Peoria Unified takes guidance from the AIA for athletics. According to the AIA, the fall sports season will begin on August 17th. In order to prepare our fall sports student athletes for the upcoming season, Peoria Unified will initiate a Phase 1 restart of our athletic program on Monday, July 27th, with heavy restrictions. Only Fall Sports athletes will return to activity.
Phase 1 Beginning July 27
Winter and Spring sports are still shut down and will be phased in starting September 8th.
Temperature checks will continue.
The weight room is now closed.
ALL coaches will wear a mask
ALL students will wear a mask before and after activities (once a socially distanced cool down period has occurred). A mask can only be removed during exercise/workouts.
We will continue to adhere to Peoria Unified's summer return-to-play guidelines, explained below:
Mandatory Pre-Workout Screening:
All participants should be temperature screened for signs/symptoms of COVID-19 prior to workout.
Any temperature (>100) reported should not be allowed in workouts and should contact a doctor.
Phase 1: July 27 – August 1st
FOCUS: Acclimating students back to activity, heat acclimatization, and conditioning.
No group activity of more than 10 athletes at a time. Multiple groups are allowed keeping social distance.
Individual drills are permissible.
Weight rooms are CLOSED.
Locker rooms should not be utilized.
Contact is not allowed between athletes. Minimum distance of 6 feet between athletes at all times.
Hand washing should be conducted at regular intervals.
Weight equipment should be wiped down thoroughly before and after each use.
No shared athletic equipment between students (balls, weights, etc.).
All athletes shall bring their own water bottle. Water bottles must not be shared.
Hydration stations (water cows, water jugs, water fountains, etc.) should not be utilized.
As always, please feel free to contact our office if we can provide assistance or answer questions.