To support the sport of Girls and Boys lacrosse in the Hopkins School district.

Home
 
 
My my My my
 
 
 
 
 
 

Extreme Heat Policy for GIRLS TEAMS - (BOYS TEAMS PLEASE CONTACT YOUR TEAM MANAGER OR COACH)

Please check the Star Tribune website 30 minutes prior to a game or practice.  If the Heat Index is 105 or higher, the game or practice will be cancelled. 

Heat Index:    MSSLAX Game/Practice Recommendations:
Up to 89°       Normal Play
90° - 99°       Mandatory two-minute water breaks per half with running time.  Each half shortened by 5 minutes.
100° - 105°    Mandatory two-minute water breaks per half with running time.  Each half shortened by 10 minutes.
105°+            Suspend Play

* First and foremost, make sure your child is well-hydrated prior to game time. 

* In extreme heat under the heat index of 105 degrees, make sure you child bring a cooler with ice water/towels to cool off with.  Bring extra cold water. 

*Parents/Fans - please bring  umbrellas to provide shade for yourself.

* Remind your child that they should drink 2 glasses of water each hour (for a few hours) after the game.

Ultimately, the decision to send a child to a practice or game is yours.  If you are concerned about heat, rain, etc, and an event is not cancelled, please keep them home - they will not be penalized in any way by the coaches or staff.  Thank you!