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Louisville playgrounds, restrooms, and park shelters open Friday, June 12.

Post Date:06/10/2020 2:26 PM

Louisville playgrounds, restrooms, and park shelters open Friday, June 12.

The City of Louisville playgrounds, public restrooms, and park shelters will reopen on Friday, June 12. The opening of playgrounds includes the recently renovated Elephant Park and Keith Helart Park.

When using all City parks, open space trails, and amenities, it is required to:

  • Follow all rules and regulations.
  • Wear a cloth face covering when social distancing cannot be maintained (per Louisville City Ordinance)
  • Stay home if you are feeling sick.
  • Maintain a 6-foot distance with anyone not in your household.

Additionally, please follow the guidelines specific to each amenity.

Playgrounds

  • Open 6 am to 10 pm daily.
  • Up to 25 people on the play equipment at one time as long as social distancing can be maintained.
  • Playgrounds are not being sanitized. Equipment will be cleaned as needed and not on a regular schedule. Use at your own risk.
  • Wash and/or sanitize hands before and after the use of any playground equipment.
  • Keith Helart Playground and Elephant Park Playground renovations are complete and are open for use.

Public Restrooms

  • The City will work to maintain these facilities for safe use, but visitors should use them at their own risk.
  • Wash and/or sanitize hands before and after the use of any bathroom facilities.
  • Permanent restrooms are cleaned and disinfected daily, seven days a week.
  • Portable restrooms are serviced and cleaned twice a week.
  • Bathrooms are available for public use at the following locations:
      • Arboretum (permanent)
      • Centennial Park (portable)
      • Community Park (permanent)
      • Cottonwood Park (permanent & portable)
      • Harper Lake (vault)
      • Heritage (portable)

Pavilions/Park Shelters

  • Open 6 am to 10 pm daily for drop in use.
  • Pavilions, park shelters, and picnic tables are not being sanitized. Equipment will be cleaned as needed and not on a regular schedule.  Use at your own risk.
  • Gatherings of more than 10 people are prohibited.

Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Bocce, Skate Park, Inline Hockey Rink

  • Open 6 am to 10 pm daily.
  • Gatherings of more than 25 people are prohibited.
  • No handshakes, high fives, or other physical contact between participants.
  • Do not share equipment with those not in your household.
  • Outdoor pickleball is available at the Inline Hockey Rink from 8:30 am until 12:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Nets are provided, users must bring their own paddles and balls.

Ball Fields

  • Fields are open to drop in family play. The Sports Complex will not be open to family use and will be focused on athletic team play.
  • Athletic team practices will start as early as Monday 6/15.
  • Groups of 5 or more are required to have a permit obtained from the City of Louisville. That permit will be issued by the Sports Supervisor, Jesse DeGraw. You can request a permit buy emailing jessed@louisvilleco.gov
  • Outlying Fields being used for just practices will be prepared/drug at least once a week. This will include the Cleo’s, Enrietto’s and possibly Heritage.
  • Games fields that will be drug out twice a week with the potential of up to 15 field preps total depending on game request. These fields include the 4 fields at the Sports Complex, Miners and possibly Heritage based on requests.
  •  Community Park is not open to athletic teams for practices at any time. This is a continuation of our normal practices.

The following facilities are open with guidelines in place:

  • Ball Fields 
  • Basketball courts
  • Bocce Courts
  • Coal Creek Golf Course
  • Community Park Dog Park
  • Davidson Mesa Dog Off-leash Area
  • Inline Hockey Rink/Outdoor Pickleball
  • Park Shelters/Pavilions
  • Playgrounds
  • Public Restrooms
  • Skate Park
  • Tennis courts
  • Volleyball Courts

The following amenities remain closed:

Specific guidelines for each facility can be found online in the City’s First Phase COVID-19 Reopening Plan, and signs are also posted on site. Failure to follow guidelines could result in loss of privileges and potential closure of facilities.

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