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Posted on: April 28, 2020

4/28/2020 Update: University City Parks Usage and COVID-19

University City Parks Update

On May 1, 2020; tennis courts, trails, and general open areas of the parks will reopen.  However, park users will need to follow all CDC guidelines and County Executive Orders pertaining to social distancing.

City Manager Gregory Rose has announced that the Ruth Park Golf Course will reopen on May 15th, if not before.  Please check the City website for updates.

In an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19, the City will continue to follow all Executive Orders and CDC guidelines.  In doing so, the City of University City has taken the following actions:

  • All playgrounds, Basketball Courts, Dog Park, Athletic Fields, Pavilions, Restrooms and Facilities have been closed until further notice.
  • Summer Camp Program has been canceled.
  • Mulch services have been suspended.
  • Pavilions and athletic field reservations have been canceled and/or put on hold until further notice, and all programs, special events and activities have also been canceled until further notice.
  • Centennial Commons memberships will be extended an additional month for each month the facility is closed.

4/16/2020:  Parks usage and COVID – 19.

In an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19, the City is following all Executive Orders and CDC guidelines.  In doing so, the City of University City has taken the following actions:

  • All Parks, Trails, Playgrounds, Sport Courts, Golf Course and Facilities are closed until further notice.
  • Summer Camp Program has been canceled.
  • Pavilions and athletic field reservations have been canceled and/or put on hold until further notice, and all programs, special events and activities have been canceled until further notice.
  • Mulch services have been suspended until further notice.

 

Darren Dunkle, CPRP AFO

Director of Parks, Recreation and Forestry

City of University City

6801 Delmar Boulevard

University City, MO 63130

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