10/01: Outdoor Playgrounds Can Reopen with Covid-19 Restrictions

10/01: Outdoor Playgrounds Can Reopen with Covid-19 Restrictions

The California Department of Public Health announced that outdoor playgrounds and other outdoor recreational facilities can reopen. Visitors to outdoor community playgrounds must comply with the following requirements:

  • Face masks over the mouth and nose are required for everyone 2 years of age or older with caregiver supervision at all times to ensure face mask use.

  • Do not use the playground when different households are unable to maintain a physical distance of 6 feet or when the capacity limit has been reached.

  • Caregivers must monitor to keep adults and children from different households at least 6 feet apart.

  • Consider coming on different times or days to avoid wait times and potential crowded times.

  • No eating or drinking in playground, to ensure face masks are worn at all times.

  • Wash or sanitize hands before and after using the playground.

  • Elderly and persons with underlying medical conditions should avoid playground when others are present.

  • Limit visit to 30 minutes per day when others are present.

Learn more, about the state’s guidelines for outdoor playgrounds.