COVID-19 in Berkshire: Latest Guidance & Restrictions

Latest guidance & restrictions: sport & physical activity

Updated: 3pm, 5th Jan 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.

(Please note, Get Berkshire Active are not responsible for any of the information detailed on the weblinks below.)

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.

LATEST: National lockdown - Stay at Home

Government guidance

On Monday 4 January 2021, the Prime Minister announced a new national lockdown to counter the steep rise in coronavirus (Covid-19) infections in England.

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

National lockdown: Stay at Home

What does this mean for grassroots sport and physical activity? What can you and cannot do with the tighter restrictions in place?

"Indoor gyms and sports facilities will remain closed. Outdoor sports courts, outdoor gyms, golf courses, outdoor swimming pools, archery/driving/shooting ranges and riding arenas must also close. Organised outdoor sport for disabled people is allowed to continue."

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

Sport England guidance

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, see Sport England's FAQs on the national lockdown restrictions:

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