Parental Code of Conduct

LAFAYETTE RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT

YOUTH ATHLETICS

PARENTAL CODE OF CONDUCT

As a parent of a child participating in a LRPD Youth Program:

  1. You pledge to provide positive support and encouragement for your child.
  2. You will encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating it for all players, coaches and officials at every game and practice.
  3. You will emphasize the emotional and physical growth of your child rather than the wins and losses of the team.
  4. You will insist on a safe and healthy play environment for your child.
  5. You will require that your child’s coach attend all training offered and that they uphold the spirit and the intent of the program.
  6. You will not bring any alcoholic beverage onto or around the field before, during or after any practice or game.
  7. You will demand a sports environment that is free from drugs and tobacco.
  8. You will teach your child, by example, to treat other players, coaches, fans and officials with respect regardless of their race, gender, creed or ability.
  9. You will help your child to enjoy the youth sports experience by doing whatever you can, such as being a respectful fan and helping the coach and the organization in whatever way you can.
  10. You will do everything you can to help your child to have a fun and happy youth sports experience.
**Violations of this code of conduct may result in disciplinary measures against a parent and/or a participant of this LRPD program.  If you have any questions or believe that a parent is violating this code please look for a Board Member.**