Youth Baseball To Resume Under Gov. Lee’s Exec. Order No. 38

Youth Baseball To Resume Under Gov. Lee's Exec. Order No. 38

Youth Baseball To Resume Under Gov. Lee’s Exec. Order No. 38

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) –The cities of Springfield & Greenbrier have released guidelines and sign up info for youth baseball and softball to resume June 1.

Under Executive Order No. 38 issued May 22, noncontact sports may resume under certain precautions, including efforts to maintain social distancing, wear masks when feasible and added sanitization measures.

Sports that may return under the current guidelines include but are not limited to baseball, softball, volleyball, golf, disc golf, tennis and racket sports, cycling, track and field and other running events, and equestrian.

Contact sports such as football, wrestling, and hockey are not permitted except for practicing in a manner that does not involve close physical contact with other persons.

Springfield, TN Youth baseball and softball

The City of Springfield is pleased to announce that an abbreviated youth baseball and softball season will be held.

Youth baseball and softball leagues will gather for practices beginning June 1 and kick off-season games after a two-week practice period at J. Travis Price Park.

The city has released the full guidelines for the safety of players, parents, and coaches for the 2020 season.

For questions email  Terry Martin, Director of Parks and Recreation to Parks@Springfield-tn.org or call 615-382-1655

City of Greenbrier, Tennessee Baseball and Softball

Baseball and Softball players that signed up for the Spring season will start practices on June 1, 2020. Your coach will contact you for your team’s schedule. Please review the city of Greenbrier’s COVID-19 guidelines and waiver form. A waiver must be signed before any child is allowed to play.

Summer Camp guidance

Previously released summer camp guidance has been expanded to address the safe reopening of overnight camps. The Economic Recovery Group recommends additional protective measures for residential camps, including thorough pre-screening measures, limited mixing of campers and staff and modified sleeping arrangements, among a number of additional efforts to protect campers and staff.

Higher Ed guidelines

Newly released Higher Ed guidelines recommend a number of safety precautions to protect staff and students. Recommendations to Tennessee colleges and universities include establishing policies for on-campus housing, how to isolate and care for sick students and staff, limiting number of attendees for in-person classes, and other measures. This guidance was created by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission in partnership with state colleges and universities and related associations and the Unified Command.

Full Tennessee State guidelines can be found on TNpledge.com for:

Noncontact Sports
Overnight Camps
Higher Education

NOTE: If your city will be gearing up for youth baseball, please send info and guidelines to youthteams@smokeynarn.com

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