Changes to Korfball Activity in the Central Belt from 10/10/2020

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Following the First Minister’s speech on Wednesday 7 October, the following temporary changes to our guidance will apply both to clubs located in and members living in the following health board areas.  The guidance is effective from 10 October to 25 October inclusive.  For clarity, the relevant clubs and Local Authorities are listed below. 

Health Board Local Authority Club  
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Glasgow City Renfrewshire East Renfrewshire East Dunbartonshire West Dunbartonshire Inverclyde Glasgow
Strathclyde University
Lanarkshire North Lanarkshire South Lanarkshire 
Ayrshire and Arran North, South and East Ayrshire   
Lothian Edinburgh City West Lothian East Lothian Midlothian Edinburgh City
Edinburgh Mavericks
Edinburgh University
Forth Valley Falkirk Stirling Clackmannanshire 
  1. This guidance applies for all korfball training and competition. 
  2. Contact korfball is suspended for people aged 18 and over either living in the above areas or participating in clubs within the above areas.
  3. Children and young people under 18 years of age can continue contact korfball if all relevant guidance is followed. 
  4. Where a local outbreak has been reported, clubs should review their operational risk assessment and consider if additional mitigating actions should be put in place to reduce risk.  This may, for example, include; suspending activity, enhancing hygiene and physical distancing measures or introducing additional activity restrictions.
  5. People are advised to avoid unnecessary travel to or from the above areas to participate in korfball training or competition. 
  6. Indoor sport and leisure facilities can remain open if Scottish Government Coronavirus (COVID-19):  Guidance for the opening of indoor and outdoor sport and leisure facilities is fully implemented. 
  7. Adults (18 years of age or older) should not take part in any indoor group activity such as exercise classes, any form of contact sport, group competitions or group coaching/training. 
  8. Adult group activity for the purposes of this guidance is activity, involving adults, from more than 2 households / 6 members of those households who take part in an activity.

Please feel free to contact the SKA if you have any questions pertaining to the new guidelines.