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Mar, 2021

A.A. Co. Recreation and Parks COVID Guidelines

In Conjunction with Governor Hogan's Maryland Strong Roadmap to Recovery, & in consultation with the Anne Arundel County Health Officer, the Department of Recreation & Parks has developed a plan for facilities. The Following are GUIDELINES for Recreation & Parks Facilities &/or programs operating under a permit issued by Anne Arundel County Recreation & Parks Department. GENERAL PROTOCOLS: Participation in Recreation & Parks programs is only allowed if you have had no signs or symptoms of COVID-19, & you have not been exposed to someone who has had signs or symptoms of COVID-19 for a minimum period of 14 days before participation. If you have had a positive test for COVID-19, you must be cleared from isolation by the Health Department to resume participation. 

Participation in programs requires a signed Anne Arundel County COVID Waiver Form;

- If you are sick or feel sick, you should remain home;

Temperature checks should be done before going to games/practice for players, volunteers & coaches;

Masks are required in all areas except when on the field of play, Masks are not required for players & officials while on the field of play, but are recommended 

Masks are required by all volunteers & spectators not on the playing field. A representative from each team will be asked to ensure Social Distancing & Return to Play Guidelines are followed; 

A list of players who attend each practice & game should be kept & will be requested if someone tests positive for COVID-19. If a team member does test positive the organization must contact the Health Department at (410)-222-7095 or (443)-481-3140.

Hand sanitizer should be available at all activities;

Assign an area for each player to place their equipment; 

No sharing of drink bottles or any other personal equipment; 

No centralized hydration or refreshment areas; 

No more than ( 2 ) adult spectators per player at events; 

Participants should refrain from handshakes, huddles & high fives; 

Tents are not Permitted with the exception of medical tents; 

At the conclusion of your team's game we are asking all players, coaches & spectators to quickly exit the field to create space for the next teams scheduled to play; 

Restrooms should be made available at most sites. Port-a-pots may also be available at sites. It is the responsibility of all facility users to follow the above recommendations. 

Failure to adhere to these guidelines may result in cancellation of game/practice/permit &/or removal from county property. 

DISCIPLINE: The following will be the disciplinary action taken by Recreation & Parks for violations of the above guidelines. These actions could be taken against an Organization or team depending on the nature of the violation. 

1st Issue/Violation:

Organization/team is issued a formal warning.

Organization must submit written confirmation that rules will be followed & action plan to ensure compliance going forward.

2nd Issue/Violation:

Organization/team is suspended for one week from games & practices.

3rd Issue/Violation:

Organization/team's season is over. Please note that Recreation & Parks has the authority to cancel, suspend or deny all permitted use of Anne Arundel County property if an organization/team fails to comply with the guidelines. 


Limit the number of games per site

Spectators are limited to ( 2 ) per participant. 

Teams & spectators must exit the fields immediately after games.

Additional time will be scheduled between games to discourage athletes & spectators from lingering after games. 

Mask wearing & social distancing measures will be enforced for everyone not in the field of play or on sidelines. 

Hand sanitizer & regular cleaning of restrooms & Concession stands is required.