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Covid Rink Policies

COVID-19 Rink Restrictions

Due to Stark County being designated as “High Risk” for COVID-19, below are the restrictions that have been put in place for the West River Ice Center. These guidelines need to be followed and respected in order for us to continue with hockey. All practices, clinics, shinnys, and games are subject to these guidelines/restrictions:

1.) Masks are required to enter the building. Masks must be worn while inside West River Ice Center. Players must wear masks until they take the ice and put back on when they leave the ice.

2.) ONLY coaches, referees, the players, and 2 parents (spectators) per player are allowed in the rink.  Exception: Single parents can bring children if NEED to but they NEED to sit right next to the parent at all times.

3.) Locker Rooms & Games: For games, teams may arrive to rink 45 minutes prior to scheduled game time.  Locker rooms will be provided for players to dress.  Players/Coaches must limit their time in locker room to less than 15 minutes.  Spectators may enter Arena 5 minutes before game time. 

Locker Rooms for Practices: There will be NO locker rooms for PeeWees, Squirts, 12U, Mites, and Minis. Players NEED to dress at home. They can put skates and helmets on at the rink. Locker rooms are available for Bantam, 14U, and DHS teams. We do not have enough locker room space for all age levels as we can only allow 10 kids in each locker room. 

4.) MUST practice social distancing per guidelines set by the CDC & Department of Health.

5.) If sick or subject to a quarantine, please stay home.