Please Read completely! In an effort to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 and make our facility as safe as possible for our students, families and staff, we are implementing the following policies and procedures. These policies and procedures will be strictly enforced. As the Restore Illinois Youth Sports Programs (RIYSP), CDC and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) guidelines loosen, we will in turn loosen or change our policies and procedures. If you do not feel you or your child can adhere to the below policies and procedures, please consider registering for programs in the future. We want to thank you in advance for your support and compliance.
If anyone in your household or someone you have been in contact with is sick or symptomatic, do not come to Jump Start.
Everyone must enter the facility through the front door of the facility and exit the side door.
Everyone entering the facility must be wearing a face covering. Face coverings must remain on throughout the facility except when participating in classes. Class participants may wear face coverings during activities.
Everyone entering the facility must use hand sanitizer.
Everyone entering the facility must check in and undergo a health screening that includes answering health questions and temperature readings. Anyone displaying signs of illness, including a temperature of 100.4 or higher, will be asked to spend time away from Jump Start.
Only one parent or non participating responsible adult guardian is allowed to escort a child into the facility to assist with check in, health screening and class preparation. Children under 12 years old must be escorted into the facility by an adult to complete the check in & health screening. Children 12 & older must have a signed wellness screening release waiver on file prior to entering the facility without an adult.
Class participants are asked to bring minimal personal belongings in a small sports bag into the facility. The bag will be placed into a plastic bin and stored in cubbies while the participant is in class. Plastic bins and cubbies will be cleaned and sanitized after each use
Spectator viewing is socially distanced, very limited and available on a first come basis. Spectators are limited to immediate household members or guardians of participants. We are so excited to now be offering virtual viewing with SPOT TV! Parents can watch classes from home, the car, or anywhere they would like with our new virtual viewing system. Access can be granted to out of town relatives, like grandparents, who can also watch their favorite child participate in their favorite weekly activities.
How to get started:
Step 1 - Download the FREE mobile app. Offered on the Android App, Google Play or iPhone App, App Store.
Search the App Store for Spot TV Family.
Step 2 - On the App's home screen, select the button New here? Sign Up to complete your registration.
Step 3 - We will activate your account once your information and your child's viewing schedule has been verified!
When using stations in classes, stations will be socially distanced following RIYSP guidelines. In order to adhere to social distance guidelines, hands-on spotting will be limited to times when it is required to prevent injuries and keep participants safe.
Class participants will sanitize hands between rotations at a sanitizing station located throuoghout the facility.
Class stations and equipment will be cleaned and sanitized after each use.
Class groups will be socially distanced within the main gymnastics area according to RIYSP guidelines.
Class times have been staggered to provide time for cleaning and disinfecting between classes.
No water fountains will be available on site. Participants may bring water bottles that contain water only. Except for competitive team participants, water bottles will remain with personal belongings during class times.
No food is allowed on site.
All participants are asked to use the restrooms and wash hands thoroughly before the start of class/practice. An additional hand washing station has been installed in the main hallway to allow for increased hand washing opportunities.
When class is complete, students will use the designated exit to leave the instructional area,use hand sanitizer, put on face coverings, collect personal belongings and be escorted by a staff member to a pick up waiting area.
PICK UP PROCEDURE: Parents or responsible guardians will park in one of the designated “Reserved Pick Up Only” numbered spots. Pick up person will text child’s name and parking spot number to the Jump Start Pick up phone number. Participants will be escorted to the car. Pick up person must be the one designated at the time of check in and may be asked to show ID. If someone other than the designated person picks up a child, you must contact our office in advance. Parking is limited to 15 minutes in any one of the Reserved Pick Up spots.
Other practices Jump Start has instituted in response to COVID-19 to adhere to all recommended guidelines.
Employees required to wear company provided face coverings at all times, even when teaching.
Increase the frequency of cleaning and sanitizing of common and high touch areas with EPA registered cleaners
Increase scheduled use of the existing whole building exhaust fan and ceiling fans to increase air circulation and fresh air exchange.
Reduce class size ratios (8: 1 max team groups, 6:1 max school age classes, 4:1 preschool age classes)
Reduce the number of class times available and overlapping.
Install touchless faucets and new touchless hand dryers in bathrooms
Increase the number of hand sanitizing stations throughout the facility