CRICKET PROGRAMME 2021 – IMPORTANT INFORMATION
With some better weather arriving, we have decided to start our cricket season on Friday 23rd April. Our hope is for Government guidance to provide us with a backdrop for a ‘normal’ cricket season but while the situation remains somewhat fluid, we have decided to:
• Run cricket for the U13s (years 7&8) and U15s (years 9&10 but year 11s welcome) on Friday evenings from 6.00pm – 7.30pm
• Run cricket for U11s (years 5&6) and U9s (years 3&4) on Saturday mornings from 10.30am – 12.00pm
We would be grateful if you could maintain the expected social distancing and splitting the age groups up should facilitate this.
Due to the challenges we have faced this year, we will not be able to run a dedicated Girls team as planned but the Girls are able to attend sessions with the flexibility to play down a year if that is wished. I have also been in touch with Bells Yew Green CC and they have very kindly offered Tuesday evening training and the opportunity for Girls to play in their sides if that is of interest. Dominic Bowen who runs Kent Cricket Direct in Southborough has suggested parents reach out to him for more information – contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
As we get back into the swing of things, we need to be cognizant of numbers and of the important of sanitizing of shared kit. We would be grateful if you could let us know if you will be attending on the 23/24th April.
Please email our Safeguarding Officer, Jan Fisher: email@example.com. with the name of Child / Children, School Year Group and whether you have your own kit .
LEAGUE FIXTURES AND CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
As per my previous email, we have a number of sides entered into the Invicta Leagues and these give the children a great chance to practice the skills we aim to develop on Friday and Saturday coaching sessions. We are however very light on volunteers in some of the age groups so to get the most out of the season we encourage you spend some time with the coaches to find out how you can get involved.
Finally I look forward to seeing you next week.
See below for our Summer schedule
PROCEDURES FOR USE OF CRICKET NETS DURING
COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS
~ Each session must have a designated person to ensure these guidelines are
adhered to. The designated person will provide hand sanitiser for use before each
session. The designated person will also keep a record of who attends which
sessions, as should there be a reported case of COVID 19 within the group this will
initiate ‘track and trace’.
~ All training sessions must be pre-booked to avoid gatherings of more than the permitted number of people
~ Anyone who has COVID 19 symptoms or is living with someone who does is not allowed to attend
~ Each player should arrive already changed as changing rooms are not available at the moment
~ Sharing of equipment should be avoided wherever possible. If essential equipment needs to be shared then this is sanitised in between each use.
~The current required social distancing guideline should be maintained at all times unless with someone from your own household
~ Each player should use just one ball and not use saliva or sweat to polish it
~ The clubhouse must remain closed except for the signposted toilet facilities and first aid should it be required
~ Please bring your own drinks as the clubhouse is only open for toilets and first aid
~ Each person should bring their own hand sanitiser and sanitise their hands before and after using the available facilities should the need arise
~All ‘touch surfaces’ within the clubhouse are regularly sanitised. The designated person will clean the touch surfaces at the beginning and end of each session
We all hope members will continue to enjoy playing cricket at Borderers in a safe and fun way