Closure of Certain Town Parks and Playgrounds

Town of Clinton Police/OEM - Administrative Order No. 2020-5 Advisement – 3/23/20

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Town of Clinton Police/OEM
OEM Administrative Order No. 2020-5 Advisement – 3/23/20

 

Closure of Certain Town Parks and Playgrounds

 

Consistent with State Executive Orders No. 107 and 108 certain municipal parks and playgrounds will be closed to the public until further notice as follows:

  • Playgrounds, picnic areas,  pavilions, and building facilities. All playgrounds, picnic areas, pavilions, and building facilities located in Town parks and open space shall be closed to the public.
  • Basketball courts.  All basketball courts located on Town property shall be closed to the public until further notice.
  • Tennis Courts.  All tennis courts shall remain open to the public provided the recommended six-foot social distancing guidelines can be met.
  • Fitness Trail.  The fitness trail shall remain open for walking/running only.  All fitness equipment on the trail should not be used until further notice.
  • County parks and open space.  Consistent with orders issued by Hunterdon County, all playgrounds, picnic areas, pavilions, and building facilities in Hunterdon County parks and open space remain closed to the public until further notice.  County parks and open space can be used for trail walking/running and passive recreation provided social distancing guidelines are followed.

Notwithstanding the above, all Town parks and open space shall remain open for the purposes of walking and passive recreation only provided that social distancing guidelines are followed.  All parks shall continue to open at 6:00 am, however, they shall close at 8:00 pm in compliance with the recommended curfew set forth in State Executive Order No. 104.

This order shall take effect immediately