As referenced in our “Covid-19 Preparedness Plan”, participants in Heyday activities agree to bring their own facial covering and abide by the following updated guidelines:
ALWAYS wear your mask when...
- arriving and leaving the premises of an activity.
- in any public areas such as bathrooms, lobbies, stairwells, etc.
- on the sidelines waiting to participate.
- engaged in an activity and cannot maintain a 6ft separation from others.
*Softball/Kickball example: mask can be worn lowered playing 1st base unless there is a base runner on 1st - when a base runner is on 1st both the runner and 1st baseman would raise their masks to cover their nose and mouth.
*Soccer example: mask can be worn lowered by goalkeepers when at ease until players enter the proximity of the goal box at which time they would raise their mask (set plays inside the penalty box, corner kicks, offensive approaches). Same for forwards when play is on the defensive half of the field and the reverse for defensive players.
*Flag Football example: in tight coverage situations masks are to be raised and can be lowered after play is dead and can maintain 6ft of distance from others returning to scrimmage.
*Volleyball example: when players are in their set positions, spaced out between points, masks can be lowered but when the ball is served into play and you may be facing off at the net or simultaneously trying to play a ball near a teammate, you should have your mask up.
**The above examples are a select few circumstances to illustrate when to raise and lower a face covering but by no means captures every scenario - use good judgement and follow the overarching principle of keeping your face covering raised as much as possible (always when within 6ft of others) and lowering it whenever possible and while clear from others to breathe freely.
**Those with medical conditions that cannot wear a mask and cannot abide by these guidelines cannot participate until mask requirements are lifted.
**Due to local, city, state and federal mandates, Participants, Officials and Monitors in activities hosted at ALL PA LOCATIONS, DE INDOOR LOCATIONS, SALLIES ABESSINIO TURF FIELD (DE), CONSTITUTION YARDS (DE) and DECO (DE) must wear masks at ALL times.
**Officials and Monitors are required to mask at all times everywhere and always required when within 6ft of others.
ALL GUIDELINES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE ALONG WITH RECOMMENDATIONS AND MANDATES FROM GOVERNMENTS AND HEALTH DEPARTMENTS. CHANGES WILL BE ANNOUNCED.
Last Updated: 11/18/20
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