Health Club Closures & Openings by Country

This list gives the status of health clubs and fitness facilities by continent and country. It will be regularly updated.

Updated August 11, 2020.

This list gives the status of health clubs and fitness facilities by continent and country. It will be regularly updated.

In cases where specific information on clubs has not been published by national governments, we have used the best available information on physical activity. This information has been collated from multiple sources by IHRSA and our partners. We would like to acknowledge in particular our national federation partners and the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA), who have kindly allowed us to use the extracts of an article they have published

IHRSA encourages all clubs to utilize the key considerations, mitigation checklist and risk assessment tools to help reopen clubs and keep clubs open. These are very valuable for clubs to use and in demonstrating to members, governments and other stakeholders that clubs are carrying on risk assessments and mitigating risk based on the best guidance available globally.

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Australia

Outdoor exercise is allowed without stopping along the way. Under the federal government's Framework for Rebooting Sport in a COVID-19 Environment, community sport in Australia will reopen according to Level A, B, and C restrictions. There are different regulations for all types of amateur and elite sports (see table). On 8 May, the Australian government announced its 3-step framework for states and territories to reopen at their own pace. South Australia and Queensland reopened Gyms on 1 June, with gyms in New South Wales allowed to reopen from 13 June and Northern Territory from 5 June—all with restrictions. Western Australia has easing restrictions from 6 June. Victoria swimming pools from 1 June and gyms with very limited access from 21 June. Tasmania from 2 June and Australia capital territory from 29 May. Following a further outbreak in Melbourne, clubs have been closed again since early June with Stage 4 restrictions in place as of 2 August extending to 13 September. Fitness Australia, which is IHRSA’s National Federation Partner, is using a new Fitness Industry Code of practice in May 2020.

China

Clubs in parts of China have been open since the middle of March, but Beijing clubs have been reopened after closing again since 1 May. Hong Kong clubs reopened 8 May but clubs have since been closed again since 13 July with the great likelihood that there will be a further 2 to 3 weeks. Clubs are reacting “before governmental instructions” to close or provide extra hygiene if a COVID-19 case is presented. Distancing, equipment shields, etc. remain in place. Face masks are no longer compulsory while exercising but must be worn on entry and exit and where physical distance cannot be maintained. Showers and swimming pools have also been allowed to reopen.

India

Gyms and yoga centres were allowed to reopen from 5 August with the Indian government issuing new COVID-19 protocols, which cover aspects including access and groups with higher risk. The guidelines also state that people must wear face covers and face masks at the fitness centres. However, while exercising or yoga kriya, they may use a visor. The guideline also noted that using masks and face covers while working out (especially N-95 mask) can cause breathing difficulties.

Indonesia

Gym reopening has been further delayed again to the 13 August.

Japan

National State of Emergency was lifted on May 25, and Tokyo-area now in Stage 2 with 100 person public events and places without COVID-19 history to be open. Most gyms were allowed to reopen by June 1. City lockdowns never enforced, but did encourage closure of non-essential businesses and remote working.

Malaysia

Gyms allowed to reopen from June 15 (originally was 13 May).

New Zealand

As of Tuesday 9 June, New Zealand is at level 1, which means that the only mandated controls are at the border, and otherwise businesses are free to operate with no restrictions. So there is no physical distancing, capacity limits nor mandated contact tracking. There are still recommendations on staying at home if sick, as well as common hygiene recommendations, and the Government’s contact tracking app bar code is recommended (but not required) to be displayed by businesses so individuals can maintain their own digital diary. So gyms are open in New Zealand with no restrictions.

Philippines

Gyms are allowed to reopen from 16 June with 50% capacity restrictions.

Singapore

From 5 May, Singapore eased its newest lockdown to allow exercise with safe distance in public spaces and common areas of high-density private residential buildings. Sports facilities, gyms, swimming pools, and playgrounds (including those in private residential blocks) remain closed with June 30 as the expected reopening date (originally expected for June 1).

South Korea

Open with limitations, but there has recently been an increase in new cases of COVID-19.

Taiwan

Clubs open and operating (never closed).

Thailand

Clubs reopened on 1 June.

Vietnam

Clubs reopened at the end of May with restrictions.

Albania

Lockdown eased from 27 April, allowing walking in special "red" and "green" zones for limited amounts of time (max 2 persons). Green areas and parks were closed until 11 May. Gatherings of more than two people in public spaces will not be allowed.

