Parks and Recreation Safe Return

Parker Parks and Recreation is using a phased approach to reopening indoor/outdoor spaces and programs that complies with the current state and federal recommendations and adheres to strict safety protocols for both patrons and staff.

Facilities 

We look forward to welcoming you back! The phased Safe Return plan includes reduced facility capacities, limiting gatherings, enforcing social distancing guidelines, enhancing cleaning and sanitization efforts, using PPE and more. Click here to view our Welcome Back video with facility tours and additional Safe Return information for our customers! 

FacilityOpen/Closed*Notes**
H2O’Brien PoolTentatively Opens July 1Opening date depends on gathering number allowances and construction completion.
Parker FieldhouseOpens June 1
Open gym, pickleball, turf and Sport Court drop-ins, Climbing Wall and facility rentals are not included in this phase of reopening.
Open for registered programs, Individual Workouts, Group Fitness, Personal Training. Walk-ups not permitted during this phase. Click here for more information
Parker Recreation CenterOpens June 1
Pools, open gym, pickleball, Child Care and facility rentals are not included in this phase of reopening.
Open for registered programs, Individual Workouts, Group Fitness, Personal Training. Walk-ups not permitted during this phase. Click here for more information.


Programs

Some programs with strict safety protocols are now available for registration.

Aquatics -  pools remain closed, pending state orders
Group Fitness - in-person and virtual
Sports Camps - register here.
Birthday Parties - not included in this phase of reopening
Kids’ Zone - register here.
Sports Leagues - team sports remain canceled, pending state orders
Enrichment - register here.
Personal Training - in-person and virtual
Therapeutic Recreation - register here.
Fieldhouse Day Camp - Full-day program canceled. Staff are reviewing options for a half-day solution. Fill out survey here
Specialty Fitness - register here.


Parks, Trails and Open Space

Amenity
Open/Closed*Notes**
Ballfields
Closed
Team sports are not permitted under state orders, the diamonds at Iron Horse and Tallman Meadows parks are open for play with members of the same household.
Basketball Courts (O’Brien Park)
Open
Individual play, no pick-up games, Abide by safety protocol
Dog Park and Disc Golf CourseOpen
Keep six feet or more from other individuals, avoid high-touch surfaces, and use provided hand washing stations, as available.
Discovery Park Play FountainTentatively Opens July 1

Equestrian Area (Salisbury)
Open
Keep six feet or more from other individuals, limit group sizes to 10 or fewer.
Parks and Trails
Open
Keep six feet or more from other individuals, avoid high-touch surfaces, and use provided hand washing stations, as available.
Pickleball Courts (Recreation Center - outdoor)
Open
Phase 1 - Abide by safety protocol
Picnic Shelters
Open
Keep six feet or more from other individuals, limit group sizes to 10 or fewer.
PlaygroundsClosed
Pending state orders
Railbender Skate ParkOpen with limited group sizes
and social distancing
Abide by safety protocol
Tennis Courts (Railbender)
Open
Phase 1 - Abide by safety protocol
USTA Playing Tennis Safely Tips

*Open/close dates are subject to change. Parker Parks and Recreation will follow public health, state and federal recommendations and orders.

**Failure to follow guidelines will result in loss of privileges and/or closure of amenities. 

Any facility or program that opens during the Safe Return phased reopening will comply with current state and public health recommendations and will adhere to strict safety protocols for both patrons and staff. Please make the following commitments to contribute to a safe return:

  • I will stay home if I feel sick.
  • I will practice social distancing and not gather in large groups.
  • I will wash my hands often. While outdoors, I will use hand sanitizer.
  • I will cover my mouth and nose when I cough or sneeze.
  • I will avoid touching my eyes, nose and mouth.
  • I will wear a face mask whenever possible.

Please continue to check your email, this website, mobile app and social media (www.Facebook.com/ParkerRec) for updates. We appreciate everyone’s patience, understanding and support as we work through this process.

Email recreation@parkeronline.org with questions. During the reopening, staff will be returning voicemails and emails as quickly as possible. Click here for the latest Town of Parker organizational updates.