2020 Player, Coach and Spectator Safety Guidelines
UpdatedMonday June 1, 2020 by Greg Ewing.
- Any player, coach or spectator with a fever or other symptoms of COVID-19 is not allowed at the ballpark.
- Parents/Spectators are asked to maintain a proper social distance of 6ft while visiting our facility. This includes any lines that may form for restrooms, concessions, and batting cages.
- Senior Citizens and those with significant health risks are asked to follow the CDC guidelines and not attend events or take appropriate precautions if attending.
- No catchers in the coach pitch divisions. This includes Rookie and 8U softball.
- Each player must provide their own bat and helmet.
- Sharing of equipment will be discouraged. Shared catchers gear for higher level players must be cleaned with supplied disinfectant prior to and after individual use.
- Concession workers are required to wear non-surgical masks and follow local and state guidelines.
- Dugouts will be limited to a maximum of 2 players at a time to encourage social distancing. Bleacher and outside fence areas behind home plate will be restricted to players only with designated signage/roped areas. Parents may want to bring a lawn chair for their player.
- No gum, sunflower seeds or similar items will be allowed by any players or coaches.
- Spectators should depart upon completion of the game or practice to discourage congregating at the ballpark.
- Base coaches are asked to maintain social distancing guidelines.
- Facilities will increase cleaning and sanitizing measures in high traffic areas.
- Between innings all players and coaches should use provided hand sanitizer.
- Games may operate on a drop-dead time schedule to avoid overlap.
- Spectators should bring their own chairs with seating along 1st and 3rd baselines and outfield fencing.
- Spectators and players may wear non-surgical masks or other PPE equipment as they see fit.
- No post game handshakes or high fives.
- All restrictions are subject to change based on new information or guidance from local, state, or federal officials.