Austria

Outdoor exercise permitted and non-contact sports (e.g. golf and tennis) resumed 1 May. Outdoor facilities such as athletics, tracks, and skiing facilities away from ski resorts also opened 1 May. Parks in Vienna reopened on 14 April.

Belgium

The Flemish Minister for Sport has announced that, in addition to allowing residents to walk, jog, cycle, and rollerblade outside, outdoor sports and exercise will be permitted again 4 May. Individuals can exercise with two other people who are not from their household. Indoor sports facilities and changerooms will remain closed. Further announcements will be made on 18 May.

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Quarantine measures relaxed on 24 April, allowing senior citizens and children to leave home every second day for several hours. But on 29 April it was decided to reinstate the night curfew during the three-day Labour Day holidays and ban gatherings of more than five people.

Bulgaria

By Order No. RD-01-143 / 20.03.2020, the Minister of Health suspended visits to parks, urban gardens, sports and children's playgrounds, and facilities in open and closed public places. Now visits to urban parks and gardens are allowed during specified periods of time and only for dog owners and children up to 12 years old with accompanying adults (no more than 2 persons). There is still a ban on visits to outdoor and indoor public and outdoor playgrounds and facilities. Individual outdoor sports activities are allowed from 4 May, but not competitions. Athletes are allowed to do individual training.

Croatia

Sport and recreational activities were suspended until 4 May. From 11 May, up to 10 people will be allowed to gather in the same place on the condition of physical distancing.

Cyprus

Gyms, casinos, and other recreational activities resumed on 13 June, around three months after the lockdown was imposed.

Gyms will operate at half of their capacity and only with reservations. Changing rooms and shower areas must remain closed.

Swimming pools will be allowed more swimmers per square metre of surface water under updated regulations issued by the Health Ministry on July 6. Previously, the stringent protocols stipulated that in the case of outdoor pools, only one swimmer would be permitted for every 5 square metres of surface water. For indoor pools, the rule was one swimmer for every 10 square metres of surface water. This has now changed and outdoor pools can have one swimmer for every 2.5 square metres of surface water and for indoor pools, one for every 5 square metres. The 2 metres distancing rule remains in force. The new rules come into effect one month after the launch of Phase 3 of the relaxation of restrictions, which included the opening of swimming pools. Regulations cover personal hygiene of staff and users, checks on the quality of the water, disinfection of premises and rules for changing rooms, among others. They require all swimmers to wear a swimming cap. Spectators must comply with the 2 metre distancing rule on the stands and must remain in those areas and not enter the swimmers’ areas. The exterior of the swimming pool should have signs on the floor so that swimmers can easily maintain a 2 metre distance. Use of changing rooms and showers should be in line with decrees while tables and sunbeds in outdoor pools are permitted provided they are 2 metres apart. Management must ensure they are cleaned and disinfected every time there is a new user. (Reference)

As regards other types of sports, the health ministry’s protocol stipulates that until 28 June there can be no contact between two athletes in indoor spaces such as punching in martial arts, or shoulder-to-shoulder contact in claiming the ball between rival teams in futsal games.

Czech Republic

Fitness centers officially opened on 27 April in the Czech Republic. They operated with capacity restrictions of one person per 10 square metres, group indoor lessons with maximum capacity of eight clients plus one instructor and locker rooms and showers closed. During exercise, wearing a face mask was mandatory, as well as disinfection of fitness machines after use of every client. The Czech government began lifting restrictions in waves. From 11 May, the maximum capacity of the fitness center was increased to 100 persons at one time. For more information, see IHRSA National Federation Manual for reopening in English version. Wearing a face mask is not mandatory anymore. From 25 May, facilities operate practically without restrictions. The only restriction now are the increased hygiene conditions.

Denmark

Outdoor, self-organised exercise allowed for individuals, pairs, and groups under 10 people. DGI and the Sports Confederation of Denmark (DIF) announced on 20 April that non-contact outdoor sports clubs (e.g. golf and tennis) could reopen. Changerooms, gyms, and indoor facilities remain closed.

Estonia

Individual outdoor exercises (max 2 persons) have been allowed throughout quarantine. All indoor organised sports are still banned with no concrete deadline. It is allowed from 2 May to use outdoor playgrounds and sports facilities, but some municipalities (Tallinn) impose restrictions.

