Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Administration Building and the Sports Office reopened to the public on June 1, 2020. Members of the public entering the above-listed city facilities will be required to undergo temperature and symptom checks as well as to wear a mask if they are medically able. Masks will be available for those who do not have one. Employees in this building are subject to the same entrance procedures.
Parks, trails and open spaces are open per the governor’s Safer-at-Home order. However, this does not mean you should use these spaces as you normally would. If you choose to participate in responsible outdoor recreation, please adhere to the following at all times:
For the current status of various facilities, programs and services, please visit the respective web pages.
Want to know if you should visit your favorite park today? Based on two daily visual inspections, park rangers are noting the volume of visitors at popular City parks. If the park is experiencing high traffic, check out a different spot, or perhaps opt to get some fresh air in your neighborhood that day. Generally, these popular parks and trails are least busy early in the morning or later in the day. This data is available at www.healthyparks.co. Thank you for doing your part to reduce the strain on our favorite places. We are all in this together.
The City Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department has offered the following public health guidance for City parks, trails and open spaces.
The City Nature Challenge is a friendly competition between cities around the globe to encourage resident scientists to help study and monitor urban biodiversity. We invite YOU to explore our community's biodiversity by finding and identifying animals, plants, and all living things in our city and surrounding areas.