City of Miami Parks Facilities and Programs Are Coming Back!

City of Miami Parks and Recreation Department

(Miami, FL - May 2, 2021) - The City of Miami Parks and Recreation Department will reopen all indoor facilities at parks citywide beginning tomorrow, Monday, May 3, with additional outdoor facilities and programs that have been closed or discontinued due to COVID-19 opening in the coming weeks. The phased reopening will allow parkgoers to resume many of the activities that have been unavailable over the past fourteen months. In keeping with Miami-Dade County Emergency Order 33-20, parkgoers will continue to be required to wear facial coverings when indoors at Parks buildings and outdoors, too, when not doing strenuous exercise.

Tomorrow’s reopening of Parks and Recreation buildings includes community centers, meeting rooms, stand-alone restroom facilities, locker rooms, gymnasiums and other indoor facilities. In addition to reopening indoor facilities tomorrow, the following outdoor Parks facilities will be available for parkgoers’ use beginning this week: water fountains, picnic shelter areas, open grills, benches, bleachers and table games.

Along with the reopening of specific facilities, the City of Miami Parks and Recreation Department is also phasing certain activities back in beginning in mid-May and continuing through June, as follows: 

  • Programs for Persons with Disabilities will resume on Monday, May 17
  • The City’s Summer Camp program will resume on Monday, June 14
  • Indoor permits will begin to be issued on Monday, June 1st at 50% reduced maximum capacity
  • Grapeland Water Park will reopen on Memorial Day Weekend as usual and will remain open weekends only until June 13, 2021. Starting on Monday, June 14, 2021 it will be open 7 days per week until August, 23, 2021.  It will then remain open weekends only until Labor Day.
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