Finland

Individual outdoor exercises are allowed. The Finnish government announced its "hybrid" reopening strategy on 4 May. It plans to reopen outdoor facilities on 14 May and allow sports competitions to resume from 1 June. A gradual reopening of indoor facilities such as swimming pools, sports facilities, leisure and youth centres will also start on 1 June. There will be a 50-person limit to public gatherings, which included sporting events.

France

Strict lockdown measures are expected to ease on 11 May, but sport is unlikely to resume anytime soon. Beaches will remain closed until "at least" 1 June as well as some parks. People will be able to move freely outside individually or in groups of under 10 people.

Germany

The German government announced on 30 April its plans to reopen playgrounds. The German chancellor announced on 6 May that schools may reopen in phases and outdoor sports may resume for children and non-professional leagues under strict hygiene rules. States can decide about the relaxation of measures at their own discretion. For example, sports training as part of a Verein (association) is allowed outside from 15 May in Brandenburg, and in Hessen, sports where a distance of 1.5 metres can be maintained have been allowed since 9 May. Fitness studios will be allowed to open from 15 May.

Regional lockdowns have taken place from 22 June due to new outbreaks of COVID-19

Greece

As of 4 May, people may move freely, as long as it is within their own prefecture. Personal exercise will be allowed in open areas and at beaches, except for organised beaches, which will remain shut. Sports events are likely to be cancelled

Hungary

Hungary began lifting restrictions on 4 May. Sports training for professionals and amateurs is now allowed "behind closed doors" and matches will be allowed to resume without spectators. All parks and open air baths are open to the public. Curfews and restrictions still apply in Budapest and Pest County.

Iceland

Self-organised exercise and organised sport outdoors is allowed for individuals and groups of up 4 people. Public gatherings (including student groups of all ages) was raised from 20 to 50 people on 4 May. Gyms, swimming pools, and indoor sports clubs reopened on 25 May and public gatherings of up to 200 people were permitted.

Ireland

In a major change from the original five-phase reopening plan on 1 May, an Taoiseach (Prime Minister) announced on 19 June an escalation of reopening from 29 June. This unexpectedly includes all swimming pools, fitness, sports clubs, and most other activities. This is most welcomed by the industry from the original reopening date of 10 August. Only pubs (who don't serve food) and casinos will remain closed until 20 July and limits on mass gatherings to continue with 50 people indoors and 200 outdoors allowed from 29 June. Further easing of restrictions will occur from 20 July with larger mass gatherings of 100 people indoors and 500 outdoors allowed. Larger gatherings beyond that are not expected to be allowed until at least September. A new stimulus package was announced to help swimming pools reopen. A shock announcement was made on Friday, 6 August, by An Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) imposing severe restrictions on movement in 3 Counties (Kildare, Laois and Offaly) closing down gyms, indoor sports centres, and swimming pools along with restaurants and hotels (except for business accommodation) for a period of at least 2 weeks. All retail and most businesses allowed remain open but Garda (police) checkpoints set up effectively closing the three counties except for essential movement for specific reasons. Only 6 hours notice of the lockdown was given being put into effect from midnight on 6 August. The “lockdown” was imposed due to outbreaks of COVID-19 in four meat and dog food processing factories and associated direct provision accommodation.

Israel

Israel reimposed on Monday, 6 July, a series of restrictions to fight a spike in coronavirus infections, including the immediate closure of bars, night clubs, gyms, and event halls.

Italy

One of the strictest national quarantine measures was partly lifted on 4 May, with residents being allowed to go outside to walk or exercise and visit relatives within their region. Gyms reopened on 25 May. Gym members must wear a mask on their way in, but do not have to wear one while working out, and each piece of equipment must be disinfected after every use. People must keep a two-metre distance between each other at all times. Swimming pool users must have at least seven square metres of space to themselves, and keep at least a metre and a half away from other swimmers. Swimming pools and gyms must keep a record of who has attended for at least two weeks, which is the virus' incubation period.

Latvia

The state of emergency is extended until 9 June. From 12 May, gathering indoors and outdoors is permitted with no more than 25 participants. Indoor events can last no longer than 3 hours, outdoor events are no longer limited in hours. Sports and other leisure venues are restricted to working hours (7:00 until 24:00) It is also permitted to conduct sports training under certain conditions.

