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The reopening of the sports facilities in the City will be expanded from 8 June

In light of the latest decisions taken by the Federal Council within the framework of the Covid-19 outbreak, the City is adapting the services available to sports clubs, sports associations and the general public. A broader opening of the City’s sports facilities is scheduled from Monday 8 June 2020.

Installations sportives - Ville de Genève

This expanded reopening of facilities will be accompanied by strict protection guidelines for practising sport both within a club or association or as a member of the general public. “This step has been keenly anticipated by all sports fans within the Canton as well as by the dozens of clubs and associations who will benefit from this reopening, even if the health constraints must still be respected,” stresses Administrative Councillor Marie Barbey-Chappuis, who is responsible for the Department of Safety and Sports.

Each sports club and association must refer to and comply with the standards and measures laid down by the Federal Office of Sport and by Swiss Olympic (available for download below). The clubs and associations are directly responsible for implementing and ensuring compliance with the health rules.

Anyone making use of the sports facilities must comply with the health standards in force such as social distancing, wearing a face mask if the required distance cannot be maintained, observing hygiene rules, etc.

Conditions for the reopening of sports facilities from 8 June 2020

  • For the general public as well as resident sports clubs and associations participating in a championship
  • All annual authorisations which were in force before the facilities were closed are once again applicable
  • Usual opening hours of the sports facilities before the Covid-19 outbreak
  • The lockers, equipment stores and toilets will be accessible
  • The changing rooms and showers will remain closed until further notice
  • The maximum permitted number of users must be respected according to the sports involved and the facilities available (available for download below)

Facilities concerned

  • Bout-du-Monde sports centre
  • Bois-des-Frères sports centre
  • Vessy sports centre
  • Queue-d'Arve sports centre (except Hall A for the general public: pétanque, climbing and squash)
  • Varembé stadium
  • Richemont stadium
  • Belle-Idée stadium
  • Bois-de-la-Bâtie stadium
  • Frontenex stadium

The Sports Service staff will ensure compliance with the health measures. The situation may change in accordance with the directives issued by the Federal Council.

The attached documents are available for download below..


Service des sports

4 Rue Hans-Wilsdorf


Les Acacias


Par courrier

Case postale 1769


Genève 26

Tél. +41 22 418 40 40

Fax. +41 22 418 40 01


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Article modifié le 07.07.2020 à 15:50