Reopening Safety Procedures

Covid-19 Pandemic Response Procedures for Summer 2020


Below is a summary of changes being made to our operating procedures in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Currently, these apply to programming for Summer 2020 and will be adjusted as circumstances dictate. Any questions about these procedures should be directed to your Club’s Director or Program Director.


  • Members will be assigned to age groups of no more than 10 members. These groups will stay together throughout the day.
  • Programs will be run on a 60-minute cycle to allow for the disinfecting of rooms and hand washing.
  • Members and staff will wash hands upon arrival and during each rotation.
  • Masks will be required for all staff. Members may wear masks should they choose to do so.
  • Revised Club and room capacities will be followed strictly allowing for ample social distancing.
  • Members will be given “Supply Kits” which contain personal supplies needed for the summer that will be left at the Club.
  • Bringing personal items is discouraged.
  • Upon arrival, parents will be asked about symptoms in the household.
  • Temperatures will be taken for all members and staff upon arrival and after lunch.
  • Members with symptoms including high temperature will be isolated in a designated room and will need to be picked up immediately.
  • Advanced registration and payment will be required by end of business day Wednesdays of each week for the following week.
  • Fee assistance is available following our normal approval process.
  • Drop-off and pick-up procedures will be provided, which include no-touch curb-side service.
  • Parents will not be permitted entry to the Club except by appointment.

Safety Videos


Please watch the safety video for your Club so you understand the daily procedures.

Valparaiso Club

Portage Club

South Haven Club

Duneland Club

Cedar Lake Club

East Chicago Katherine House Club

Hammond Club

John Will Anderson Gary Club

Lake Station Club