COVID-19 in Berkshire: Latest Guidance & Restrictions

Latest guidance & restrictions: sport & physical activity

Updated: 13th April 2021

On this page, we have collated the latest guidance on the local coronavirus (Covid-19) measures from the Government and Sport England that impacts participating in, leading and organising Sport and Physical Activity.

If you have any questions about the work that Get Berkshire Active does to support sport and physical activity in Berkshire, please get in touch with us on

Alternatively you can email the relevant GBA officer directly - check out Our Team page here.

UK Government latest: Spring 2021, Covid-19 Roadmap

On Monday 12 April 2021, Step 2 (out of 4) of the government's roadmap for the easing of lockdown restrictions – is now in force.

More information about what is and isn't allowed is available on the government's website.

For more information on the number of cases in your local area you can browse the national cases data here.

Roadmap - where are we now?

From Monday 12 April:

  • Indoor gyms will open up - but you have to go on your own or with people in your household.
  • Shops will open.
  • Restaurants, cafés and pubs will be able to serve people sitting at a table outside.
  • You should keep to your household group or bubble.
  • You can have up to 30 people at a funeral and up to 15 people at a wedding, or an event to remember someone.
  • You should still keep 2 metres away from people.

From Monday, 29 March we were able to:

  • Outdoor sports places will open up again - like tennis or basketball courts, and open air swimming pools.
  • Meet in groups of 6 people outside, including in a private garden
  • Meet in groups of 2 households.
  • You should still stay at home as much as you can.
  • You should work from home if you can. You won't be able to travel abroad.
  • You should still keep 2 metres away from people.

Sport England Guidance: Sport and Physical Activity

Sport England are constantly working with the government to update their resources and support to provide detailed guidance and clarity as to what is and is not allowed in the sector.

For sector specific information and guidance, on the national lockdown restrictions see:

Sport England's Latest guidance

Sport England's FAQs

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