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COVID-19 Club Updates


February 28, 2022

 COVID-19 Updates; Latest on Suspected Cases and Quarantine Recommendations

Click here for the most up-to-date information on Covid.

January 24, 2022

Updated Covid-related info and protocols.

July 30, 2021

GFR updates COVID-19 and variant protocols.  See details

April 8th

GFR establishes a mandatory and confidential COVID reporting channel for suspected exposure and positive cases.  For more information, please see COVID REPORTING PROTOCOLS, or write to [email protected]

September 8th

GFR releases Game Day Fields & Protocols for Travel players.  

August 20th

GFR plans for SFL teams to practice/play despite the League's cancellation of the Fall season. See more information.  

Return to Play Guidelines for House and SFL

Pautas de Regreso al Juego

July 28th

GFR announces full Travel team training (Phase 4 of its Guidelines for a Safe Return to Play).  Please note that this phase incorporates all requirements and restrictions mandated by VYSA, our state authority, but the phase numbers may differ.  

July 13th

GFR advances to Phase 3 of its Guidelines for a Safe Return to Play.  (Please note that this phases incorporates all requirements and restrictions mandated by VYSA, our state authority, but the phase numbers may differ.) 

June 9, 2020

Travel Program to begin a phased return to practices on July 1st.  Read the Guidelines.  

May 25, 2020

NCSL Update

May 5, 2020

Travel Program to offer credit toward 2020/21 Travel fees

April 7, 2020

Update for Travel Program. 

April 6, 2020 

GFR announces the cancellation of the Spring Recreational season.  Please click for more details.  

March 24, 2020

Fairfax County Park Authority closes all fields. 

March 23, 2020 

Please see an update from NCSL.  

March 16, 2020 - 10 AM

Fairfax County Athletic Community –

Effective immediately, Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) fields are closed to community use through March 29.  Any permits issued for use during this time are now null and void.

Additionally, last week Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) canceled community use of FCPS fields and gyms until April 12, 2020.  Any permits issued for use during this time are also now null and void.

We ask that you kindly respect the county and FCPS decisions and suspend use of FCPA and FCPS fields as well as FCPS gyms immediately.

March 13, 2020  - 4 PM

 Please see the joint statement from the NCSL and ODSL travel soccer leagues.

March 13, 2020 - 2:30 PM

As a follow up to our communication this morning regarding the COVID-19 situation, we have prepared an FAQ document to help address your questions regarding Club operations and the Spring season.

FAQs for House and SFL Programs

Rich Shelton
Executive Director

March 13, 2020 - 9 AM

GFR Families--

We are actively following news and reports regarding COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. Given the recent developments over the past 24 hours, for the safety and security of all our players, families, and staff, Great Falls Reston Soccer Club is suspending all club-sponsored practices, games, and other activities through Sunday, April 12th, effective immediately (3/13/20 - 9 AM).

This includes the following:

--All practices, games and scrimmages
--External programming (outside tournaments, league competitions including all indoor matches, etc.) 
--Adult League games and scrimmages
--Pre-season coach meetings
--Parent and team meetings

We encourage families to stay informed through the following resources:

--Center for Disease Control - Prevention and Treatment
--Center for Disease Control - Travel
--Virginia Department of Health
--Fairfax County Department of Health
This is a rapidly evolving situation. Updates will be posted on this page, on social media and will be communicated by e-mail as quickly as possible.

We are committed to the safety of our players, and appreciate your patience and understanding. The Spring season is a long one, and we remain optimistic that it will be able to be played.

Rich Shelton
Executive Director
Great Falls Reston Soccer Club


If you have any questions about GFR's policies, please contact [email protected].


Great Falls Reston Soccer Club PO Box 836 
Great Falls, Virginia 22066 Phone: 703-859-6267
Email: [email protected]


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