With Phase 3 of the Governor's Healthy Washington- Roadmap to Recovery, the City's Parks and Community Services team are outlining some changes to programming and classes.
What has not changed:
- The Community Center remains closed to drop in activities. Some activities are available by reservation.
- Masks are to be worn at all times while in the Community Center
- Parents and spectators are asked to not go beyond our lobby
- Locker rooms remain closed
What has changed:
- Beginning the week of March 29, the Fitness Room & Track reservation roster will increase to 5 patrons.
- Beginning the week of March 29, the Pickleball reservation roster will increase to 10 patrons.
- Friend & Family Court Rentals
- Maximum of 11 people per court (ex: 10 kids & 1 adult)
- Call for more details 425-837-3300
- Classes, clinics and modified leagues are ongoing.
- Class numbers may be increased where capacity allows.
- Mask policies will be updated to match current guidelines.
- Spectators are not permitted to attend programs at the Issaquah Community Center in order to manage to capacity limitations and reduce the number of contacts in the facility.
- Spectators may attend outdoor programs. Spectators will need to remain in viewing areas separate from the program space.
Picnic shelter rentals – Available for reservation starting April 1
- Rentals available with up to 50 people in attendance
- Rental customers are expected to manage their event/meeting according to all current state and local COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions.
- Renter must provide their own hand sanitizer, wipes and other disinfectant to maintain a clean environment for their attendees.
- Renter must inform all attending their event/meeting that they must self-screen for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 before arriving at the rented Park Shelter.
- Masks are required to be worn outdoors when 6ft physical distancing is not able to be maintained.
- Renter will be committed to keeping a log of all attendees at event including contact information for up to two weeks after the event. This is required in the event contract tracing is necessary.
- Groups must abide by social distancing as much as possible.
- Training, practices and competitions allowed for low, moderate and high contact sports.
- Coaches, trainers, managers, spotters and any other paid or volunteer staff must wear face coverings at all times.
- Players in moderate risk sports (soccer, lacrosse, baseball/softball) are required to wear masks during all practices and trainings.
- Players in moderate risks sports may remove facial coverings while actively participating in competitions. Masks should still be worn when not actively engaged in competition (warmups, benches, dugouts, entering/leaving the fields, etc.)
- Officials and referees supervising low or moderate contact outdoor competitions are allowed remove their facial coverings if officiating requires them to run in the field of play.
- No more than 150 people are permitted on the field or in viewing areas. That includes players, coaches and spectators.
- If more than one team occupies a field, a buffer zone must separate each group.
- Unless otherwise listed, teams should follow the Sporting Guidance developed by the state.
These changes will take effect on April 5.
- There will be 3 lanes that can still be reserved each week.
- There will also be 3 drop-in lanes available that do not require a reservation.
- When swimming in a drop-in lane, participants will have to share with another swimmer. You are allowed to swim past one another, but must be on opposite walls when at rest to maintain social distancing.
- There will be 2 shallow lanes that can still be reserved each week.
- There will also be 2 drop-in lanes available that do not require a reservation.
- If all swimmers are from the same household, they can have up to three per lane.
- Recreation swim will return at designated times throughout the week.
- Monday-Friday 2-4 p.m., Saturday 1:30-6:30 p.m.
- During Recreation swim, we can allow 4 families at a time, each hour.
- There will be no changes to swim lessons at this time.