1/12/20, 12:00PM – Governor Inslee announced the “Roadmap to Recovery,” a COVID-19 phased reopening plan for Washington state. The new regionally based plan includes two phases. Our region is currently in Phase 1, based on meeting criteria related to COVID case numbers, test positivity rates, COVID hospital admission rates and ICU occupancy.  

We are happy to announce that once a few programs can be offered during Phase 1, and once our region moves into Phase 2, we will be able to fully reopen! When we do reopen, it will be with strict COVID protocols in place and at a limited capacity. For instance, we’ll have a break between games and classes in order to clean and enable customers to safely exit/enter the fields without having to pass people coming the other way. We want to reiterate that we have had zero incidences of COVID traced back to any of our five Arena Sports facilities or two gyms. Our customers’ health and safety continues to be our top priority.

Current programs that are open during Phase 1: 

  • Lil’ Kickers & Skills Institute Classes (Ages 18 months – 12 Years) – Register for Winter Session or try a class for free. We’re resuming the session this week:
    • Thursday, January 14th – Issaquah & Redmond
    • Saturday, January 16th – Mill Creek, Magnuson, SODO
  • Arena Sports Swim (Ages 6-13) – Registration is open for the current Winter II session.

Registration is currently open for the following programs, which will resume as soon as we move into Phase 2:

  • Youth Soccer Leagues (Ages 8-18) – Register for Winter 2 Session. Note: we are anticipating a 10-game season.  
  • Skills Institute Soccer League (Ages 5-7) – Register for Winter 2 SISL Session. Note: we are anticipating a 10-game season.  
  • Adult Soccer Leagues – Register for Winter 2 Session. Note: Season length will be determined once we have determined a start date.

Note: If the season is cut short for leagues, we’ll credit your account for any missed classes/games. 

Also reopening in Phase 2:

  • Mill Creek Family Entertainment Center – Come play! Enjoy laser tag, 80+ arcade games, bowling, an elevated ropes course and more.
  • Inflatable FunZone – Bring your little one to burn off some energy and socialize with friends.
  • Birthday Parties – Book your party with us. Party guests will enjoy field games, playing in the Inflatable FunZone and more!
  • Camps – We’ve got a variety of camps to suit your needs. Note: Summer Camp registration will be opening soon, so check back!
  • Group & Corporate Events – Host your next group event or corporate event at Arena Sports for a unique experience your guests will never forget.
  • Field Rentals – Rent a soccer field and host your own game!


At Arena Sports, our families’ safety is our top priority. We are strictly adhering to the phased guidelines set forth by the government to ensure a healthy environment and our programs will be modified accordingly.

Limited number of people in our buildings at one time, following the government’s phased capacity guidelines.

Hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipe stations are conveniently located throughout our buildings.

Masks are required for all staff, players, spectators and other visitors ages 5 years and older.

Staff will be washing their hands frequently and we ask that customers do the same.

Facility flow and seating have been adapted to allow for ample spacing.

In addition:

  • Our staff will be doing regular cleanings of equipment and facilities with hospital-grade disinfectant. In addition, thorough disinfecting will be done each evening.
  • We are regularly cleaning high-touch areas with our new Electrostatic Disinfecting & Sanitizing Sprayer, which sprays droplets that are magnetically drawn to any surface within 6 feet
  • Our HVAC systems are set to the maximum air exchange the systems allow.
  • Weather-permitting, we will open windows, doors and garage doors at the facilities that have them to maximize fresh air intake.
  • Front desk plexiglass safety shields and social distancing floor signage have been installed at all Arena Sports locations.
  • Daily wellness checks will be performed on all employees, per government guidelines.
  • Our staff will follow government guidelines with regards to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Staff will receive education and training on prevention, in accordance with the CDC guidelines.

