Here’s what can reopen in Boston on Monday

The city will advance to Phase 3, Step 1 of the state's COVID-19 reopening plan starting on Feb. 1.

Regal Cinemas Fenway. Pat Greenhouse / The Boston Globe, File

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Boston will advance to Phase 3, Step 1 of the state’s coronavirus reopening plan on Feb. 1, allowing certain businesses such as gyms and movie theaters to reopen after requiring them to shut down last month.

Here’s what can reopen in the city under a 25-percent capacity limit beginning Monday:

Note: Indoor gatherings will remain capped at 10 people, while outdoor gatherings are restricted to 25 attendees.

  • Movie theaters
  • Indoor fitness centers and health clubs, including gyms using “alternative spaces”
  • Aquariums
  • Museums
  • Indoor recreational and athletic facilities, including venues with “potential for low-contact” such as batting cages, bowling alleys, driving ranges, and rock-climbing
  • Sightseeing and organized tours, such as duck tours, bus tours, harbor cruises, and whale watching boats
  • Indoor historical sites and spaces
  • Indoor event spaces, including ballrooms, private party rooms, meeting rooms, and social clubs (with capacity capped at 10 people)
  • Indoor and outdoor gaming arcades


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