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Posted on: May 11, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Back on Track at Lafayette Parks & Recreation

Parks Back on Track Schedule

PLEASE SEE THIS IMPORTANT UPDATE: Governor Holcomb has decided AGAINST reopening playgrounds until further notice. Therefore, please DO NOT remove tape and/or blockades of any kind from playgrounds.

Please note that the Back on Track Indiana Plan is subject to change based on CDC guidance and other new information. We will continue to do our best to closely monitor these changes and provide updates as available.

As planned, we have begun reopening basketball courts and public restrooms today (Friday, May 22); as of Saturday, May 23, we will begin reopening Shamrock Dog Park, pickleball courts, and tennis courts.

The safety and well-being of our community is our highest priority. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through these challenging times together.

[ORIGINAL POST] In accordance with Governor Holcomb’s Back on Track Indiana Plan, our community pools (Castaway Bay & Vinton Pool), playgrounds, Shamrock Dog Park, and park amenities, such as sports courts, picnic shelters, and public restrooms may begin reopening on May 24 (stage three of the Governor’s plan).

As of June 14/stage four of the Governor’s plan, Tropicanoe Cove and the Columbian Park Zoo may open at 50% capacity.

As of July 4, we will enter stage five of the Governor’s plan, and may open Tropicanoe Cove and the Zoo at full capacity.

As we begin to reopen and work through these stages, we ask that you continue to follow CDC guidelines and practice social distancing. We also ask that you understand that the Back on Track Indiana Plan is subject to change based on CDC guidance and other new information. The health and safety of our community continues to be our top priority and we appreciate your patience during these unprecedented times.

We will continue to monitor the rapidly changing COVID-19 pandemic and provide updates as available. Updates and resources are being posted regularly on the City’s social media channels and at

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