ProSkills Summer Camp COVID Protocols

Protocols for ProSkills Summer Camp @ Aviation Gym  

Below protocols follow the current guidelines from California and Los Angeles County  Departments of Health & the 4/29/21 updated CDC guidelines for Operating Summer  Camps 2021  

Parents understand that the status of return is subject to change at any time  given the level of COVID-19 transmission in California.  

As of 5/6/21, LA County has entered the yellow tier  

Overview:  

  • maximum of 90 campers ages 5-12, per the LACDPH guidelines of large spaces 6 cohorts
  • Hours: 8:30-3:00

Employees  

  • All camp employees over the age of 15 will be fully vaccinated
  • staffing includes 10 coaches, 1 camp director, 1 assistant camp director, 2 Aids Staff will be trained on all safety protocols and COVID-19 prevention strategies, including cleaning and disinfection  
  • walkie talkies will be used to help coaches communicate and station rotation

Drop Off  

  • players will be dropped off of Aviation Park road running in front of the Redondo Performing Arts Center, between the performing arts center and the gym.
  • cars will travel south to north and parents will not exit the car
  • drop off will be from 8:30-9:00 to decrease congestion
  • campers will be screened as they exit the car

Pick up  

  • players will be picked up off of Aviation Blvd between the performing arts center and the gym.
  • cars will travel south to north and parents will not exit the car
  • one coach will be designated as the caller, and will call for the player being picked from their cohort
  • cohort pick up times will be staggered to decrease congestion starting at 2:30 for youngest campers

COVID / HEALTH SCREENING PROTOCOLS

  • each player will have their temperature taken upon arrival. Temperatures will be recorded. Athletes with temperatures over 100.4 o will not be allowed to attend camp  
  • If you answer YES to any of the following questions, players MUST stay home and quarantine for 14 days. In this case, please notify your athlete’s coach immediately.  

o Do you have a fever?  

o Do you have a cough?  

o Do you have shortness of breath?  

o Are you experiencing any kind of difficulty breathing, fever or chills?  o Have you had any contact with a person known or suspected to be  infected with COVID-19 within the last 14 days?  

o Have you traveled outside of California in the last 10 days?  

o Per the February 3, 2021 LA County Department of Public Health’s  Mandatory Directory on Travel: All persons arriving in or returning to the  County of Los Angeles from other states or countries, must self-quarantine  for 10 days.  

Snacks & Lunch  

  • Campers must bring their own meals, snacks, & water bottles to camp No food or drinks will be sold
  • Each camper will be asked to bring a beach towel to sit on during lunch The gym’s grass space will be utilized and campers will be seated with their cohort with 6ft of space between them  
  • Lunch breaks will be staggered in 20 min intervals

Space Required  

  • the camp will utilize the shady table area to near the gym for rotating snack breaks starting with the youngest cohort 
  • the camp will use the indoor courts for scrimmages and outdoor areas for other basketball/athletic drills.
  • the camp will use the additional blacktop space for cohorts rotating through stations with their coaches: defense, ball handling, etc
  • the camp will use the gym bathrooms as needed; bathrooms will be regularly disinfected

COHORTS  

Players must remain in a stable team cohort in order to limit the risk of transmission  

  • upon registration, campers will be placed in grade level/ability cohorts  each cohort will have a maximum of 15 players with 1 coach  
  • the camp will have a maximum of 6 cohorts  
  • Teams that have access to indoor bathroom facilities may access them for the  purposes of engaging in hand hygiene and utilizing the rest rooms.  Stagger visits to the restrooms will only be one at a time to allow for physical  distancing while indoors.  
  • Players and coaches should use hand sanitizer when handwashing is not  practicable. Sanitizer must be rubbed into hands until completely dry only.  

MEASURES TO ENSURE PLAYER AND COACH SAFETY: Participants are  asked to leave if not complying with these restrictions.  

