COVID-19

Announcements from our Department in relation to COVID-19, the Coronavirus

Please note the following information (updated Tuesday, June 2, 2020):

Recreation and Facilities

  • All spring and early summer programs are canceled – youth and adult classes, athletic leagues and fields
  • The Truxtun Park Pool remains closed. We hope to have a notice about aquatics in the upcoming weeks.
  • All existing summer camps are canceled. We plan to have a modified program as Phase I guidelines allow.
    • Those who registered for existing camps will receive a full refund including deposit.
  • Unfortunately, the Summer 2020 Program Guide that was recently printed and distributed is now obsolete. We are working on new programming for summer, including camps, and hope to have a new modified publication online in the upcoming weeks.
  • Child Care registration for the fall 2020 start is suspended until further notice.
  • “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center
    • Memberships are extended the amount of time the facility is closed.
      • If closed for three months, memberships are extended for three months.
    • Rentals – Rentals can be assigned to new dates once the facility re-opens. If scheduling does not permit, refunds will be issued.
  • Stanton Community Center
    • All spring and early summer programs are canceled
    • Rentals – Rentals can be assigned to new dates once the facility re-opens. If scheduling does not permit, refunds will be issued.
    • The Dental Clinic remains closed.

 Parks and Harbormaster

  • The following are PERMITTED:
    • Jogging, walking, biking and hiking in City parks and trails are allowed.
    • Athletic fields for basic skills, training and conditioning only -- no organized play or scrimmages.
    • Truxtun Park and Tucker Street boat ramps are open.
  • Please remember social distancing practices (taken from Maryland DNR):
    • Limit groups to 10 people, stay 6 feet apart
    • Avoid popular trails, give others plenty of space
    • Allow adequate personal spacing at popular areas
    • Avoid congregating in parking lots 
  • The following are CLOSED and/or NOT ALLOWED:
    • Picnics or Large Gatherings
    • Pavilions
    • Truxtun Skate Park
    • Playgrounds
    • Truxtun Tennis Courts (remain under renovation/construction)
    • Restrooms and Water Fountains
  • The Harbormaster’s pump-out boat service remains suspended due to concerns about the spread of the Coronavirus.

We continue to put the community first as we look into modified ways to provide recreational opportunities this summer. Our reopening and reprogramming strategies are in line with the National Recreation and Parks Association and the Maryland Recreation and Parks Association. We thank you for your patience during this time, and please refer to the City of Annapolis COVID-19 page for the most up-to-date information.