City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department


Physical Distancing in Public Parks and Trails


 

​2020 Virtual Recreation Programs​

The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department and its partner organizations are offering a variety of FREE virtual programs and resources. Learn more and register for these activities.

PHXPlays at Home Virtual Recreation series​

FitPHX Virtual Bootcamp, Fall Into Fitness and Yoga series​

Pueblo Grande Museum Virtual Summer Storytelling series

codePHX Self-Guiding Resources

Camp Colley Virtual Environmental Learning Program​

Daring Adventures – Virtual Adventures​



“Take a Hike. Do it Right.”​




Learn about hiking safety guidelines
Millions of people enjoy Phoenix hiking trails every year. Park Rangers educate trail users about important
“Take a Hike. Do it Right.” hiking safety guidelines.

The
annual ban of open fires in Phoenix’s desert parks and mountain preserves​ went into effect May 1, 2020.


Extended summer hours are in effect from June through September at North Mountain Park, Piestewa Peak Trailhead and Pima Canyon Trailhead. Parking lots are open until 9 p.m. and trails until 11 p.m. at those locations.


Learn about the Hance Park Revitaliza​tion Project


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Recreation Department | Rye, NY

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The Rye Recreation Department strives to enrich the lives of our residents by providing safe and welcoming parks, facilities, recreation programs and events for people of all ages. We work in partnership with our residents and in cooperation with other recreation service providers in the community in order to maximize all available resources. We are dedicated to building healthy communities and enriching the quality of life through people, parks and programs.

Cooling and Charging Station 

Due to widespread power outages, a cooling station and charging station for cell phones and electronic devices will be available to City of Rye seniors ONLY at Rye Recreation from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, August 6 and 7. For our non-senior community members City Hall will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m as well as the Rye Free Reading Room during normal business hours.

This is NOT intended as a social gathering place; it is only for those needing a cool location or a place to charge their devices.

Please stay home if you are feeling sick or exhibiting any symptoms associated with COVID-19 or if you believe you have been exposed to the virus.

For the safety of both staff and residents, you must:

  • Attest to COVID-19 health concerns and be signed in by staff.
  • Have your temperature taken.The thermometer must read 100.3 degrees or below in order to gain entry.
  • You MUST wear a mask at ALL times.
  • Bring all necessary cords and plugs.Only the outlets themselves will be available.
  • No water or equipment will be available.Please bring water with you if so desired.
  • Restrooms will be available.

Please note our phones are not currently working.  To contact us, please email registration@ryeny.gov

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State Department advises all US citizens to ‘reconsider travel abroad’ due to virus pandemic

The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus a pandemic and is urging aggressive action from all countries to fight it.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Department is advising all American citizens to “reconsider travel abroad” due to the virus pandemic.

The State Department website says the advisory to reconsider travel abroad was issued on Wednesday, shortly after President Trump addressed the nation Wednesday night from the Oval Office on the U.S. coronavirus response.

The Global Level 3 Health Advisory says U.S. citizens should reconsider international travel as the COVID-19 outbreak spreads worldwide.

The department encourages people to check for individual travel advisories online at travel.state.gov.

Federal officials say citizens should make sure to check with airlines or cruise lines for updated information on travel plans or restrictions, and follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on how to limit the virus’ spread.

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The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus a pandemic and is urging aggressive action from all countries to fight it.

Trump announced in his Oval Office address that he is sharply restricting European passenger travel to the U.S. and moving to ease the pandemic’s economic costs. Soaring cases in the U.S. and Europe’s status as the new epicenter of the pandemic underscore the challenge. 

While Italy exceeds 12,000 cases and the United States has topped 1,300, China reported a record low of just 15 new cases. Three-fourths of its patients have recovered.  

To put the coronavirus numbers into some context, millions of Americans get the flu every single year and there are thousands of flu deaths annually.

Since October 2019, the CDC estimates around 32 million Americans have gotten the flu. That’s one in every 10 Americans.

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Recreation & Park Services Department

It’s Throwback Thursday (#tbt) and we want to see your pictures!

Play BINGO for fun or play for a prize!  Complete BINGO by filling in spaces in a single row, column, or diagonal.  Spaces are filled by sending us your pictures or receipts that coordinate to a square (pictures must be from before March 19).  First 10 submissions to successfully complete BINGO will receive a prize once “Safer at Home” is lifted!  Email submissions to dperez@norwalkca.gov by Sunday, April 19th.  Have fun and good luck!

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City of Norwalk Suspends all City-Sponsored Events and Programming through April as a Result of State Guidelines

The City continues to adopt guidelines recommended by Governor Gavin Newsom and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.  The City’s proactive and aggressive measures are being implemented to help slow the transmission of COVID-19.

