Bordentown FC protocols for
"Return to Play" starting on June 22nd.

  • Players are encouraged to work out prior to practice in order to develop related fitness for practice activities and reduce the risk of injuries.
  • Prior to having any child participate in practice, each player must check his or her temperature at home, and refrain from attending practice if they have a fever of 100.4 degrees.
  • Prior to practice, a coach must obtain verbal confirmation from each participating player that;
    • The player has not had any close contact with a sick individual or anyone with a confirmed case of COVID-19.
    • The player has not had a documented case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
    • The player is not currently demonstrating or suffering from any symptoms.
  • Any player reporting or demonstrating symptoms of illness at any point will be removed from training (or prohibited from training) and should seek guidance from his or her physician before attempting to return to training.
  • Practices will not exceed more than one team of players and coaches with no more than 24 total players.
  • Players will avoid all physical contact with each other.
  • All coaches and players will maintain a social distance of at least 6 feet to reduce the risk of disease transmission.
  • If Players break out into groups, it is encouraged for them to remain in the same groups. Switching coaches is allowed, but it is encouraged to stay with the same coach.
    • If an individual becomes ill and displays symptoms of COVID-19, that individual AND all players in their group will be quarantined for 14 days and prohibited from attending practices.
  • Individuals will be required to maintain social distancing guidelines during arrival and departure from practice.
  • Players should put personal equipment in separate locations, away from other players, not in one huge pile.
  • Individuals observing practice must stay in their cars (Parents, siblings, guardians, etc.).
  • In the event of an injury, coach will assess and facilitate management of the injured individual in accordance with proper first aid management. Family members may participate in injury management as necessary but other players should maintain proper social distance.
  • Practices areas will be separated and specifically designated such that teams will not touch the same surfaces.
  • Benches and other regular non-playing equipment will not be used.
  • Players will be required to bring their own equipment (ball, hand sanitizer, water bottle, towels, etc.) such that no equipment is shared between players. Players and coaches may contact another individual's soccer ball with their feet but should not contact it with their hands.
  • Surfaces that may be contacted and shared by players will be minimized and will be disinfected before and after use. Equipment used by coaches will not be handled by players or other attendees and will be disinfected after use.
  • Face mask use by players and coaches will be in accordance with local guidelines. Face masks will not be required during physical activity for players; however, coaches are required to wear one during the entire practice.