Somerton Youth Organization is a private PA non-profit that has been encouraging youth development by providing opportunities for personal and athletic growth since 1955. SYO promotes sportsmanship, self-esteem, and the development of life skills by engaging youth in sports while providing a safe, healthy, positive environment where the youth of our community can learn the fundamentals of sports.
SYO is operated entirely by dedicated volunteers looking to serve and better our community.
IMPORTANT BASEBALL/SOFTBALL INFORMATION
IN-HOUSE T-Ball and Coach Pitch UPDATE
WE HAVE approx. 60 players for the two leagues. Anyone still wishing to register, must do so Saturday morning between 9:30-9/50am
SLIGHT SCHEDULE CHANGE
BOTH GROUPS will start at 10am THIS Saturday (April 10th) on the football field. It will be easier for us administratively to do it this way.
We will follow CDC guidelines when it comes to players/coaches/directors
CLOSE CONTACT: a person is considered to have “close contact” with someone testing positive for Covid if they have been less then 6 feet apart for 15 consecutive minutes with a person that test positive.
If Somerton Youth Org. Is notified that someone has tested positive for Covid who been in contact with our team members, coaches, parents or anyone associated with our teams, WE WILL:
IF THE PARENTS OR PERSON TESTING POSITIVE ALLOW US TO USE THEIR NAME- we will contact the affected team and investigate if any team member or coach meet the definition of CLOSE CONTACT. If no one meets that definition, we will consider it case closed. If someone does meet that definition,they will be required to stay away from the team for 7 days from the day of contact OR produce a negative test on days 5 or 6.
IF THE PARENTS OR PERSON TESTING POSITIVE DOES NOT PERMIT US TO USE THEIR NAME- we will be forced to shut the team down for 7 days OR permit the team to participate after day 5 or 6 if all members produce negative test results on those days.
Masks: Pa mandate - mask are to be worn when inside buildings at all times when you are with people NOT from you household. When outside, masks are to be worn when social distancing (6 feet) is not possible.
Somerton Youth with require any person on its campus to wear a face mask. This includes players, coaches, parents, fans, and those kids that tear up our field on dirt bikes. It is assumed that those on property will not be able to remain social distanced for the entire time they are here.