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Georgetown Parks & Recreation

COVID-19: PARD Facility and Program Updates

UPDATED May 27, 2020

This is a live update for the status of Parks and Recreation facilities and programs surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. As we continue to closely monitor the virus, we remain proactive in our reopening and continuation of programs. We will continue to follow the guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Governor Abbott.

The following park facilities and amenities have reopened: 

  • Garey Park: New fees in effect, Play Ranch still closed
  • Garey House: Open for private tours and outdoor photoshoots
  • Bark Park
  • Pavilions with one table
  • Drinking fountains
  • Restrooms: Except at VFW Park and the McMaster Athletic Complex
  • Skate Park
  • Blue Hole Park
  • Parks administrative offices: By appointment only
  • Tennis courts and pickleball courts at McMaster Athletic Complex: Limit to four players per court
  • Georgetown Tennis Center: Reservation only

Opening June 1:

  • Community Center
  • Exercise stations
  • Garey House
  • Outdoor athletic facilities: Practices for youth only Click here for outdoor athletic facility rental guidelines
  • Outdoor basketball courts
  • Outdoor volleyball courts
  • Pavilions (2+ tables): By reservation for up to 10 people or 25% of pavilion capacity
  • Playgrounds: Except for the Creative Playscape and Play Ranch at Garey Park
  • Recreation Center: By reservation only Click here for more information
  • Private/small-group tennis lessons

Opening June 15:

  • Camp Goodwater (50 kids/week)
  • Fitness Programs
  • Outdoor athletic field rentals (youth) 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

Staff will continue to monitor orders from the Governor’s office and work to open additional facilities and services, including pools, as soon as is feasible.

For the latest updates, please monitor our website, as well as the Georgetown Parks and Recreation Facebook and Twitter.

For additional details about City services and COVID-19-related information, visit bit.ly/COVID19GTX.


Virtual Recreation and Resource Center

Looking for some fun activities you can do at home while our facilities are closed? Georgetown Parks and Recreation is still your go to resource for staying healthy and connected. Visit our Virtual Recreation and Resource Center for virtual fitness videos, craft ideas, water safety resources and more!



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