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Posted on: March 16, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Rock Island Parks and Recreation COVID-19 Closures

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Rock Island Parks & Recreation programming and facilities including the Rock Island Fitness and Activity Center will remain closed until April 30th.

    The Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department is extending the closure of programs, events, and facilities through the end of April following the Illinois governor extension of the Stay at Home order.

     At this time, picnic shelter rentals, which typically start April 1st, will be on hold until further notice. The Spring Garage Sale at Longview Park will be cancelled.  

    Outdoor city parks will remain open, however restrooms and playgrounds will remain closed.

    The Rock Island Fitness and Activity Center will remain closed but will be offering virtual group fitness classes including yoga and HIIT throughout April. Registration links can be found on the Rock Island Fitness & Activity Center Facebook page.

     As the situation continues to evolve, the Parks and Recreation Department will make the public aware of additional changes and virtual class opportunities through social media and RAIN Line at (309) 732-7246.      

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