Baseball BC would like to take this opportunity to remind all member organizations that baseball is currently in Phase 2 - Stage 1 of the Return to Play (RTP) Guidelines as outlined in both the viaSport and Baseball BC Guidelines.
The following activities are currently permitted;
Team training / development (practice) for youth athletes under the age of 22.
Small group Team training / development (practice) for athletes 22 and older (Maximum group size is 10 persons)
The following activities are not permitted;
Modified Game Play / Games / Tournaments
Baseball specific guidelines in place at this time;
Participants must maintain a physical distance of three metres from one another.
Activities should be low risk of transmitting the virus (e.g. individual activities, group training that maintains physical distance).
Spectators are not permitted at any baseball activities. (Defined as games, competitions, tournaments, training, or practice).
Masks are required in all indoor public settings. (As defined by the current public order)
Strength training and dryland training are not permitted, unless there is a COVID 19 Safety Plan is in place for this type of activity that is strictly followed (see Regional Health Authority for your local requirements).
Verbal symptom screening and attendance tracking must be performed daily.
Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is a systemic approach being developed and adopted by Baseball Canada to maximize a participant's potential and involvement in our sport. The LTAD framework aims to define optimal training, competition and recovery throughout an athlete's career to enable him / her to reach his / her full potential in baseball and as an athlete.
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