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May 9, 2020 12:37 PM

COVID-19 Update# 33 Emergency Order 20-04 Issued; Select Town Of Davie Parks To Open

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MAY 9, 2020



COVID-19 UPDATE# 33

EMERGENCY ORDER 20-04 ISSUED; SELECT TOWN OF DAVIE PARKS TO OPEN ON SUNDAY, MAY 10, 2020 FOR LIMITED USE; RESIDENTIAL POOLS CAN REOPEN

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DAVIE, Fla. – The Town of Davie has issued Emergency Order 20-04 outlining the Town’s intention to follow Broward County Emergency Orders regarding the reopening of businesses and facilities. As a result, the Town intends to reopen select Davie parks on Sunday, May 10, 2020. In addition, pools in single-family, multi-family, and condo residential communities can reopen their pools starting Sunday, May 10, 2020.

The Town of Davie will open fifteen parks starting at 9 a.m. and closing at 7 p.m. daily. Park restrooms will not be open. Operational changes still in effect at parks include the suspension of facility rentals, transactions at parks, youth and adult activities, sports programs, fitness and aquatic, and activities at community centers.

Broward County’s new restrictions for the park openings include requiring visitors to wear face coverings, maintaining at least a six-feet distance from individuals outside of their party, limited active and passive uses by individuals and families, and prohibiting the gathering of groups larger than ten.

Parks reopening as of Sunday, May 10, 2020 include:

Bergeron Park – 1900 S. Nob Hill Rd
East Davie Nature Park – 5350 SW 58th Ave
Falcons Lea Park – 14900 Stirling Road
James Ale Park – 6061 SW 36th Ct
Joy Yoder Equestrian Park – 14150 SW 38th St
Lange Park – 6550 SW 47th St
Linear Park, along Orange Drive from US-441 to SW 154th Avenue
Owls Lookout Park – SW 26th St. & Flamingo Rd
Robbins Preserve – 4005 Hiatus Rd
Shenandoah Park – 14601 SW 14th St
Silver Lake Park – 5695 SW 52nd Ave
Sunny Lake Bird Sanctuary – 5300 Griffin Rd
Veterans Park – 5750 SW 39th St
Westridge Park – 2900 SW 100th Ave
Wolf Lake Park – 5400 SW 76th Ave
Residential communities can reopen pools as long as the pools are utilized by residents of the housing development; adhere to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines of six (6) feet social distancing; pool deck and pool occupancy are limited to no greater than 50% capacity; the use of the pool deck and pool are supervised by a sufficient number of employees or other people designated by the housing development during the hours in which they are used to ensure compliance and employees or other designees of the housing development sanitize the facility’s pool chairs, railings, gates, tables, showers, and other equipment at the pool and pool deck regularly.

Per Broward County Emergency Order 20-08, the operation of parks and trails will provide uses highlighted in the order while following current CDC guidelines.

While parks and trails are open, the following amenities and activities are prohibited:

All organized athletic leagues, games, practices, tournaments, recreation programs, and events
Social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people
Basketball, tennis, racquetball, volleyball and pickleball courts
Community centers
Dog parks
Grills and grilling
Indoor gyms
Outdoor fitness equipment areas
Park offices
Playgrounds and play areas
Pavilions and shelters
Rental halls
Splash pad
Park Pools
Residents should continue to adhere to the restrictions and other guidance for safety and social distancing issued by local and state health officials, before traveling to a Town park. Residents planning on coming to a Town park are encouraged to bring all necessary provisions, such as hand sanitizer and face masks with them. Please dispose of all personal protective equipment properly while visiting Town parks.

The Town reserves the right to open and close parks and amenities as needed without having to issue a new Emergency Order.

For more information, please contact the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department at 954-797-1146.

For the latest updates regarding COVID-19, visit FloridaHealth.gov, email COVID-19@flhealth.gov or call the COVID Call Center at 954-357-9500.



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