In an abundance of caution and adhering to state guidelines, the City has suspended all City-sponsored public events and programming through April. Further, the Norwalk Arts and Sports Complex will remain closed effective March 13 until further notice. 

As information on coronavirus evolves, the City will continue sharing information and expanding preparedness measures to ensure the safety of its residents and employees.

For more information on coronavirus, visit https://www.norwalk.org/city-hall/departments/public-safety/norwalk-emergency-management-office/preparing-for-emergencies or http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/.

 

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Bill Kearns
Director, Recreation and Park Services

Description of Activities

The Recreation and Park Services Department provides the residents of Norwalk an opportunity to Create, Play, and Educate themselves through a variety of programs, activities, and events. Service programs include community services, youth and adult services, center and park activities, and citywide special events. Community services include extensive special interest classes and workshops, recreation for the physically challenged, and a vast array of community information and resource assistance. The youth and adult services are provided through excursions, sports and aquatics programs, athletic leagues, day camps, holiday events, and a variety of special activities.

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

 


   

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Recreation and Park Services Department
13000 Clarkdale Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 929-5702
(562) 929-5757 Fax
E-MAIL – recreation@norwalkca.gov

RECREATION ADMINISTRATION OFFICE HOURS OF OPERATION:

8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.   Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.   on alternating Fridays

NORWALK ARTS & SPORTS COMPLEX:

13000 Clarkdale Avenue
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 929-5566
(562) 651-1075 Fax
For information regarding Facility Rentals, click here

NORWALK ARTS & SPORTS COMPLEX HOURS OF OPERATION:

8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.   Monday – Thursday

8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.   Fridays

9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.   Saturday

 

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STATEMENTS OF JOE MEADE, DIRECTOR OF RECREATION, HERITAGE, AND VOLUNTEER RESOURCES, NATIONAL FOREST SYSTEM AND RICK DELAPPE, PROGRAM MANAGER, RECREATION ONE STOP FOREST SERVICE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE BEFORE THE INTERIOR SUBCOMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES REGARDING THE FUTURE OF RECREATION.GOV

May 24, 2016

Chair Lummis and members of the subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to provide information the future of Recreation.gov. We are honored to speak before you today on how this program supports the mission of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service (Forest Service) and other federal agencies in delivering outstanding outdoor recreation services to the American people. We are Joe Meade, Director of Recreation, Heritage, and Volunteer Resources, National Forest System and Rick DeLappe, Recreation One Stop Program Manager.

Now, more than ever, federal agencies must connect with urban, suburban, and rural populations and encourage outdoor stewardship and remain relevant in our ever-changing world. We know the benefits of outdoor recreational experiences on physical and mental health. We know the demand for access to outdoor settings and outdoor recreational experiences are increasing at a rapid pace, and we know that federal land and water management agencies, assisted by partners and service providers, host the largest and most diverse array of outdoor recreation opportunities in the world.

Outdoor recreation is an essential part of our American culture. Thousands of rural and urban communities benefit from recreation on federal lands. When Americans play outside during outings or overnight trips, their spending directly supports outdoor-oriented industries such as outfitting and guiding, lodging, and concessions, many of which are small businesses, and many more. In 2012, outdoor recreationists made more than 938 million visits to federal lands and waterways, spending $51 billion and supporting 880,000 jobs. Many of these jobs are located in rural communities and are associated with numerous outdoor industries and small businesses. For the Forest Service, outdoor recreational experiences are the single largest contribution to the gross domestic product and local economies, generating over 13 billion dollars in revenue and supporting approximately 205,000 jobs.

The federal lands and waters reservation system, Recreation One Stop, and the interagency website Recreation.gov are critical components of providing these services.

Background on Recreation One Stop

Recreation One Stop (R1S) is an interagency partnership among federal agencies to provide reservation services, sharable data, and recreation trip-planning tools for federal lands and waters across the United States. R1S was created as one of the Quicksilver e-government initiatives under the Bush administration in 2002 with the primary goal of reducing redundancy by combining the online reservation services of the Forest Service, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the National Park Service.

