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In continued response to the guidance from the San Mateo County Health Official, the Governor of California, and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) regarding COVID-19, we are cancelling/closing/postponing all non-essential programs, services,and confined recreational areas effective immediately until further notice. This date may be extended per the directives of authorities.

updated 6/1/20

CLOSURES

  • All playgrounds, pocket parks, dog parks, public picnic areas, and similar recreational areas are closed to public use.

  • The Red Morton Skatepark is CLOSED.

  • Shared public recreational facilities such as tennis and basketball courts, pools, bocce courts, and all fenced-in recreational amenities- including the Recreation Way gate at the lower entrance of Stulsaft Park are CLOSED.

  • Park Restrooms and water fountains are CLOSED.

  • Pickup group sports games are currently not allowed‬⁣ on sports fields or any open areas. Please note that Sports requiring people to share a ball or other equipment must be limited to people living in the same household.

  • Police can issue citations to those not adhering to the rules.‬⁣ 

  • PLEASE TAKE THIS SERIOUSLY and do your part to flatten the curve!

IMPORTANT TO NOTE 

  • Dogs must be on leash at all times, EVERYWHERE.

  • While our open spaces and pathways in our parks remain open, please keep moving along, and respect social distancing by maintaining at least 6 ft from passersby.

  • While it is okay to go on a walk, bike ride, or run, please keep within a 10 miles radius of your home to recreate.

OPEN

  • All City park pathways, fields, and open spaces will remain open at this time. Please note that Sports requiring people to share a ball or other equipment must be limited to people living in the same household.

  • We are now taking Tennis Court Reservations.

  • SOCIAL DISTANCING is required for all park visitors. 

FAQs REGARDING PARKS & OPEN SPACES

Fore more information about Shelter in Place, please visit https://www.smcgov.org/shelter-place-faqs

 

IS TENNIS ALLOWED?
CAN MY CHILD PLAY IN A SPORTS LEAGUE?
CAN I TAKE MY DOG TO THE DOG PARK?
WHY DOES THE COUNTY HAVE A 10-MILE LIMITATION FOR RECREATION?
IS RECREATIONAL BIKING OK?
WHAT SPORTS CAN I PLAY?
CAN PERSONAL TRAINERS TRAIN AT CLIENT’S HOME? WHAT ABOUT OUTDOORS?
CAN MY FAMILY GO CAMPING DURING THE ORDER?
CAN I GO FOR A WALK IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD?
CAN A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE POOL STAY OPEN?
DOES THIS APPLY TO PEOPLE WHO LIVE OUTSIDE SAN MATEO COUNTY?

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