Last updated 4.20.2021 at 10:00 a.m.
The Wawa Exercise & Wellness Center is NOW OPEN! All registered athletes are welcome to train and must adhere to the current Return to Activity guidelines including, but not limited to, wearing a face mask at all times including physical activity. For more information and to sign up, click here.
Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) remains in Stage 2 of the official Return to Activity. All decisions are made with the safety of all participants at the forefront. As such, all safety measures and protocols were created following the recommendations and guidelines of Special Olympics Inc., the Center for Disease Control (CDC), and the State of New Jersey. These safety measures and protocols will be required and monitored throughout the season.
All participants are required to fill out the High-Risk Waiver & COVID-19 Code of Conduct Waiver and Communicable Diseases Waiver prior to participating in any SONJ related activities. These waivers must be completed prior to the first practice.
Additional information for Families and Coaches may be found at the following links:
We’ve compiled some COVID-19 Resources
Also, continue to assess yourself and/or athlete(s) under your supervision for the presence of any of these flu-like symptoms: fever, cough, shortness of breath. If you or your athletes display these symptoms, call your healthcare provider immediately.
Here are some recommended everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases:
- Wash your hands often, use hand sanitizer, avoid high-fives, and avoid handshakes
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
- Stay home when you are sick
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
Please continue to check back or bookmark this page for further updates as this situation continues to develop and unfold.