4. Adhere to CT’s travel advisory. https://portal.ct.gov/coronavirus/travel
5. Notify coach if your player becomes sick for any reason.
6. Wash training pinnie before EVERY practice.
7. Equip your player with a hand sanitizer.
8. Maintain physical distance from field and players, minimum of 10 feet from the field.
9. Maintain physical distance from other parents/spectators, minimum of 6 feet or wear a mask.
10. Do not sit on the bleachers or stand along the fence at Nathan Hale Middle School. Please bring your
own chair or stand.
11. Avoid sideline where players bench area is located.
12. Do not congregate in common areas or parking lots following practices/games.
13. Wipe down equipment before and after participation.
14. Cooperate with needs/asks of coaches/organizers.
15. Educate your player about need for social distancing and what he/she should do to protect themselves
(hand washing, not touching others, keeping 6-feet apart).
16. Monitor your player for any symptoms of anxiety, depression and distress (i.e. not sleeping, eating,
stomach aches before practice) and refer to a mental health professional.
Norwalk Lacrosse Association – President
America's First Sport
If you haven't already seen it, the following link will take you to a terrific documentary video about the origins, history, growth, and future of both men's and women's lacrosse. It is well worth the fifty-five minutes it runs.
The documentary does, however, omit one fascinating detail. James Naismith, credited with inventing basketball while teaching at Springfield College, was a Canadian and a lacrosse player. So it's not that lacrosse is a lot like basketball ... it's that basketball is a lot like lacrosse.