Liechtenstein

The government began to relax its measures from 27 April, but sport clubs and fitness centres remain closed.

Lithuania

Lockdown extended until 31 May, but some restrictions have been eased. Sports clubs opening and outdoor events with maximum 30 participants will be allowed from 18 May. From 30 April, outdoor leisure activities are allowed in open areas, with groups of two families or smaller. Golf and outdoor tennis, outdoor shooting, and water sports have already been permitted.

Luxembourg

Individual physical activity (running, walking, and cycling) was always allowed during lockdown. On 5 May, the government released major reopening measures starting 11 May. Contact sports will not be allowed, but outdoor sporting activities resumed 11 May, e.g. tennis, golf, and horse riding. Schools are reopening in three phases (secondary schools, 4 and 11 May; primary schools, 25 May), but all physical education classes will be cancelled until the end of the school year. Playgrounds remain closed, but it will be possible for up to 20 people to meet outside 11 May.

Malta

All people aged over 65, pregnant women, and others who suffer from particular medical conditions have been ordered to stay at home. The first relaxation measures came into force 4 May, including permission for gatherings of up to 4 persons. Local councils are now encouraged to open up their streets and public squares to pedestrians and cyclists and make some streets car-free.

Moldova

Moldova is operating a state of emergency until 15 May. It is not known yet if it will be prolonged, but the situation is stabilising. The government reopened parks on 27 April, so residents are allowed to go for a walk/run or to do other physical activity. Sports facilities and playgrounds and other public movement spaces are still closed, as well as all sports clubs and gyms. People can gather in groups of 3 maximum (exceptions are families and people living together).

Netherlands

The Dutch government has announced a step-by-step reopening of public spaces 11 May. Children up to 12 years old can exercise together under supervision. Young people from 13 to 18 years old are allowed to exercise outside with each other under supervision, but with a distance of 1.5 meters between them. Outdoor sports in groups are allowed for all ages from 11 May, if a 1.5-metre distance can be kept. No competitions, shared changing rooms or showers are allowed. Official matches and competitions will not be allowed. Municipalities will make agreements with local sports clubs and community sports coaches. Different municipalities may opt for different approaches. Indoor fitness clubs, gyms, and sports clubs may not be allowed to open until 1 September.

Norway

From 7 May, gatherings and sports activities will be possible in a public place with up to 50 people keeping a minimum 1-meter distance. Sports activities can also resume training following strict health recommendations. Contact sports with high risk of transmitting infection are still not allowed, changerooms remain closed and sports equipment should not be shared. The government is also considering allowing events of up to 200 people from 15 June.

Poland

The public is able to use open sports facilities from 4 May. The government is implementing a gradual relaxation of restrictions in grassroots sports, including sport classes in schools, sport and fitness facilities, and outdoor sports events with up to 50 participants, without spectators.

Portugal

Exercise outdoors has always been permitted under lockdown, for a limit of one hour at a time. Outdoor classes with a max of 5 participants are allowed. All individual sports are now allowed, respecting health rules. Swimming pools, gymnasiums, and indoor classes remain closed until the end of May (source: IPDJ Sport for All Division).

Romania

Lockdown will be gradually lifted after 14 May, enabling people to move freely within localities. People will be allowed to do outdoor sports but in groups no larger than three persons. However, this restriction will be waived for professional athletes, who will be able to train in groups, under special conditions. Sports competitions will not resume yet.

Russia

The two largest Russian cities, Moscow and Saint-Petersburg, have extended the coronavirus lockdown until 31 May. Starting 12 May, residents will be required to wear face masks and gloves in all public places and transport. The government is working out a 3-stage plan on lifting restrictions, first allowing people to go for walks and exercise on the streets, and opening parks and other recreational facilities in the third stage.

Serbia

Serbia lifted its restrictions on 7 May and now allows gyms and fitness centres, parks, and public areas intended for recreation and sports to reopen subject to Serbian government regulations. Residents may move freely outside, but are recommended to stay indoors as much as possible. But temporarily, Serbia’s president announced the reintroduction of a lockdown after the Balkan country reported its highest single-day death toll from coronavirus. President Aleksandar Vucic called the virus situation in the Serbian capital of Belgrade “alarming” and “critical” as the city’s hospitals neared their capacity limits. Vucic said the government would reimpose a curfew as of Friday, 10 July. He said it will “probably” last from 6 p.m. on Friday until 5 a.m. on Monday, 13 July.

