Spokane Parks & Rec closing, postponing programs; parks, natural areas stay open
SPOKANE, Wash. — City of Spokane Parks & Recreation is closing and postponing programs citywide to fight the spread of the coronavirus, but all parks and natural areas remain open.
Parks & Rec is making the changes in accordance with Gov. Jay Inslee’s emergency orders and the Spokane Regional Health District.
There are several changes being made to other events and locations:
- Golf courses are temporarily closed while social distancing/sanitation measurse are put in place; courses will likely reopen soon
- Riverfront Park attractions are closed through March; park space is still open
- Recreation programs through April 24 are postponed; programs through June have paused registration
- Riverfront Park events/activities through April 24 are postponed
- Gatherings of 10+ people anticipated will be postponed; third-party events exceeding 10+ using Riverfront Park space will be rescheduled
- Indoor/Outdoor space reservations will be postponed; future reservations temporarily suspended
Community and senior centers are closed
All natural areas, except for the Gaiser Conservatory at Manito Park, remain open. Parks & Rec urge that people follow the CDC’s guidelines on minimizing germ spread.
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