PARKS OPEN MAY 14th
SOME RESTRICTIONS APPLY // Updated June 1st, 2020
Parks are currently open with some restrictions. Park visitors must practice social distancing—remaining out of congregate settings, avoiding mass gatherings and maintaining distance (approximately 6 feet or 2 meters) from others when possible. The following is also expected of park visitors: follow CDC’s guidelines on personal hygiene prior to visiting parks or trails; do not use parks or trails if exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19; be prepared for limited access to public restrooms or water fountains; share the trail and warn other trail users of your presence as you pass. Face coverings are strongly encouraged and should be worn whenever possible.
|Facility/Activity||Status starting 5/14/20|
|Park Open Space||Open sunrise to sunset for one-way walking, running, and biking, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and use of ponds while practicing social distancing.|
|Playgrounds||All playgrounds closed until further notice.|
|Boat Ramps||Open for public use sunrise to sunset.|
Individuals fishing must remain 10 feet apart.
|Basketball Courts||Basketball courts are open. Competitive games are prohibited. All players must practice social distancing.|
|Day Camps||Day camps are cancelled for the summer.|
|Disc Golf Course||Course is open.|
|Freedom Park Dog Park||Closed until until at least June 12th. We will reassess at that time.|
|Picnic Pavilions||All group pavilions closed until further notice; single picnic areas are open for individual families.|
|Pools||Closed until further notice.|
|Recreation Centers||Senior Center and Mildred Hunter Community Center closed until at least June 12th. We will reassess at that time.|
|Rentals||All facility rentals are suspended until further notice.|
|Skate Park||Skate park is open.|
Open green space available for play; no groups, organized play or shared equipment.Sports team use of sports fields cancelled until further notice (fields only available for individual/small family open play); tournaments cancelled until further notice.
|Summer Camps||All summer camps are postponed until further notice.|
|Tennis||Tennis courts are open. All players must practice social distancing.|
This is a unique time but we are all in it together. While a lot of things are in limbo, we believe that #funisntcancelled! That’s why VLPRA is committed to providing entertaining, engaging things to keep you active during the COVID-19 outbreak. Check out our Virtual Recreation Center here for indoor and outdoor activities you can do at home!