The safety of everyone at the program is our number 1 priority. Please read the following to help your child have a smooth transition back to in-person programs and allow everyone to have a safe and enjoyable program.
Arrive early on site and show your child the safe spaces in the park
Tell them about the screening protocols that are in place and what to expect i.e. temperature checks
Practice physical distancing. Teach them what is a safe distance and how to follow visual markings when present.
Teach them what is a
face covering or mask
and that people are using them to keep clean and safe. Note face masks are not required when physical distancing is possible. Participants are welcome to wear masks if they choose however it is not recommended for physical activities.
Remind children to avoid touching their own face and encourage them to practice “catching” their cough or sneeze in their elbow
Remind children to recognize their own personal belongings and to use them when needed. Remind them not to touch other people’s belongings.
Talk about patience with new routines, environments, and new program instructors
Encourage them to ask questions and reassure them that safety measures and program leaders are here to keep them safe