Please see below for important information regarding fall practices beginning August 3. -Student Athletes/Parent-Guardians are required to conduct self screening before attending any athletic practice, contest, or event following the guidelines listed on the BLSD COVID-19 screening information (see attached). -Student Athletes will have their temperature taken upon arrival to all athletic practices/contests. A student athlete who exhibits any these symptoms or has a fever above 99.6 degrees F should not attend athletics or will be sent home and a parent/guardian contact. The athlete may not return until a release to return to participation from a physician is received. An athlete who informs a coach that they will be absent from practice/competition due to a symptom will also be required to provide a release to return to participation from a physician before returning. -All athletic practices will be closed to the public (only student athletes, coaches, athletic training staff, and designated school personnel will be permitted on site at athletic practices). -Athletes will wear a mask to and from practice. -Athletes should arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before practice and must be picked up immediately after practice ends. -Each athlete must have their own filled water bottle/hydration; there will be no sharing of water bottles permitted. 64 oz. is the suggested amount. -Locker rooms will not be reopened until the start of the regular season. Players are required to bring all necessary equipment to practice and will be required to take all equipment home at the conclusion of practice. -Restrooms are open for individual emergency use only. Encourage your child to use the restroom before he/she leaves for practice. -There will be no intersquad competitions or scrimmages until at least August 10. -Tryouts will not begin until August 10. -Athletic Training Room accessibility is by appointment only. -Practice times will be communicated by the head coaches of each sport. -Make sure you have completed all requirements in Final Forms by the start of your practice. Thank you and please contact me with any questions.
Buckeye Medina Local Schools Athletics Administration