03/20/2020 Winfield Park District COVID-19 Update

Fri March 20, 2020

UPDATE  FRIDAY - 3.20.2020


CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

Winfield Park District staff will begin the process of issuing refunds/credits or extending memberships on Wednesday-March 28th.  Please be patient with us and this process. If you have any specific requests or questions regarding this process please email Tom Bower, our Supt. of Recreation at tomb@winfieldparkdistrict.com and he will make sure the appropriate staff responds to you.    Please make sure to list the specific program and which participant of your family is involved in your request.  Thanks !  

Due to the rapidly evolving developments in regards to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and recent guidelines set forth from local, state, and federal governments ALL Winfield Park District facilities will be CLOSED beginning today at 6:00pm on March 16  through Sunday-April 5th. This includes the CRB Activity Center, WINFIT Family Fitness Center and Hedges Station Museum.  All Park District programs, rentals, trips and off-site programs are cancelled March 16 – Sunday, April 5.

Additionally, ALL park sites are Closed to group activities and gatherings.  Park lights for basketball, in-line hockey, volleyball, batting cages and tennis will not be available during this Closed period.  Park District staff does not have the capacity to disinfect or clean the playground equipment at any of our park sites.

NRPA: Joint Statement on Using Parks and Open Space While Maintaining Social Distancing …link… 

https://www.nrpa.org/about-national-recreation-and-park-association/press-room/NRPA-statement-on-using-parks-and-open-space-while-maintaining-social-distancing/ 

The health and safety of our program participants, staff and visitors is our top priority. We will continue to communicate any updates as they become available.  Weekly updates will be issued every Friday afternoon or sooner if appropriate.  Thank You for your continued cooperation during these unprecedented times.

Visit our website for current information;

www.winfieldparkdistrict.com

Best Regards,

Mark

Mark L. Pawlowski CPRP

Executive Director

Winfield Park District

0N020 County Farm Rd

Winfield, IL, 60190

Markp@winfieldparkdistrict.com


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