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Written by Administrator on Saturday, 03 March 2012 00:00   

To get the latest field status always refer to the Information located upper left of home page. Weather and conditions have a way of changing. During the week the update should refreshed around 3pm.

If at any time the weather dips below 40 degrees or frost is present - stay off grass!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thunder & Lightning Safety Plan for NYO's Fields at Chastain Park.

 

HEAR ALARM
HEAR THUNDER
SEE LIGHTNING

* All play or practice is suspended
* All players, coaches, umpires, officials and spectators should leave the field and seek shelter immediately!

Move to a sturdy enclosed structure or a fully enclosed vehicle with the windows rolled up. No place is absolutely safe from a lightning threat, however some places are safer than others. Stay away from:

* Fields, common areas and any area of higher elevation.
* Tall isolated objects, such as flag poles, light poles or trees.
* All metal fences, bleachers and batting cages.
* Unprotected open sided buildings like dugouts, picnic pavilions, rain shelters, tents, or any covered rest area.
* All water and water fountains.

Safety is the number one consideration - common sense and good judgment should be used at all times.

Parents dropping off unattended children should have a safety plan in place for their child.
Do not return until the all clear is sounded – 3 quick 5 second horn blasts.

NOTE – For offsite NYO games or practices, umpires and coaches should follow the same safety guidelines if they hear thunder or see lightning. Play or practice shall not be resumed until there has been a minimum all clear period of 20 minutes – again common sense and good judgment should be used at all times.

Thank you!



 
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