Cambridge Basketball Courts, Playgrounds, Tot Lots, and Water Play Structures to Reopen on Monday, June 29

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The City of Cambridge announced that the City’s basketball courts, playgrounds, tot lots, and water play structures will reopen for public use on Monday, June 29. As the Public Works Department works to get water turned on at all locations, there may be some delays before all water play structures are fully operational.

Residents should follow all applicable Cityand State Public Health guidance and guidelines related to the use of these facilities.

Those utilizing City of Cambridge playgrounds, tot lots, and water play structures should adhere to the following:

  • Do not visit playgrounds, tot lots, or water play structures if you feel sick.
  • Wash hands before and after use.
  • Maintain a distance of 6 feet (2 meters) from others at all times. 
  • Wear face coverings at all times when you cannot maintain a distance of 6 feet (2 meters) from others.
  • Children should be monitored at all times to ensure they are maintaining proper distancing and wearing face coverings.
  • Seek alternative facilities if the area is too crowded or wait outside the area until social distancing is possible.
  • While the City will regularly clean and disinfect surfaces, this will not be done on a daily basis.
  • Please use play structures and other common surfaces at your own discretion.

Those utilizing City of Cambridge basketball courts should adhere to the following:

  • Wash hands before and after play.
  • No pick-up games or scrimmages.
  • Open for non-contact drills only.
  • Wait outside court until others leave.
  • No congregating outside courts.
  • Maintain a distance of 6 feet (2 meters) from others at all times.
  • Wear face coverings at all times when you cannot maintain a distance of 6 feet (2 meters) from others.

Parks, community gardens, and fields remain open for passive use. No congregating, group activities, or game playing is allowed. The Gold Star Pool remains closed while under construction with a tentative completion date of mid-August.The public is reminded to wear face coverings, practice social distancing, and wash hands frequently when outside their homes.

For more information and to sign up to receive COVID-19 and reopening updates, please visit the City’s dedicated information page: https://www.cambridgema.gov/covid19.  

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