Social Distance and Sanitation | Diablo Scorpion Lacrosse Club
The mission of the Diablo Scorpion Lacrosse Club is to instill positive life lessons for all participants through teamwork, working towards common goals, personal development, competition and most of all having fun at various skill levels and age.

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Established protocols to maintain six (6) feet physical distance (where possible) among
participants, players, adult leaders, coaches, and parents.

  • Teams are established at 14 players or less in accordance with CA state guidelines.
  • Players and coaches will at all times maintain 6 feet of distance, unless and until the county tier reaches “red”.
  • Coaches and players are required to follow the path of travel in and out of field facilities per their coach's field diagram.
  • No spectators are allowed. Parents will drop off and pick up players in the parking lot and will not enter the field space.
  • No sharing of water bottles. Each player is responsible for bringing their own water bottle to practice.

Sanitation and hygiene

  • Players and coaches are required to sanitize on entry and exit onto fields.
  • Scorpion LAX will provide hand sanitizer at practices.
  • Limit sharing of equipment, in the event of a need to share equipment, equipment should be sanitized between use.
  • Limit one (1) player to a restroom at a time.

Reducing the risk of spread of Covid-19

  • Coaches are required to wear masks at all times.
  • Players are required to wear masks upon entering and exiting the fields and awaiting pick up. (Guidelines for CDPH interim youth sports here. )
  • Players, coaches, and adult volunteers are required to complete a health assessment (including a temperature check) prior to each practice and submit it through TeamSnap.
  • Screening (temperature check) of coaches, players, adult leaders are required to participate. All constituents must be made aware that they may be asked to leave if they refuse a screening or show any signs of illness (regardless of any testing that may have been done)
  • Scorpion LAX will instruct players, coaches, and adults to avoid physical contact with one another (i.e. high fives, hugs)
  • Adult leaders, coaches, and players may not enter field facilities if they or a member of their household has had the onset of illness with symptoms compatible with suspected or lab-confirmed Covid 19 in the prior 14 days.
  • Adult leaders and coaches are required to self-monitor and follow return to play protocol should they have any symptoms or exposure to that of Covid 19
  • Coaches will keep accurate records of practice attendees for contract tracing purposes.
  • If a player or coach from a participating pod has been diagnosed with Covid-19, the pod will be shut down from all activities for a period of fourteen (14) days.

Strategies for working with public health to notify adult leaders, coaches, players, and their families if the organization learns a participant has developed Covid 19 and may have been infectious to others while at Scorpion Lacrosse activities

  • Participants are required to maintain the confidentiality of a Covid-19 infected person
  • Follow established Scorpion Lacrosse protocols regarding canceling activities and follow return to play procedure for anyone suspected of or being exposed to Covid 19
  • Consult the local health district for guidance for specific situations


Revised 1/30/2021