COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

ESCPSNA will follow all NSW Government guidelines to ensure the health and safety of all our Volunteers, Coaches, Officials, Players and their families.

The ESCPSNA COVID Safety Plan is available for download if required.

All ESCPSNA member schools must appoint their own COVID Safety Officer who will oversee all COVID-19 Safety requirements for their teams during any netball related activity.

All our players, coaches, managers, parents and carers are requested to adhere to the following during all netball activities (training / competition):-

  • Before participating in any netball activity, participants (including players, coaches, umpires, parents/carers and spectators) should not attend training or play in a match, if:
    • unwell or had any flu-like symptoms, or
    • been in contact with a known case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days, or
    • been overseas or exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days, or
    • been in any of the reported case locations or hot-spots listed on the NSW Health website
    • any sudden loss of smell or loss of taste, or
    • are at a high risk from a health perspective, including the elderly and those with pre-existing medical heath conditions
  • Only coaches, managers and substitute players to be allowed in the court vicinity
  • No parent/carers allowed within the fenced area of the top courts
  • Parents/carers should keep well back from the lower courts
  • All teams are requested to move off the court directly after their game to allow for the next teams to enter
  • Sharing of equipment should be minimised where possible and continue to maintain cleaning and disinfectant measures
  • Each player to bring own hand sanitiser, labelled water bottle, towel and tissues
  • Practice good hygiene and responsible distancing of 1.5m for all substitute players, parents and spectators
  • Do not arrive more than 10-minutes prior to the activity commencing
  • Once play or training has concluded, social activity should be limited with players encouraged to leave as soon as practical

For further information please get in touch with your school’s ESCPSNA COVID Safety Officer.