Photo: Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer
The city’s Parks and Recreation Department has reopened more amenities that had been closed since March because of COVID-19.
All playgrounds are now open, and additional restrooms near some playgrounds and along the trail system were reopened this week, according to a news release.
Park restrooms are now open at the Kessler Soccer Complex, Finger Park, Gordon Long Park, Lake Fayetteville Softball Complex, Lake Fayetteville Marina, Lake Fayetteville North Shore, Lewis Soccer Complex, and Lake Sequoyah.
Restrooms at Wilson Park, Veterans Park, Gulley Park and Davis Park were reopened on Aug. 24 and will remain open. The Walker Park restroom on 13th Street has been open throughout the pandemic and closes each night at 11 p.m. The restrooms near the tennis courts and splashpad at Walker Park will remain closed.
Sport restrooms at the Kessler Mountain Baseball Complex, Gary Hampton Softball fields, White River and Walker Park Baseball fields will be open during league play or for rentals only.
Playgrounds are now open at Bayyari Park, Braden Park, Bundrick Park, Finger Park, Lashley Park, Mashburn Park, Gordon Long Park, Greathouse Park, Harmony Pointe Park, Holland Park, Hotz Park, Lake Fayetteville Softball Complex, Red Oak Park, Rodney Ryan Park, Salem Park, Sweetbriar Park and the Yvonne Richardson Community Center.
Playgrounds at Kessler Mountain Park, Walker Park, Wilson Park, Gulley Park, Bryce Davis Park and Veterans Park were opened on Aug. 24 and will remain open.
One swing per bay was reinstalled at Braden Park, Gordon Long Park, Hotz Park, Lake Fayetteville Softball Complex and Lake Fayetteville North Shore to maintain six or more feet of social distancing.
Swings at Walker Park, Wilson Park, Gulley Park and Bryce Davis Park were reopened on Aug. 24 and will remain open.
Soccer Fields, Volleyball and Tennis Courts:
Soccer fields at Kessler, Walker and Lewis Parks are open. In addition, Volleyball courts at Veterans Memorial, Wilson and Walker are open. Wilson and Walker Tennis Courts will allow doubles play as well as singles play.