Slovakia

Sports grounds were reopened 22 April for non-contact sports (food/drinks are not allowed, changerooms are closed). Lockdown will be eased in four stages, with stages 2 and 3 expected to be implemented earlier than planned. Stage 4 will include opening of swimming pools, indoor sport venues, and sports events.

Slovenia

From 4 May, all outdoor activities/exercises/sports are allowed with 2-meter distance from others. Professional non-contact sport as well as individual training for all team sports are also permitted. On 6 May, the government adopted an Ordinance on the Temporary Conditions for Playing Sport, which allows adapted training to take place and competitions to proceed without spectators and only participants who are necessary to carry out the matches.

South Africa

South Africa is still under Level 4 restrictions, but residents were allowed to exercise outside again after 5 weeks on 1 May. There are still strict curfews, so exercise outside is only permitted between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m.

Spain

A ban on exercising outside was introduced in March and lifted 7 weeks later on Saturday, 2 May. Adults are now allowed to exercise between 6 a.m.-10 a.m. and then 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Children can go out to play from midday-7 p.m., and elderly/people with disabilities have protected time slots from 10 a.m.-midday and 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Gyms and swimming pools have since reopened across Spain. But following further outbreaks in Barcelona, gyms were closed on 26 July. Following a high court case taken against the closures, they were then allowed to reopen from 30 July.

Sweden

Outdoor exercise allowed for all. Adult sports matches and tournaments are suspended, but training indoors and outdoors (recommended) is allowed for individuals and groups of under 50 persons. From 17 April, children under 18 can participate in matches and tournaments again. People aged over 70 are advised not to participate in indoor group sports. Gyms remain open according to strict hygiene rules (commercial chain SATS closed for 2 weeks in March). Sports associations can apply to the government for compensation until 15 May (500 million SEK total crisis package).

Switzerland

Restrictions on grassroots sport were lifted on 11 May, when training in all sports and other activities can resume, following strict guidelines. Sports activity may only take place in small groups with a maximum of 5 people, without physical contact and in compliance with hygiene and distance rules. Competitions are also not allowed, but professional sport may resume on 8 June. A decision will be made on 27 May depending on the development of the pandemic.

Turkey

Lockdowns on weekends are expected to continue until late May. During the week, only citizens 20-65 years old are allowed to go out. Public places like parks are off limits, sports facilities are also closed. From 11 May, it was announced that more people of different age groups will be gradually allowed to go out within limited walking distances, but now lockdown has been extended again until 19 May.

Ukraine

Quarantine is in place until 22 May, and measures are to be eased starting from 11 May: parks, squares, recreation areas will be open for visitors; training of athletes of national teams and individual training will be allowed. Currently, it is prohibited to exercise outdoors. Sport clubs and fitness centres are closed.

United Kingdom

The U.K. government issued a roadmap on 11 May, but this is effectively only for England as the Scottish, Welsh, and Northern Ireland governments disagree with some of the timelines and reopening protocols. Each of the three home countries are/have introduced their own roadmaps. The other U.K. countries are not following England and will make their own announcements for each of the home nations.

Northern Ireland First Minister announced on 25 June that social distancing requirements are to be reduced from two metres to one in a bid to save thousands of companies in Northern Ireland. In addition “leisure centres” (these are sports, fitness, aquatics facilities) are allowed to reopen from 7 August, which is almost six weeks later than the revised reopening date in the Republic of Ireland. This is significant in that there are no physical borders or any restrictions traveling between Republic and Northern Ireland after the 29 June.

Due to a much higher rate of COVID-19 in the City of Leicester, England—which has 10% of the cases in the U.K., yet only 0.5% of the population—the city was put into lockdown on June 30 for at least two weeks.

The U.K. government has outlined the measures for England that will allow outdoor pools to reopen from 11 July and indoor gyms, swimming pools and sports facilities to reopen from 25 July, ensuring millions of people can get back into more sport and fitness activities.

The guidance, published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, has been compiled with input from the trade body ukactive, the Sport and Recreation Alliance, Sport England and other sports bodies, and in consultation with Public Health England and the Health and Safety Executive.

It includes advice for providers of pool, gym, and leisure facilities on cleaning, social distancing, and protection for staff to help venues get back up and running safely.

