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Questions and answers about sports

  1. Which sports facilities are open?
  2. When is it an outdoor system?
  3. How many people are allowed to do sports together?
  4. Are school sports affected by these restrictions?
  5. Are there exceptions for executive athletes and professional athletes?
  6. May medically prescribed rehabilitation sports courses be held?
  7. Are trainers, trainers, etc. authorized to vaccinate?
  8. Which regulations apply to sports with animals?
  9. Which sports can be practiced?
  10. Can club buildings be entered?
  11. Aside from just doing sports, can I also go to the sports facilities for social reasons?
  12. Can the exercise islands or other freely accessible sports equipment or facilities be used?
  13. Do the contact details of the participants have to be documented for outdoor sports facilities?
  14. Are spectators allowed at sporting events and games, such as Bundesliga games?
  15. Are outdoor pools, swimming pools and saunas open?
  16. Are general meetings, training, further education and training that are related to the sporting business permissible?
  17. What funding opportunities are there in the area of ​​sport?
  18. Can I change clothes and take a shower in the sports facility?
  19. Are care and maintenance on and in sports facilities (green waste, etc.) as well as mandatory or urgent activities for the purposes of ship safety and individual boat work permitted by the owner?
  20. How many user groups are allowed to use a sports facility at the same time?
  21. Are there other, more far-reaching regulations for sports for those who have been vaccinated or recovered

Which sports facilities are open?


(As of May 22, 2021 00:00 a.m.)

Public and private outdoor sports facilities can be opened. These include, for example, grass and grand courts, running tracks, tennis courts, jetties and riding areas. However, there may be restrictions.
Public and private sports halls and other indoor sports facilities may only be opened for the purposes of school sports, training and competitions by professional athletes and senior athletes, or for medically prescribed rehabilitation sports.
Fitness, sport, yoga and EMS studios may be opened to the public outdoors. However, offers from fitness, sports, yoga studios etc. in closed rooms are not permitted.

When is it an outdoor system?


(As of March 24, 2021 00:00 a.m.)

For the "outdoors" criterion, it is necessary that, according to the overall impression, it is an outdoor facility that is not enclosed and that therefore - especially in comparison to a sports facility in an enclosed space - can be expected to have a strong exchange of air. This must be checked on a case-by-case basis.

How many people are allowed to do sports together?


(As of May 22, 2021 00:00 a.m.)

Contactless sports can be played in groups of up to 10 people on the public and private outdoor sports facilities.

For children up to the age of 14, sports activities in groups of up to 20 children on all public and private outdoor sports facilities are permitted without contact without observing the distance requirement. The completion of the 14th year of life occurs with the 14th birthday.

Supervision of trainers, who are absolutely necessary to ensure that sports activities are organized, is permitted. This applies to groups of up to 10 people as well as groups of up to 20 children (up to 14 years of age).
In general, however, compliance with the distance requirement is recommended.

Are school sports affected by these restrictions?


(As of March 24, 2021 00:00 a.m.)

School sports will also only take place with restrictions and under certain conditions. You can find more information about school sports here.

Are there exceptions for executive athletes and professional athletes?


(As of April 30, 2021 5:00 p.m.)

Training and competitions for professional athletes of all sports as well as for cadre athletes (OK, PK, NK1, NK2, PAK, LK) of the Olympic and Paralympic sports at the federal, state or Olympic bases are permitted.

The training of the national team may only be carried out by trainers appointed by the association. A club training of the national squad is not permitted.

May medically prescribed rehabilitation sports courses be held?


(As of March 24, 2021 00:00 a.m.)

Rehabilitation sports activities in accordance with Section 64 of Book IX of the Social Code as well as for outdoor and indoor activities recognized and certified in the framework agreement by the Disabled and Rehabilitation Sports Association Hamburg are initially permitted for up to ten people.

The general distance and hygiene regulations must be observed and a protection concept must be drawn up. In closed rooms, a minimum distance of 2.5 meters applies when practicing sports. At the same time, the contact details (name, address and telephone number) of all those present must be documented, stating the date and time. These records are to be kept by the providers for four weeks and presented to the competent authority on request so that any chains of infection can be traced. The use of the contact details for other purposes and their disclosure to unauthorized third parties are prohibited.

Are trainers, trainers, etc. authorized to vaccinate?


(As of May 8, 2021 12:00 p.m.)

Instructors from member organizations of the Hamburger Sportjugend in Hamburger Sportbund e.V. (HSJ) who can be shown to be active in youth welfare are eligible for vaccination.

Which regulations apply to sports with animals?


(As of March 24, 2021 00:00 a.m.)

Sports with animals are permitted outdoors. The distance regulations for sports activities apply to outdoor riding arenas. Use in closed rooms (riding arenas) is only permitted if this is absolutely necessary with regard to animal welfare in accordance with the Animal Welfare Act. If a riding arena is used by several athletes, the distance regulations in accordance with Section 3 (2) of the Hamburg SARS-CoV-2 containment ordinance must be observed.

Which sports can be practiced?


