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Posted on: November 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Update

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After much research and careful consideration, the City of Port Angeles will reopen the following on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. 


  • The Lincoln Park Dog Park
  • The Erickson Playfield Skate Park

Guidelines for Dog Park and Skate Park Use

The following guidelines are in place in order to ensure physical distancing and continue to slow the spread of COVID-19.  


Lincoln Park Dog Park (View a downloadable PDF of the guidelines here)

  • Enter at your own risk, the park is not sanitized. 
  • Do not enter park if you are exhibiting any illness symptoms or have been in contact with someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days. 
  • Wash your hands before and after entering the park. 
  • Limit groups to five or fewer and spread out to promote at least six feet of physical distancing.
  • Wear a mask when proper distancing cannot be accomplished.
  • Avoid physical contact like handshakes or high fives. 
  • Avoid touching gates, fences, benches, water faucets and trash cans with bare hands.

Erickson Playfield Skate Park (View a downloadable PDF of the guidelines here)

  • Enter at your own risk, the park is not sanitized. 
  • Do not enter park if you are exhibiting any illness symptoms or have been in contact with someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days. 
  • Wash your hands before and after entering the park. 
  • Limit groups to five or fewer and spread out to promote at least six feet of physical distancing.
  • Wear a mask before and after exercise.
  • Avoid physical contact like handshakes or high fives.
  • Avoid touching gates, fences, rails, ramps and trash cans with bare hands. 
  • No spectating, congregating or lingering on or near the Skate Park before or after riding. 

The City of Port Angeles continues to evaluate resources, requirements and best practices in determining the reopening of our facilities and services. For the latest information, please visit https://www.cityofpa.us/161/Parks-Recreation


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