We are writing with good news. As of now, the Aquatics
Health and Safety Plan has been approved by the PV School District.
We are moving forward with opening registration for PVAC for
returning swimmers. The registration link will be active on
the PVAC TeamUnify website at 5:00 pm on Monday, August 24th, 2020.
There are a few things to keep in mind when registering:
- The most likely scenario is that we
will have 25 people total in the pool area at one time. This
will include 22 swimmers, 2 coaches, 1 lifeguard. Parents will
not be allowed in the building or balcony. Due to these
restrictions we will be capping the team at the first 100 swimmers
- Given the restricted number of
swimmers in the pool area at one time, we will be aiming to give
each group 2 one-hour practice slots per week and practices will be
held Mon – Sat. You may have a Saturday practice slot.
- SAL Season is canceled due to the
number of teams that have not been granted access to their pools.
We are very fortunate that PV is allowing us to use the facility.
While there will be no official meets and no Championships, we
still aim to have some competitions and some fun!
- With no meets and no Fall Fest, the
volunteer requirements are waived.
- We are trying to get creative with
other teams that are having seasons to plan some virtual
competitions as well as in club competitions.
- Payment and a waiver will be
required with registration. If the season is cancelled, postponed,
put on hold, etc. We will issue available refunds.
- As with everything right now, we are
proceeding with caution and optimism. Everything is subject to
change at any time. We will aim to keep you apprised of all
information as we learn it and appreciate your patience and
- Parents must be on time
to pick up their swimmers, we cannot have a cluster of swimmers
standing by the door waiting for parents.
Safety Plan – It is imperative that we follow the
Aquatic Program Safety Guidelines. A safe return to swimming relies
on all of us following the guidelines and helping to keep each
- All Participants enter through
door V & exit through door U. Masks must be worn when
entering and exiting the premises.
- There will be a hand sanitizer
station at the entrance and exit of the facility. Hands must
be sanitized at entrance and exit of practice.
- Swimmers will enter the
facility and find a marked spot to put their bag and wait
until it’s time to enter the pool to ensure distancing. Masks
must be worn until the swimmer is ready to enter the pool.
- Swimmers will stagger start at
opposite ends of the pool to avoid clusters at the wall.
- A Health Check/Symptoms Form must
come with your swimmer to each practice. Swimmers will not be
allowed in without this, there will be no exceptions.
- Locker Rooms are closed for
changing. Come ready to swim, No changing after
- Balcony is closed to all
- If you or someone in your family
has a positive covid test, a Coach or Board Member MUST be notified
- If you or someone in your family
has a positive covid test, the School District’s protocols on
returning to the building must be followed, a sample of those
protocols will be posted on the website.
- If you or a family member have
had close contact with someone with a positive covid test, you must
stay home from practice and quarantine for 10 days.
- If you or a member of
your family are showing symptoms, you must remain home from
- Young swimmers must be walked to
the door and picked up at the door for safety reasons as the
parking lot gets dark. It is requested that parents of young
swimmers remain in the parking lot during practice.
- Since PV is affording us the
opportunity to swim, not all schools are doing so, we MUST follow
the safety rules to the letter of the law. If your
swimmer can not follow the rules, failure to do so will result in
· 1st offense:
removal from pool and a warning
· 2nd offense:
removal from pool and discussion with parents
· 3rd offense:
removed from team for remainder of season.
Please understand that the safety of ours swimmers is our
top priority and keeping our kids swimming safely can
only be accomplished if we all work together.
PVAC Board & Coaches