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Northford Rink COVID-19 Guidelines

By MFYHA, 09/15/20, 10:00AM EDT


COVID Guidelines for Northford Ice Pavilion

  • Rink capacity will be reduced in accordance with state guidelines per sheet of ice.
  • Only one (1) spectator per player
  • Teams will not enter the rink until 20 minutes before their game/practice time.
  • Please get partially dressed outside – this means only helmets, skates, and goalie pads should be put on inside of the rink. All other equipment should be put on in the parking lot before entering the rink.
  • Attendees in the rink will enter through the front of the rink and exit based on the rinks defined traffic patterns.  Attendees should not be exiting through the lobby.
  • Red Rink exits on the side of the building
  • Blue rink exits in the back of the building
  • White rink exits near the picnic benches
  • Masks shall be worn at all times by EVERYONE (players, parents, and family members).   Players do not have to wear masks while on the ice.  Masks should be worn correctly - this means that they must cover both your nose and mouth.
  • Coaches will be required to wear masks on the bench during games except for a stoppage of play to issue instructions.
  • Coaches do not have to wear masks during practices but should make every effort to practice social distancing.
  • Please practice social distancing in the rink lobby while watching a game & in all public areas.  No congregating in the lobby for parents, players & coaches.
  • Teams will be allowed to use locker rooms. Please make sure your team undresses quickly after their game & leaves the arena asap. There will be no permitted showering in the locker rooms. Locker room assignments can be found on the TVs in the lobby
  • The rink has sanitizing & cleaning throughout the day including locker room and bench cleaning after every session.