BASKETBALL

We are pleased to re-open our basketball courts for the 2021 Season.

Proper protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19 must be followed.

Pool Members: If arriving by car and the driveway gate is locked, you will need to park on Fairlawn Lane and walk in. 

2021 BASKETBALL RULES

 

Basketball is characterized as a Higher Risk sport because of the likelihood of routine close and/or sustained proximity or deliberate physical contact between participants and a high probability that respiratory particles will be transmitted between participants.  

The following rules must be strictly followed to minimize risk: 

  • Mixed household participants should limit use to skills and drills with proper distance 

  • Active scrimmage or game play is discouraged among mixed households 

  • Mask required for ages 2+, including on-court 

  • Sanitize hands before and after playing (sanitizer will be provided) 

  • Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arm lengths) from others 

  • Bring your own ball, minimize sharing of equipment or gear 

  • Stay home if you have tested positive for COVID-19 or are waiting on test results, are showing COVID-19 symptoms, or have had a close contact  with a person who has tested positive for or who has symptoms of COVID-19. 

  • Proper footwear (sneakers) must be worn at all times (no bare feet or flip flops) 

  • MEMBERS ONLY (no guests) 

  • Children under age 16 must be supervised by parent or guardian at all times 

 

Reservation Details: 

  • Reserve half court for one hour (adjacent side may be booked by another group at same time) 

  • Max of 4 persons per half court (up to 6 if all reside in same household) 

 

Prepare for Safe Play: 

  • Bring your own (labeled) water bottle – do not share food/drinks/coolers/utensils 

  • Do not share towels, clothing or any items used to wipe face or hands  

  • Bring extra masks so you can change it if it gets wet 

  • CDC does NOT recommend the use of face shields or goggles as a substitute for masks, however they may be used as eye protection in addition to the use of a mask 

  • Focus on building individual skills, like dribbling, and strength training 

  • Avoid high fives, handshakes, fist bumps or hugs 

  • Avoid congregating in the parking lot or around court before/after play 

  • Cover your coughs and sneezes. Don’t spit. 

  • Wash hands (soap and water for 20 seconds) or use hand sanitizer (60%+ alcohol) 

  • Before and after you play 

 

Subject to change. Last updated 3/24/21 

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Mailing Address: Sun Valley Associates, PO Box 64, Lexington, MA 02420

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