Document Link: 2011 Equipment Loan
In Football Season Equipment Care:
The bulleted information below can be used as a cleaning guide throughout the season.
Pads and Helmet as a practice do not need to be cleaned on a weekly basis. "All in one pants" and regular pants (with removable pads) will more than likely need cleaning on a
- Pads: Softly scrub with with soapy sponge. Towel dry. Air dry overnight.
- Shoulder pads: Wipe with soapy sponge. Towel
dry excess water. Lightly spray with Fabreeze (NOT Lysol). Air dry overnight.
Helmet: Wash with soapy sponge inside and out to remove dirt. Remove the cheek pads and chin
strap and softly scrub. Remove the mouth guard and keep or throw away (do not turn it in). Make sure to clean the points where the face mask meets the helmet - grass and mud can get
lodged in the crevices. Thoroughly remove all temporary tape and tape residue. PLEASE LEAVE the burgundy and black stripes and S's. Towel dry everything. Air dry
- Game Jersey: Machine wash on gentle cycle. Hang up to air dry overnight (jerseys should NEVER be
- Pants/belt: Machine wash. Dry (dryer
pants: Machine wash. Hang up to air dry overnight (all-in-ones should not be machine-dried). If
the hip pad is curled over from previous season use, simply place weight on flat surface as they
Returning Your Equipment:
for your diligence and care of our West Linn Youth Football equipment - your efforts help to keep our costs down!
- Thoroughly clean your
gear: See cleaning instructions above. If not cleaned properly it will be stored in bad condition through the winter, which can shrink the duration of seasonal
- Prepare gear to be turned
in: Once everything is completely dry, place it all in a
plastic bag and ensure your child's name is clearly & securely attached to the bag.
- Turn in your gear as directed by your Head Coach: For the 2010 season, our return process may change to so that we can ensure
that all gear is returned. Your head coaches will have the necessary details as the season draws to a close. Addtionally, you will likely receive an email communication on this
If at any time during the season, you feel that there
is an issue with your child's football equipment, please discuss this with your Head Coach immediately. You may also contact the Equipment Management board member (Tim Bell)