Latest Government Guidelines
Sport Birmingham welcomes the Prime Minister's announcement on 22 February, which includes plans for restarting grassroots sport and physical activity.
Sport England's chief executive, Tim Hollingsworth said: "The Prime Minister's roadmap for the return of sport and physical activity is very welcome and a clear recognition of how important it is to the nation's physical and mental health."
Further details about the timeline for the reopening of gyms and leisure facilities, and the restarting of indoor sports, are available here.
We'll update these pages once further guidance is released.
Latest government guidance
The government's roadmap for the easing of lockdown restrictions is made up of four steps, with Step 2 – which began on 12 April – now in force.
This means that all outdoor sports facilities, such as tennis and basketball courts, sports pitches, outdoor skateparks and outdoor swimming pools can reopen.
Outdoor gatherings of six people, under the 'rule of six', or two households, can take place.
Organised outdoor sport and physical activity for adults and children can return and are exempt from legal gathering limits.
Informal sport and physical activity isn't covered by any exemptions, and will have to follow the legal gathering limits for outdoors.
In addition to this, indoor facilities such as leisure centres, gyms and indoor swimming pools can now open for adult individual/household only activities – no group sessions are allowed.
Full information on the current rules, a definition of organised outdoor sport and physical activity, and what the next steps in the government's roadmap mean for sport and activity, are on Sport England frequently asked questions page below.
You can also find out about the exemptions for disabled people, education, coach education and elite sport.
Helping the nation stay active
A number of resources are available on Sport England's website that can support partners and activity providers to help people stay active. Click below to the following resources.