31/10/2021 – Tennis Victoria re Covid-19

Community Sport is again ‘allowed’. Below are the relevant extracts from the latest Tennis Victoria Update.

Competitions and tournaments are back!

Tennis as a community sport can return across Victoria for the minimum number required (singles and doubles play permitted) at indoor and outdoor facilities.

Vaccination Status

  • If the premises is only open for community sport, you do not need to be fully vaccinated, or confirm vaccination status or comply with venue density limits.
  • If you are opening the premises for other purposes (food and beverage, retail or social functions, gym), all patrons will need to be fully vaccinated and have their check-in status verified by a COVID Check-in Marshal and comply with density limits (1 per 4sqm for indoor and 1 per 2sqm for outdoor or up to 500). Toilets are excepted.

Definition of Community Sport

  • The definition of community sport is all community sport playing activities that are authorised by the State Sporting Association. For tennis, this includes on court activities i.e. coaching, competitions, tournaments, training/social play and court hire.

Clubhouses

  • Clubhouses can open
  • If the clubhouse is open for the purpose of community sport only, you do not need to be fully vaccinated, or confirm vaccination status or comply with venue density limits.
  • If the clubhouse is open for other purposes (food and beverage, retail or social functions) all patrons will need to be fully vaccinated and have their check-in verified by a COVID Check-in Marshal and comply with density limits of 1 per 4sqm. Toilets are excepted.

Players/Participants/Spectators

  • Everyone attending a tennis club must continue to Check-in via the Service Victoria QR code app.
  • Face masks are required in indoor spaces only for ages 12+ (unless a medical exemption applies)
  • There are no travel restrictions between Metro Melbourne and Regional Victoria.
  • Shared equipment must be cleaned between users.
  • Players are encouraged to practice the COVIDSafe principles

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