Jesse Lavender, Director

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​Covid-19 Service Updates

Closed or Cancelled Services
  • All programs and classes are cancelled.
  • Recreation and Community Centers are closed.
Open or Modified Services
  • The Club Rec after school program will be held from Aug. 31 through Dec. 18 with CDC guidelines in place. There are a limited number of spots available. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 21.

  • Extended Summer Camp will be held from Aug. 3 - Aug. 28 with CDC guidelines in place. There are a limited number of spots in some of the camps, which opens for new registrations on July 29 at 8 a.m.

  • All parks, preserves, beach parks, and beach accesses including amenities have re-opened with social distancing guidelines

    • Recreation and Community Centers remain closed.

  • Pools and Splash Pads have re-opened with social distancing guidelines

    • Pools are only open for lap swimming and physical exercise. Staff will be allowing a limited number of swimmers per hour to ensure social distancing. Indoor showers and changing areas remain closed at this time.

    • Splash pads and other playground attendees should follow CDC guidelines for social distancing and proper hygiene.

  • Fields and Courts have re-opened with social distancing guidelines

    • Groups of less than 10 who wish to practice must call and schedule with the supervisor of the park.

    • Youth sports may resume practice after submitting a safety plan

    • Dugouts and bleachers will remain closed.

  • Dog parks have re-opened with social distancing guidelines

  • Parking fees at parks, preserves, beaches and boat ramps are back in effect.

Please be advised, while Lee County has resumed accepting reservations for pavilions, campsites, lodges and other amenities, the county continues to take a phased-in approach to re-opening facilities using guidance from the Centers for Disease Control. As the county continues to monitor and evaluate new data with partners at the Florida Department of Health, guidelines for the number of people allowed or social distancing recommendations may change. For the protection of all park patrons, COVID-19 guidelines under effect during the scheduled time of your reservation will be enforced.

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