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2020 Team Guidelines

GENERAL GUIDELINES

  • Prospect Bay Country Club pool and facility rules and COVID-19 guidelines must be adhered to for all swimmers and families.
  • The team will be mindful of social distancing guidelines. Athletes and coaches should maintain 6 feet distance at all times. 
  • Practices will be limited to 20 swimmers, with a maximum of five swimmers per lane.
  • There will be a single point of entry and exit from the pool area. Swimmers should enter and exit the pool area by the Snack Shack. 
  • For us all to stay healthy and be able to keep swimming, we ask our swimmers to please practice responsible social distancing when they are away from the pool as well. 
  • Should we feel anyone is consistently not adhering to social distancing guidelines, they or their family’s participation in PBST may be suspended. 

PREPARING TO SWIM 

  • Arrive to practice wearing suit and ready to swim.
  • Each swimmer should bring their own swim equipment (kickboard, for all, and fins for swimmers 11 & under). You can purchase this equipment at our PBST Team Store.
  • Do not attend practice if you, or a member of your household does not feel well. 

UPON ARRIVAL

  • All athletes from previous practice must exit the pool area before the next group may enter.
  • Swimmers are asked to line up to enter no more than 5 minutes before their scheduled practice time. If arriving early, please wait in your vehicle.
  • Swimmers should line-up along the fence across from the tennis courts while waiting to enter practice. Entry is by the Snack Shack.
  • Coaches will take swimmers’ temperatures prior to entering the pool area. 
    • Swimmers with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or more will be sent home.
    • Temperatures will not be recorded. 
  • Once swimmers enter the pool area, they should leave any personal belongings in the area marked on the pool deck and then immediately line up behind his/her assigned lane using the markings placed on the pool deck.

WHILE SWIMMING 

  • Listen to the coaches!
  • Follow directions for spacing and stay at least six feet apart from others. 
  • Do not make physical contact with others, such as shaking hands or giving a high five. 
  • Maintain appropriate social distancing from other athletes when taking a break.

AFTER SWIMMING

  • Swimmers should remain in their swimsuits when leaving and are asked not to change or shower at the pool.
  • Swimmers should gather all of their belongings and prepare to exit the pool area immediately at the completion of practice. Swimmers should exit the pool area through the exit by the tennis courts. 
  • No extra-curricular or social activity should take place.
    > No congregating after swimming. 

FAMILY PROTOCOL:

  • Swimmers must arrive and depart in their swimsuit. 
  • At this time, parents/spectators will not be allowed on the pool deck during practice and are expected to practice social distancing while waiting for their child. 
  • Swimmers will not be able to change or shower at the facility.
  • Swimmers are asked to line up to enter no more than 5 minutes before their scheduled practice time. If arriving early, please wait in your vehicle.
  • Swimmers must exit the pool area immediately at the completion of each practice.