LOPR COVID-19 UPDATE

LO Parks & Recreation Update: April 6, 2021

News Update: LO Parks & Recreation event and activity cancelations and park & facility closures and modifications due to COVID-19.    

The following Parks & Recreation Facilities & Amenities are open:  

  • Adult Community Center Programs:  Meals on Wheels delivery continues & Lunch2Go continues on a drive-thru model. Virtual classes and programs are available, including the respite program, which continues virtually three days per week.
  • Athletic Fields:  Organized play is permitted with a field reservation when following Oregon Health Authority (OHA) guidance.  Athletic field use for the general public is permitted when following OHA guidance.  
  • Basketball Courts
  • Christ Church Parish Parks & Recreation Annex:  Limited to OHA permitted activities only.
  • Community Supported Agriculture:  Pickup continues with face coverings and physical distancing.  
  • Dog Parks  (Read the CDC guidelines for pets)
  • Golf Course Driving Range (with safety modifications). Front nine has reopened following storm closure. Back nine remains closed due to damage.
  • Indoor Tennis Center: Reopened with COVID-19 safety protocols.
  • Off Leash Dog Areas
  • Parking lots
  • Pickleball Courts at George Rogers Park with singles play or doubles play when from same household and wearing face coverings
  • Picnic Shelter & Premier Park Reservations: 2021 reservations are now open for applications. Due to COVID-19, reservations may be approved for the date requested but may be canceled or altered based on OHA guidance.
  • Playgrounds with six feet of physical distancing from others. Sandboxes remain closed.
  • Quarry Bike Park
  • Restrooms
  • Tennis Courts at Westlake Park with singles play or doubles play when from same household and wearing face coverings.
  • Water Sports Center permitted outdoor activities by Lake Oswego Community Rowing with additional safety protocols. 

The following are closed:

  • Drinking fountains per Governor's order.
  • Indoor Office Facilities remain closed to the general public (outside of OHA-approved class/activity offerings), including CCP, Golf Course Clubhouse & Luscher Farmhouse.
  • Sandboxes remain closed per Governor's order.

We are committed to continue serving our community during this public health crisis, but we will continue to follow the guidance of health officials and the direction of State and City government.  We recommend the following:

  • Refrain from using parks or trails if you are exhibiting symptoms. (Feel Sick, Stay Home)
  • Follow CDC’s guidance on personal hygiene prior to, during, and after use of parks or trails.  (Wash Your Hands, Don’t Touch Your Face)
  • While on trails, warn other users of your presence and as they pass, and step aside.  (Give Other Users Respect and Space)
  • Observe CDC’s minimum recommended physical distancing of 6 feet from other individuals at all times. If this is not possible, find an alternate location or find another space.  (Move To Find Your Own Space)

For the latest information about additional City facility closures, please visit the City of Lake Oswego Novel Coronavirus webpage at

https://www.ci.oswego.or.us/community/Novel-Coronavirus

The City of Lake Oswego is here to serve you in this uncertain time, we’re in this together. #LOtogether

For specific information, please contact the appropriate City department or visit their webpage:

Lake Oswego Public Library: www.lakeoswegolibrary.org(link is external) or 503-636-7628
Lake Oswego Adult Community Center: www.LOACC.info(link is external) or 503-635-3758
Lake Oswego Building Dept: www.lakeoswego.city/building(link is external) or 503-635-0390
Lake Oswego Planning Dept: www.lakeoswego.city/planning(link is external) or 503-635-0390
Lake Oswego Engineering Dept: www.lakeoswego.city/engineering(link is external) or 503-635-0270
Lake Oswego Public Works Dept: www.lakeoswego.city/publicworks(link is external) or 503-635-0280
Lake Oswego Fire Dept: www.lakeoswego.city/fire(link is external) or 503-635-0275

Sources of information:

U.S. and global updates:

www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html 

Oregon Health Authority updates:

www.oregon.gov/oha

Lake Oswego School District updates:

www.losdschools.org

Clackamas County Health Alerts

https://www.clackamas.us/coronavirus

For specific medical questions, people should contact their medical care provider. If you are having a medical emergency, call 911.

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