Winter 2021 Athletic Department Update

December 11, 2020

Based on the recent guidelines established by the EEA, DESE, MIAA, Middlesex League, and Belmont  Public Schools, and voted on by the School Committee, the following has been established for the Winter of 2021.

  •  Boys & Girls Basketball, Ice Hockey and Alpine Skiing will take place in the 2021 Winter Season.  Tryouts/practices will begin the week of Monday, December 14, 2020
  • The Winter online athletic registration process is open and will close on Wednesday, December 16, 2020. All student-athletes interested in trying out for a winter sport must be registered by Wednesday, December 16, 2020. Due to strict health and safety guidelines, NO LATE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 12/16. Please visit the BHS website to access the Sign up form for Winter Athletics 
  • The BPS High School Athletic User Fee for a student’s first sport played of $325 or if it is the second sport, the amount is $220 along with all other required forms must be submitted no later than Wednesday, December 16th. 

For ALL players

  • Masks are required to be worn at all times
  • Hand sanitizer and/or sanitizing wipes – Athletes are encouraged to provide their own hand sanitizer (at least 60% alcohol) and/or sanitizing wipes and use them frequently – including prior to and at the conclusion of a practice or game.
  • Candidates are required to being  their own water to tryouts & practices
  • Daily, Mandatory Pre Participation COVID-19 screening will be conducted by your coach prior to any practice or game
  • All candidates must have on file in the BHS Athletic office for the current 2020-2021 school year a parent permission form, MIAA 
  • Chemical Health form, BHS concussion education form and concussion history form.
  • All candidates must have on file in the BHS Nurses office proof of a current physical within the last 13 months in order to try out.
  • All candidates must have paid the BPS High School Athletic User Fee 

Tryout Schedule Monday, December 14 through Wednesday, December 23

All try-outs will take place on the BHS Campus at their designated location. Players trying out for Varsity teams will report on Monday. Players trying out for JV or Freshmen teams will report on Tuesday.  Participation numbers and roster limits may result in cuts needing to be made from all levels of each program. 

Sport Location Time
Girls’ Basketball  (V , JV & Frosh) BHS Field House 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM  (M-F) & 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM on Saturdays – (Seniors/Juniors: Mon, Wed, Fri; Sophomores/Freshmen: Tues, Thurs.)
Boys’ Basketball  (V , JV & Frosh) BHS Field House 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM  (M-F) & 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM on Saturdays – (Seniors/Juniors: Mon, Wed, Fri; Sophomores/Freshmen: Tues, Thurs.)
Boys’ Ice Hockey (V & JV) Viglirolo Rink 3:00 PM – 4:20 PM (M-F) & 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM on Saturdays – (Seniors/Juniors: Mon, Wed, Fri; Sophomores/Freshmen: Tues, Thurs.)
Girls’ Ice Hockey (V & JV) Viglirolo Rink 4:50 PM – 6:10 PM (M-F) & 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM on Saturdays – (Seniors/Juniors: Mon, Wed, Fri; Sophomores/Freshmen: Tues, Thurs.)
Alpine Skiing (V) Nashoba Valley TBA (meeting on Tues 12/15 in the BHS cafeteria)