I am proud to share this heat map as an on-going, data-informed resource that tracks the return to youth sports. This map provides visibility into state-by-state and sport-specific trends across the United States and Canada, and is accompanied by tools and resources to help support a safe return to sports. I invite you to explore, follow and share!
Week September 21 findings include::
Given the increasing number of COVID-19 cases and back to school activities, we continue to monitor these trends closely. Additionally, I welcome you to learn more about our TeamSnap Health Check feature, which is nearing 2 Million uses since first launched in early August. We applaud our customers' role in the safe return to play and remain committed to the success of all youth sports.
93.1% Current U.S. Return to Sport Index Score. The last time this score exceeded 93% was July 25, 2020.
100% Baseball remains the only sport with a 100% Return to Sport Index score in Canada
Score calculated using registrations, invitations and events measured as a % relative to the same trailing 28 day period from 2019.
Social distancing (if possible) wear face masks, have sanitizer and soap and water available for cleaning
Distance & sanitation! Don’t think masks would work!
Follow USA Softball guidelines regarding "Back to the Ballpark Guidelines" covering self-health assessments, social distancing (6'), using hand sanitizer frequently - but not wearing masks during games.
Temperature checks, sanitizing all equipment, wearing masks on the sidelines, spectator's and athletes keeping 6 feet distance when possible.
I feel it is too early because the first practice out, I did not see social distancing being enforced by coaches with their players, nor did I see all coaches taking precautions by wearing a mask.
Masks for all parties on sideline and team bench. Spacing of players personal items and of players during hydration breaks.
Proper use of health department guidelines, in the hand washing, no physical contact (high fives, etc), parents wearing masks, keeping small groups.
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