Reopening guidance for outdoor recreational groups

Public health guidance for outdoor fitness classes, walking tours, and charter boats to reopen.

General requirements

Everyone must wear face coverings and stay 6 feet apart. Activities should not involve any contact sports, contact between people, or shared equipment.

Have everyone check their health before they attend. If anyone feels sick, have them stay home.

Instructors can have students sign into each class, using their name and phone number. If someone feels sick later and tests positive for COVID-19, the City can help everyone get tested.

Outdoor fitness classes

Up to 25 adults, including staff, can be in each group. Allowed groups can be:

  • Bootcamps
  • Solo dancing classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Tai chi classes

Fitness classes for children under 18 should operate as an after school program or summer camp. See information about operating a camp.


Up to 12 adults, including staff, can be in each group. There can be up to 2 groups in the same area. Allowed groups can be:

  • Walking tours
  • Segway tours
  • Charter boats for fishing or sightseeing


Action required: Complete and post this Social Distancing Protocol. See this protocol in  社交距離 | الإبعاد الاجتماعي | Pilipino | Español | Русский Cách Ly Xã Hội

Action required: All businesses must post information for their staff about how to report violations of COVID-19 health orders at the workplace. It is in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Filipino. You can also download this poster in 11x17 size.

Summary of tips and frequently asked questions about how to participate in gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic, when they are allowed again.


See this Guidance in [Chinese]  [Spanish]  [Tagalog]  [Vietnamese]  [Russian]

Health directive about best practices for outdoor gatherings, including meal gatherings, religious ceremonies, political rallies, and boat or bus tours.

The Shelter-in-Place Order that states what activities are allowed and prohibited during the COVID-19 emergency.