COVID-19 Operating Guidelines

COVID-19 Operating Guidelines 2020-06-22T23:22:40+00:00
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This document will highlight the safety guidelines that In-Bounds Training has put in place for the safety and health of our participants and staff.  These guidelines are adopted from the Restore Illinois Youth Sports Guidelines for Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois Plan.

HEALTH MONITORING (Employees)

Minimum guidelines

  1. IN-BOUNDS will make temperature checks available for employees and encourage their use. IN-BOUNDS will post information about the symptoms of COVID-19 in order to allow employees to self-assess whether they have any symptoms and should consider going home
  2. If employee does contract COVID-19, they should remain isolated at home for a minimum of 10 days after symptom onset and can be released after feverless and feeling well (without fever-reducing medication) for at least 72 hours OR has 2 negative COVID-19 tests in a row, with testing done at least 24 hours apart
  3. If an employee is identified as being COVID-19 positive by testing, CDC cleaning and disinfecting should be performed as soon after the confirmation of a positive test as practical
  4. Where appropriate, notify employees who have been exposed
  5. Any employee who has had close contact1 with co-worker or any other person who is diagnosed with COVID-19 should quarantine for 14 days after the last/most recent contact with the infectious individual and should seek a COVID-19 test at a state or local government testing center, healthcare center or other testing locations. All other employees should be on alert for symptoms of fever, cough, or shortness of breath and taking temperature if symptoms develop

* Close contacts include household contacts, intimate contacts, or contacts within 6-ft. for 15 minutes or longer unless wearing N95 mask during period of contact.

IN-BOUNDS will adhere to the following guidelines and procedures regarding facility disinfection, cleaning and sanitizing.  

FACILITY PROCEUDRES 

Guidelines

  1. IN-BOUNDS will display signage at entry with face covering Minimum guidelines, social distancing guidelines, and cleaning protocols
  2. Water fountains, except for touchless water bottle refill stations, are unavailable for use (e.g. turned off, covered, area blocked)
  3. If no touchless fountain is available, water may be served in sealed, single-use water bottles

DISINFECTING/CLEANING PROCEDURES

Guidelines

  1. Cleaning and disinfecting of premises are conducted in compliance with CDC protocols on a weekly basis
  2. IN-BOUNDS will clean and disinfect common areas (e.g., restrooms, front desk) and surfaces which are touched by multiple people (e.g., entry/exit doorknobs, stair railings) frequently. During peak activity usage high-traffic areas will be cleaned every 2 hours
  3. IN-BOUNDS will minimize the sharing of high-touch equipment.  All equipment will be sanitized between each class/program (see EPA approved list of disinfectants)
  4. IN-BOUNDS will sanitize any individual recreation stations before and after participant use

STAFFING AND ATTENDANCE

Guidelines

  1. IN-BOUNDS will limit facility capacity to 50% by spacing activities
  2. Group/class sizes of up to 50 people. Update 6.22.20
  3. Multiple groups 1) IN-BOUNDS will allow for social distancing of participants, employees and spectators, 2) 30-ft of distance   between groups, and 3) areas for each group clearly marked to discourage interaction between groups
  4. IN-BOUNDS will allow for social distancing within the workplace and if needed, designate employee to monitor capacity limits and social distancing during all activities.  We also ask for customers to monitor their own actions.
  5. Provide designated area for spectators.
  6. Attendance will be taken for all classes and programs

CUSTOMER BEHAVIORS

Guidelines

  1. All customers must pre-register for classes, (e.g. no walk-ins or drop-ins)
  2. Before participating in the sport, instructors will ask whether participant is currently exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms. If a participant does have symptoms, they should wait to enter premises until they have had no fever for at least 72 hours, other symptoms have improved, and at least 10 days have passed since their symptoms first appeared, are afebrile  (without fever-reducing medication) for at least 72 hours OR has 2 negative COVID-19 tests in a row, with testing done at least 24 hours apart
  3. Participants should wash hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer before participating
  4. Only one adult per child is allowed.  Additional parents, spectators or siblings are forbidden
  5. Participants should bring their own source of water. Child’s name must be on the water bottle.
  6. Participants are encouraged to wear face coverings during participation but are not mandatory. (Parents participating in child parent classes must wear face coverings. If you are uncomfortable with other children not wearing face coverings we encourage you to register for classes at a later date.
  7. Participants should sanitize hands regularly
  8. Participants should avoid touching facility accessories (e.g. goal posts, tubes, flags, etc.)

IN-BOUNDS Program Specific Guidelines

Lil’ Kickers & Skills Institute Guidelines

  1. Participants are encouraged to wear face coverings during class but are not mandatory. Parents participating in child parent classes and spectators must wear face coverings. If you are uncomfortable with other children not wearing face coverings we encourage you to register for classes at a later time
  2. Class sizes will be limited to 10 participants or fewer per coach
  3. Sharing of high-touch equipment will be kept to a minimum. All equipment will be sanitized between each class
  4. Only one adult per child is allowed. Additional parents, spectators or siblings are forbidden
  5. Curriculum has been modified to allow for distancing between participants and to minimize sharing of high-touch equipment. No scrimmages, high fives, or after class stamps between coach/participants will be allowed. We ask for leniency regarding maintaining social distancing between children

Youth Summer Camp Guidelines

  1. Children will be divided into groups. Max size of group is 50 Update 6.22.20.
  2. Groups will not interact with the other groups in camp. Each group will use a section of the field to promote social distancing.
  3. Shared camp equipment will be disinfected between usage by different groups. All equipment will be cleaned and disinfected at the end of each day of camp.
  4. Campers are required to wash their hands before eating snacks or lunch.
  5. Our water fountain will not be in service until further notice. Campers may refill their water bottles with our touchless bottle refill station throughout the day. Bottled waters will also be available for purchase.
  6. Camp curriculum has been modified to ensure all games encourage social distancing.
  7. Inflatables will not be available during camp.
  8. Groups will have staggered bathroom breaks, snack breaks, and water breaks to minimize contact between groups.
  9. Each group will have a designated eating area for lunch.

Adult Open Play Guidelines

  1. Each Participant will be required to register and pay online. NO walk ins will be allowed to participate
  2. There will be a total of 42 players Update 6.22.20 allowed for Open play.
    1. Only 14 players per field Update 6.22.20 will be allowed.
    2. NO switching of fields will be allowed.
    3. Players will play with the same ten players for the entirety of open play. Teams can be reshuffled at any point if teams are unbalanced.
  3. Only one Spectator per participant will be allowed.
  4. Each player will be required to bring one DARK colored t-shirt, and one WHITE colored T-shirt. (No Pinnies will be available)
  5. Each player must bring their own pair of shin guards. No loaner shin guards will be offered at the front desk
  6. We ask each player to try and limit contact when possible and practice social distancing out on the field when possible.

Adult Leagues Guidelines

  1. Each player will be allowed only one spectator.
  2. There will be only 2 games running per game slot. Field one will remain open to promote social distancing.
  3. No spitting on the field will be allowed.
  4. Disinfectant will be provided at each bench for players to disinfect their own bench before games
  5. Each player must bring their own pair of shin guards. No loanee shin guards will be offered at the front desk
  6. Players are not required to wear a mask while playing.
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