European Fitness Club Opening

Tuesday 15th June 2021

The latest position on fitness club openings in Europe

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Regional Closures
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Country Open/Closed Current End Notes
Austria Open with limitations The minimum distance of 2 metres (6.5 ft) applies in gyms and sports venues. Either a negative COVID test or proof that you have been vaccinated/have had COVID must be provided.
Belgium Open with limitations Gyms can reopen at limited capacity, as well as with social distancing and ventilation requirements.
Bosnia & Herzegovina Open    
Bulgaria Open with limitations   Sports facilities are open but with limited capacity (30%) and with a social distance of 1.5 m.
Croatia Open with limitations   Re-opened 15 February. Gyms need to provide at least 20 square metres per person, must be ventilated, equipment needs to be sanitised between users.
Cyprus Open with limitations   Sports facilities are open with limitations. Members must present a SafePass to access gyms.
Czech Republic Open with limitations   Open with restrictions: max. capacity 1 person/15 m2, total maximum 10 persons. All visitors must prove their negative test or vaccination or 90 days limit after Covid
Denmark Open with limitations   The Corona Passport is a requirement for all indoor fitness activities
Estonia Open with limitations   Indoor sports are allowed if the 2+2 rule is adhered to, which means that up to two people may train together, keeping a 2-metre distance from others
Finland Open with limitations Fitness centers are open. There several restrictions, such as distances, hygiene instructions, and self-monitoring documents.
France Open with limitations Gyms can now open at limited capacity (50%) and with social distancing requirements (2m).
Georgia Open   Re-opened 15 March.
Germany Open with limitations All gyms are now reopened, but possible closures to be determined per Bundesland depending on the infection rates. Several restrictions in place: social distancing, face mask, ventilation, testing.
Greece Open with limitations Gyms can now open with self-test requirements and distancing protocols.
Hungary Open with limitations   Open for visitors with immunity certificates (people who have received at least one vaccine dose and those who have recovered from Covid-19)
Iceland Open with limitations   Gyms are permitted to operate at 75% capacity
Ireland Open with limitations Gyms are now open, with limited capacity, social distancing and ventilation requirements.
Italy Open with limitations C meter social distancing must be respected
Latvia Open with limitations Indoor sports will be available to persons who are vaccinated against Covid-19, have overcome Covid-19 in the past six months or have a certificate attesting that a person has carried out a Covid-19 test in the last 48 hours for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 virus RNA, which is negative, or a negative SARS-CoV-2 virus antigen test carried out within the past six hours. Gyms may reopen at limited capacity (20%) and 25 square meters of the space must be allocated per visitor.
Liechtenstein Open    
Lithuania Open with limitations   Gyms resumed their activities on 26 April. Gyms must ensure at least 20 square metres of floor space per person, including staff members. Group exercises are limited to five people, exluding instructors.
Luxembourg Open   Opened January 11.
Macedonia Open    
Malta Open with limitations Gyms can reopen but classes cannot be held
Netherlands Open with limitations At most 30 people are allowed per space (excluding staff). 1.5 metres distancing must be respected.
Norway Open with limitations Limited capacity and social distancing requirements. Municipalities and regional authorities may impose stricter restrictions.
Poland Open with limitations Limited capacity (15 sqm per person) and social distancing of 1.5m.
Portugal Open   Facilities are open, a 3-meter distance must be guaranteed between individuals.
Romania Open   Sports facilities may close if the infection rates increase.
Slovakia Open   Sports centres resumed their activities on 26 April, with limited capacity.
Slovenia Open with limitations   It is recommended to have one person per 20 square meter.
Spain Open with limitations   Open with limitations in Aragón, Balearic Islands, Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla y León, Catalonia, Melilla, Navarre, Valencia
Sweden Open with limitations   Open with limitations (social distancing, limited capacity, testing) depending on the Region. Regional closure may be decided depending on the infection rate.
Switzerland Open with limitations Capacity of customers is 10m2 per person; wearing a mask is compulsory but it can be taken off for cardio training if there is enough space (25 square meters or useful barriers). Group lessons can be up to 50 people, but wearing a mask is compulsory unless there is sufficient space (25 square meter per person)
Turkey Open    
Ukraine Open    
United Kingdom Open April 12 for England
April 26 for Scotland
April 30 for Northern Ireland
May 3 for Wales
Indoor sports facilities are now open, with social distancing requirements.
Group Exercise opened in England and Scotland