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 / Activity||Status|
|Park Open Space||Open 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 pads||All playgrounds, Fitness Zones and aquatic splash pads closed until further notice.|
|Beaches||For 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 Track||Okeeheelee BMX Track closed until further notice.|
|Boat Ramps||Boat 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.
|Campgrounds||Campgrounds remain closed until further notice.|
|Concessions and Restaurants||Concession availability varies; Restaurants open for takeout service only|
|Courts||Basketball 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 Parks||Dog parks remain closed until further notice; walk on a six-foot leash elsewhere in parks where dogs are permitted.|
|Golf Courses||County-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 Center||Equestrian Trails open for public visitation; facility closed until further notice; large events cancelled until further notice.|
|Juno Beach Pier||All amenities at Palm Beach County beaches remain closed.|
|Kayak/canoe concessions||Available with sanitation and for singles use only.|
|Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens||Museum and gardens closed until further notice; group programs cancelled until further notice.|
|Nature Centers||Indoor spaces closed until further notice; trails open for public visitation; group programs and rentals cancelled until further notice.|
|Picnic Pavilions||All group pavilions closed until further notice.|
|Pools||Pools and Waterparks closed until further notice; large events such as swim meets cancelled until further notice.|
|Recreation Centers||Indoor spaces, playgrounds and gyms closed; special events, group programs and rentals cancelled until further notice.|
|Restrooms||May be limited availability.|
|Riverbend Park / Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park||Park and trails open for public visitation; all special events and programs cancelled until further notice.|
|All rentals cancelled until further notice.|
|Special Events/Amphitheaters||Large group special events cancelled or postponed until further notice; includes: 5K Runs/Walks, Concerts, Festivals, Food Truck Events, etc…|
|Sports Fields||Open 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 Recreation||All Special Olympics, Arts4All, and Community Programming cancelled until further notice.|
|Waterskiing/wakeboarding||Waterskiing and wakeboarding are allowed when following CDC and social distancing guidelines|
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