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Northern Piedmont Sports Club

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Inclement Weather policy

Inclement weather is used to describe all of the following factors: Lightning and Hail

    Rules:

  • At the first sign of inclement weather all players must clear the fields/courts and seek shelter
  • Shelter is considered anything that has a fully enclosed roof and walls
  • All activities must wait 20 minutes from the last lightning or the last sound of thunder before taking the field/court. Every time you see lightning, you must wait 20 more minutes before you resume training. 

Northern Piedmont Sports Club will make the call to close fields and courts by 3:30/4:00  pm. After that time it will be left to the coaches discretion.

Cold Weather Policy

Temp/Wind

Chill

RulesRecommendations
40 Degree's and above
  • All age group are allowed to participate in all conditions
  • Players wear appropriate clothing
30 - 40 Degree's
  • All age groups are allowed to practice
  • Players must have a jacket and pant on to start training
    • U4-U12 Players must keep jacket and pants on through the training
      • U13 and older may use their discretion while training
  • All players wear hats and gloves
15 - 30Degree's
  • U4-U12 may not train outside
  • U13 and above must wear a jacket and pants on while training
  • All players must have hat and gloves
  • Outside training may not last more than an hour
15Degree's and below
  • No outside Training

 

Extreme Heat Policy

Heat IndexRulesRecommendations
85 and below
  • Must ingest water at least once per hour
  • No restrictions on water consumption
  • At least 2 water breaks per hour
  • 3-5 minute rest period recommended with each break
85-89 Degree's
  • Must Ingest water at least twice per hour
  • No restrictions on water consumption
  • At least 3 water breaks per hour
  • 3-5 minute rest period recommended with each break
89-94 Degree's
  • Water breaks every 20 minutes
  • 5 minute rest period for each hour training
  • No restrictions on water consumption
  • 3-4 water breaks per hour
  • 3-5 minute rest period recommended with each break
  • Personal ice towels for cooling
  • All athletes wear sun block
94-99 Degree's
  • Water consumed every 20 minutes
  • Mandatory 4 water breaks
  • 3-5 minute rest period for each water break
  • No restrictions on water consumption
  • For every 45 minutes of training, minimum of 15 minutes of rest in the shade
  • Athletes must wear sun block
  • Personal ice towels for cooling
  • Training sessions no longer than 2 hours
  • Training sessions will start after 6:30
99-104 Degree's
  • Water consumed every 10 minutes
  • Mandatory 5 water breaks
  • 3-5 minute rest period for each water break
  • No restrictions on water consumptions
  • For every 45 minutes of training, minimum of 15 minutes of rest in the shade
  • Training sessions will be no more than 2 hours
  • Athletes must wear sun block
  • Personal Ice towels for cooling
  • Training sessions to start after 6:30
104 and above
  • Cancel outdoor activities or move inside

 

Contact

Northern Piedmont Sports Club
365 W. Shirley Ave 
Warrenton, Virginia 20186

Phone: 540-347-9972
Email: [email protected]

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