COVID-19 Rules and Regulations for the 2021 Season

COVID Rules for ESAA 2021

The following are guidelines for all ESAA programs and represent the minimum requirements for all participants. When ESAA team is visiting team: team and all of their supporters will voluntarily comply with all park specific requirements in addition to those set forth here.

  1. Only players and coaches in and near the dugout.
    a. If kids need room to social distance they can use the bleachers.
  2. No parents/spectators allowed on the bleachers.
  3. Coaches wear masks if they cannot social distance.
  4. Players wear masks to and from the field – optional in games.
  5. Umpires are allowed behind the plate and must wear a mask.
  6. If a player, coach or fan feels ill they should not attend a game or practice.
  7. Shared equipment – all HELMETS must be cleaned and disinfected.
  8. Tip/waiver your hat at the end of the game – no high fives, etc.
  9. Teams must clear their dugout/spectator areas of all garbage prior to vacating the field and should leave the park within 15 minutes of last out.
  10. Self-report to all close contacts after a laboratory-confirmed or probable COVID- 19 infection. (A close contact is any individual within 6 feet of an infected person for a total of 15 minutes or more -per CDC guideline)
  11. All CDC and IDPH rules and guidelines are to be followed by all.
  12. NO SPITTING by players or coaches – no gum or sunflower seeds allowed.

Park districts require social distancing to be observed at all times. Rules are subject to change as situations and regulations require.

Park Location | 2021 Park Schedule

ESAA PARKS/FIELDS

Morton Grove - Prairie View
6834 W. Dempster
Morton Grove, IL 60053
ph: 847-965-1200
weatherline: 847-965-7558 x5
DIRECTIONS:
FROM SKOKIE OR EVANSTON: Take Dempster Street west almost to Waukegan Road. Turn north on the driveway to the Morton Grove Community Center. The pony league diamond is immediately north of the Community Center.

FROM GOLF-MAINE AREA: Take Waukegan Road south to Dempster Street. Turn east on Dempster, then north into the driveway to the Morton Grove Community Center. The pony league diamond is immediately north of the Community Center.

FROM LINCOLNWOOD: Take Lincoln Avenue to Dempster Street. Turn west on Dempster. Turn north on the driveway to the Morton Grove Community Center. The pony league diamond is immediately north of the Community Center.

FROM NORTHWEST CHICAGO: Take Milwaukee Avenue or Harlem Avenue north to Dempster Street. Turn east on Dempster. Turn north on the driveway to the Morton Grove Community Center. The pony league diamond is immediately north of the Community Center.