Practice Cancellation Policy Due to Heat or Unhealthy Air 

It is the policy of the Capital Valley Youth Soccer Club that physical activity outdoors for children during extreme heat or unhealthy air is not in the best interests of the
child. Therefore, the following practice cancellation policies apply to all CVYSL recreational and select teams:

Temperature:

  • If the temperature in CVYSL area is greater than 100 degrees (F) at the time of practice, as measured on www.weather.com (typing in Carmichael, CA as location), coaches are strongly encouraged to cancel practice, and/or conduct a limited exertion or “walk through” practice. Coaches are admonished to keep a close eye on players showing signs of suffering from heat-related maladies, and any child without water or adequate hydration at practice shall not participate in even limited exertion practice.
  • If the temperature in CVYSL area is greater than 105 degrees (F) at the time of practice, as measured on www.weather.com (typing in Carmichael, CA as location), all practices for all CVYSL teams MUST be cancelled.

Air Quality:

  • If the Air Quality in CVYSL area is greater than 127 Air Quality Index (AQI), as measured at www.sparetheair.com (and clicking on “current
    conditions at a location closest to the practice site, such as the Antelope - North Highlands, CA link), coaches are strongly encouraged to cancel practice, and/or conduct a limited exertion or “walk through” practice.
  • If the Air Quality in CVYSL area is greater than 150 Air Quality Index (AQI), as measured at www.sparetheair.com (and clicking on “current conditions at a location closest to the practice site, such as the Antelope - North Highlands, CA link), all practices for all CVYSL teams MUST be cancelled.