Community Facilities & Programs

Phase 1

Function Description:

  • Most parks throughout the City remain open for usages in compliance with County and State Orders and CDC guidelines
  • Exceptions: closure of the dog and skate parks
  • After initial closures, all parking lots for all parks are open
  • After initial closures, tennis courts are open
  • Sports fields are closed
  • Most amenities (including play structures, picnic shelters, basketball courts, Frisbee golf and weight training equipment) are closed
  • All facilities, including the library, are closed and programs cancelled except for the following essential services:
  • Senior meal distribution
  • Homeless Outreach providing limited emergency services
  • Park Rangers monitoring parks/amenities for compliance/outreach
  • Provide on-line and telephonic research support to library patrons
  • Develop and implement virtual recreational programming for each age group (youth, adults, seniors)
  • Develop and implement social media campaigns aimed at both enrichment and recreation
  • Open day camp for children of City emergency service workers

Public Health Measures:

  • All Measures under “City Hall,” above, plus:
  • Keep brick and mortar restrooms open for public hygiene
  • Remove portable toilet structures due to the difficulty in maintaining adequate sanitation
  • Post requirement that park patrons comply with all public health orders, including social distancing and facial coverings as prescribed by the County and State
  • Park Rangers assist in notifying park visitors of County and State Orders
  • Limit employees on-site by creating cohorts that alternate working in the facilities and teleworking
  • Require employees to comply with all public health orders, including social distancing and facial coverings as prescribed by the County, State and/or City guidelines and policies
  • Create and maintain day camp protocols including daily temperature checks, limitations on group sizes, team leader assignments and sanitizing protocols

Participants:

Employer / Employees / Public

Phase 2 (Current Stage)

Function Description:

  • Begin to phase employees into the work place full-time, beginning with the library
  • Begin curbside pickup services for library materials
  • Continue virtual programming and outreach
  • Continue social media campaigns aimed at both enrichment and recreation
  • Maintain closure of facilities
  • Open pickleball courts (once the park is completed)
  • Open dog park
  • Maintain closure of high-contact and high-density amenities (play structures, picnic shelters, basketball courts)
  • Establish a plan for the reopening of facilities to patrons, including cleaning and disinfecting protocols, reduced maximum occupancy, and social distancing
  • Public Health Measures:

  • Continue safety protocols for employees, including use of PPEs
  • Regularly inspect and update park use and precaution signage as appropriate
  • Continue park patron education and compliance efforts through Park Rangers
  • Participants:
  • Employer / Employees / Public

Phase 3

Function Description:

  • Continue to phase employees into the work place full-time
  • Sports programs resume (limited/no spectators) with social distancing if deemed allowable
  • Resume recreational programs on a pickup/drop-off basis (limited/no spectators) if deemed allowable
  • Homeless Outreach activities increase
  • Reopen the dog and skate parks
  • Reopen amenities such as playgrounds, picnic shelters, basketball courts and weight training equipment, if allowable
  • Reopen the Community and Senior Centers with reduced programming and events
  • Reopen the municipal pool for open swim and infant swim lessons
  • Reopen the library

Public Health Measures:

  • Implement queuing systems in facilities such as the library
  • Maintain appropriate safety precautions for staff and patrons (i.e., cleaning, distancing, barriers, PPE, screening)
  • Screening to include temperature checks for employees and patrons
  • Continue reduced maximum occupancy at all facilities
  • Park patrons comply with all public health orders prescribed by the County and State
  • Employees comply with all public health orders prescribed by the County, State and City guidelines and policies
  • Participants:
  • Employer / Employees / Public

Phase 4 (Future Stage)

Function Description:

  • All Community Services operations and staff presence at full capacity
  • Reopen the youth center
  • All Community Services facilities, amenities and programming at full capacity including:
  • Sports parks and courts
  • Sports programs with spectators
  • Aquatics programs
  • Recreational programs
  • Senior programs
  • Homeless Outreach Activities

Public Health Measures:

  • Continue requisite safety and health precautions for facilities and programs on behalf of staff and patrons (i.e., cleaning, distancing, PPE, etc.)
  • Require that park patrons comply with all public health orders prescribed by the County and State
  • Require that employees comply with all public health orders prescribed by the County, State and City guidelines and policies

Participants:

  • Employer / Employees / Public