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March 13, 2020 12:15 PM

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact on Dallas Park & Recreation

In coordination with the emergency declarations the Dallas Park and Recreation Department is closely monitoring information about the coronavirus (COVID-19), and has developed a plan based on the recommendations from health officials to ensure every precaution is taken to keep customers and staff healthy and safe.

In an effort to reduce the community spread of COVID-19, effective Saturday, March 14, 2020, Dallas Park and Recreation Centers and facilities will be closed, and all Department organized programs are suspended until further notice. Additionally, athletic fields will be closed for all reservations and organized play. All parks, golf courses, and tennis centers will remain open at this time.

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Latest Update:

May 21, 2020 11:03 AM

Phase II of Dallas Parks Reopening begins Friday, May 22, 2020

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April 30, 2020 2:23 PM

On May 1, Dallas reopens golf courses, tennis facilities and resumes some outdoor activities with specific usage restrictions.

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April 9, 2020 4:48 PM

The City of Dallas will close its parks during Easter weekend to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Park rangers, Park staff, Dallas police, City marshals, parking enforcement, and Code Compliance will monitor the City’s 397 parks during the weekend. Digital messaging boards will alert people the parks are closed.

Trails will remain open, but users must abide physical distancing guidelines.

The parks will shut down at 9 p.m. Friday, April 10, and will reopen to the public at 7 a.m. Monday, April 13.