PRNS Cancellations & Closures
The City of San José continues to monitor and follow all recent County and State Orders and guidance. Read the April 29, 2020 County Order. The new County and State orders allow some park amenities to reopen with new protocols in place. San José closed more than 1,000 amenities that will reopen in a phased approach. Starting this weekend (May 9), amenities such as tennis courts and skate parks are re-opening -- except Lake Cunningham Action Sports Park. For updates and details on reopened facilities and amenities, please visit bit.ly/prnsreopens.
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.