Guidance for England during the national lockdown - 5 November

Group exercise


Indoors

  • Gyms, pools and other leisure facilities have to close, including community halls, home gyms and studios.
  • Indoor personal training or other activity is not allowed with anyone outside of your own household.


Outdoors

  • 1:1 personal training can take place with someone from another household in an outdoor public space, while observing the existing risk assessment, social distancing and hygiene guidance.
  • A trainer cannot work with more than one person at a time, even if they are from the same household.
  • Children under 5, as well as disabled people dependent on round-the-clock care are not counted towards the limit on two people meeting outside.
  • A trainer can work with multiple clients in the same day, as long as there is no overlap between sessions.
  • You should work locally wherever possible, but you are free to travel if necessary.
  • There is no limit on the amount of time someone can spend exercising outdoors, or the number of times per day they choose to exercise.
  • Outdoor public places that can continue to stay open include: parks, beaches, the countryside, public gardens and grounds, and outdoor playgrounds.
  • Outdoor basketball, tennis courts, outdoor gyms and skateparks are required to close.

The latest Government guidance is here.

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