Dallas will reopen golf courses, tennis facilities and resume some outdoor activities

Dallas will reopen golf courses, tennis facilities and resume some outdoor activities

Dallas Park and Recreation facilities and outdoor programs are set to reopen on May 1 with specific usage restrictions that will adhere to physical distancing and safety and sanitary protocols. Operating restrictions for these areas may be found at dallasparks.org.

Park and Recreation operate six 18-hole golf courses, five full-service tennis centers and the Elm Fork Range. Select recreational facilities extend to tennis courts located in city parks will only allow singles play and fee-based recreational activities will follow the department’s phased approach to reopening.

See below for usage restrictions:

Golf Courses
• Allow only one golfer per cart unless the other rider is a child aged 10 or under
• Restrict tee time reservations to online or by phone only – no walkups
• Restrict tee times to group sizes of foursomes (four players at a time) only
• Restrict access to the pro shops to pro shop staff only and no more than four customers at a time
• Golf pros will clean and sanitize carts after each rental and before being checked out

Tennis Centers
• Restrict access to the pro shop to no more than two players at a time
• Pros will clean and sanitize rental equipment between users

Elm Fork Gun Range 
• Place 6’ markings for points where lines form
• Open only every other shooting lane for rental – providing for greater than 6’ of distancing
• Remove group seating areas
• Allow for call-in food orders only

Outdoor Programs (e.g. Fitness Camps)
• Provide a minimum of 12′ between participants with clearly identified workout locations
• Ensure equipment is wiped down and sanitized after each use and before issuing to the next participant

Parks and trails are open for families to enjoy. The City’s four dog parks and facilities located within parks, including other sports courts, athletic fields, playgrounds, water fountains, restrooms, pavilions, picnic areas will remain closed.

For additional Park & Recreation updates, visit dallasparks.org and for COVID-19 information, go to dallascityhall.com/coronavirus.

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