United Spring League has registered with Saanich municipality our COVID safety plans. Our plans adhere to the Public Health Office (PHO) requirements and viaSport requirements. Requirements include: proper field set up; staff training; coach training; PSE (hand sanitizer, masks, etc), cohort safety to ensure contact groups are small; and contact tracing.
We will be sharing all parents/players a COVID safety page and instructions for ensuring a healthy playing environment; ensure the safety of your players and ensure the safety of our community.
Q. Should I pay if soccer is not going to be happening?
A. Yes - We are confident this season that given the success in vaccinations for the general population; that the BC Govenrnment will permit outdoor sport. Outdoor sports were played all Fall Season (Sept/2021 - March/2022) with little to no impact
Q. Fees seem a bit higher this season?
A. Yes, we raised the fees a small amount (10%) in order to account for higher operating costs (uniforms, equipment, etc) and to hire some additional helpers for ensure the safety of your players (e.g. help to direct players on/off field, contact tracers, etc.).
Q.Will you have Personal Protecton Equipment at Park?
A. Yes and No. Yes - we will havehand sanitizer stations at park and some COVID procesdures (Entrance/Exit gates). But we will NOT be providing personal masks to players. This will have to be provided by families