Miami Beach Approves Reopening of Many Parks & Recreational Amenities
Updated: Apr 30, 2020
As South Florida moves towards its “new normal” during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Miami Beach is beginning its phased approach with the reopening of many parks and recreational amenities. The revised Declaration of Emergency Measures, effective Wednesday, April 29, 2020, specifies the facilities that will be reopened subject to the restrictions in Miami-Dade County Emergency Order 21-20 and any other applicable State, County or City Emergency Order.
PARKS & GREEN SPACES
Click here for a full listing of open parks and recreational facilities, including the Flamingo Park track, the batting cages at North Shore Park, neighborhood tennis courts and more. Hours of operation for any Parks and Recreation facilities permitted to remain open are as follows:
Park Hours: 7 AM to 7 PM
Boat Ramp Hours: 6 AM to 8 PM
Golf Course Hours: 7 AM to 8 PM
Tennis Center Hours: 7:30 AM to 7 PM
Parking in municipal parking lots located at city parks will be restricted to Miami Beach residents who are registered with the city’s residential parking program ONLY. The following Parks and Recreational facilities will remain CLOSED:
Beach View Park | 5301 Collins Avenue
Collins Canal Park | 2100 Washington Avenue
Pride Park | 1800 Convention Center Drive
Scott Rakow Youth Center | 2700 Sheridan Avenue
20 Street Pocket Park | 2001 North Bay Road
Indian Beach Park | 4621 Collins Avenue
LaGorce Park | 6421 Alton Road
82 Street Skate Park | 8200 Collins Avenue
35 Street/Pancoast Park | 13 35 Street
Washington Dog Park | 225 Washington Avenue
Washington Park Annex | 210 2 Street
Additionally, the following facilities will also remain CLOSED or are subject to the following restrictions:
All park restrooms will remain closed, except for restrooms at the golf courses and tennis centers, which shall be subject to the following restrictions: (1) an attendant shall be provided for each restroom; (2) restrooms shall be cleaned no less than once every two hours with CDC approved products; and (3) restroom use shall be limited to one person or one family at a time.
All basketball and volleyball courts will remain closed
South Pointe Park Pier and the fishing pier at Maurice Gibb Memorial Park will remain closed
Indoor four-walled racquetball courts, football bleachers, baseball stadium, and soccer cage at Flamingo Park will remain closed
The stadium and track at Flamingo Park will have a maximum occupancy not to exceed 30 people at any given time.
While the city’s beaches will continue to remain CLOSED, the beachwalks and baywalks remain OPEN. Use of the city’s beachwalks and baywalks continue to be limited to pedestrians ONLY prior to 9 a.m. and after 5 p.m. each day. Bicycles, scooters, skateboarding, in-line skating, roller skating, motorized means of transportation, and any other mobility devices (except for wheelchairs and other motorized means of transportation used by disabled persons) are PROHIBITED on the city’s beachwalks and baywalks prior to 9 a.m. and after 5 p.m. each day. Facial coverings must be worn on the beachwalk and baywalk, except by children under the age of 2, persons who have trouble breathing due to a chronic pre-existing condition, or persons engaged in strenuous physical activity or exercise. Any violation of these emergency measures shall subject the individual, operator, business entity, or organization to arrest and criminal prosecution pursuant to Section 26-36 and Section 1-14 of the City Code.