Sarasota County releases guidelines for summer camps, recreation

Sarasota County releases guidelines for summer camps, recreation
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Sarasota County officials released more information on outdoor and indoor recreation centers and summer camps going forward for the Phase 1 re-opening.

Last week, Gov. DeSantis issued an executive order allowing youth sports and recreation activities. He did advise local city and county governments to make decisions based on COVID-19 numbers in their respective areas.

Here is the latest from the county:

π—¦π—¨π— π— π—˜π—₯ 𝗖𝗔𝗠𝗣𝗦 Online and drop-off registrations for both specialty and day camp programs will open June 8. Five weekly summer camp sessions will begin June 29. Specialty camps scheduled June 1 through June 28 are canceled. A sixth week of camp will be offered at Colonial Oaks and Woodmere Park from Aug. 3-7 (pending registrations and staff availability).

π—œπ—‘π——π—’π—’π—₯ π—₯π—˜π—¦π—˜π—₯π—©π—”π—§π—œπ—’π—‘π—¦ All indoor reservations canceled through June 14. This includes the Venice Community Center. Reservations at Laurel Park, Longwood Park, and Bee Ridge Park from June 1 through Aug. 9 are canceled due to summer camps. Reservations at Colonial Oaks Park and Woodmere Park from June 1 through Aug. 16 are canceled due to summer camp programs.

𝗖𝗒𝗨π—₯𝗧𝗦/𝗒𝗨𝗧𝗗𝗒𝗒π—₯ π—¦π—£π—”π—–π—˜π—¦ Outdoor courts including basketball, volleyball and shuffleboard will reopen May 30. This includes Hecksher Park in Venice. Reservations will not be accepted without a reactivation plan. Playgrounds remain closed at this time. Pavilions where available and appropriate, will be opened on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations have been canceled through June 14. All special events and one-time reservations outdoor are canceled through June 14.

π—”π—§π—›π—Ÿπ—˜π—§π—œπ—– π—™π—œπ—˜π—Ÿπ——π—¦/π—Ÿπ—˜π—”π—šπ—¨π—˜π—¦ Tournament play may resume June 14, pending submission/approval of reactivation plans. Local league play and ongoing reservations may resume June 1 with submission/approval of reactivation plans.

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