In view of the latest developments of COVID-19, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) reopened some recreation and sports facilities. Barbecue sites and indoor children play rooms will continue to be temporarily closed until further notice.
Users of recreation and sports facilities have to comply with the Prevention and Control of Disease (Prohibition on Group Gathering) Regulation (Cap. 599G) and the Prevention and Control of Disease (Requirements and Directions) (Business and Premises) Regulation (Cap. 599F) on the prohibition of group gatherings of more than the number of people as stipulated by the law as well as regulation on wearing mask. The maximum number of players and referees to be allowed in each playing field/court at any time during competition or training match must follow the rules and regulations of the respective team sports competition.
According to the Prevention and Control of Disease (Requirements and Directions) (Business and Premises) Regulation (Cap 599F), users are required to scan the “LeaveHomeSafe” QR code or register their names, contact number and the date and time of the visit before being allowed to enter sports premises reopened for necessary contact tracing when confirmed case is found. Members of the public are appealed to download and install the “LeaveHomeSafe” mobile app in advance. Members of the public who opt for registering their personal information are reminded to arrive earlier to avoid delaying their visits as longer time is required for such registration.
Users of the following recreation and sports facilities have to comply with the special measures –
Outdoor non-fee charging facilities
Outdoor fee charging facilities
Indoor fee charging facilities
Ancillary / other facilities
Some LCSD venues are temporarily closed for anti-epidemic purposes. For details, please refer to Annex (as at 14 May, subject to the latest announcement in the webpage https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/early-testing.html and the webpage https://www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/en/programme (the list of Community Vaccination Centres)).
Processing and acceptance of applications for use of amphitheatres, “stand-by” arrangement for non-fee charging land recreation and sports facilities, leisure venues for non-designated use, sales activities at non-fee charging leisure venues and road safety towns, are suspended until further notice.