2020 Summer Weights Information
2020 Summer Weight Room COVID-19 Plan
The guidelines below, our NW facilities and our current infection rate in Grand Island are all factors in the plan you see below.
Start Date: Monday, June 1st
End Date: Thursday, July 23rd
Moratorium: Friday, July 3rd – Monday, July 6th
Athletes return on TUESDAY, JULY 7TH
Test-out Week: July 27th – 30th.
Five day program per week. This includes lift and movement indoor and outdoor.
This program will utilize two weight rooms, servicing a total of 18 athletes per session and using the outdoor facilities servicing 18 athletes per session.
5 day training schedule broken up into a 3 day lift/two day movement plan.
All Workouts will be planned in groups of 10 students and 1 coach and 8 students and 1 coach. Each session will be 60 minutes in length.
Each athlete will have their temperature taken prior to entering the high school facility.
Student-Athlete Workout Schedule: 36 total athletes (18 indoors & 18 outdoors)
Boys Session (10th – 12th grade): 5:45am – 7:15am
5:45am – 6:00am: Screening/Check-in/warm up (Temperature, Covid-19 Form and Group Assignment)
6:00am – 7:00am: Lift or movement
7:00am – 7:15am: Cool down
Boys Session (10th – 12th grade): 6:45am – 8:15am
6:45am – 7:00am: Screening/Check-in/warm up (Temperature, Covid-19 Form and Group Assignment)
7:00am – 8:00am: Lift or movement
8:00am – 8:15am: Cool down
Girls Session (10th – 12th grade): 7:45am – 9:15am
7:30am – 7:45am: Screening/Check-in/warm up (Temperature, Covid-19 Form and Group Assignment)
8:00am – 9:00am: Lift or movement
9:00am – 9:15am: Girls departure
Girls Session (10th – 12th grade): 8:45am – 10:15am
8:45am – 9:00am: Screening/Check-in/warm up (Temperature, Covid-19 Form and Group Assignment)
9:00am – 10:00am: Lift or movement
10:00am – 10:15am: Girls departure
Incoming 9th Grade Girls Session: 9:45am – 11:15am
9:45am – 10:00am: Screening/Check-in/warm up (Temperature, Covid-19 Form and Group Assignment)
10:00am – 11:00am: Lift or movement
11:00am – 11:15am: Incoming 9th Grade departure and equipment putting away
Incoming 9th Grade Boys Session: 10:45am – 12:15pm
10:45am – 11:00am: Screening/Check-in/warm up (Temperature, Covid-19 Form and Group Assignment)
11:00am – 12:00pm: Lift or movement
12:00pm – 12:15pm: Incoming 9th Grade departure and equipment putting away
Multi Sport Session (Co-Ed) 5:15pm – 6:45pm
5:15pm-5:30pm: Screening/Check-in/warm up (Temperature, Covid-19 Form and Group Assignment)
5:30pm-6:30pm: Lift or movement
Check-in/screening areas will be set up right outside the east gate in the main parking area on the east side of the high school. Each athlete will report to this gate everyday to check in.
Daily data collection will consist of the following information:
-Assigned workout group
-Have you had contact with anyone who has tested positive for Covid-19 in the past 14
-Have you had a fever above 100.0 degrees in the past 14 days?
-Have you experienced any shortness of breath or had trouble breathing?
Athletes will have their temperature taken daily at check-in.
-Temperature readings of 100.4 degrees and over will results in the staff/student being sent
-Athletes parents will be contacted if an athlete is sent home for a temperature above
-Medical clearance in the form of a note must be obtained by the student
before they are allowed to return to the weight room after being sent home with an elevated
Staff Parking: South Teacher’s parking lot
Screening Area: East gate
Training Areas: Weight rooms and designated outside training area
Student Parking: East lot of NWHS
Student Drop Off: East lot of NWHS
Student Pick-up: East lot of NWHS
Bathrooms: Bathrooms will not be in use except for emergencies. If an “emergency”
occurs, the “floating” coaches will escort the student to the restroom at the
stadium, wait until completed, the staff member will then spray the
restroom with disinfectant, and then the student and staff member will
return to the training area. Only 1 student is allowed in the restroom at
a time. If a staff member needs to use the restroom, all cleaning
requirements after use are the same.
Water: Students are expected to bring their own water in a water bottle for
hydration purposes. Water fountains will be shut off and water jugs WILL
NOT be provided. No students should share water.
Hand Sanitizer: Available at the end of the check-in/screening area and all students will
be required to use it before dispersing to their workout groups. Hand
sanitizer will also be available at each group for all students to use during
the session if they feel they need to use it again and all students will be
required to use hand sanitizer before they leave for the day.
Masks: Students will be required to wear a mask when they reach the
check-in/screening area and will be asked to wear the mask until they
reach their training groups area. They will also be required to wear their
mask when they leave their training area until they leave the school
property. Students will be asked to bring their own mask. If they do not
bring their own mask, they will be provided with one.
Personal items: All personal items (i.e keys, phone) must be placed in their workout space
in the marked training areas.
Screenings Lines will be marked with 6 ft of distance between students
as they wait in the screening area and coaches will be required to help
enforce social distancing
Training Area – Areas will be marked with 6 ft of distance between
students in training area and the training area coach will be required
to enforce social distancing
Training Groups Training groups will have a maximum of 10 students and will be
determined upon arrival to NWHS for the workout session. Once a
student is assigned to a group, they will not be allowed to change
groups that day.
Group Interactions All interaction between other groups will be prohibited.
Violations Students who intentionally violate the social distancing rules or
intentionally try to mix with other groups and do not change their
behavior with redirection from coaches will be asked to leave the
training session for the day and their parents will be contacted.
Social Gatherings: When students have completed their workout, they are expected to
leave the school grounds immediately. Students will not be allowed
to stay in the parking lot and talk with each other. Students who are
waiting on their parent to pick them up from their workout must stand
6 ft apart from each other at all times.
In-climate Weather: Due to in-climate weather, there will be no movement days outside. Meaning events that are scheduled to be outside this day are cancelled, but if your group is scheduled to be inside this day your activities will go on as scheduled.
Athlete and Parent Notification
We will notify parents if an athlete does have a temperature or has an unexcused absence.