COVID-19 SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

GSC Parks and Recreation COVID Re-opening Plan

NEW GUIDELINES WERE RELEASED ON 5/22/2020 REGARDING YOUTH SPORTS AND DAY CAMPS. WE WILL BE REVIEWING THESE GUIDELINES THIS WEEKEND TO DETERMINE UPDATES TO OUR REOPENING PLAN. WE WILL ANNOUNCE ANY CHANGES NEXT WEEK.

 

COVID 19 GSC Parks Reopening Plans Graphic Asset 5.28.2020

Healthy at Play Safety Plan – Athletics 5.29.2020

COVID 19 Facilities Safety Plan – Pavilion

 

Public Notice from Parks:
NOTICE: Concerning COVID-19

 

In an abundance of precaution and after consulting with County Officials, City Officials, Emergency Management personnel, and Wedco Health Department, for the safety of our residents and park patrons, we have made the following decisions.

 

Parks Youth, Adult Sports and Recreation Programs: We are postponing all youth and adult sports, tournaments, travel leagues, park recreation programs, and organized use of our parks and sports facilities until further notice. We will re-evaluate the situation concerning COVID-19 at a later date. We hope to start the spring sports season later this spring, however we will make that decision at a later date. As this situation evolves, we will provide updates when we have new information.

 

Concessions Building / Shelter Rentals / Ed Davis Learning Center Rentals: Starting Monday, March 16, We are canceling and will attempt to reschedule all concessions / shelter rentals at parks until further notice.

 

Pavilion Recreation Center / Ed Davis Learning Center: At 2:00 pm today, March 13, 2020, all parks facilities will close. All programs, activities, etc. will be postponed until further notice, this could change as this situation evolves. Please use common sense, wash hands frequently and perform social distancing as best as possible.

 

Parks in General: General park hours and operations will remain the same and remain open as long as the public is practicing the CDC’s recommendations for utilizing open space. Please utilize walking trails and open spaces only. All park amenities such as shelters, sports fields, playgrounds, basketball courts are closed. Parks should only be passive recreation use, however this could change if the situation worsens. Organized usage of sports fields is cancelled until further notice. Additionally, we recommend that use of our parks should be done by groups of less than 10 people together. Please use extra caution, follow CDC guidelines on washing hands, social distancing, and other precautionary measures. If you are sick and not feeling well, please stay home.

 

Other information and details concerning postponements or cancellations of park programs, sports, special events and potential closures of park areas and facilities will be forthcoming and please follow us on Facebook to more up today information.

 

If you have questions please contact us at 1-502-863-7865. Or email to gscparks@gscparks.com. We recommend using this email to help us better serve you. For the protection of our employees we will be only utilizing essential personnel and a response by phone will not be immediate.

 

Thank you for your consideration and understanding.

 

-Georgetown – Scott County Parks and Recreation Administration

City of Georgetown Updates: https://georgetownky.gov/2246/COVID-19-Response-Information

Scott County Fiscal Court Updates: https://scottky.gov/covid-19/

Call (502) 863-7865 to speak with our director or submit the form for information about our parks and recreation services.