OHIO'S CONCUSSION LAW
The Ohio Concussion Law took effect on April 26, 2013. The law has 2 main parts that relate to Youth Sport Organizations:
Coaches and referees may access the required
on Ohio Department of Health's website.
NFHS concussion training:
What Coaches and Referees Need to Know -- Youth Sports Organizations
Coaches who complete a training module must give a copy of their certificate to the administrators of the program
in which they are coaching.
Certificates for Montpelier Parks & Recreation programs may also be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents should receive information directly from the Youth Sports programs in which their children are participating. For a look at the concussion information for Youth Sports please check out the Ohio Department of Health's Information sheet below:
OHIO'S SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST LAW
Lindsay's Law took effect in 2017. The law has 2 main parts that relate to Youth Sport Organizations:
For parents/guardians and youth athletes:
CODE OF CONDUCT
1. No player or coach shall refuse to abide by an official’s decision.
2. No player or coach shall be guilty of objectionable demonstrations of dissent of an official’s decision by throwing or abusing equipment of any kind, by word or mouth, or by gesture.
3. No player or coach, other than a head coach, shall discuss with any official in any manner the decision reached by an official.
4. No player or coach shall be guilty of using any type of physical force toward any official in any way.
5. No player or coach shall be guilty of personal, verbal abuse upon any official for any real or imaginary wrong decision or judgment.
6. No player or coach shall be guilty of physical attack upon any player, official, or spectator.
7. The field supervisors, umpires, and Parks & Recreation personnel are classified as officials.
8. Team support by spectators is welcome. Spectators will be expected to present themselves in a proper manner. Unruly conduct will not be tolerated. Spectators may be suspended from game-sites at the discretion of the parks and recreation department.
9. No alcoholic or controlled substance in any form will be allowed at the athletic facility. No player or coach will be allowed to be under the influence of any alcoholic or controlled substance, to any degree, unless prescribed by a physician.
10. Vulgar gestures or profanity by any person (coach, player, or spectator) will not be tolerated.
11. Once lightning has been recognized, competition shall be suspended at least 30 minutes after the last flash of lightning is witnessed or thunder is heard to begin or resume a contest.
12. Failure to comply with these rules may result in disciplinary action, suspension from park activities, and/or criminal prosecution.
Montpelier Parks & Recreation
1. Park hours are from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
2. No alcohol is allowed in the park.
3. No littering.
4. Obey speed limits and watch for children.
5. All Village ordinances still apply at the park and any criminal misconduct will be prosecuted.
6. Use of the park facilities is on a first come, first served basis. Those who have reservations for the pool and shelterhouse have the right to use those facilities over others who may wish to use them at that time.
7. All dogs must be on a leash. It is your responsibility to clean up after your dog and not let it bother other people. Please dispose of dog refuse in the proper containers.
8. Please keep bicycles off the basketball and tennis courts.
9. No hitting or soft pitch against the fencing at the park. This causes damage to the fences.
10. Fields and equipment may be closed by Parks & Recreation personnel at any time for safety reasons or due to weather conditions. Please obey posted signs.
11. Remember, the park is for everyone to enjoy so please take care of it!
Revised and adopted by the Montpelier Park Board on January 6, 2016.
REMINDER FROM THE PARK BOARD...
PARK RULES STATE: "All dogs must be on a leash. It is your responsibility to clean up after your dog and not let it bother other people. Please dispose of dog refuse in the proper containers."
Also, DOGS ARE NOT PERMITTED ON THE BALL DIAMONDS.
Remember the village parks are everyone's yard and everyone (including parks & recreation employees) has a right to tell persons to keep their dogs on a leash and to clean up their dog's messes.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION!
PER THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE VILLAGE OF MONTPELIER.
More information on the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Montpelier may be found here: www.conwaygreene.com/Montpelier.htm