Dassel-Cokato Community Education is committing to offering safe and engaging programs for all ages.

  • Please see the below expectations for all Dassel-Cokato Community Education staff, participants, and patrons.  

    • Masks must be worn at all times while inside Dassel-Cokato School buildings or while riding on school district transportation.
      • Masks must be worn properly at all times, must cover the nose and mouth completely, and should not be made of mesh, contain holes or vents.  
      • Previous guidance about removing masks during high exertion activities no longer applies.
      • See "Face Coverings" below for additional guidelines.
      • Those who have a medical, behavioral, or developmental disorder where wearing a face covering is problematic, must submit documentation from a medical doctor prior to attending the start of a program.  Please submit the documentation to Abbey Lang, COVID Coordinator, or call with questions 320-286-4100 ext. 1022.

    • Follow social distancing practices both indoors and out.
      • Use different ways of acknowledging sportsmanship other than handshakes and high fives.
      • Family members may sit together but should be socially distanced from other spectators.  
      • Spectators are discouraged at in-door practices however, one spectator per participant is allowed should there be a need to attend.
        • Spectators attending indoor practices must sign in upon arrival (see head coach/instructor), wear a face covering at all times, sit socially distanced, and meet any other requirements while inside the school building.

    • Practice increased hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette.

    • Self-monitor your health and stay home when you are sick.
      • If a person becomes ill during an event/practice/game, make sure there is a place to isolate until the person is able to be picked up if a ride is needed.

    • Bring your own water bottle and do not share.

    • Limit unnecessary sharing of equipment.

    Face Coverings

    Persons/Renters assigned building permits are responsible to communicate and ensure compliance with the below face covering requirements.  Persons/Renters are also responsible for supplying their participants with acceptable face coverings if the participant arrives at the facility without one.

    In accordance with Executive Order 20-81, face coverings must be worn at all times while inside Dassel-Cokato School buildings or while riding on school district transportation.

    Types of allowable face coverings include:

    • Paper or disposable mask
    • Cloth facemask
    • Neck gaiter
    • Scarf
    • Bandanna
    • Religious face covering

    Types of masks not allowed:

    • Those that incorporate a valve designed to facilitate easy exhaling
    • Mesh masks or those with vents
    • Masks with openings, holes, visible gaps in the design or material

    The covering should cover the nose and mouth completely, should not be overly tight or restrictive, and should feel comfortable to wear.

    Face coverings should not be placed on anyone under age 2, anyone who has trouble breathing or is unconscious, anyone who is incapacitated or otherwise unable to remove the face covering without assistance, or anyone who cannot tolerate a face-covering due to a developmental, medical, or behavioral health condition.

    Consistent with Executive Order 21-01 and EO 21-07, face coverings must be worn at all times during indoor physical activity (e.g., when exercising in a gym, fitness center, or during recess), regardless of the level of physical exertion. Previous guidance allowing face coverings to be removed during high exertion activities is no longer applicable.