Update on reopening rec centers


The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) has been following a phased approach to reopening recreation centers this year after closing due to the pandemic. Five more recreation centers reopened this month: Morris, Painter, Peavey, Pershing, Van Cleve.
Locally, Hiawatha School, Keewaydin, Lake Hiawatha, Lake Nokomis, Pearl, Powderhorn, and Sibley are open. Longfellow remains closed.
In total, there are currently 38 recreation centers are open with the following conditions:
• Recreation centers are only open for scheduled programs.
• No drop in visits.
• Registration is required for all programs so that the MPRB can perform contact tracing in the case of a COVID-19 outbreak.
• Masks are required for unvaccinated visitors and staff.
• Masks are encouraged for vaccinated visitors and staff.
All recreation centers are expected to return to regular hours and operation this fall.


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