will be taking attendance at all practices and games
Locate your team’s Safety Coach who will assist players in finding their spots and properly store their equipment
No spectators in immediate playing areas. Practices are limited to players and managers/coaches only
Players arrive dressed for practices and games
Spectators will sit behind the outfield fence (Deb Sampson) or in a designated outfield location (Ames St.) on the side of your team
Bleacher use is prohibited, so bring your own chair
Maintain a minimum of 6 feet from anyone who is not a member of your immediate household
Wearing a mask is required
One (1) adult spectator per household
Bring your own (or SYBSA borrowed) equipment
No sharing equipment
Clean and sanitize player equipment before and after each practice/game.
All equipment should be individually labeled and in a bag or container
Neck gaiters are NOT ALLOWED.
Per Massachusetts Guidelines, must be worn at all times.
No food (unless medically required)
Bring own water bottle (there will be no running water available on site)
Water bottles must be clearly marked with a player’s name and will never be shared
Participants and spectators should only drink from their own containers
All players and parents exiting the field, use:
Vacate the premises as soon as is reasonably possible (within 20 minutes)
Use of hand sanitizer is required by all players immediately before and after practices and games (coaches will have hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes or spray as part of their equipment bag)
Attempt to send players to the field with their own hand sanitizer
Encourage players to cover coughs/sneezes with the inside of the elbow.
Do not retrieve foul balls – this is the responsibility of players in the field
Adhere to directions given by our parent-volunteer Field Supervisors
Refusal to wear a mask or to follow any of the established rules will result in being asked to leave