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Covid Policies

Philadelphia Jr Flyers COVID-19 Policies and Procedures Updated: 07/16/20

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures to protect our athletes, coaches, referees, parents, and spectators in order to enable a safe return for the 20-21 season. 

SELF-SCREENING PRIOR TO ENTRY

We respectfully request that Junior Flyers players or family not come to a Junior Flyers event, or enter the rink if any of the below apply:   

•          After taking a temperature reading one hour prior to a scheduled event you have a temperature of 100.4 or greater; 

•          Feeling sick or experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms (including fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, or diarrhea);

•          If you have been diagnosed with, or believe to have contracted, COVID-19, unless            you have had no fever for 72 hours (without use of medicine) and 10 days have passed       since symptoms first appeared;

•          If you have been in contact with an individual diagnosed with COVID-19 within the           past 14 days; and

•          If you have traveled internationally in the past 14 days.

FACIAL COVERING:

Everybody (over the age of 2) must wear a protective facial covering (one which fully covers their mouth and nose) upon entering the rink and at all times while inside the rink, except while skating. 

SOCIAL DISTANCING:

Everybody will be expected to maintain a distance of six (6) feet from others, whenever possible. 

HAND CLEANING AND SANITIZING:

It is recommended that all should wash or sanitize their hands frequently while in the facility.  Hand sanitizer stations will be located throughout Ice Line to assist guests with hand hygiene.

PARTICIPANT ENTRY PROCEDURES:

  • Participants are requested to enter the facility 15 minutes before their scheduled session.  Anyone who arrives early should wait outside the facility until the appropriate time to enter.
  • Each minor participant may be accompanied by only one (1) parent or caregiver if they require assistance with skates, etc.
  • Due to Pennsylvania's revised indoor gathering limits of 7/15/20, non participants (parent/caregiver) must exit the building as soon as possible.  All parents and caregivers will be required to follow all facility rules while on the premises. 

 PARTICIPANT’S ADDITIONAL BELONGINGS POLICY:

  • Any personal belongings must remain in participant’s bag, which may be stored in a designated area while participant is engaging in an on-ice activity.
  • All participants are required to bring their own water bottle, which shall be filled prior to entering the facility.
  • All participants that use a towel will must bring their own.  All towels shall be kept in participant’s bag when not in use. 

NOTIFY CLUB IF ANY PLAYERS TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

  • If any player tests positive for Covid-19, we require the parents to immediately notify the Head Coach of the player’s team  and the Club President (jgraves@jrflyers.org or 610-308-8943 cell)
  • The Head Coach or Club President will then notify the families of players on that team plus any others that may have had contact with the player that has tested positive.
  • Players that had potential contact will be requested to follow CDC guidelines which may include self-quarantine or testing.