Snow and Inclement Weather Safety and Planning
Game and practice cancellations will be determined at the actual start time of the game or practice. At this time, it is the responsibility of the coach to determine whether or not to cancel the game or practice based on field and weather conditions. Any cancellations will be rescheduled.
It is club policy to get kids off of the field immediately after seeing the first signs of lightening or damaging winds. You should never bring the kids back to the field until it is very apparent that the threat of severe weather has passed. If for some reason the field at which you train is just “unplayable”, that would mean standing water as can occur at some of our fields, or if the fields are just soaked to the point that you would really damage them by practicing, then I would suggest conditioning drills in the parking area. In order to protect the kids from severe weather have a plan in mind that will protect all kids. If there are adequate numbers of parents waiting in cars the kids can get in the cars and await a ride or the end of practice. If there is no room for all the kids in cars be sure to have a safe place to retire to near your practice facility. Make sure that the team parents know where the kids will be in the event of bad weather. Following are some suggestions for our more heavily used fields:
Westport Middle School
Westport Middle School has many covered entrances to the school. The largest is at the front door but this is kind of far from the rear fields. Simply identify one and let your parents know where the team will be.
LSA Field at Dutchman’s Lane
LSA Field at Dutchman’s Lane has no real safe area of it’s own, but we do have permission to go into the covered stairwell (emergency exit) at the end of the Twinbrook Apartments or into the front stairs of the former daycare across the street. The large apartment building offers the greatest protection.
Carter Traditional Middle School has many covered entrances to the school. The largest is on the right side of the building closest to the field at the Childhood Resource Center.
Bates Elementary School has many covered entrances to the school. The largest is at the front door but this is kind of far from the rear fields. Simply identify one and let your parents know where the team will be.
Missed tryouts? No problem!!! Individual tryouts can be scheduled by contacting your child's age group coach at any time during the season.
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