At that time, the program was focused primarily on providing advanced reservations through the Recreation.gov website for developed campgrounds and tickets for a few locations such as the Washington Monument and Mammoth Cave. R1S also provided a rudimentary data-sharing tool, which allowed third parties access to a single bulk download of all recreation data. The

Lakewood Recreation Department


URGENT NEWS &nbsp — &nbsp
The Lakewood Recreation Department, Fitness Facility & High School Pool are closed until Friday, May1. There will be no regularly scheduled staff in the office, however, we are answering emails and voice messages. Be safe & stay healthy. &nbsp — &nbsp
Check out our Facebook page and see what’s new! &nbsp — &nbsp
Follow us on twitter @LkwdRec for the latest updates! &nbsp — &nbsp

Latest News

March 31, 2020

All rec programs, activities, and facilities, including fitness facility and LHS Pool, will be closed Saturday, March 14 through Friday, May 1, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Please check back for updates as more information becomes available.&nbsp;&nbsp;Youth…

March 5, 2020

Please note:&nbsp; we are still accepting applications for summer jobs.&nbsp;&nbsp;Lifeguard Training info:&nbsp; Our plan is to offer a one week certification course in the week immediately preceding the opening of the outdoor pools.&nbsp; Once that…

March 4, 2020

We’ve added a Wednesday evening session to the “Rangers Volleyball Clinics” for this spring.&nbsp;Registration is open for the Girls 4th – 6th Grade Volleyball Clinic that meets on Wednesdays, from April 1 through May 13, from 5:30pm-7:00pm. The clinic…

March 3, 2020

Now accepting reservations for outdoor pool rentals for the summer of 2020!Both outdoor pools are available for after hours private rentals this summer.See pricing and reserve a date here!&nbsp;

January 14, 2020

Instructor Mrs. Ellen McCafferty -&nbsp;&nbsp;Do you have a child entering Kindergarten in August of 2020?&nbsp;&nbsp;Would you like your future Ranger to get a jump start on the school experience before they come to school in the Fall?&nbsp;&nbsp;Kindergarten…

October 22, 2019

4th Grade Boys Travel Basketball Tryouts will be taking place today, Tuesday, October 22nd at Emerson Elementary School, from 7 to 8 PM. Please arrive early and ready to play.

October 15, 2019

Volunteer Opening – Youth Athletic Commission Member, Lakewood City Schools Recreation &amp; Education DepartmentThe Community Recreation and Education Commission is an advisory commission that is appointed by the Lakewood Board of Education. With the…

October 1, 2019

&nbsp;We will be having a couple more days of Emerald Necklace Assessments for thos who were not able to make the first few.&nbsp; Current and former Lakewood High School payers will be in attendance to work with your daughter during the session.&nbsp;…

September 9, 2019

&nbsp;There is an Informational meeting for all parents/players interested in Lakewood Softball (ages 8 through high school). Come and learn about the Lakewood Softball program for the 2020 season for High School, Middle School, Emerald Necklace and Rec…

September 9, 2019

All tryout sessions are held at the&nbsp;Lakewood Fastpitch Field. Arrive 30 minutes before your time.Lakewood Fastpitch Field 14101 Franklin Blvd, Lakewood, Ohio 44107Age is determined by the age of the player on&nbsp;January 1st 2020&nbsp;(ie. if the…

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Welcome to Satellite Beach Recreation!
I hope you find the information on our web pages helpful as you navigate through and learn about the department and the many interesting and exciting things happening  within our community.   

Whether you live here or are just visiting, we invite you to take advantage of the programs, facilities, and special events  available to you. Our dedicated staff assumes  the honor, privilege, and responsibilities of the service and confidence our citizens  have entrusted to us. We will continue to work hard and strive to give our patrons the very best we have to offer.

Sincerely, 

Cassie Warthen
Recreation Director

COVID-19 UPDATE:
At the recommendation of the Florida Department of Health and the Governor of Florida, our City is taking protective measures to minimize exposure and slow the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), all City recreation programs, activities and classes are cancelled or postponed until further notice. 

Outdoor recreation facilities are now CLOSED until further notice, including all athletic fields, the dog park, skate park, tennis courts, playgrounds and any exercise equipment. At this time the walking paths through Desoto Storm Water Park and the Sports and Recreation Park are accessible to foot traffic only, parking at these facilities will be closed to vehicles. Social distancing guidelines still apply to these outdoor areas. Please exercise common sense, by creating and maintaining space for individual health and the health of other residents. All park restrooms are closed until further notice. 
The City recreation administrative offices will remain open to staff only at this time, please call (building closed to the public) with any questions, 773-6458. 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19 AND UPDATES ABOUT CITY SERVICES PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING PAGE ON OUR WEBSITE:
Coronavirus (COVID-19) City Updates

Thank you, stay safe & healthy!
-SB Rec Staff 


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PROHIBITION ON STATE-FUNDED AND STATE-SPONSORED TRAVEL TO STATES WITH DISCRIMINATORY LAWS (ASSEMBLY BILL NO. 1887) | State of California – Department of Justice

