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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Portions of Sequim City Parks to Open

Carrie Blake Park for web

The City of Sequim is planning to open portions of the City parks on Tuesday, May 5 in keeping with Governor Jay Inslee’s recent plan to lift restrictions on some outdoor recreation activities. 

 Carrie Blake Park, including the Water Reuse Demonstration Area, and Pioneer Memorial Park will open. Kirner Park and Dr. Standard Park will remain closed until further order.  The dog park, skate park, fishing pond and community gardens will reopen. Social distancing rules will be in place at all parks. 

No public gatherings may occur at the reopened parks including events and team sports, which includes but is not limited to, soccer, football, baseball, pickleball, and basketball. The playground areas, horseshoe, bocce ball, and shuffleboard at Carrie Blake Park will remain closed.  No City facilities are available for rent.

The restrooms at Carrie Blake Park near the pickleball courts will reopen.  The restrooms in the Water Reuse Area will remain closed until further notice.  The City’s downtown restrooms on Sequim Avenue will reopen and the Clallam Transit Center restrooms will continue to be open.

Social Distancing Rules for Parks

•    Any person exhibiting any cold or flu-like symptoms are not permitted in the park or gathering place and needs to return home.

•    Any City park may be closed at any time if there is reason to believe unsafe conditions exist or social distancing practices are not being followed.

•    Recreation partners must be limited to only those who live in the same household.

•    Social distancing practices must occur when encountering others.

•    Face masks or coverings must be utilized in any situation where social distancing is not possible.

Please contact Arts and Parks Manager Jason Loihle at 360-582-2458 or jloihle@sequimwa.gov with questions.


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