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Georgetown Parks & Recreation

Additional facilities, programs opening in June

The City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department will continue to open facilities, programs, and services throughout the month of June. The openings are in accordance with orders from the governor’s office, as well as the City’s ability to provide staffing and essential safety measures, including physical distancing and sanitization. The City will reclose any of its facilities, with notice, if safety procedures can’t be maintained or the governor alters his orders.

What follows is a detailed listing of what is opening, when, and under what conditions.

For the most up-to-date information about Parks and Recreation facilities and programs, visit parks.georgetown.org/pard-facility-and-program-updates.

Opening June 1:

Opening June 15:

  • Camp Goodwater (50 kids/week)
  • Fitness Programs
  • Outdoor athletic field rentals (youth and adult) Click here for outdoor athletic facility rental guidelines
  • Outdoor pools at the following locations: Recreation Center, Williams Drive, Village
      • Open at 25 percent occupancy
      • River Ridge pool will remain closed at this time, due to limited number of trained lifeguards

Opening July 1:

  • Adaptive Camp-GISD campus
  • Kid City-GISD campus
  • Recreation Programs

Unknown:

  • Adult athletic leagues
  • Sunset Movie Series (July and August)
  • Swim lessons

Remaining closed/canceled:

  • Creative Playscape
  • Garey Park Play Ranch
  • Splash pads
  • Youth athletic leagues
  • River Ridge Pool
  • Sunset Movie Series (June)
  • The following sports camps: Tennis, Volleyball Skills, Challenger Sports Soccer, and Sporties for Shorties
  • All Enrichment Camps (Art, Hoop Dance, LEGO, Comic Book Creation, U-Tubers Unite!)
  • Junior Fire Academy
  • Adventure Camp

Safety changes

As announced in May, and unless otherwise stated, the public can expect the following changes when visiting City facilities and interacting with staff:

  • Occupancy limits
  • Face coverings, strongly encouraged but optional
    • Unless physical distancing cannot be maintained, in which case, masks will be provided or other accommodations will be made.
  • Minimizing touch points
  • Hand sanitizing stations
  • Sanitization schedules
  • Signage indicating occupancy limits and directions for self-screening before entering the building
  • Safe-spacing, floor markers
  • Limited seating
  • Limited hours
  • Physical distancing

In addition to the steps listed above, City employees will be required to take their temperature before and when they arrive at work. Employees also will be required to wear masks when interacting with anyone, staff or public, if 6 feet can’t be maintained. Employees exchanging items with the public, like cash, will wear gloves. The City continues to prioritize telecommuting, virtual meetings, and working in shifts, limiting the number of people in the building at one time.



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