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Exercise and play for children during lockdown

During lockdown children can exercise or play outdoors once a day.

Getting into a routine and heading outside regularly for some exercise or play is a good way to break up the day and keep you and your children mentally and physically healthy. It’s also a good way to have fun together as a family away from home-schooling!

Frome’s parks and open spaces provide a safe environment to exercise or play outdoors, especially during off peak hours.

If you do go to one of our parks, please remember to:

  • Only exercise with people from your household, support bubble or one other person
  • Keep 2 metres apart at all time from anyone not in your household or support bubble
  • Frome’s parks can get very busy, particularly at weekends, so consider making a visit when it’s not so busy
  • If possible, if you see the park is too busy, try and exercise or play elsewhere or come back at a later time
  • Do not go to the park if you have symptoms of COVID-19,  you and your household must stay at home and self-isolate for ten days.

Frome’s parks and green spaces remain open during lockdown.  We are following government guidelines which allow the play parks to stay open but there are certain areas around the town which are closed in line with the Government’s advice, these are:

  • The multi-use sports court at Mary Baily – CLOSED
  • The tennis courts on Mary Baily – CLOSED
  • The pump track at Welshmill – CLOSED
  • The outdoor gyms at both the Showfield and Tower View – CLOSED

Please continue to use the parks and open spaces, but please be mindful of the areas that are closed and to continue to follow the rules and socially distance should you visit.

4 February 2021
Last Updated
19 February 2021
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