European Fitness Club Opening

Monday 13th September 2021

The latest position on fitness club openings in Europe

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Regional Closures
Opening Soon
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Country Open/Closed 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 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 A COVID certificate (proof of vaccination status, a negative COVID test, or evidence of having recovered from the coronavirus) is required.
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). The Pass Sanitaire (Health Pass) must be presented to show a proof of negative COVID test or vaccination.
Georgia Open A negative test or proof of vaccination must be presented.
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. A negative test or proof of vaccination is required in some regions.
Greece Open with limitations An immunity or vaccination certificate or a negative PCR test taken up to 48 hours needs to be presented.
Hungary Open with limitations Government-issued immunity cards need to be presented to access gyms.
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 2 meter social distancing must be respected. Either a negative COVID test or proof that you have been vaccinated/have had COVID must be provided.
Latvia Open with limitations Indoor sports are 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 As of mid-September, a negative test or proof of vaccination must be presented, 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 Gyms operate at limited capacity. Municipalities and regional authorities may impose stricter restrictions.
Poland Open with limitations Limited capacity (10 sqm per person) and social distancing of 1.5m.
Portugal Open It is mandatory to present a EUDCC certificate or negative test.
Romania Open with limitations Sports facilities may open at 70% capacity with seven meters distance between clients or full capacity if all clients are vaccinated.
Slovakia Open with limitations Fully vaccinated people or recovering from COVID (from less than 180 days) may access gyms, which operate at limited capacity depending on districts.
Slovenia Open with limitations The RVT (Recovered – Vaccinated – Tested) rule applies.
Spain Open with limitations Open with limitations (social distancing, limited capacity, testing) depending on the Region.
Sweden Open with limitations Gyms operate at limited capacity. Municipalities and regional authorities may impose stricter restrictions.
Switzerland Open with limitations The COVID certificate, showing proof of vaccination, recovery or a negative test, is now mandatory in gyms.
Turkey Open  
Ukraine Open with limitations  
United Kingdom Open Open with no restrictions.