Apr 29, 2020



Updated: August 26, 2021

City of Vicksburg Civil Order

At Sports Force Parks our organization has high standards of cleanliness, which assists with illness prevention. We employ rigorous sanitation standards and robust cleaning procedures including:

  • Extensive and ongoing training for associates on maintaining a safe and hygienic workplace and environment for our guests.
  • Specified intervals for frequent cleaning and disinfection of targeted areas throughout the park.
  • Quick response to spills, trash and other situations.
  • Frequent sanitation procedures for playing fields, spectator and player areas, amenities and playgrounds.
  • Frequent sanitation procedures for restrooms, benches and trash cans.
  • In all guest interaction areas, we will have markings to promote proper social distancing.

Guidelines For Players:

  • Practice social distancing while in dugouts.
  • Players follow guidelines as posted in the dugouts or communicated by your coach.
  • Follow proper rules for warmup areas.
  • Have fun!

Guidelines For Spectators:

  • Practice social distancing.
  • Be respectful of all players, coaches, umpires, spectators and employees.
  • Return any shagged balls to the team on defense’s dugout.
  • Enjoy the game!

Guidelines For Coaches:

Standard Guidelines
  • Must adhere to six-foot social distancing practices.
  • Must conduct daily symptom assessments by coaches and players (self-evaluation). Anyone experiencing symptoms must stay home.
  • No spitting or eating seeds, gum, or other similar products.
  • No touch rule – coaches should refrain from high fives, handshake lines, and other physical contact with teammates, opposing players, coaches, umpires, and fans. A “tip the cap” can be used following the game in lieu of the handshake line.
  • Must ensure that players are following COVID-19-related prevention measures included herein.
SFP Guidelines
  • Dugout will be prepared for next team/game, wait for approval to enter.
  • ONLY Players & rostered coaches allowed in the dugout.
  • Distance as much as possible in the dugout.
  • NO sharing of equipment.
  • Players should use own water bottle.
  • Sunflower seeds are prohibited.
  • Spitting to be avoided.
  • Keep dugout clean.
  • Use trash cans.
  • Foul balls returned to defensive team, coach to wipe down before put back into play.
  • NO verbal interaction with umpires, maintain expected social distancing and more.
  • NO post-game handshakes.
  • After game, exit dugout promptly so it can be cleaned for the next team/game.

Field Reservations:

Sports Force Parks is open for practice during the week. If your team would like to utilize a field at the park, a reservation must be made via our field reservation form. Times and space will be limited, click here for additional information.

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