The Westford Youth Basketball Association is an organization composed of volunteers who are committed to teaching the skills of basketball to children while ensuring a safe and fun atmosphere and helping every player achieve their individual levels of suc
Side fields adjacent to the basketball courts will be utilized for arrival and departure times.
Upon arrival players will be directed to drop off area where they will check in and then store all personal equipment along the side field (if they wish) spaced out 6 feet apart to ensure social distancing.
Officials / Staff members and players will wear masks in this area
Players should wear shorts and sneakers, a mask, and bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and their own basketball.
Masks are to be worn at all times. On and off the court.
On Court Activities:
We will be dividing players based upon age groups during clinic sessions so
There will be no teams of more than 10, so there should be plenty of space to social distance.
Officials / Staff Members will make every effort to have players maintain appropriate social distances when not in the game.
Participants must maintain appropriate social distances while on the bench.
Use of sideline areas on the courts will be restricted as players will store equipment along the side field spaced out 6 feet apart to ensure social distancing.
No handshaking/celebrations: Players and Officials / Staff members must refrain from handshakes, high fives, fist bumps, chest bumps, group celebrations, etc.
All practices from arrival time remain in effect.
Hand sanitize at conclusion of game.
At departure players will gather personal belongings from the side field.
Players will be required to wear masks and travel directly to their pick up field.
Congregating in and around the parking lot area will not be allowed in order to clear the area for the next arriving group.
Players must take all belongings and trash with them at departure
Officials / Staff members will review all procedures with campers and assisting camp counselors.
Officials / Staff members will help to educate players on the hygiene/hand washing/touching of the face suggested guidelines. Parents are required to reinforce guidelines with players.
High touch areas / equipment will be cleaned by coaches after the clinic using disinfecting wipes.
There will be limited trash and recycling receptacles to minimize high-touch areas. We encourage carry-in, carryout of trash.
Spectators will be kept to a minimum. Spectators must practice social distancing including wearing face coverings. All spectators will not be allowed on the courts. Spectators may watch from behind the fences.
All players must bring their own hand sanitizer. We will have a limited supply of sanitizer available
If anyone is not feeling well, please do not attend the game.
There is no sharing of personal items, like water bottles, bug spray, and sunscreen. No group/communal water coolers are permitted.
Players and Officials / Staff members will sanitize hands with hand sanitizer at the beginning and end of every session.