Fitness centers and pools are shutting down in Saint Petersburg

24 March 2020

The measure is implemented on the basis of an instruction of the Chief Sanitary Inspector of Saint Petersburg from March 23, 2020. The decision to close access was signed today by Alexander Beglov, the Governor of the city. 



According to the decision, the access to swimming pools, fitness centres and water parks will be forbidden for the visitors until April 12, 2020. Schools and colleges as well as various clubs and sports sections are to transfer their work to online-training mode. It’s also stated that events in shopping malls will be suspended. There should be no more than 50 people in the halls of cafes, canteens and restaurants – mentioned in the decree.

Kindergartens remain open, with the right of free attendance. More information regarding the measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus COVID-19 can be found on the official website of Saint Petersburg City Administration.