Salem Washington Academy's athletic department is pleased to announce the opportunity and invitation for students grades 9-12 to participate in off-season conditioning workouts beginning Monday, January 18, 2021.As of the date of this announcement (January 7, 2021) NYSDOH has not provided guidelines to begin high-risk winter sports, and we are offering this as an alternative to high-risk winter sports.Students are welcome to sign up for any session that fits their schedule. It is not necessary to be concerned about being sport-specific.
At this time junior high off-season programs are not available. However, junior high school students who are approved through the Athletic Placement Process (APP) to participate in junior varsity or varsity levels are allowed to register for off-season conditioning.Salem Washington Academy is a member of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA), and both follow the COVID guidance established by the New York State Department of Health. Winter sports activities will be subject to the guidelines from the NYSDOH. The latest COVID information as it relates to athletics can be found by clicking here.
Please understand that the strict nature of the off-season conditioning agreement is important to the safety of all participants and coaches.