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Allow outdoor sports such as open water swimming to continue during lockdowns

Submitted on Tuesday 5th January 2021

Rejected on Wednesday 13th January 2021

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

Petition Action

Allow outdoor sports such as open water swimming to continue during lockdowns

Petition Details

Open water swimming including venues such as managed lakes and open air pools allow individuals to benefit from both exercise and mental health benefits. With health risks at these venues being significantly lower than the knock on effect of poor mental health we believe they should be open

Additional Information

Mental
Health has been one of the biggest challenges throughout the pandemic. With all other forms of exercise closed outdoor and open air swimming would help to combat this and is known for its many health benefits


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This petition was rejected

The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:

There's already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.

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You may wish to sign this petition calling for the same action: petition.parliament.uk/petitions/555079

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