It also supports the reopening of sports halls which are vital to the return of play for many sports, including badminton and volleyball. Guidance produced by national governing bodies will complement the government guidance and help ensure indoor sports can be played safely from July 25.

Venues must ensure they can enable customers, staff and volunteers to maintain social distancing before, during and after participation.

In Wales, nearly five months after being forced to close as part of the nationwide lockdown, health clubs, gyms, indoor pools, and leisure centres have reopened on 10 August, one week after the country's pubs and restaurants were able to open their doors to customers.

Commenting on the reopenings, ukactive CEO Huw Edwards said: "This is a health crisis, so we now look forward to playing our central role – using our facilities and staff to help combat COVID-19 by strengthening the physical and mental health of people in every community.

“We know that many people in Wales have missed their favourite activities, workouts and sports over the past four plus months.

“The health and safety of staff and customers is the number one priority for our sector.

"Having demonstrated to the Welsh Government and public health officials the hygiene and social distancing measures in place, our sector looks forward to showing customers they can return to their gyms and leisure facilities safely and confidently.”

In Scotland, the government has refused to allow gyms, pools, and indoor sports facilities to reopen. A provisional reopening date for the country's facilities has been set for 14 September. (Source)

Argentina

Argentina is divided into provinces with respective opening status as follows:

  • Gyms REOPENED in Jujuy, Salta, Catamarca, Tucuman, La Rioja, San Juan, Mendonza, San Luis, Neuquen, La Pampa, Santa Fe, Corrientes, Missiones, Ushuaia
  • Gyms PARTIALLY REOPENED in Chaco, Rio Negro, Chubut
  • Gyms AUTHORIZED TO OPEN in Santiago, Santa Cruz
  • Gyms CLOSED in Formosa, Cordoba, Paraná, Capital Federal
  • Swimming pools REOPENED in Jujuy, Catamarca, Corrientes, Missiones, Ushuaia

Brazil

Some states are easing restrictions, while others announced stricter lockdowns this week. Gyms and clubs were allowed to reopen in one state, Santa Catarina, on 22 April. This includes facilities that offer gymnastics, weights, Crossfit, dance, and swimming. Gyms can be open at only 30% capacity and members must schedule to go and wear face masks. They can stay for 45 minutes, cannot use their mobile phones inside and have to bring their own bottle of water. The use of locker rooms is forbidden. Group training is not allowed (source: Sesc and state government). The governor of São Paulo announced a gradual reopening of the state 11 May. Other states, such as São Luís, Maranhão, and Ceará introduced stricter lockdown measures from 5 May or extended existing ones, meaning that parks are closed and residents may not exercise outside.

Chile

The government has introduced a nationwide curfew (from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.) and selective quarantines on areas with high incidences of the virus. From 12 May, the current quarantine for the communes of Santiago, Quilicura, Recoleta, and Cerrillos in the Metropolitan Region and for the urban area of Antofagasta and all of Mejillones in the north of the country is extended. The restriction on moving applies only to communes that are in total quarantine. Additionally, there is a ban on public gatherings of more than 500 people.

Mexico

Phase 3 of the epidemic was declared on 21 April, meaning further limitations on movement in public spaces until 30 May. Measures include stay-at-home orders, restrictions on public gatherings, and in some areas curfews and mandatory face masks in public areas. Mexico plans to begin easing restrictions from 1 June if the current measures are successful.

Venezuela

In mid-March, the government declared a state of national emergency. On 8 May, the government presented proposals to reinforce quarantine. Among the current measures is the mandatory use of masks, physical distancing, and good hygiene.

Canada

Cautious reopening is happening across the provinces according to multi-phase plans. Outdoor exercise restrictions were eased at the beginning of May, and recreation activities such as golf and fishing have been allowed to resume in some provinces. Reopening of organised sports, swimming pools, and gyms is being contemplated from June in less affected provinces.

United States

In the world's worst hit country, stay-at-home orders have been in place for 39 states, but some are gradually lifting restrictions and publishing multi-phase reopening plans. Restrictions vary greatly from state-to-state. For example, gyms in Tennessee were allowed to open again from 1 May, Nevada, New Mexico, and New Hampshire are reopening parks and golf courses, and Florida reopened beaches on 17 April.

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Kilian Fisher

Kilian Fisher is the International Public Policy Advisor for IHRSA.