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Sherwood Youth Soccer Club



Sherwood Youth Soccer Club follows OYSA weather policies. Practices will be cancelled when conditions are deemed unhealthy or unsafe for players. An all Club email will be sent out prior to cancellation. Coaches are not allowed to hold practice once a cancellation email has been sent. Any coach who wishes to cancel or continue with practice on a Head Advisory Day, must contact SYSC prior to doing so.


Keep track of the heat index at Enter Sherwood’s Zip Code to find out the heat index and use the guidelines provided below:

90 – 100 Degrees

·         Teams should still practice

·         Take regular breaks and use shade if available

·         Keep players hydrated

·         High intensity activities are OK, but should not be back to back and longer breaks should be provided after higher intensity   activities

100 – 105 Degrees

·         SYSC may choose to cancel practice, look for emails the morning of and Facebook updates.

·         If practice is not cancelled, they should only include light activities

·         Take regular breaks and use shade if available (use a canopy if available)

·         Keep players hydrated (hydration should start 2 hours before practice!)

·         Consider throwing in some water related fun if possible

105+ degrees

·         All practices are cancelled


40 -  50 degrees

·         Teams may choose to cancel practice

·         Fields may not be playable

·         Parents should be reminded to properly cloth all players for cold conditions

< 40 degrees

·         All practices are cancelled


There may be days when the air quality may be unhealthy.  Please refer to the EPA’s website at and enter Sherwood’s Zip Code to get current air quality conditions and use the guidelines provided below:

USG (Unsafe for Sensitive Groups) – Consider cancelling practice or reduce the intensity of practice

Unhealthy or worse – Cancel practice


·         Teams must leave the field immediately upon seeing lightning.  A team should not return to the field until 30 minutes after the    LAST lightning strike.


·         We practice in rain!

·         Expect to practice unless field conditions are unsafe

·         The club will notify teams if fields are closed for use

For more information please contact [email protected]


Sherwood Youth Soccer Club

P.O. Box 1266 
Sherwood, Oregon 97140

Email: [email protected]

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