FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 13, 2020
Charlottesville Parks & Recreation has updated its list of closures and cancellations
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Parks & Recreation has updated its list of closures and cancellations due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) which includes the upcoming summer season. Charlottesville Parks & Recreation and the City of Charlottesville will monitor the situation and make an assessment on when it is safe to re-open some or all of the affected facilities/amenities.
2020 Summer Season Facility Closures and Cancellations
- Swimming Pools
- Spray Grounds
- Summer Camps
Closed Facilities/Amenities (until further notice)
- All Indoor Recreation Centers and Pools
- All Playgrounds on Park or City School Property
- All Outdoor Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts and Picnic Shelters
- Park Restrooms
- Parking Lots at the Following Parks: McIntire Park, Pen Park, Tonsler Park and Washington Park
- Meadowcreek Golf Course
- Charlottesville Skate Park
- Sugar Hollow Reservoir
- Downtown Administration Office
- Registered programs at closed facilities are cancelled until further notice. Some programs and/or virtual programs may be able to be added on a limited basis at a later date. All special events for the summer season are cancelled.
- All Outdoor Parks and Trails (see list of park amenities closed above). Utilize physical distancing of at least 6 feet apart while using parks and trails.
- City Market To-Go will continue to operate in the pre-order and drive-thru model.
Dog Park Guidelines
- Dog parks are open, but are limited to only ten (10) people at a time in the fenced in area until further notice.
Customers affected by the program/event cancellations will receive additional information from Parks & Recreation regarding refund options.
Updates about facilities, classes/programs and events will be on our website at www.charlottesville.gov/parksandrec and through our social media accounts. If you have questions, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (434) 970-3260.
Director of Communications
City of Charlottesville