Return to play

Get game-ready 

Whether your community has already taken the field or is preparing for a safe return to play, we’re here to help you get game-ready for when youth sports make their comeback in your area.

Explore the resources below designed to help everyone make a safe return to play.

Return to Play Hero Foreground

Resources for parents

Keep your athletes game-ready and prepare them for a safe return to play.


Resources for coaches

Learn how you can protect your athletes while promoting a healthy return to sports.


External Resources

Return to play plans for communities and organizations continue to evolve by the day. Follow state and local guidelines and find additional resources here to help your club make a safe comeback.

American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO)

COVID-19 Updates
 

Aspen Institute / Project Play

Return to Play Risk Assessment Tool
Youth Sports Providers Weigh Liability Risks
 

Babe Ruth League

Guidelines for Resumption of Baseball/Softball 
 

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Considerations for Youth Sports
How to Protect Yourself & Others
 

National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS)

Return to Play Considerations
 

National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

Guidelines for Parks and Outdoor Recreation

PGA Jr League

Plan to Responsibly Resume Play
 

US Center for SafeSport

Keeping Kids Safe Online During COVID-19
 

US Club Soccer

Current Status
 

US Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC)

Mass Gathering Risk Assessment Tool
Sports Event Planning Considerations
Return to Training Considerations
 

US Lacrosse

Return to Play Guidelines
 

US Soccer

PLAY On Resources (Guide & FAQ)
 

US Youth Soccer

State by State Return to Play status links
 

US Travel Association Guidance

Health and Safety Guidance for Travel
 

USA Baseball

Advisory Committee Recommendations
 

USA Boxing

Back to Boxing Resources
 

USA Football

Running back to the Field, Responsibly
 

USA Hockey & US Figure Skating

Returning to the Rinks
 

USA Rugby

Return to Play
 

USA Softball

Updates and Resources
 

USA Swimming

Facility Re-Opening Messaging and Planning
 

USA Triathlon

USA Triathlon Safe Return to Multisport Guidelines
 

USA Volleyball

Return to Play
 

USA Wrestling

Return to the Mat Guidelines
 

United States Specialty Sports Association

Return-to-Play Guidelines, Procedures, and Recommendations