Pasco County Reopens 4 More Parks

D'Ann Lawrence White

PASCO COUNTY, FL — Pasco County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources has reopened four more parks to allow residents to participate in limited recreational activities.

Under Gov. Ron DeSantis' Phase 1: Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Planfor Florida's recovery, social distancing and gatheringguidelines remain in place. Groups of more than 10 will not be permitted, andsocial distancing of 6 feet remains necessary to help prevent the spread ofthe coronavirus 19.

Additional limited access openings include walking and fitness trails, openspace areas (excluding athletic fields), outdoor tennis courts and outdoorbasketball courts at the following facilities:

  • Land O' Lakes Heritage Park, Land O' Lakes
  • San Antonio Athletic Complex, San Antonio
  • Veteran's Memorial Park, Hudson
  • Wesley Chapel District Park, Wesley Chapel

All athletic fields,playgrounds, shelters and pavilions remain closed until further notice.

County officials are continuing to explore options to safely offer summer day camp. If camp is offered this summer, it will likely be at a reduced capacity with limitedspace. County officials expect to make a decision within the next two weeks.

Registration has been postponed until further notice.

This article originally appeared on the New Port Richey Patch