Guidelines & Requirements

COVID-19 is an extremely contagious virus that spreads easily through person-to-person contact.  Federal authorities and the State of Missouri recommend social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Contracting COVID-19 can lead to severe illness, personal injury, permanent disability, and death. Use of Ascension Catholic Church Parish facilities and other CYC sanctioned venues or participation in their programs could increase the risk of you or your child contracting COVID-19. 

Ascension will follow the Youth Sports Guidelines as directed by St. Louis County, CYC and the City of Chesterfield.

  • All athletes and coaches MUST complete the digital self-screening process prior to participating each day.
  • Masks Required (see details by activity below)
  • Players need to remain socially distanced at all times
  • Practice good hygenie. Wash hands often or use hand sanitizer

What Should I Do If I Was Exposed?

Exposure is defined as less than 6 feet apart to a positive individual for longer than 15 cumulative minutes within a 24 hour period.
  1. Quarantine immediately
  2. Notify your healthcare provider
  3. Notify your coach and athleticassociation@ascensionchesterfield.org

Awaiting Covid-19 Test Results

If anyone in your household is awaiting Covid-19 test results, no member of your family may participate in ANY activities and should quarantine.


  • If the exposed individual has a negative COVID-19 test, they must still quarantine for 14 days.
  • If the exposed individual is quarantined from school, they may not attend practices or games.

Note:  If symptoms develop during these 14 days, testing for COVID-19 should occur.

What To Do After Contracting Covid-19

CYC Return To Play After Positive Covid-19 Diagnosis  

Athletes/coaches must meet ALL of the following criteria to return to sports after a COVID-19 diagnosis:

  1. At least 14 days have passed since from the last date of exposure to the positive COVID-19 individual.  
  2. Symptoms have resolved, no fever (>100.4) for 72 hours without fever reducing medications, improvement in respiratory symptoms (cough, shortness of breath.
  3. Must submit Release From Isolation letter from St. Louis County 

* The CDC recommends the athlete be evaluated by a physician prior to resuming sports activities.

Complete Daily Health Check

For Practices

Required for all Ascension Players & Coaches no earlier than 60 minutes prior to PRACTICES

  1. Take temperature
  2. Complete form
  3. Coach receives log of completion

For Games

West County CYC Contact Tracing

Show to Health Screener at Gym Entrance

Basketball

​The restrictions below are in addition to those listed above under Guidelines & Requirements


Current Protocols

  • PRACTICES
    • All PARTICPANTS & COACHES MUST complete the Ascension digital screening prior to participating each day.
    • Temperatures will be taken on site, prior to participation by coach.
  • GAMES
    • All PARTICPANTS, COACHES, OFFICIALS, VOLUNTEERS & SPECTATORS complete the CYC Digital Screening process by scanning the QR code on-site upon entering the gym.
    • Temperatures will be taken on site by the Screening General.
  • MASKS REQUIRED should be worn by all Players, Coaches, Officials, Volunteers & Spectators at ALL TIMES.
  • A limit of 2 coaches attending practices/games, although more may be on the official roster.
  • TWO SPECTATORS per athlete is permitted at games. A sibling does count as a spectator.

Click Here to see the full Ascension Basketball Practice Procedures

Full CYC Basketball Protocols

Chess

​The restrictions below are in addition to those listed above under Guidelines & Requirements


Current Restrictions

  • All participants, coaches and volunteers MUST complete the digital self-screening process prior to participating each day.
  • Temperatures will be taken on site.
  • Masks should be worn at ALL TIMES, from the time exiting the car until returning to the car.
  • Maintain 6' social distancing at all times
  • Use hand sanitizer immediately upon entering the building.
  • NO SPECTATORS are permitted at Chess lessons.  A limited number of parent volunteers can sign up to help at lessons, provided they use the Chess Class Signup Genius, complete the screening and wear a mask.
  • Parents should follow dropoff and pickup process as indicated on the map below, or may wait in the designated parking lot.

Click Here to read the full Ascension Chess Protocols

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