HEALTHY LIFESTYLE POLICY

General
As a youth oriented, community-based sports club, Springs Soccer Club supports a healthy and active lifestyle for all members and their extended families.

While physical activity within the context of team play in a central tenet of the Club’s mission, the importance of consuming healthy foods and the careful and in some instances the restricted use of substances is a key component of a healthy lifestyle.

The Club, through encouragement, example and general Club communication, espouses the principles of a healthy lifestyle via these policies.

Healthy Snack Policy

  • SSC believes that promotion and modeling of healthy eating habits and balanced lifestyles to members of our Club can play a crucial part raising the awareness of a healthy life style within our community’s youth.
  • Whereas the consumption of snacks and liquid refreshments is an important team societal event, the Club will promote the exclusive consumption of healthy food items at SSC games, practices, tournaments etc.

Anti-Tobacco Policy

  • In recognition of the significant health risks posed by tobacco and tobacco products, SSC promotes and encourages a tobacco free lifestyle for all players, team officials and spectators.
  • All club premises, games, practices, activities, tournaments, competitions, sponsored events, and other performances sanctioned by our organization shall be tobacco-free. Tobacco free means no smoking, snuffing, vaping, dipping or chewing tobacco by players/participants, coaches/leaders, parents, spectators and officials.  No tobacco product nor derived product shall be consumed at a facility leased or permitted by SSC.

Anti – Doping Policy

  • The Club believes in the principles of fair play, inclusiveness and fairness to all within an umbrella of fun-filled and competitive based sports activities.
  • The use of performance improving substances to gain a competitive advantage over fellow athletes are counter to those principles.
  • The Club prohibits the use of performance enhancing substances in any form. 
  • Any members reported to have used or facilitated the use of performance enhancing substances either for themselves or others will be suspended.

Alcohol Free Policy

  • In recognition of the health and lifestyle risks posed by alcohol products, SSC promotes and encourages an alcohol free environment for all players, team officials and spectators.
  • All club games, practices, activities, tournaments, competitions, sponsored events, and other performances sanctioned by our organization shall be alcohol-free.
  • No alcohol products shall be consumed at a facility permitted by SSC.
  • Under no circumstances shall a player or team official participate in a SSC game and/or practice session while under the influence of alcohol. 
  • The Referee may eject from a match, any player, team official or spectator they feel may be under the influence of alcohol.

Non-Medically Prescribed Drug Free Policy

  • In recognition of the health and at times dangerous lifestyle risks posed by various forms of non-medically prescribed drugs, SSC promotes and encourages a drug free environment for all players, club and team officials, employees and spectators. Non-medically prescribed drugs are defined as either cannabinoids, opioids, stimulants, club drugs, dissociated drugs, hallucinogens or other like compounds.
  • All club games, practices, activities, tournaments, competitions, sponsored events, and other performances sanctioned by our organization shall be drug-free.
  • No non-medically prescribed drugs shall be consumed at a facility permitted by SSC.
  • Under no circumstances, shall either players nor team officials participate in a SSC game and/or practice session while under the influence of non-medically prescribed drugs. The Referee may eject from a match, any player, team official or spectator they feel may be under the influence of non-medically prescribed drugs.

Contact

Contact Info

Springs Soccer Club
11340 Heron Bay Blvd #2516
Coral Springs, FL 33076

Phone: (954) 282-5215

Email: info@springssoccerclub.com

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