Facility Status

Available Programs

  • Swim Lessons
  • Family Swim
  • Lil’ Kickers Classes (ages 18 mos – 9 yrs)
  • Skills Institue Classes (ages 5-12)

Available Programs

  • Adult Leagues (Winter II Season) – Start date TBD
  • Youth Leagues & Skills Institute Soccer League (Winter II Season) – Start date TBD
  • Family Entertainment Center
  • Swim Lessons
  • School’s Out Camp (Ages 3-12)
  • Birthday Parties
  • Inflatable FunZone
  • Group & Corporate Events
  • Field Rentals
  • Moe’s Kitchen

Program Specific Protocols

Adult, Youth and Skills Institute Soccer Leagues

  • Masks required at all times. 
  • All players must sign an updated waiver prior to playing in their first game, per the Governor’s guidance.  
  • Players must bring a light and dark jersey, as we will not be offering pinnies at this time. 
  • No high fives or handshakes.
  • Boards near bench area, field entrance door, bench and ball will be sanitized in between games; thorough disinfecting will be done nightly.
  • Game times will be scheduled to minimize players passing one another on their way in/out.
  • Players should not arrive more than 10 minutes before game time.
  • No spectators allowed. Only 1 parent/guardian allowed for Youth and Skills Institute Soccer Leagues. 
  • If your team wants to hang out in the lobby after the game, restaurant guidelines apply – maximum of 6 people to a table.
  • Keep a safe social distance from one another when not on the field. 
  • Referees will wear masks. 
  • Roster size is limited to 12 and teams can only have 12 people in the facility at any given time (roster size limited to 8 for Skills Institute Soccer League).

School’s Out Camp

  • Smaller camp group sizes: 9:1 camper-to-staff ratio
  • Frequent hand-washing for kids will be encouraged during the camp day.
  • Regular equipment and facility cleanings using hospital-grade disinfectant.
  • Modified camp activities to promote proper social distancing.
  • Kids 5 and older and staff must wear masks while in our facilities.
  • The Inflatable FunZone will be limited to 9 kids at a time and cleaned in between each group.
  • Campers will need to bring their own snack and lunch.
    • $5 hot lunches are available for purchase in Mill Creek & Redmond through Moe’s Kitchen

Lil’ Kickers & Skills Institute Classes

  • With open enrollment you can register at any time.
  • Class sizes will be limited: 6:1 child-to-coach ratio
  • Modified curriculum to allow for appropriate social distancing between players and coaches.
  • Coaches will wear masks during training sessions.
  • Facility flow and seating have been adapted to allow for ample spacing.
  • Equipment will be cleaned regularly.
  • Hand-washing will be encouraged before and after class. There are also new hand sanitizing stations around the building.
  • Per government’s guidelines, everyone 5 years and older must wear a mask (this includes kids as well as spectators). 

Arena Sports Swim

Limited Swim Lessons & Family Swim Available at Issaquah

  • Group Semi-Private Swim Lessons: Sea Otters (6 yrs) through Sharks (7-13 yrs)  More info.
  • Private lessons are available for all swimmers. Request your private swim time.
  • Registration is open for pre-competitive lessons. Help prepare your child for swim team. We are offering some new class times. View the schedule.
  • Come prepared to swim, as showers are closed until further notice and locker rooms are only available for bathroom use.
  • Bring your own towels to minimize risk.
  • People 5 and older must wear masks while not in the pool. All swim instructors will be wearing face coverings.
  • View the pool schedule to see available Family Swim times. Contact us at issaquah@arenasports.net or 425-270-2030 to book.
  • Spa, hot tub, sauna and steam rooms are closed until further notice.
  • We have upgraded our pool’s UV disinfecting system to one that kills 99.99% of all bacteria and pathogens

Skills Institute Adult Clinics

  • Class sizes will be limited to a 10:1 player-to-coach ratio.
  • Modified curriculum to allow for appropriate social distancing between players and the coach.
  • Masks are required unless there is adequate social distancing while performing exhaustive exercise.
  • Equipment will be cleaned regularly.
  • Coaches will wear masks during training sessions.
  • Facility flow and seating have been adapted to allow for ample spacing.