COVID-19 Procedures

(Updated 10/9/2020)

CYO SPORTS WILL REMAIN SUSPENDED INTO THE WINTER SEASON

The CYO Office is working diligently with the Office of Catholic Education and the leaders of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to provide a safe and effective avenue for youth sports to return. At this time, our Catholic School students and their safety remain a top priority. With many gymnasiums being used for classrooms, Mass overflow, and various other COVID-19 procedures, CYO would disrupt these procedures as well as our Catholic student cohorts inside our school buildings.

The CYO activities will remain suspended through the November 1 start date for Winter Sports, and the current proposed return date is January 4, 2021. This date, as with all decisions regarding this pandemic, remains fluid. We encourage our Athletic Directors and Volunteer Boards to facilitate their registrations and formulate a plan for return with their Principal/Pastor. If there is an opportunity to return prior to 1/4/21, the CYO Office and Regional Commissioners will provide any assistance necessary to aid the local levels in a safe and swift return to play for our kids.

Since we are anticipating an abbreviated basketball season taking place, no in-house activities will be permitted at this time. The indoor facilities of the schools are a main component of our current suspension. Therefore, no CYO activities will resume for Winter sports until permitted.