Effective immediately, the Department of Recreation has announced that all Philadelphia Parks & Recreation playground and athletic courts are closed until further notice. This includes basketball and handball courts. Parks & Rec’s parks, athletic fields, and trails remain open. When using public spaces, be sure to:
- practice safe social distancing
- use a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol or
- wash your hands for at least 20 seconds
These actions are part of the City’s effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia.