SEATTLE, WA — Play areas and adult fitness equipment reopened for public use at all Seattle city parks Tuesday, following updated public health guidance. All city playgrounds closed in late March as the state first enacted wide restrictions on public activities to curb the coronavirus’s spread.
According to the city, fitness areas and playgrounds are not regularly sanitized, and it’s important to follow public health guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep parks open for use.
Here are some safety reminders from the City of Seattle:
For play areas:
- Play equipment is open to five or fewer kids at a time
- Some play areas have only one piece of play equipment (usually a climber/slide combo), and others have many pieces of equipment (swings, little kids climber, big kids climber, zipline, etc.). No more than five kids on