The Rentukka Gym closed from all users 1.12.-27.12.2020 (Updated article)

Soihtu follows the guidelines by the Student Union JYY, the University of Jyväskylä JYU and the City of Jyväskylä by implementing the procedures preventing the spread of the coronavirus. The City of Jyväskylä closes all its gyms from 30.11.2020 onward. Also the uMove Academic Sports have halted all their activities for the remaining fall 2020. The Rentukka Gym remains closed from 1st December 2020 until 27th December 2020. The Rentukka Gym and all its connected services, including weight-lifting room, are closed.

Soihtu recommends that the tenants in Soihtu Vehkakuja and Kortepohja Student Village follow the recommendations and restrictions set by the City of Jyväskylä. On the time this notification is published, the City of Jyväskylä recommends for example that private meetings of over 10 people are not organized and that face masks are worn at all public indoor spaces. The City of Jyväskylä gives information in English on their webpage and in the News section of the jyvaskyla.fi frontpage.

The Student Union of the University of Jyväskylä JYY also takes part in communicating the new University of Jyväskylä guidelines. The new JYU guidelines include e.g. a recommendation about distance teaching. The University of Jyväskylä updates the recommendations on the JYU webpage.

The most current information on the coronavirus and how to prevent its spreading in the everyday life can be found on the Finnish institute for health and welfare THL webpage.

Updated 7.12.2020: Updated the ending date of the Gym closing. Added info of the uMove being halted.
Updated 15.12.2020: Updated the ending date of the Gym closing.

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