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Mar, 2021

Updated Return to Play Guidelines for Spring 2021


Dynamo Families-

The club has updated procedures for before, during, and after training as well as matches for all Dynamo teams, travel and recreational.

We will maintain our commitment to following the latest guidelines from the Pennsylvania Department of Health and PA West.

Please read and be familiar with the clubs guidelines in order to ensure a safe and healthy Spring season together.
- Pittsburgh Dynamo 

Pittsburgh Dynamo Youth Soccer Return to Play Guidelines

This is an overview of how Pittsburgh Dynamo will approach returning to play as permitted by the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and recommended by PA West. The guidelines below will be
expected to be followed by the club, players and parents during the Green Phase in order to safely
return to the pitch.

It is very important that anyone not attend tryouts, practice, or any other related activities if not feeling
well. Please wash hands or use hand sanitizer prior to attending any events. A personal zone of 6 feet
should be maintained for each player for their personal belongings. Disinfecting wipes will be
available to disinfect any shared equipment.

Arrival and Departure from Oval


● Teams on the grass should arrive and depart from the asphalt ramp near the beginning of
Schenley Drive
● Teams on the turf should arrive and depart from the entrance near the bathrooms
● Please avoid use of the stairs to enter and exit Schenley Oval.

Players

● Please check your player’s temperature at home prior to practice. A player with a temperature
of 100.3 or above will be ineligible to play. Results will not be recorded or shared.
● Exposures: 10 day quarantine for any travel out of state to affected areas with which PA has a
quarantine procedure; or exposure to a confirmed COVID-19 case (see current PA state
guideline; as this is an evolving guideline: )
● Wash hands with soapy water or use hand sanitizer prior to participation
● Each player shall bring their own equipment
● Do not share water bottles, equipment, or snacks.
● Each player’s equipment, water bottles, and personal effects should be kept 6 feet away from
another’s personal zone (markers will be utilized)
● Players must maintain physical distance of 6 feet when not actively playing.
● Players must refrain from celebrating with physical contact (such as high fives).
● Dynamo adheres to PA West guidelines regarding masking in practice and games. Current
standards can be found here: https://www.pawest-soccer.org/news/covid-19-info-center/

Parents

● Please check your player’s temperature at home prior to practice. A player with a temperature
of 100.3 or above should stay home with recommendation of contacting their physician.
● For players in the Travel League: We recommend that parents remain in their car during tryouts
or practice.
● For players in the Recreation League: We recommend that parents follow PA West guidelines
to ensure that their child is supervised while at practice; coaches are volunteers.

● If a parent wants to observe the child they must 1) wear a mask, 2) maintain a physical distance
of 6 feet from others.
● Bring your own hand sanitizer.

Coaches

● Wear a mask at all times.
● Provide personal zones of 6 feet for all player’s equipment.
● Maintain 6 feet distancing from players during session.
● Keep hand sanitizer available.
● Sanitize any shared equipment.

Club Admins

● Please check your player’s temperature at home prior to practice. A player with a reported
temperature of 100.3 or higher will be ineligible to play and should be sent home with
recommendation of contacting their physician.
● Admins will practice appropriate hand hygiene.
● Maintain distancing of 6 feet from others.
● Wear a mask at all times.

Facilities

● Provide 6 ft. separation zones for player equipment.
● Spectators should maintain 6 feet distancing whether standing or in bleachers

COVID Positive response

● In the event that a player, parent, coach, or admin has symptoms indicative of COVID-19
please contact your medical provider.
● A positive COVID-19 test result will be disseminated via Allegheny County Health
Department to ensure contact tracing.
● Travel Commission will ensure all registered families are notified of any positive cases for the
organization; specific individuals impacted by the exposure will be notified separately and
confidentially.
● Any team with a positive COVID-19 test result will not practice for 10 days from date of
notification of test result.

PA West Information (as of March 3, 2021)


https://www.pawest-soccer.org/news/covid-19-info-center/
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1INekvgpYYi6A0L3SHR6Xhy3gCfbZa8qy/view?usp=sharing
 

Click to view pdf copy:

return to play guidlines-3.4.21.pdf

Contact

PITTSBURGH DYNAMO YOUTH SOCCER
PO Box 8217 
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15217

Email: [email protected]

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