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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Staying safe in our Parks & COVID-19 UPDATES

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UPDATES RELATED TO COVID-19 AS OF 7/6/2020; Updated: 11/16/20

The City of Avon has been working with the state and county health officials regarding the evolving COVID-19 situation. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has mandated social distancing policies.  Until new directives are released and after careful consideration for the safety of our community, the following precautionary measures are being taken:

FACILITIES

Avon Isle and Avon Lions Community Center – Open with restrictions. If you have an upcoming rental, please check your email for current restrictions/agreement/waiver. If you did not receive this email, contact the Avon Parks & Recreation Dept. at parksinfo@cityofavon.com or 440-937-6106. Visit the Ohio Department of Health for the guidelines in place for Responsible RestartOhio on Restarurants, Bars, and Banquet & Catering Facilities/Services, Avon Isle click here; Avon Lion Community Center click here

Playgrounds & Fitness Court – Open (Mondays between 7am-12pm the playgrounds will be professional cleaned, closures during this time may occur). 

Pavilions – no reservations being taken at this time

Parks – All parks are open. Please remember to practice social distancing and wear a mask when you cannot social distance of at least 6 feet. Water fountains are closed until further notice.  The following park restrooms will be closed for the winter season: Veteran's Memorial Park (one portable available) & Little League Park.  Schwartz Road Park restrooms will be remain open for the winter.  Every Child's Playground (portables available).  

Basketball Courts – Open with restrictions. No more than 10 people are permitted on the basketball courts and social distancing guidelines must be followed.

Skate Park – Open, please social distance

Baseball, Softball & Multi-use Fields – Visit the Ohio Department of Health for the guidelines in place for Responsible RestartOhio on sports and sports leagues, click here!

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Our goal with this course of action is to limit the opportunity for exposure as well as maintaining a safe, healthy place for our participants, residents, and staff. The City of Avon will continue to monitor updates and information on COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Ohio Department of Health. This could result in changes to tentative re-open dates of our facilities, programs, and activities. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate this difficult situation.

More Information can be found at:

Ohio Department of Health – www.coronavirus.ohio.gov

Centers for Disease Control – www.cdc.gov

Lorain County Public Health – https://www.loraincountyhealth.com/coronavirus

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