Due to ongoing concerns for the potential transfer of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Kent County Parks and Recreation will suspend all public services immediately.
Operation of the Kent County Recreation Center (1683 New Burton Rd, Dover) will close beginning Saturday, March 14, 2020, and will remain closed until further notice. All current programs will be suspended until further notice. All rentals and upcoming events will be rescheduled as needed. During this time, staff will focus efforts to sanitize the facility and equipment.
All Kent County Parks and Recreation programs through partner locations, or in parks, are suspended until further notice.
All Kent County Parks (Brecknock, Browns Branch, Tidbury Creek, Lebanon Landing, Hunn Nature Park, Big Oak, and Kesselring) will remain open for general public use. Group gatherings using the picnic areas or covered pavilions, sporting events, and practices are not allowed during this time.
The Howell Mill Nature Center at Brecknock Park will also be closed and programs suspended until further notice.
Kent County Parks and Recreation encourages the public to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) procedures for limiting potential transmission causes. Common procedures include: practicing good hygiene by washing hands with soap and water and then using hand sanitizer, avoiding large activities and gatherings, and staying home if you are feeling sick or have a sick family member in the home.
Kent County Parks and Recreation will provide ongoing updates to the public as more information becomes available by posting on its social media channels and website below:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KentCountyParksAndRec/ & https://www.facebook.com/KentCountyRecCenterDE/
Fri, Mar 13, 2020