The health and wellbeing of our families and coaches has always been our number one priority. With programs kicking off across the country Grasshopper Soccer has implemented a strict and robust COVID-19: Safe Return To Play Plan so our children can once again develop skills for life with us. 

See below our COVID-19 Safe Return To Play Plan

COVID-19 Safe Return to Play Plan

Please note this plan is subject to change as individual state restrictions are lifted. For a more specific plan related to your location and state, please contact your franchisee

We advise members that they should NOT ATTEND Grasshopper Soccer classes if they:

• Have a confirmed case of COVID-19. You cannot attend Grasshopper Soccer classes until you are medically cleared to return.

• Have had close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19. You cannot attend Grasshopper Soccer classes for 14 days since last contact with the confirmed case.

• Are unwell or have flu like symptoms including: a cough, high temperature, running nose or sore throat. If you or your child present with any of these symptoms, you will be asked to leave the class and we will offer you a make-up class for the missed session.

Staff will stay at home and self-isolate for 14 days if they are unwell or have any flu-like symptoms or if they have been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19.


• Hand sanitiser will be provided for use on entry and exit.

• Cough / sneeze into your elbow or a tissue and immediately throw away. • Participants are to bring their own water bottle to classes. Sharing will not be permitted.

• Equipment will be cleaned before, between and after classes.


• One parent/carer ONLY can attend classes (inclusive of a younger sibling if parental supervision required).

• Where possible different entry and exit points will be utilised and there will be a break between classes.

• Parents will be encouraged to assist with helping children follow the social distancing rules.

• Some aspects of our classes will be modified to follow social distancing requirements including:

- No high fives - No shaking or holding of hands

- No stamps

- Modified big game with no putting on of bibs


• Parents, franchisees, and staff are encouraged to sign up to the COVID Safe App.

• Parents/caregivers will be required to sign in on attending each class. This record will be retained for a minimum 28 days.


If anyone attending our classes tests positive to COVID-19 they are to immediately inform the Grasshopper Soccer Head Office via email at

All attendees at that class will then be notified via email of the confirmed COVID-19 case and the next steps. Attendance records will be provided to authorities if requested.covid 19 safety plan v1