(As of April 30, 2021 5:00 p.m.)

All types of sport may be practiced, as long as this is done outdoors and in compliance with the contact restrictions for sports activities without contact and in compliance with hygiene regulations.

Can club buildings be entered?


(As of May 22, 2021 00:00 a.m.)

Yes, but only if these are entered directly in connection with the sporting activity (for example to remove and return training material such as boats, bicycles, hurdles, etc.) and in compliance with the distance regulation and hygiene regulations.

Gastronomic offers are only permitted outdoors in accordance with Section 15 of the RVO. That means, only eating at tables is permitted. The number of people is limited.

Aside from just doing sports, can I also go to the sports facilities for social reasons?


(As of March 24, 2021 00:00 a.m.)

No, this is not permitted on or in sports facilities. Entering the facilities is only permitted for sports.

Can the exercise islands or other freely accessible sports equipment or facilities be used?


(As of April 30, 2021 5:00 p.m.)

Yes, as long as the distance requirements are adhered to and the exercise is contactless and the hygiene requirements are adhered to. In individual cases there may be restrictions. Contact persons for the district facilities such as exercise islands can be found here. Regulations regarding the applicable mask requirement must be observed and also apply in the affected areas when using exercise islands, etc.

Do the contact details of the participants have to be documented for outdoor sports facilities?


(As of April 30, 2021 5:00 p.m.)

Yes, operators of private outdoor sports facilities must document the contact details (name, address and telephone number) of all those present, stating the date and time. These records are to be kept by the operators or providers for four weeks and presented to the competent authority on request so that any chains of infection can be traced. The use of the contact details for other purposes and their disclosure to unauthorized third parties are prohibited.

It is urgently recommended that the providers of the respective sports offers collect the contact details for organized sports offers on public facilities or at other outdoor locations.

We recommend using the Luca app.

Are spectators allowed at sporting events and games, such as Bundesliga games?


(As of May 22, 2021 00:00 a.m.)

Outdoor events are permitted with up to 250 spectators if additional requirements are observed. For example, all persons present in the open air are required to wear a mask; the consumption of alcoholic beverages is only permitted at a fixed seat or standing area; the places are to be arranged in such a way that the participants can keep the distance requirement in accordance with § 3 paragraph 2, admission may only be granted after submission of a negative coronavirus test certificate according to § 10h and participation is only possible on the basis of a previous booking participation in the event is permitted.

Sections 13 and 15 also apply accordingly to sales outlets and gastronomic offers. Private celebrations are only permitted in accordance with Section 4a.

Are outdoor pools, swimming pools and saunas open?


(As of May 22, 2021 00:00 a.m.)

Outdoor swimming pools may be reopened from May 22, 2021. The use of the outdoor pools is only permitted after submission of a negative coronavirus test certificate according to § 10h.

In addition, swimming in swimming pools (indoor and fun pools) is still prohibited. Exceptions to this are possible within the framework of school sports, for the implementation of swimming courses for children and young people by clubs / associations, within the framework of rehabilitation sports and for professional athletes and senior athletes. The use of saunas and whirlpools is not permitted.

Are general meetings, training, further education and training that are related to the sporting business permissible?


(As of March 24, 2021 00:00 a.m.)

Yes, as long as the distance requirements and hygiene requirements (§§ 3 and 5) are observed. At general meetings, § 10 Paragraph 6 of the containment regulation applies. You must wear a mask until you have taken your seat.

What funding opportunities are there in the area of ​​sport?


(As of March 24, 2021 00:00 a.m.)

The State Sports Office can provide a corresponding overview on request and will be happy to advise applicants if necessary. More information can be found here.

Can I change clothes and take a shower in the sports facility?


(As of March 24, 2021 00:00 a.m.)

No, athletes should come to the sports facility in sportswear and leave it again. Only toilets may be opened if the minimum clearances and hygiene regulations are observed. However, there may be restrictions.

Are care and maintenance on and in sports facilities (green waste, etc.) as well as mandatory or urgent activities for the purposes of ship safety and individual boat work permitted by the owner?


(As of March 24, 2021 00:00 a.m.)

Yes, because this is not a sports establishment. As long as the applicable regulations on avoidance of contact and distance regulations are observed, such work is permitted. However, the port or sports facility operator / club must restrict or prohibit access if the rules on avoiding contact cannot be complied with, for example due to narrow walkways.

How many user groups are allowed to use a sports facility at the same time?


(As of April 24, 2021 00:00 a.m.)

A sports facility may be used by several user groups at the same time, provided that these user groups are organisationally and spatially separated from one another - that is, the distances between the groups must be observed, a mixing of the groups immediately before, during and immediately after the respective sports offer must be avoided and the groups must be supervised by different trainers etc. independently of one another.

Are there other, more far-reaching regulations for sports for those who have been vaccinated or recovered


(As of May 17, 2021 00:00 a.m.)

No, the regulations mentioned here apply to vaccinated and / or recovered people. Only the obligation to test for instructors does not apply, provided that evidence according to § 2a is available and can be presented on request.

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