Return to COVIDSafe Summer 19 Restrictions

From 11:59pm, Wednesday 17 February 2021, Victoria will return to COVIDSafe Summer restrictions with some revised conditions. A summary of restrictions as they impact community sport and physical recreation are detailed below:

Indoor physical recreation and community sport:

  • permitted for all ages
  • no patron caps with a density quotient of 1 per 4 square metres for each space
  • gym and exercise classes limited to 50 people (excluding anyone necessary for running the class). COVID Marshals required when gyms are staffed
  • at times when gyms are unstaffed, a density quotient of 1 per 8 square metres applies
  • signage must state the number of people permitted inside, wipes and disinfectant must be supplied for use by patrons, and record keeping is required and venues with capacity of greater than 500 patrons must publish a COVIDSafe Plan online.

Outdoor physical recreation and community sport:

  • permitted for all ages
  • up to a maximum of 100 patrons for outdoor fitness classes with a density quotient of 1 per 2 square metres
  • record keeping is required and venues with capacity of greater than 500 patrons must publish a COVIDSafe Plan online.

Pools, including swimming classes:

  • indoor venues open with a density quotient of 1 per 4 square metres
  • outdoor pools open with a density quotient of 1 per 2 square metres
  • record keeping is required.

Outdoor communal gym equipment:

  • open

Publicly accessible playgrounds:

  • open

For more information about restrictions as they impact physical recreation and community sport visit the Coronavirus Victoria website.

 

FACE MASK UPDATE

  • Must be carried at all times.
  • Mandatory when inside (except in a residential home) and outdoors when cannot maintain 1.5 m physical distancing (unless a lawful exemption applies) Strongly recommended when visitors attend your home.
  • Any person diagnosed or suspected of having coronavirus (COVID-19) or who is in close contact of someone diagnosed with coronavirus (COVID-19) must wear a face covering if leaving home/accommodation for a permitted reason, such as medical assistance.