Outdoor sports facilities
Mid Kent Environmental Health
Guidance for outdoor sports facilities opening up on the 29 March 2021.
What do I need to do?
Carry out a Covid-19 risk assessment to determine the hazards and risk associated with your business.
- Step 1 - Identify hazards
- Step 2 - Identify who can be harmed
- Step 3 – Assess the risk
- Step 4 - Implement control measures
- Step 5 – Review regularly
Check out the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) website for guidance on risk assessments.
You should look at government guidance regularly as you prepare to restart activities as it can change quickly.
You should follow any advice and guidance given by your sport’s governing body.
29 March 2021
Central government has been clear in their message that the dates suggested for each phase of the reopening is a guide only. The actual dates that each stage occur will be informed by data and subject to four distinct tests.
|Up to 6 people per group only or 2 households/linked households.|
|Ensure customers / participants do not mix outside their groups.|
|Toilet facilities are ok to use.|
|Ensure you are Covid-secure.|
|Wear a face covering if going inside.|
|Ensure that you follow contact tracing rules.|
|Do not use changing rooms.|
|Do not allow spectators including parents of participants, or groups to mingle.|
|Do not use indoor facilities or outdoor hospitality seating.|
Points to consider
- How are you going to ensure toilets do not become
- How will you ensure groups do not mix?
- How will you ensure social distancing?
- Have you considered pre-booking activity and parking
to aid crowd control
- Do you have sufficient PPE?
- How and when will you sanitise any equipment?
- Do you have hand sanitiser?
- Do you have a track and trace system in place?
- Download your signage from our posters and signs for businesses page
Contact for advice
Mid Kent Environmental Health Services