In AB 1887, the California Legislature determined that “California must take action to avoid supporting or financing discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.” (Gov. Code, § 11139.8, subd. (a)(5).) To that end, AB 1887 prohibits a state agency, department, board, or commission from requiring any state employees, officers, or members to travel to a state that, after June 26, 2015, has enacted a law that (1) has the effect of voiding or repealing existing state or local protections against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; (2) authorizes or requires discrimination against same-sex couples or their families or on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; or (3) creates an exemption to antidiscrimination laws in order to permit discrimination against same-sex couples or their families or on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. (Gov. Code, § 11139.8, subds. (b)(1), (2).) In addition, the law prohibits California from approving a request for state-funded or state-sponsored travel to such a state. (Gov. Code, § 11139.8, subd. (b)(2).)

The travel prohibition applies to state agencies, departments, boards, authorities, and commissions, including an agency, department, board, authority, or commission of the University of California, the Board of Regents of the University of California, and the California State University. (Gov. Code, § 11139.8, subd. (b).)

The law also requires the Attorney General to develop, maintain, and post on his Internet Web site a current list of states that are subject to the travel ban. (Gov. Code, § 11139.8, subd. (e).)

States Subject to AB 1887’s Travel Prohibition

The following states are currently subject to California’s ban on state-funded and state-sponsored travel:

Department Of Natural Resources Division

Image of five people cycling across a wooden bridge

There is plenty to be enjoyed for those who may not hunt or fish. Georgia has a beautiful landscape that can be used for biking, hiking, camping, wildlife watching, shooting sports, and many other recreational activities. Whether at a state park or in a Wildlife Management Area, there is plenty for everyone to enjoy.

ABOUT OUTDOOR RECREATION IN GEORGIA

Click here for the Georgia Outdoor Map interactive Web site.

The Georgia Outdoor Recreation Plan is a statewide blueprint for maintaining and sustaining public outdoor recreation resources to meet the demands of Georgia’s diverse and growing population. Click here to learn more about the Georgia Outdoor Recreation Plan. 


OUTDOOR RECREATION ACTIVITIES

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Biking

Biking is available on paved roads at all Georgia state parks, as well as on designated bike trails at several parks. Opportunities are available for the casual biker as well as those who prefer the challenge of mountain biking. Click these links for more information on where to bike at Georgia state parks or sign up for the Muddy Spokes Club, which spans over 68 miles of trails on 11 state parks.

Birdwatching

Birdwatching can be as easy as sitting at your kitchen table watching goldfinches and cardinals on your feeders or as adventurous as searching the pinewoods of Georgia for the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker. Whatever your pleasure, be sure to check out the Colonial Coast Birding Trail and the Southern Rivers Birding Trail. For young birding enthusiasts, check out the Youth Birding Competition. The Wildlife Resources Division also has information on planting gardens to attract birds and butterflies, nest box plans and much more. Visit backyard wildlife for more information. 

Boating

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Boating is a popular pastime in Georgia. Lake Allatoona and Lake Lanier both rank among the busiest Corps of Engineer lakes in the country. Thousands of boaters head to Georgia’s rivers, reservoirs and the Atlantic Ocean during the peak boating season, which runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day. To learn more about Georgia’s boating regulations, boat ramp locations, boater education, or how to register your boat, visit the Wildlife Resources Division’s boating information. In addition, more than 30 state parks have boats for rent by the hour, including motorized fishing boats, pedal boats or canoes.

Camping

State parks offer a wide range of camping opportunities, from RV pull-throughs to primitive backpacking sites, and from walk-in tent sites to yurts. For more information on camping opportunities, visit the Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites Division’s activities and accommodations and plan your next trip to one of Georgia’s state parks. Primitive camping also is allowed on wildlife management areas in designated campgrounds unless otherwise posted at the check station. Check the outdoor hunting regulations in the hunting regulations for more information on camping on wildlife management areas.

Fishing

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From pristine trout streams winding their way through the state parks, to bass fishing on one of the state’s reservoirs, to casting a line in pursuit of redfish on Georgia’s coast, Georgia has plenty to offer both the beginning and experienced

Indian River County Recreation Department

Indian River County Recreation Department


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Program booklet

View the Program Booklet – If you would like information about sponsorship or an ad in the next Program Book please call Jill Krebs 772 226-1726.

Instructors Wanted

We are currently looking for instructors certified to teach the following:

  • Swim Lessons
  • Water Aerobics/ Fitness
  • Yoga
  • Zumba (land and or water)
  • Swim coach for a Masters program 

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