• Current Information Regarding Interscholastic Athletics

     

     

     3/3/21

     

    Fall Season 2 Sports are scheduled to begin on MARCH 8th for the

    following Sports:

    Varsity and JV Football

    Varsity Girls Swimming

    Varsity and JV Cheer

    Varsity Dance

    Varsity and JV Boys and Girls Volleyball

    Modified Football - March 15 start date

    Modified Girls Volleyball - March 15 start date

     

    * Please visit the Health Services Website (link from Athletic Site available)

    to sign up. 

    * Please visit your school Athletics Page for tryout dates/times/locations.

     

    NO decisions have been made yet by Section 1 Athletics regarding

    Spectator attendnace for any of the aforementioned events.

     

     

     

     

     

    2/5/21

    Good Afternoon Clarkstown Community, 

     

    We hope this communication finds you healthy and well. 

     

    We are pleased to provide an update regarding decisions made by the Rockland County Department

    of Health and the Clarkstown Central School District regarding upcoming Athletic opportunities.

    Section 1 Interscholastic Athletics has approved the following sport calendar for the

    remainder of 2021 (Subject to change).

    -Low/Moderate Risk Winter Sports: currently running with end date prior to 2/28

    -High Risk Winter Season: 2/8--3/14

    Clarkstown Central School District High Risk Winter Sport Start date: Tuesday, 2/9

     

    -Fall Season 2: 3/8-4/25

    -Spring Season: 4/19-6/13

     

    What Sports have been approved by the State, Section, Department of Health, and

    Clarkstown to commence?

    -All Low/Moderate risk Winter sports at the Varsity and Junior Varsity levels were approved

    previously and have been practicing since January 19th, which include: Gymnastics, Boys and

    Girls Bowling, Boys and Girls Fencing, Boys Swimming, Boys and Girls Skiing, and Boys and

    Girls Winter Track and Field.

    -The following High Risk Winter Sports have been approved and may begin February 9th: Freshman,

    JV, and Varsity Boys Basketball, JV and Varsity Girls Basketball, Varsity Dance,  JV and Varsity Cheer,

    and Varsity Boys and Girls Ice Hockey.

    -Wrestling and Cheer involving stunting will not be offered as competitive sports at this time;

    however, athletes will have the opportunity to register and participate in a Skills and Conditioning

    workout format, with no contact, effective February 9th. 

    -All High Risk Modified Winter Sports have been cancelled by Section 1 Interscholastic Athletics. 

    High Risk Modified Winter Sports that were cancelled include: Boys and Girls Basketball, Modified

    Ice Hockey, and Wrestling. 

    - Section 1 has approved the Fall 2 Varsity sports of Football, Volleyball, Girls Swimming, and Cheer to

    begin on March 8th and the Varsity Spring sports of Track and Field, Softball, Baseball, Boys and Girls

    Lacrosse, Crew, Boys and Girls Golf, and Boys Tennis to begin on April 25th. 

    -Section 1 has NOT provided additional information regarding approval of MODIFIED Fall 2 and

    Spring sports at this time.  Modified Fall 2 Sports include Football, Volleyball.  Modified Spring Sports

    include Track and Field, Softball, Baseball, Boys and Girls Lacrosse, and Boys Tennis.

     

    Modified Sports Camps

    -Although Section I has elected to cancel Modified Winter High Risk Sports, to provide opportunity to

    our 7th and 8th graders, we plan on continuing to host “Sport Skill and Conditioning Camps.”  Sport

    offerings and registration information will be shared on these upcoming opportunities over the next few

    weeks.   

     

    Decisions regarding spectator attendance during contests

    -At this time, the Clarkstown Central School District will align with recommendations from Section I

    Athletics and not permit spectators on campus during indoor or outdoor events except for

    designated “Senior Games” where two spectators per senior athlete will be permitted on site to

    attend the contest.  The District will continue to Live Stream indoor and outdoor events when possible. 

     

    High Risk Sport Registration

    -Sport registration for the aforementioned High Risk Winter Sports will be made available as soon

    as possible.  The sport sign-up link can be found on the Health Services website.  It is important for

    parents to review all requirements before signing up, which includes submission of a “Sports COVID Form”,

    “DOH Code of Conduct Form,” and “Consent of student-athlete COVID Rapid Testing throughout the season.”  

    -Students will not be permitted to actively participate on any athletic team unless full medical clearance

    and all consent forms have been successfully received and approved.    

     

     

    All practices, contests, and sport skill and conditioning sessions will be conducted under all safety

    mandates provided by the New York State Department of Health, Section I Interscholastic Athletics,

    and the Rockland County Department of Health.

     

    To view New York States Return to Interscholastic Athletics sport specific guidelines, please visit the

    below link: 

     

    http://nysphsaa.org/Portals/0/COVID%2019/2021%20January%20-%20Return%20To%20Interscholastic%20Athletics.pdf

     

    To view High Risk Sport information provided by the Rockland County Commissioner of Health, please

    visit the below link: 

     

    http://rocklandgov.com/files/4816/1237/9265/DOH_High_Risk_Sports_and_Recreation_Guidance_Documents.pdf

     

    If you have any questions please follow up with your school’s Athletic Coordinator or the District Athletic

    Director.  

     

    Good luck to our Winter Athletes!

     

    Sincerely, 

     

    Martin Cox, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools

    Christopher Serra, Ed.D., District Athletic Director

    Tess Brogan, North Athletic Coordinator

    Khris Arvanites, South Athletic Coordinator

    Mike Butler, Felix Festa Athletic Coordinator