CommunityReturn to outdoor volleyball – what to expect from 29th of March 2021

25 March 2021

As of the 29th of Match 2021, we can resume outdoor volleyball thanks to the new guidelines from Volleyball England

As of Monday, 29th March, England will enter Step 1B of the roadmap, allowing volleyball activity that takes place outdoors to return.

  • Any volleyball activity that is formally organised by our club, which follows the sport-specific safety plans can be arranged between up to 16 people per court, with a maximum of 32 people participating in the session where mixing takes place.
  • Anyone acting in a workforce capacity (for example volunteers, match officials, coaches, and instructors) are exempt from the rules on gathering and are not counted in the social gathering limits. However, they must remain socially distanced from players where possible during play.
  • It is important for social distancing to be maintained between people who do not live together when not actively participating and, at this point, no spectators are allowed at any activity. This does not apply to carers for disabled people, or adults needed to supervise U18s in a safeguarding role.

The full “Return to outdoor play” guidance from Volleyball England can be found here.

More information at FAQs: Volleyball and the return of outddor activity


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