• Maitland Basketball

COVID-19 UPDATE Monday 12th July

As per information provided by NSW Health and Basketball NSW, Maitland Basketball have updated the following to ensure compliance and to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 within the Hunter Region.


We are thankful your ongoing support and cooperation. These temporary measures are in place to help ensure the everyone's safety and to enable community sport to continue.


Anyone that has attended Greater Sydney since June 21 is asked to not attend the stadium, self-isolate immediately, get tested and complete the 14-day quarantine outlined by NSW Health.

Maitland Basketball Activities

Entry Requirements

- If you have visited a Covid-19 Hotspot, please stay home and follow government directions. Please do not attend the stadium if you are from the Greater Sydney Region.

- If you are sick or have flu like symptoms please do not attend your game or training.

- Practise 1.5m physical distancing where possible.

- Reconsider your attendance at any activity if you are considered a vulnerable person.

- Anyone entering the stadium must have a face mask on unless engaging in vigorous exercise.


Face Masks

To comply with the public health order concerning face coverings masks are now mandatory for anyone attending the stadium.


Masks must be worn when entering and exiting the facility and whilst you are not engaging in strenuous activity. Players will not be required to wear a mask during their game or practice session. Children under the age of 12 are exempt from wearing face masks.


WHAT ARE THE MASK-WEARING REQUIREMENTS FOR COMMUNITY SPORT

For all activities taking place at indoor recreation facilities, gyms and COVID-safe outdoor community sport activities a face mask must be worn.


With the exception of gym classes and dance classes (where masks must be worn for the duration of the activity), the following principles apply:

  • Everyone is required to wear a mask upon arrival to the facility/activity (including training and games)

  • Participants and referees/umpires are able to remove their masks when they commence warming up for the activity.

  • Everyone else (coaches, managers, team doctors, score table officials and spectators etc) has to keep their masks on at all times.

  • Following the completion of the match, players and referees need to put their masks back on as soon as possible prior to leaving the venue.

There are some exemptions to the mandatory face mask requirement, including children aged 12 and under and people who have a physical or mental health illness or condition, or disability, that makes wearing a mask unsuitable.


Development Programs

All Muster Day, Aussie Hoops and Miniball programs will proceed as planned. Anyone entering the stadium must comply with the entry requirements. Masks are not required for children under 12 years of age.


Junior Competitions

All Competition games will proceed as planned. Anyone entering the stadium must comply with the entry requirements. Masks may be removed whilst you are participating in the game. Masks are not required for children under 12 years of age. Where possible 1 spectator per child should be in attendance.


Senior Competitions

Will proceed as planned. Anyone entering the stadium must comply with the entry requirements. Masks may be removed whilst you are participating in the game.


Spectators for Competitions

All non-required spectators are encouraged not to attend unless absolutely necessary. Where possible 1 spectator per child should be in attendance. All spectators must adhere to social distancing guidelines, use the QR Code on arrival to their venue, and are encouraged to use the hand sanitiser upon entry.


Representative Training

Where possible, parents are encouraged to drop off their children at the door and then pick them up at the front of the building after training. Any parents, coaches or managers in attendance must adhere to social distancing guidelines, use the QR Code on arrival, and are encouraged to use the hand sanitiser upon entry.


Junior Representative Games

EJL Sunday 18th July – Postponed.


Senior Representative Games

Postponed.