Dothan to reopen basketball courts and playgrounds
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The following facilities and playgrounds will open with restrictions.
Outdoor Basketball Courts:
- Outdoor Basketball Courts will open to the public from sunrise to sunset beginning Saturday, October 10, 2020.
- Each game is limited to 30 minutes, so all waiting will have time to play.
- No more than 25 people can gather on site at one time.
- All participants will wear a mask except when on the court during play.
- Participants should wash or sanitize hands before and after play.
Outdoor basketball courts are located at the following sites:
- Andrew Belle
- Doug Tew Recreation Center
- Kinney Park
- Pine Hills
- Walter E. Byrd Park
Wiregrass Park Playgrounds:
All outdoor playgrounds will open to the public from sunrise to sunset beginning Saturday, October 10, 2020.
The following rules and restrictions apply:
- Face masks over the mouth and nose are always required for everyone 2 years of age or older with caregiver supervision to ensure face mask use.
- Do not use the playground when different households are unable to maintain a physical distance of 6 feet or when the capacity limit* of the playground has been reached.
- Caregivers must monitor to keep adults and children from different households at least 6 feet apart.
- Consider coming on different times or days to avoid wait times and potential crowded times.
- No eating or drinking on the playground, to ensure face masks are always worn.
- Wash or sanitize hands before and after using the playground.
- Elderly and persons with underlying medical conditions should avoid the playground when others are present.
- Please stay home if you or your child feels sick.
- Please limit your visit to 30 minutes per day when others are present.
- Large groups or organizations that exceed the playground capacity are not allowed.
- Playgrounds will be cleaned weekly; however, play equipment is not sterilized.
- Restrooms that are located near playgrounds will have a posted cleaning schedule.
Outdoor playgrounds are located at the following sites:
- Andrew Belle Playground (20)
- Morningview Playground (20)
- Doug Tew Playground (35)
- Pine Hills Playground (25)
- Eastgate Playgrounds (25)
- Powell Street (25)
- Fairlane Playgrounds (20)
- Ramsey Playground (30)
- Gussie McMillion Playground (20)
- Solomon Park Play area (25)
- James Oates Playground (35)
- Walter E. Byrd Playground (30)
- Kinney Park Playground (20)
- Walton Park Playgrounds (40)
- Kiwanis Playground (35)
- Wiregrass Playground (20)
- Miracle Playground (60)
*The number in parenthesis indicates the playground capacity.
For more information, please contact us at 334.615.3700 or visit us at www.facebook.com/dothanleisureservices.
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