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ukactive has issued the following statement today (17 August) following the publication of official reopening guidance in Scotland

Huw Edwards, CEO of ukactive, said: “We welcome the publication today of the Scottish Government’s official guidance for our sector, which is an important milestone in safely reopening Scotland’s gyms and leisure facilities.

“We have been working closely with the Government on the recommended framework for some time, and hope that this guidance will be followed swiftly by a clear date for reopening facilities sooner than the indicative date it has given, 14 September.

“We continue to work on our members’ behalf to support the Scottish Government with the facts and evidence of the sector’s safety measures, and its vital role in the nation’s recovery and resilience from COVID-19.”

To read the official guidance click here.