COVID-19 Information & Resources

Please see below for the latest information and resources for coaches, parents, and administrators regarding COVID-19 and youth sports.

General COVID-19 Information

Latest COVID-19 Information – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub – The Official Website for The State of New Jersey

National & State Youth Sports Guidelines

Considerations for Youth Sports – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Youth Sports Programs FAQs – CDC

Suggestions for Youth and Summer Camps – CDC

Guidance for Sports Activities (PDF) – New Jersey Department of Health 

Youth Sports COVID-19 Tools & Resources

COVID-19 Sports Safety Checklist (PDF) – American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Cloth Face Coverings in Youth Sport Info Sheet (PDF) – AMSSM

Calls for Coaches Remote Engagement Report & Checklist (PDF) – The Aspen Institute Project Play

Return to Play Risk Assessment Tool (PDF) – The Aspen Institute Project Play

Youth Sports Risk Assessment (JPG) – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Checklist for Coaches (PDF) – CDC

Letter for Parents Template (DOCX) – CDC

Keep Youth Athletes Safe Fact Sheet/Poster (PDF) – CDC

Youth Sports COVID Banner (PDF) – CDC

Events and Gatherings: Readiness and Planning Tool (PDF) – CDC

Aquatic Venues Letter to Patrons Template (DOCX) – CDC

Aquatic Venues Daily Checklist for Staff (PDF) – CDC

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Aquatic Venues Five Safety Steps Poster (PDF) – CDC

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New Jersey Executive Orders

All New Jersey Executive Orders – The Official Website for The State of New Jersey

No. 194 (PDF) – New COVID-19 Mitigation Measures (Issued 11/10/2020)

No. 187 (PDF) – Resumption of Contact Practices and Competitions for Certain Organized Sports in Indoor Settings (Issued 10/12/2020)

No. 173 (PDF) – Decreased Indoor Gathering Capacity Limit (Issued 08/03/2020)

No. 168 (PDF) – Resumption of Contact Practices and Competitions for Certain Organized Sports in Outdoor Settings (Issued 07/20/2020)

No. 163 (PDF) – Requiring Individuals to Wear Masks in Outdoor Public Spaces When They Cannot Social Distance (Issued 07/08/2020)

No. 161 (PDF) – Increased Outdoor Gathering Capacity Limit (Issued 07/02/2020)

No. 157 (PDF) – Rules for Indoor Dining, Indoor Recreational Facilities, and Individualized Instruction at Gyms and Fitness Centers (Issued 06/26/2020)

No. 153 (PDF) – Opening Pools and Opening Additional Outdoor Recreational Businesses (Issued 06/09/2020)

No. 149 (PDF) – Resumption of Child Care Services, Youth Day Camps, and Organized Sports Over the Coming Weeks (Issued 05/30/2020)

Additional Guidelines & Information

COVID-19 Guidance: Return to Sports – American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Return to Training Considerations – United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC)

Return to Event Considerations – USOPC

Coronavirus & Youth Sports Resource Page – The Aspen Institute Project Play

COVID-19 Information Page – National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

COVID-19 Information Page – New Jersey Recreation and Parks Association (NJRPA)

Considerations for Events and Gathering – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC

Guidance for Administrators in Parks and Recreational Facilities – CDC

Considerations for Public Pools, Hot Tubs, and Water Playgrounds During COVID-19 – CDC

Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting (PDF) – United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and CDC

Guidance for Cleaning Infographic (PDF) – EPA and CDC

Youth Day Camps Standards (PDF) – New Jersey Department of Health

Returning to Play After Coronavirus Infection: Pediatric Cardiologists’ Perspective – American College of Cardiology

Cardiopulmonary Considerations for High School Student-Athletes During the COVID-19 Pandemic Guidance Statement (PDF)- National Federation of State High School Associations and American Medical Society for Sports Medicine