City’s Parks and Recreation Re-Opening Plan
May 22, 2020

In an effort to provide citizens with directions regarding re-opening, the City of Columbia's Parks and Recreation Department has announced that they will re-open their parks and amenities in phases throughout the summer. The following outlines a phased plan to re-open parks and amenities for citizens to enjoy with restrictions. 

Listed guidelines expected from all citizens:

  • Maintain Social Distancing of 6 feet. at all times
  • Citizen visitation to park facilities will be limited based on our ability to maintain social distancing requirements
  • Follow the Governor’s Executive Order regarding gatherings, “Congregation or gatherings of people in groups of three or more is prohibited”
  • Park staff reserves the right to disband gatherings and/or solicit support from local law enforcement as needed

**Citizens who participate in these activities do so at their own risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic** 

VIEW: City of Columbia Reopening Plan.PDF

Parks Re-opening Plan - At a Glance

Phase 1 

Outdoor Greenways and Open Spaces 

May 12, 2020 

Phase 2 

Tennis Courts and Athletic Fields 

May 25, 2020 

Phase 3 

Park Amenities 

June 8, 2020 

Phase 4 

Recreation Facilities/Gyms/Wellness 

June 22, 2020 

Phase 5 

Tournaments/League Play 

August 3, 2020 


Special Events, Summer Camps, Pools, and Rentals 

Until Further Notice