• Downingtown Middle School Athletic Page  

    Dr. Ryan Farrell
    Assistant Principal
    Fax: 610-518-07
    Please see the updated guidelinesfrom the Chester County Health Department regarding the protocol for students that have been in contact with a potential carrier:

     Chesco Health Department Guidelines for Students and Potential Contact with Covid 19

     All activities for the Fall 2020 will adhere to Phase 1 of the board approved Summer Athletics Health and Safety Plan; all activities outdoors with appropriate social distancing measures in place.  

     The 7 week, in person, non-competitive season will last from 9/21/20 to 11/5/20.
    The weeks of the season will be as follows:
    • Week 1:  September 21st - September 24th 
    • Week 2:  September 28th - October 1st 
    • Week 3:  October 5th - October 8th
    • Week 4:  October 12th - October 15th 
    • Week 5:  October 19th - October 22nd
    • Week 6:  October 26th - October 29th 
    • Week 7:  November 2nd - November 5th 


    The sessions will run from 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm on Mondays - Thursday.  


    Each sport will have specific pod assignments and schedules determined by coaches.


    At the middle level, a single pod will include no more than 15 athletes. The plan is for student athletes to remain in their assigned pod for the 7 week season.


    Your child will be assigned a specific pod and may not attend other sessions. 


    A PIAA physical form is NOT required for these voluntary training sessions. Please fill out the attached emergency ‘card’ form so that coaches can have quick access to important contact and medical information for your child. Coaches will need this form prior to each athlete participating.  Emergency Card Form

    Please email completed emergency forms to adunlevy@dasd.org with "Student Sport Emergency Card" in the Subject Line, it would be greatly appreciated.

    Student athletes can return the form when they report for their scheduled pod meeting.


    There is no activity fee associated with the 2020 Fall sports' season.  


    We are requiring all student athletes, coaches and parents view the ‘COVID-19: DASD Athletics Required Educational Training’ video prior to beginning their participation in Fall Sports.   This video can be found at this link: COVID-19: DASD Athletics Required Educational Training

    If a student athlete is showing or reporting symptoms while on campus we will be following the Chester County Health Department Guidelines for Schools


    We look forward to having your student athlete participate in these sports this Fall!




    DMS Administration