Enviromental Conditions

Environmental conditions can significantly impact player health and safety. Extreme temperatures, severe weather and the integrity of the playing field and its equipment all impact players’ ability to practice and compete safely. U.S. Soccer’s Recognize to Recover program gives players, parents, coaches and referees information and guidelines to make sure the desire to play does not cloud the decision-making process when it comes to evaluating environmental conditions to ensure the safety of those on the field.

Hot Weather Guidelines

Heat Guideline - Step 1

Heat Guideline - Step 1

Heat Guideline - Step 2

Heat Guideline - Step 2

Heat Guideline - Step 3

Heat Guideline - Step 3

Cold Weather Guidelines

Cold Weather Wind Chill Guide

Cold Weather Wind Chill Guide

Cold Weather Alert Guide

Cold Weather Alert Guide