BE has consulted with members, clubs, stakeholders, other sports, higher education institutions, research sectors and Sport England in order to plot a phased, flexible way forward for the sport based on an agile response to the developing Government advice.
The guidance features levels from five down to zero, which align with Government’s social distancing rules.
The Government has announced a four-step roadmap out of lockdown restrictions and has signalled a potential complete removal of social distancing guidelines by 21 June at the earliest.
Basketball England has liaised with Sport England and the department of Media, Culture and Sport and can confirm the approach for basketball outlined below in line with the organisation’s established Return to Play protocols.
Our updated roadmap will see all levels of basketball, indoor and out, move to RTP Level 1 from Monday 17 May.
Defined as any level (elite, youth and senior) of basketball undertaken by Basketball England affiliated clubs and registered members at Return To Play Level 1.