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PRNS Cancellations & Closures
For updates and details on reopened facilities and amenities, please visit bit.ly/prnsreopens.
Friday, July 3: The City’s Emergency Operations Center will continue operating while most noncritical City services, such as the customer contact center (San José 311), libraries, and community centers, will be closed in observance of Independence Day. The City will continue to provide critical public safety and utility services during the holiday.
*Garbage and recycling service collection scheduled for Friday, July 3, will occur as usual.
July 4 Events Cancelled at San José Parks: For the health and safety of the community, all Independence Day celebrations and firework displays at parks are canceled citywide. Do your part and avoid gathering at parks over the holiday weekend. Some facility amenities, such as the tennis courts at Cahalan Park may close early on Saturday, July 4 if there are reports of illegal fireworks.
- Illegal Fireworks Reporting Tool: San José residents can “Snap, Click and Report” violators online:
- SNAP: Safely take a photo or video of the person participating in the illegal activity.
- CLICK: Visit www.sanjoseca.gov/fireworks.
- REPORT: Fill out the online form completely and be sure to include the address where the activity is taking place and the contact information for the reporting party. You may also report fireworks by calling 408-535-5600 or 3-1-1.
PARKS & TRAILS - Ongoing closures
Do Your Duty to Keep San José Parks Open by Maintaining Physical Distancing
The City of San José recognizes the wellness benefits that the use of parks bring. Let’s all do our duty to ensure parks remain available to use for everyone. To slow and reduce the spread of COVID-19, residents MUST follow Santa Clara County’s physical distancing orders. Failure to follow these public health and safety guidelines will result in City parks being closed indefinitely:
- Stay home if you are sick.
- Do not gather in groups or engage in group activities.
- Keep a six-foot distance from others at all times.
- Comply with listed amenity closures and stay out of restricted areas.
The health and safety of our employees, residents, businesses, and visitors remains the highest priority for the City of San José. Learn more about how you can keep our parks open.
To report a concern at a San José Park:
- For life threatening emergencies, call 9-1-1
- For non-emergency requests for service or to report a problem, visit San José 3-1-1
- For questions about park maintenance work, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The following parks are ongoing closures:
This list is fluid and will be updated regularly.
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Group, team or contact sports are prohibited, and all park amenities are closed by order of the County Health Officer. Activities that require shared equipment must be between individuals of the same household.
To protect public health and ensure park visitors adhere to park amenity closures, the City of San José is enforcing fines of $100-$500 for not following park rules and entering restricted areas. The following areas are closed:
Emma Prusch Farm Park is open, with the following closures:
Youth School-Based Services and Programs
All youth serving programs, including R.O.C.K., Afterschool, ASES, San José Recreation Preschool, Teen Centers and Youth Intervention programs are postponed. This includes:
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All community centers are closed with the Senior Nutrition Program operating as a curbside to-go meal. Closures include:
The Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services new Virtual Recreation Center is live – Monday, April 20 focused on mindfulness. Visit the Virtual Recreation Center (bit.ly/sjvirtualrec) for recommended activities. Share what you're learning and how you’re having fun at home by tagging our Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #FlattenTheCurveSJ. We appreciate your input on ways we can keep growing this page!
Events & Programs
All City events have been postponed effective immediately, including:
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Program and Rental Refunds
All PRNS rentals and program fees will be refunded. This includes prorated refunds for all cancelled classes. Due to the high volume of requests and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to note that all refunds issued by the City may take longer than the usual 2 to 6 week window. Automatic payments are currently on hold as community centers are closed to the public, and all programming is suspended until further notice.
Additionally, City of San José is canceling 2020 summer programs which were scheduled to begin in June 2020. Canceled summer programs include Camp San Jose, FIT Camp, Camp San Jose Jr., Leisure Camps, Teen Centers, Active Adults, Therapeutics, Rentals, Aquatics, and all other Special Events.
Customers registered for these programs will receive a full refund. We appreciate your patience as refunds may take between 8-12 weeks to process due to the high volume of reimbursements for summer programs. If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact customer service at (408) 793-5565 or email Sjregistration@sanjoseca.gov.