Flag Football Challenge COVID-19 Mitigation Plan

This document describes the measures taken by Anchorage Sportsplex, Inc. (“The Dome”) to minimize the spread of COVID-19 during its “Flag Football Challenge” program. It is subject to change in the face of new information, updated best practices, or government order. These protective measures are based on advice from public health experts and are intended to protect The Dome’s employees and the public.

  1. Entrance screening & logging
    1. All individuals entering the facility will be screened by staff or by using their own smartphone/device. This includes coaches, officials, participants, and spectators.
      1. Screening will include questions about travel, symptoms, and contact with known or suspected infections.
      2. All entrants’ names and telephone numbers will be recorded.
      3. Anyone with recent travel, symptoms, or suspected contact will not be allowed into the facility.
  1. Physical distancing (aka social distancing)
    1. All individuals at The Dome, including employees and the public, must stay a minimum of 6 feet apart at all times.
    2. While engaging in exercise, individuals must increase this distance to 10 feet “Exercise” includes any movement activity taking place as part of the Flag Football Challenge program.
    3. Physical contact is not allowed and must be avoided at all times. This includes during play, while moving into, through, and out of the facility, while using bathroom facilities, and while celebrating.
    4. Coaches, staff, and management will ensure compliance with distancing requirements.
  1. Face coverings
    1. All individuals entering The Dome, including employees, coaches, participants, officials, and spectators, are required to wear cloth or disposable face coverings.
      1. Masks must cover both the nose and mouth.
      2. Spectators, participants, coaches, and staff are required to wear masks at all times.
    1. Coaches, staff, and management will ensure compliance with face covering requirements.
  1. Locker rooms, bathrooms, & on-site changing
    1. The locker rooms are closed and may not be used. Participants are required to arrive to The Dome dressed in the clothing they plan to wear while participating in their activity.
      1. On-site changing is not allowed.
    2. Bathrooms will be open and available for use.
  1. Occupancy
    1. Flag Football Challenge groups will be limited to 10 participants and 2 coaches.
    2. Discrete groups must stay far apart from other groups at all times and may not mix.
  1. Handwashing
    1. The Dome will provide sufficient facilities to allow employees and the public to routinely wash and/or sanitize their hands.
      1. Materials provided include sinks with running water, soap, paper towels, and hand sanitizer.
    2. The Dome will require employees to wash their hands routinely and in between all activities.
    3. The Dome will encourage customers to wash their hands routinely and in between all activities.
  1. Cleaning and sanitizing
    1. All sanitizing will be performed with a CDC-approved sanitizer.
      1. The Dome will maintain adequate supplies of sanitizers and supplies.
    2. All sports equipment will be sanitized in between uses by different individuals. This equipment includes balls, flags, targets, and any other equipment used to participate in the Flag Football Challenge program.
  1. Drinking fountains and vending machines
    1. The Dome’s push bar drinking fountain will be shut off and blocked from public access.
    2. The Dome’s touchless water bottle filler will remain open and be sanitized hourly with a food-safe sanitizer.
    3. The Dome’s vending machines’ touch surfaces, including buttons and dispensing chute, will be sanitized hourly. One or more machines may be closed to the public.
  2. Response to Confirmed Infection
    1. If an active employee is identified as being COVID-19 positive by testing, The Dome will perform the following as soon as practical:
      1. A CDC disinfection; or
      2. A 72-hour closure to allow natural deactivation of the virus, followed by a comprehensive disinfection of all common surfaces.