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MAHA - COVID19 / Return to Play Guidelines

In an effort to keep all participants safe and healthy during the occurrence of COVID-19, Middlebury Amateur Hockey Association (MAHA) and its players, coaches, volunteers, parents, and spectators will follow the procedures and expectations outlined in this document. These guidelines were developed in accordance with the State of Vermont, Vermont State Amateur Hockey Association, Friends of Middlebury Hockey, and the Middlebury Sports Center. MAHA reserves the right to change these guidelines as needed and will do so as updated guidance is available from any of the aforementioned organizations.
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updated February 10, 2021


  • Every PLAYER and COACH must submit a Contact Tracing Form when attempting to enter Memorial Sports Center as part of their COVID screening at the door.
  • To avoid delays entering the rink, please have one prepared before approaching the health screening line.
  • Temperatures will be taken during a health screening required for admittance.
  • Masks are mandatory and must be worn by everyone AT ALL TIMES – both on/off the ice.
  • Players and coaches should plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to scheduled ice time and vacate the premise within 10 minutes of the conclusion of their session.
  • Everyone in the rink will maintain a social distance of 6 feet whenever possible (except on the ice).
  • Locker room restrooms will be available for 1 person at a time.
  • Please arrive dressed for games. Skates, helmets and gloves can be put on inside the designated area within the facility.
  • Players should plan to bring their own pre-filled, clearly marked water bottles (Water fountains will not be available).
  • Occupancy restrictions have limited team sizes. Rosters, including all players and coaches, cannot exceed 20 persons. 
  • There are NO spectators allowed in MSC at this time.
  • Game times do not allow for overtime in the schedule, you must end in a tie - additionally, if your game is starting to run behind schedule, you must finish the game using running time. You must end the game at the correct time.