  • Maintain at least three feet of distance between sport participants to the  maximum extent possible when not engaging in training exercises.  Maintaining Physical Distance: Physical distancing provides protection by  reducing risk of exposure and limiting the number of close contacts when  someone is infected with COVID-19. Establish camp policies and  

implement strategies to promote physical distancing, indoors and  outdoors, of  

o At least 3 feet between all campers within a cohort  

o At least 6 feet between all campers outside of their cohort  

o At least 6 feet while eating and drinking, including among people  within the same cohort  

o At least 6 feet between campers and staff  

o At least 6 feet between staff  

  • Participants must bring their own basketball.  
  • Participants may engage in limited sharing of equipment as part of  skill-building exercises or during game play. If equipment is shared,  participants should perform hand hygiene before play, during breaks, at  half time, and after the conclusion of the activity. 
  • Commonly used equipment is sanitized regularly.  
  • Athletes feeling even slightly under the weather should not attend a practice.
  • Masks or gaiters are mandatory. Masks with one way valves are not allowed to be used. Masks that restrict airflow under heavy exertion (such as N-95 masks) are not advised for exercise.  
  • No handshakes, high-5’s or physical contact that is not required by the sport will be permitted.
  • Each player must bring their own water bottle

o Drinking fountains are NOT available for use.  

  • Players should take a break from exercise if any difficulty breathing is  noted and should change their mask or face covering if it becomes wet and  sticks to the player’s face and obstructs breathing.  
  • Due to the nature and risk of transmission while participating in outdoor  high contact and moderate contact sports, we will provide information  regarding risks to all parents/guardians of minors participating in such  sports and each parent MUST sign informed consent indicating their  understanding and acknowledgement of the risks indicated herein. This  will be done during the registration process.  
  • Players should take a break from exercise if any difficulty breathing is  noted and should change their mask or face covering if it becomes wet and  sticks to the player’s face and obstructs breathing.  
  • Masks that restrict airflow under heavy exertion (such as N-95 masks) are  not advised for exercise.  

IN THE EVENT OF EXPOSURE  

Upon being informed that one or more, coaches, or players test positive for, or has  symptoms consistent with COVID-19 (case), the individual will have the case(s) isolate  themselves at home.  

No one with symptoms of COVID-19 or who is in isolation or quarantine for COVID-19  is permitted to attend practices or competitions.  

If there is an exposure to COVID-19 infection in the cohort all members of the cohort  will require immediate self-quarantine.  

CASE REPORTING  

For Youth Sports, the coach or league is required to notify Los Angeles County  Department of Public Health (LACDPH) of all confirmed cases of COVID-19 disease  among employees, coaches, support staff, and participants who had been at the site at  any point within 14 days prior to the illness onset date. The illness onset date is the  COVID-19 test date or Symptom Onset Date of the infected person, whichever is earlier

Protocols for ProSkills Basketball @ AMS

Below protocols follow the current guidelines from California and Los Angeles County Departments of Health & the 4/24/21 updated CDC guidelines for Operating Summer Camps 2021 

Parents understand that the status of return is subject to change at any time given the level of COVID-19 transmission in California.

As of 5/6/21, LA County has entered the yellow tier

Overview:

  • maximum of 120 campers ages 5-12 
  • 6 cohorts
  • Hours: 8:30-3:00

Employees

  • All camp employees over the age of 16 will be fully vaccinated
  • staffing includes 6 coaches, 1 camp director, 1 assistant camp director
  • Staff will be trained on all safety protocols and COVID-19 prevention strategies, including cleaning and disinfection
  • walkie talkies will be used to help coaches communicate and station rotation

Drop Off

  • players will be dropped off on 15th street at the gym 
  • cars will travel east to west and parents will not exit the car 
  • drop off will be from 8:30-9:00 to decrease congestion
  • campers will be screened as they exit the car

Pick up

  • players will be pick off on 15th street at the gym 
  • cars will travel east to west and parents will not exit the car
  • one coach will be designated as the caller, and will call for the player being picked from their cohort 
  • cohort pick up times will be staggered to decrease congestion starting at 2:30 for youngest campers

COVID / HEALTH SCREENING PROTOCOLS

  • each player will have their temperature taken upon arrival.Temperatures will be recorded. Athletes with temperatures over 100.4o will not be allowed to attend camp
  • If you answer YES to any of the following questions, players MUST stay home and quarantine for 14 days. In this case, please notify your athlete’s coach immediately.
    • Do you have a fever?
    • Do you have a cough?
    • Do you have shortness of breath?
    • Are you experiencing any kind of difficulty breathing, fever or chills?
    • Have you had any contact with a person known or suspected to be infected with COVID-19 within the last 14 days?
    • Have you traveled outside of California in the last 10 days?
    • Per the February 3, 2021 LA County Department of Public Health’s Mandatory Directory on Travel: All persons arriving in or returning to the County of Los Angeles from other states or countries, must self-quarantine for 10 days.

