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Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Safety Protocol

PURPOSE
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have modified our program policy to reflect the most recent Governor's proclamation.

NOTICE
Failure to abide by these requirements may result in dismissal from programs and facilities. A refund will not be issued in light of this violation.

GENERAL SAFETY PROTOCOL

  • If you have been sick in the last two weeks or have a cough, fever or other flu-like symptoms, stay home for the health and safety of yourself and others.
  • Unvaccinated individuals should wear a mask when they are unable to maintain a minimum social distance of six feet.
  • Practice good hygiene - Wash hands with soap and water; use hand sanitizer (especially after touching surfaces); Avoid touching face, and sneeze or cough into a tissue.

OLD MACDONALD'S FARM

  • Unvaccinated individuals should wear a mask when they are in the barn or unable to maintain a minimum social distance of six feet.
  • Farm hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. every day.
  • Tours or field trips must be reserved prior to visiting the farm. Large groups will not be allowed without a reservation. Please call 319-286-5763 to schedule.
  • Absolutely NO outside animals are to enter the farm.

OUTDOOR YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAMS
PRIOR TO MAKING A REGISTRATION/RESERVATION, YOU MUST AGREE TO THESE RESTRICTIONS. Failure to abide by these guidelines may result in dismissal from the program. A refund will not be issued in light of this violation.

Follow the General Safety Protocol in addition to the following:

  • Youth participants are not required to wear a mask during play.
  • Vaccinated staff coaches will not have to wear masks.
  • Contact drills and games will be limited to allow for more social distancing.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available for use on site.
  • All equipment will be disinfected between use.
INDOOR PROGRAMS/EVENTS
PRIOR TO MAKING A REGISTRATION/RESERVATION, YOU MUST AGREE TO THESE RESTRICTIONS. Failure to abide by these guidelines may result in dismissal from the program. A refund will not be issued in light of this violation.

Follow the General Safety Protocol in addition to the following:

  • If you become sick or subject to exposure between the period of registration and the start of the event/program, contact Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation at least one day in advance to receive a refund.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS PROGRAMS
PRIOR TO MAKING A REGISTRATION/RESERVATION, YOU MUST AGREE TO THESE RESTRICTIONS. Failure to abide by these guidelines may result in dismissal from the program.

Follow the General Safety Protocol in addition to the following:

  • Athletes and coaches must sign a waiver.
  • Coaches must complete an online Covid-19 course.
  • Unvaccinated athletes must arrive and depart wearing a mask.
  • Athletes are not required to wear a mask during play.
  • Athletes and coaches who are high risk should wait until the risk is lower before participating.
  • Social distancing is encouraged.
  • Spectators are allowed at practices.
  • Competitions could be virtual or in-person.

SWIM LESSONS
PRIOR TO MAKING A REGISTRATION/RESERVATION, YOU MUST AGREE TO THESE RESTRICTIONS. Failure to abide by these guidelines may result in dismissal from the program. A refund will not be issued in light of this violation.

Follow the General Safety Protocol in addition to the following:

  • A class may be canceled due to low enrollment.
  • Locker rooms are open and available. Patrons are encouraged to come dressed to swim. Everyone must social distance and are asked to limit their time in the locker room to a few minutes.
  • Arrive dressed to swim, five minutes ahead of time.
  • There will be storage bins on the pool deck at your class location for you to put your items in.  These will be sanitized between classes.
  • Wear a mask when you enter the building and remove it when in the water.
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