Return to Play Guidelines: Youth

Inverleith Hockey Club
Below are our guidelines for youth members playing given Covid-19.

U8, U10 AND U12 PLAYER GUIDELINES

Players must not travel to training if they live outside the Lothian, Greater Glasgow & Clyde, Lanarkshire, Ayrshire & Arran, Lothian and Forth Valley regions;

Stay home if you have: Any cold or flu symptoms in the past seven days; Been in direct contact with a known case of COVID-19 in the previous 14 days; Travelled internationally in the previous 14 days, to a location under Scottish Government restrictions; To live with someone who is high risk or vulnerable or you are high risk or vulnerable.

Follow the principle of “Get in, Train, Get Out”;

Pitch split into two halves. 32 players per half. Must stay in group of 32 for duration of session;

Not required to physically distance from team mates, as set out in Scottish Government guidance, but good hand hygiene still encouraged. Must distance from coaches;

No spectating should take place other than when supervising a vulnerable child or adult;

Do not touch, use or share any personal equipment (water bottles or other items) before, during or after the session;

An attendance register will be kept for every session to assist track and trace;

A ‘coaches-only’ rule will be adopted for all hockey balls, cones, goals, and other hockey equipment. Players should not touch hockey equipment before, during or after the session;

No one is to touch goals or dugouts. Centre staff are the only individuals allowed to touch them;

Compulsory hand sanitising at the start and end of every session. The club will supply hand sanitiser;

Covering a sneeze or cough with an elbow or a tissue rather than hands;

Do not to spit or clear nasal/respiratory secretions on the field of play or in other settings;

If you become ill with any cold or flu symptoms during a session you must inform a coach and immediately be taken outside the facility by a coach with a PVG. This coach will wait with you, remaining socially distanced, until your parent/guardian can come and collect you;

Follow one way exit and entry flow to pitches;

Must mark attendance on Teamer prior to session;

Non-compliance will result in a request to leave the facility.

U14, U16 AND U18 PLAYER GUIDELINES

Players must not travel to training if they live outside the Lothian, Greater Glasgow & Clyde, Lanarkshire, Ayrshire & Arran, Lothian and Forth Valley regions;

Stay home if you have: Any cold or flu symptoms in the past seven days; Been in direct contact with a known case of COVID-19 in the previous 14 days; Travelled internationally in the previous 14 days, to a location under Scottish Government restrictions; To live with someone who is high risk or vulnerable or you are high risk or vulnerable.

Follow the principle of “Get in, Train, Get Out”;

Pitch split into two halves. 32 players per half. Must stay in group of 32 for duration of session;

Physical distancing from team mates is required before and after the session but not during the session. Must distance from coaches at all times. Please refrain from handshakes, high fives and hugging;

People from different households should not travel in the same car. If you are being dropped off, drivers should drop you off and leave;

Do not touch, use or share any personal equipment (water bottles or other items) before, during or after the session;

An attendance register will be kept for every session to assist track and trace;

A ‘coaches-only’ rule will be adopted for all hockey balls, cones, and other hockey equipment. Players should not touch hockey equipment before, during or after the session;

No one is to touch goals or dugouts. Centre staff are the only individuals allowed to touch them;

No spectating should take place other than where a parent/guardian is supervising a vulnerable child or adult;

Toilet and changing facilities will not be open. Players must arrive ready to train. Toilet Facilities may be used in emergencies only. The person using the toilet must disinfect the facility, their hands and their equipment after use;

Compulsory hand sanitising at the start and end of every session. The club will supply hand sanitiser;

Covering a sneeze or cough with an elbow or a tissue rather than hands;

Do not touch eyes, nose or mouth;

Do not to spit or clear nasal/respiratory secretions on the field of play or in other settings;

If you become ill with any cold or flu symptoms during a session you must inform a coach and immediately be taken outside the facility by a coach with a PVG. This coach will wait with you, remaining socially distanced, until your parent/guardian can come and collect you;

Follow one way exit and entry flow to pitches;

Must mark attendance on Teamer prior to session;

Non-compliance will result in a request to leave the facility.