We ask all Parents to read the points below and ensure they are familiar with them before their child returns to gaelic games.
Before returning to Training
- All Parents must complete the eLearning module.
- All children must have a completed Health Questionnaire before the first session. Sample here:
- Check or have your child’s body temperature recorded just prior to entering the training or playing facility.
- If your temperature is above 37.5C you must stay at home and consider contacting your GP for advice or referral.
- The onus is on the Parent/Guardian to complete this
- All Parents/Guardians must ensure that Children/Youths attending Clubs or events are fully aware of the Guidelines enforced in the current phase by the Covid Supervisor.
- Parents/Guardians must ensure that the Covid Supervisor and team mentors are made fully aware in advance of any medical conditions a player may have.
- Parents/Guardians must ensure that their contact details are up-to-date and with the Club if contact has to be made.
Traveling to and from training:
- Only one Parent/Guardian should travel with younger players where possible – Parents or Guardians not directly involved in the training session are not permitted to attend or observe training.
- The driver must either stay in the vehicle or leave the grounds and return at the appointed collection time.
- Players to arrive no more than 5 minutes prior to session commencing and be collected immediately after training.
- Parents/Guardians must check the Player, and their own, temperature prior to departing for the venue.
- Players must not physically greet each other at any stage.
- Players should arrive togged ready to play as there will be no access to changing rooms.
- Parents/Guardians of Players with specific medical conditions can remain in car park in case of emergency, providing they adhere to all Guidelines in place in that phase.
Check In process
- Parents/Guardians should complete the Health Questionnaire on behalf of their children prior to attending the first session only. An online solution will be available for this process.
- Each Parent/Guardian will be required to sign a declaration at each subsequent session to confirm the health status of their child has not changed.
- Parents/Guardians should not approach check in areas where possible and must adhere to social distancing guidelines at all times.
Clubhouse and facilities
- Parents/Guardians must ensure their children are fully kitted out when they arrive for the session as there will be no access to dressing rooms on site.
- All children should have their own equipment and must NEVER share that with anyone else. These items include water bottles, clothing, sun cream etc.
- Footballs and cones etc. will be provided at the session.
- Clubs such establish systems for drop off/collection points to avoid traffic jams.
- Training areas will be divided into zones with Players/Coaches allocated to training within each zone. Zones will be identified by colour, number, section, etc. **
- Every Player should know their training zone on arrival at the pitch. **
- All Players to remain in socially distanced groups during breaks and not to mingle.
- Where necessary, toilet breaks will be staggered with no grouping and this should be organised prior to commencement of event.
- Access to dressing rooms and function halls is prohibited until notified differently so Parents/Guardians should be mindful of this when packing the Players bag.
**(may not be relevant as per guidelines 19th June – needs clarification)
- Players must leave immediately, and dressing rooms will not be accessible for anyone until notified differently.
- Players must shower at home and no access will be given to shower facilities in Clubs until guidelines are altered.
- Parents/Guardians should ensure that all kit and equipment is thoroughly cleaned.
Social distancing behaviours
- Parents/Guardians must ensure their children are aware of etiquette guidelines.
- Players and Parents/Guardians must refrain from handshakes and high fives.
- Practice good cough/sneeze etiquette and dispose of any used tissue in a responsible manner.
- Avoid touching your face.
- Remain apart from other Parents/Guardians during session.
- Social distancing is advised when travelling in vehicles to/from training.
- No spitting or clearing of nostrils on pitch or grounds.
Parents/Guardians should promote behaviours in children that will reduce the spread of the virus
Examples of good behaviours include:
- Staying at home when appropriate.
- Contact your GP for advice if you or anyone in your household display symptoms.
- Hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette.
- Adequate hygiene supplies.
- Signs and messages.
- Activities confined to a geographical locality.