Further Stricter Safe Management Measures For Sport And Physical Exercise & Activity (16 May To 13 June 2021)

From 16 May to 13 June 2021, there will be further tightening of safe management measures to curb the transmission of COVID-19 within the community.

Following the announcements, Sport Singapore released details on the measures that impact sports activities and recreational facilities.

To reduce risks of community transmission, indoor “mask-off” activities will cease during this period and the current permissible group size of up to 5 persons will also be reduced to no more than 2 persons.


FURTHER REDUCTION OF GROUP SIZE FOR SPORT & PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

The following conditions shall apply to all sport and physical exercises & activities, and sport & recreational facilities from 16 May to 13 June May 2021:

  1. Sport/recreational facilities can only admit a maximum number of persons according to its Gross Floor Area based on 16 Sqm per person, up to a maximum of 50 persons, instead of 10 Sqm per person. No facility, regardless of size, shall admit more than 50 persons.
  2. Group activities must be confined to no more than 2 individuals. The physical distancing between individuals and groups of up to 2 individuals must be maintained while exercising and playing sport.
    • For organised programmes and classes that take place indoors, an additional service provider (such as an instructor or a coach) from a permitted enterprise may guide the group. Multiple groups of 2 remain allowable up to 30 participants or the capacity limit of the venue, whichever is lower. The groups of 2 are not to intermingle before, during and after the class, and must remain 3 metres apart. Refer to subsequent paragraphs on restricting all indoor activities to low intensity activities with masks on at all times.
    • For organised programmes and classes that take place outdoors, an additional service provider (such as an instructor or a coach) from a permitted enterprise may guide the group. Multiple groups of 2 remain allowable up to 30 participants or the capacity limit of the venue, whichever is lower, if the activity is of low intensity with masks on at all times. The groups of 2 are not to intermingle before, during, and after the class, and must remain 3 metres apart. If the activity is of high intensity where masks have to be removed, including for swimming, only two persons are allowed (including instructor or coach) and there can be no multiple groups of
    • Physical activity of a social nature should be kept to 2 participants.
  3. Large complexes or multi-function premises such as country clubs may treat different parts of their premises as separate facilities, provided that they are well separated by physical barriers such that intermingling is not possible.

For the latest updates on COVID-19 for sport and physical exercise & activity, please visit www.sportsingapore.gov.sg.