Snacks & Lunch

  • Campers must bring their own meals, snacks, & water bottles to camp
  • No food or drinks will be sold
  • Each camper will be asked to bring a beach towel to sit on during lunch
  • The AMS blacktop space will be utilized and campers will be seated with their cohort with 6ft of space between them
  • Lunch breaks will be staggered in 20 min intervals

Space Required

  • the camp will utilize the shady table area to the north of the gym for rotating snack breaks starting with the youngest cohort
  • the camp will use the two and a half outdoor courts for scrimmages
  • the camp will use the additional blacktop space for cohorts rotating through stations with their coaches: defense, ball handling, etc
  • the camp will use the gym bathrooms as needed

COHORTS

Players must remain in a stable team cohort in order to limit the risk of transmission

  • upon registration, campers will be placed in grade level/ability cohorts
  • each cohort will have a maximum of 20 players with 1 coach
  • the camp will have a maximum of 6 cohorts
  • Teams that have access to indoor bathroom facilities may access them for the purposes of engaging in hand hygiene and utilizing the rest rooms. 
  • Stagger visits to the rest rooms will only be one at a time to  allow for physical distancing while indoors. 
  • Players and coaches should use hand sanitizer when handwashing is not practicable. Sanitizer must be rubbed into hands until completely dry only.

MEASURES TO ENSURE PLAYER AND COACH SAFETY: Participants are asked to leave if not complying with these restrictions.

  •  Maintain at least three feet of distance between sport participants to the maximum extent possible when not engaging in training exercises. Maintaining Physical Distance: Physical distancing provides protection by reducing risk of exposure and limiting the number of close contacts when someone is infected with COVID-19. Establish camp policies and implement strategies to promote physical distancing, indoors and outdoors, of
    • At least 3 feet between all campers within a cohort
    • At least 6 feet between all campers outside of their cohort
    • At least 6 feet while eating and drinking, including among people within the same cohort
    • At least 6 feet between campers and staff
    • At least 6 feet between staff
  • Participants must bring their own basketball. 
  •  Participants may engage in limited sharing of equipment as part of skill-building exercises or during game play. If equipment is shared, participants should perform hand hygiene before play, during breaks, at half time, and after the conclusion of the activity. 
  • Commonly used equipment is sanitized regularly.
  • Athletes feeling even slightly under the weather should not attend a practice.
  • Masks or gaiters are mandatory. Masks with one way valves are not allowed to be used. Masks that restrict airflow under heavy exertion (such as N-95 masks) are not advised for exercise.  
  • No handshakes, high-5’s or physical contact that is not required by the sport will be permitted.
  • Each player must bring their own water bottle
    • Drinking fountains are NOT available for use. 
  •  Players should take a break from exercise if any difficulty breathing is noted and should change their mask or face covering if it becomes wet and sticks to the player’s face and obstructs breathing. 
  • Due to the nature and risk of transmission while participating in outdoor high contact and moderate contact sports, we will provide information regarding risks to all parents/guardians of minors participating in such sports and each parent MUST sign informed consent indicating their understanding and acknowledgement of the risks indicated herein. This will be done during the registration process.
  •  Players should take a break from exercise if any difficulty breathing is noted and should change their mask or face covering if it becomes wet and sticks to the player’s face and obstructs breathing. 
  • Masks that restrict airflow under heavy exertion (such as N-95 masks) are not advised for exercise.  

IN THE EVENT OF EXPOSURE 

Upon being informed that one or more, coaches, or players test positive for, or has symptoms consistent with COVID-19 (case), the individual will have the case(s) isolate themselves at home.

No one with symptoms of COVID-19 or who is in isolation or quarantine for COVID-19 is permitted to attend practices or competitions. 

If there is an exposure to COVID-19 infection in the cohort all members of the cohort will require immediate self-quarantine.   

CASE REPORTING

For Youth Sports, the coach or league is required to notify Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) of all confirmed cases of COVID-19 disease among employees, coaches, support staff, and participants who had been at the site at any point within 14 days prior to the illness onset date. The illness onset date is the COVID-19 test date or Symptom Onset Date of the infected person, whichever is earlier