City Hall is currently closed for walk-in service. Please call (830)-868-7111 to obtain more information. 

For information about Governor Abbott's Open Texas, please click on the link below:

 

https://open.texas.gov/

Swimming Pool Opening Date: - THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2020

Noon – 6:30pm Tuesday – Saturday

Please stay home if you have a fever, cough or do not feel well.

No group events or parties allowed .

20-person capacity in combined baby and adult pools. Entrance is on a first come/first serve basis with a 2-hour limit.

You may register in advance at gate.  Someone will notify you when there is an opening.

DO NOT ENTER WATER IN A MASK

  1. Social distancing will be required in the pool and on the deck areas. If unable to social distance you will be asked to wear a cloth mask. Groups (10) of family members that live in the same household are not required to social distance within the group.
  2. Register at gate
  1. Must wear cloth mask to register
  2. Temperature will be taken
  3. Hand sanitizer will be available at gate
  4. Name, address and phone number will be required
  5. Family passes and day passes available
  1. Showers will be closed.
  2. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
  3. Hand Hygiene and Respiratory Etiquette:
    1. Encouraging all patrons to wash their hands often and cover their coughs and sneezes.
  4. Cloth Face Coverings:
    1. Encouraging the use of cloth face coverings as feasible. Face coverings are most essential in times when physical distancing is difficult.
  1. Cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces at least daily and shared objects each time they are used. For example:
    1. Handrails, slides, and structures for climbing or playing
    2. Lounge chairs, tabletops, pool noodles, and kickboards
    3. Door handles and surfaces of restrooms, handwashing stations, diaper-changing stations, and showers
  1. Gatherings
    1. Avoiding group events, gatherings, or meetings both in and out of the water if social distancing of at least 6 feet between people who don’t live together cannot be maintained. Exceptions to the social distancing guidance include:
      1. Anyone rescuing a distressed swimmer, providing first aid, or performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, with or without an automated external defibrillator.
      2. Individuals in the process of evacuating an aquatic venue or entire facility due to an emergency.

Community & Memorial Park Opening Date:  Monday, June 8, 2020

  • 6 ft Social Distancing will be required. We ask that you wear a mask if possible. Social Distancing not required within a group (10) of family members living in the same home.
  • The playscape in Community Park will remain closed.
  • Please do not send your young children under the age of 10 to the park unsupervised.
  • The parks are not available for group events or rentals.

We ask that you be respectful of our decisions.

 

Outdoor Sports

Tennis, volleyball, washer pitching, skate boarding are approved provided that the sports do not include contact with other participants, and no more than four participants play the sport at any time.

Concession stand will remain closed until further notice.

Softball

Open 7 days a week, but park will close at midnight.

All communication leading up to tournament or non-tournament games should include information on COVID-19, preventive measures and any/all procedures that the host has

established for requirements of participants and spectators. Information on COVID-19 status in their area, local information (website where they can find the latest updates for their area), physical distancing measures, mask requirements, limits on spectators and what the plan of action will be for suspected cases.

Concession stand will remain closed until further notice.

Tournament Host Recommendations

  • Event Hosts/Tournament Directors/Event Staff
  • Tournament Directors should follow the lead of their local USA Softball Association and guidelines set in place by the CDC, Federal, State and local government.
  • Tournament Directors should be aware of the local restrictions of other states, counties, or associations before allowing teams from other associations/areas in the tournament.
  • Predetermine appropriate emergency contacts should anything arise during your event.
  • All communication leading up to tournament should include information on COVID-19, preventive measures and any/all procedures that the host has established for requirements for participants and spectators.
  • Information on COVID-19 status in their area, local information (website where they can find the latest updates for their area), physical distancing measures, mask requirements, limits on spectators and what the plan of action will be for suspected cases.
  • Participants should be instructed that if they are exhibiting symptoms of possible exposure to COVID-19, such as fever, that they should not come to events or participate in the events until such time as the participant has been tested and/or cleared.
  • Easy access to handwashing stations, hand sanitizers for all participants and spectators.
  • First aid at event:
    • Already should have trainer but might want to consider a COVID-19.
    • specific medical personnel there to help in event of suspected cases.
  • Might consider having spectators bring their own chairs and not use bleachers. Also designating areas that spectators might be prohibited from being in to avoid large numbers in any given space.
  • Event staff should be recommended to wear mask and gloves when they are in contact with spectators, participants, or coaches.
  • Recommended to have gloves and hand sanitizer on hand and available.
  • The City is asking parents to consider if their children are capable of staying at least 6 feet apart from people they don’t live with before taking them to a city park.
  • Limiting any nonessential visitors, volunteers, and activities involving external groups or organizations.
  • Signs and Messages
    • Posting signs about how to stop the spread of COVID-19, properly wash hands, promote everyday protective measures, and properly use a cloth face covering in highly visible locations (for example, at deck entrances and at sinks).
    • Broadcasting regular announcements about how to stop the spread on PA system.
    • Including messages about behaviors that prevent the spread of COVID-19 in contracts with individual patrons or households, in emails, on facility websites (for example, posting online videos), through facility’s social media accounts, and on entrance tickets).

Staying Home

    • Patrons should stay home if they have any of the symptoms under the self-screening checklist.

Health protocols for outdoor sports participants:                                                                               

  • Self-screen before playing in an outdoor sport for any of the following, new or worsening signs or symptoms of possible COVID-19:
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Chills
    • Repeated shaking with chills
    • Muscle pain
    • Headache
    • Sore throat
    • Loss of taste or smell
    • Diarrhea
    • Feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit
    • Known close contact with a person who is lab confirmed to have COVID-19
  • Individuals aged 65 or older are at a higher risk of COVID-19. To the extent possible, avoid contact within 6 feet with individuals aged 65 and older. Individuals aged 65 and older should stay at home as much as possible.

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DISCLAIMER: Participants, parents, family, and spectators engaging in

activities in the City of Johnson City's Parks do so with knowledge of the risk and potential

exposure involved and agree to accept any and all inherent risks to their personal

health.

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