CORONAVIRUS: What’s Open, What Isn’t In Palm Beach County

Florida Covid-19 News

PBC Releases Easy To Follow Grid, See It Here

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County has just released an easy to follow grid of what’s open, what isn’t and what rules are in place. We remind you that this is a work in progress — information is changing quickly and may change again over the next few days.

Current Facility/Activity Status as of April 29, 2020
Facility / ActivityStatus
Park Open SpaceOpen sunrise to sunset for one-way walking, running and biking, equestrian riding, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and use of lakes while practicing social distancing.  
Playgrounds, Fitness Zones, Splash padsAll playgrounds, Fitness Zones and aquatic splash pads closed until further notice.
BeachesFor now, all Palm Beach County beaches remain closed. Restrictions and conditions for reopening beaches are still being coordinated with Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties.
BMX TrackOkeeheelee BMX Track closed until further notice.
Boat RampsBoat ramps open for public use. Capacities are based on size of the boat:-25-foot or less: maximum 6 persons (4 adult passengers plus 2 children 17 & under)-26- to 36-foot: maximum 8 persons (6 adult passengers plus 2 children 17 & under)-37- to 60-foot: maximum 10 persons (8 adult passengers plus 2 children 17 & under)-60-foot and larger: maximum 10 passengers plus crew 
-Beaching, landings, anchoring or mooring of vessels on sandbars, islands and open shorelines is prohibited.-Fish cleaning/bait stations limited to one person at a time-Single riders only on rented personal watercraft.-Recreational charter boats, drift fishing and dive boats, marinas, boat docks, boat ramps and other launching venues will be allowed to operate in adherence with CDC and specific county guidelines.-Individuals fishing must remain 10 feet apart.
CampgroundsCampgrounds remain closed until further notice.
Concessions and RestaurantsConcession availability varies; Restaurants open for takeout service only 
CourtsBasketball courts open for individual practice only. Only three players per half court shall be allowed. Competitive games are prohibited. Each player must bring his/her basketball and there shall be no shared use of equipment. Tennis and Pickleball courts shall be open for singles play only. Racquetball courts shall be open for individual practice only & competitive games are prohibited. Social distancing for those who wait.
Dog ParksDog parks remain closed until further notice; walk on a six-foot leash elsewhere in parks where dogs are permitted.
Golf CoursesCounty-operated golf courses will reopen to the public on Monday, May 4, with significant modifications for single play, such as play limited to walking and single-rider golf carts only. Locker rooms will be closed except for restroom use. Limited warm-ups on driving ranges are allowed but congregating after play is not. Golf courses will begin taking tee times on April 29.
Jim Brandon Equestrian CenterEquestrian Trails open for public visitation; facility closed until further notice; large events cancelled until further notice.
Juno Beach PierAll amenities at Palm Beach County beaches remain closed.
Kayak/canoe concessionsAvailable with sanitation and for singles use only.
Morikami Museum & Japanese GardensMuseum and gardens closed until further notice; group programs cancelled until further notice.
Nature CentersIndoor spaces closed until further notice; trails open for public visitation; group programs and rentals cancelled until further notice.
Picnic PavilionsAll group pavilions closed until further notice.
PoolsPools and Waterparks closed until further notice; large events such as swim meets cancelled until further notice.
Recreation CentersIndoor spaces, playgrounds and gyms closed; special events, group programs and rentals cancelled until further notice.
RestroomsMay be limited availability.
Riverbend Park / Loxahatchee River Battlefield ParkPark and trails open for public visitation; all special events and programs cancelled until further notice.
South County
Civic Center
All rentals cancelled until further notice.
Special Events/AmphitheatersLarge group special events cancelled or postponed until further notice; includes: 5K Runs/Walks, Concerts, Festivals, Food Truck Events, etc…
Sports FieldsOpen green space available for play; no groups, organized play or shared equipment.Sports team use of sports fields cancelled until further notice (fields only available for individual/small family open play); tournaments cancelled until further notice. Check with your organization as some sanctioning bodies have also implemented restrictions.
Therapeutic RecreationAll Special Olympics, Arts4All, and Community Programming cancelled until further notice.
Waterskiing/wakeboardingWaterskiing and wakeboarding are allowed when following CDC and social distancing guidelines

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