From 11:59pm, Sunday 6 December 2020, Victoria will move to a COVIDSafe Summer. 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
A series of frequently asked questions will be made available soon.
For more information about restrictions as they impact physical recreation and community sport visit the Coronavirus Victoria website
INDUSTRY RESTART GUIDELINES
The Industry Restart Guidelines for Physical Recreation and Community Sport are now available on the Coronavirus Victoria website.
COVIDSAFE PLAN FOR COMMUNITY SPORT & RECREATION
Further information on COVIDSafe Plans for Physical Recreation and Community Sport is also available at the Coronavirus Victoria website.
PUBLIC EVENT GUIDELINES
The Victorian Government has now released updated guidelines to help organisers of public events in Victoria meet their safety obligations and responsibilities during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
NEW QR CODE CHECK IN SYSTEM
The Victorian Government has launched a new and free QR Code Service which will help venues and businesses to keep records of visitors. To use the service, you only need to register the venue or business, download and print a poster containing a Victorian Government QR Code, and display it prominently.
VICTORIAN BORDER CROSSING PERMIT
Restrictions are in place on the NSW and Victoria borders. Victoria’s border with New South Wales remains closed and a permit is required.
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