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Posted on: November 14, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Tropical Storm Eta Update #12 Town Parks, Fitness and Aquatic Services Update

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Public Information Office. Contact Leona Henry or Sussette Rodriguez at pio@davie-fl.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NOVEMBER 14, 2020

 

TROPICAL STORM ETA UPDATE #12

TOWN PARKS, FITNESS AND AQUATIC SERVICES UPDATE 

En Español

 

DAVIE, Fla., After conducting another park assessment today, the Town of Davie has determined that Palomino Park will be added to the list of open parks for tomorrow, Sunday, November 15, 2020.  The horse refuge continues to remain open at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds until further notice.


While flooding at several parks continues to recede, assessments will be conducted daily to determine additional parks to reopen. Playgrounds remain closed until further notice. 

Residents and visitors are reminded while visiting a Town park, you must adhere to the restrictions and other guidance for safety and social distancing issued by local and state health officials. Residents are encouraged to bring all necessary provisions, such as hand sanitizer and face coverings with them and properly dispose of all personal protective equipment while visiting Town parks or open spaces. 


Open Parks and Facilities 

  • Fitness and Aquatic Center 
  • Bamford Sports Complex at Pine Island Park (with the exception of sports fields)
  • Bergeron Park
  • Betty Booth Roberts Park
  • Driftwood Estates Park
  • East Davie Nature Park
  • Falcons Lea Park (walk gates only since parking lot at Ivanhoe is flooded)
  • Fire Fighters Park
  • James Ale Park
  • Joy Yoder Equestrian Park
  • Liberty Park
  • Marando Farms Farmers Market
  • Math Igler Citrus Park
  • Palomino Park
  • Peaceful Ridge Dog Park
  • Potter Park
  • Shenandoah Park
  • Veterans Park
  • Waterford Park
  • Waverly Park
  • Wes Griffin Park
  • Westridge Park


Closed until further notice: 

  • Berman Park
  • Lange Park
  • Oak Hill Equestrian Park
  • Owl Lookout Park
  • Reflections Park
  • Robbins Park Preserve
  • Silver Lake Park
  • Sunny Lake Nature Preserve
  • Wolf Lake Park

While parks and trails are open, due to COVID-19 the following amenities and activities are prohibited: 

  • Social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people is not allowed 
  • Grills and grilling 
  • Indoor Gymnasiums 
  • Outdoor fitness equipment areas 
  • Playgrounds and play areas 
  • Pavilions and shelters 
  • Splash pad

Avoid Flood Dangers

  • Do not walk through, swim, or allow children to play in standing water. Puddles and standing water are full of hidden dangers, including snakes and other wildlife, broken glass, and other sharp objects. 
  • Do not drive through standing water. Your car engine may stall, potentially causing irreparable damage to the engine. The wake from your car may cause additional flooding in nearby homes and other structures. If you come upon a flooded street, take an alternate route. Stay off bridges over fast-moving water. 
  • Turn Around, Don’t Drown. Just six inches of moving water can knock you down, and one foot of moving water can sweep your vehicle away.

There are multiple ways to register and stay informed about important information from the Town of Davie before, during, and after an emergency event:

The Town of Davie is committed to ensuring the safety of all persons and we are calling on you to prepare with us. Knowing your risk, getting prepared, and staying informed are just a few steps you can take.

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Media Contact:

Leona Henry, Intergovernmental Affairs Manager

Office: 954-797-1035

 

Sussette Rodriguez, Public Relations Coordinator

Office: 954-797-1102

 

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