Rotary - what to do during a pandemic

Suggested activity for clubs whilst limited face to face activity is possible.

This list has been compiled as suggestions for what activity might be possible for Rotary club to maintain contact with other members. 

Please ensure you check out current Government Guidelines before participating in these activities. 

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES (subject to rule of 6 and Tier restrictions)

  • Walks
  • Dining/coffee meetings
  • Drive in cinema
  • Sponsored walks
  • Car rallies
  • Treasure hunts
  • Drive in Carol Service
  • Recipe Boxes - these are given to Foodbanks to encourage families to eat and cook together. Even the Chancellor has sent in a recipe!


  • Virtual duck races
  • Race nights
  • Gin and wine tasting (Laithwaites have a good video guide to ‘Hosting your own Virtual Wine Party’)
  • Murder Mystery night
  • Quiz 
  • Photography competitions
  • Youth writing competition
  • Step counting around the house/garden
  • Dog shows – using photographs!
  • Painting competition
  • Partnering with other clubs virtually in other places to learn from each other and share ideas.
  • Joint meetings with your overseas exchange clubs.
  • Partnering with chamber of commerce to look at ways to support training and employability and also to help tackle growing unemployment.
  • Volunteer virtually and lend your vocational experience and skills to help others who are struggling
  • Host open events for businesses to come online and identify needs and then allocate an appropriate business mentor and potentially some financial support
  • Making Rotary Tiktok videos
  • Scatter evenings to other club zoom meetings and share experiences at your next meeting
  • Book club evening (members talking about books that have inspired or affected their life).
  • Flower Arranging 

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