Park and Facility Closings

Keep up with all the latest news and information about current and upcoming closures of parks and facilities for the Leisure Services Department.  This page is updated as information becomes available, so check back often.
Sandy Creek Park Central Entry/Outdoor Showers -- Construction Complete
Facility 064 | Updated: 12:30 PM, September 22, 2016 | Posted: 4:30 PM, September 6, 2016
Crews have completed replacement of the central entry and outdoor shower area for the Beach at Sandy Creek Park.  For full details see the Sandy Creek Park page.
Trail Creek Splash Pad Closes for Season
Posted: 4:00 PM, September 6, 2016
The 2016 aquatics season came to a close Monday, September 5 with the final operating day for Trail Creek's popular Splash Pad.  With out pools having already closed Sunday, August 7 as Clarke County schools resumed classes, all of our aquatics facilities are now closed for the 2016 season.  Those looking for one last dip can dive in at Sandy Creek Park's swim area during the off-season.  We look forward to welcoming you all back for the 2017 season.
College and MLK Parking Area Reopened
Additional Temporary Maintenance Closure Anticipated
Facility 435 | Updated: 2:05 PM September 19, 2016 | Posted: 7:45 AM, September 12, 2016
The small greenway parking area at the corner of College Ave and MLK Drive was closed reopened today following a 4-day closure for paving.  An additional 1-day closure will be scheduled in about 2 weeks to allow crews to stripe the lot and install parking stops. This page will be updated when the closure is scheduled.
Satterfield Courts 1-3 Reopen Following Fence Replacement
Additional Closure to be Scheduled

Facility 056 | Updated: 4:10 PM, September 6, 2016 | Posted: 4:30 PM, August 16, 2016
Satterfield Park's tennis/pickleball courts reopened Friday, September 2 following completion of two weeks of work to replace the court's badly worn fencing.  Additional work on these courts is being scheduled and will likely occur in mid-late September.  For full details see the Satterfield Park page.
Construction Underway for World of Wonder Replacement at Southeast Clarke Park
Facility 488 | Updated: 8:30 PM, August 9, 2016 | Posted: 7:00 PM, June 8, 2016
Construction on the 2+ acre replacement for the World of Wonder Playground at Southeast Clarke Park remains on schedule. For full details, see the Southeast Clarke Park page.
Birchmore Trail at Memorial Park Fully Reopened -- Maintenance Continues
Updated: 6:00 PM, April 27, 2016 | Posted: 3:15 PM, May 15, 2015
Assembly and installation of two replacement bridges on the Birchmore Trail was completed today fully reopening the Birchmore Trail almost 3 weeks ahead of our original projected schedule.  Maintenance work on the trail will continue over the next several months.  See the Memorial Park Closings page for full details. 
Southeast Clarke Park Dog Park Area 1 Open/Area 3 Closed
Facility 465/467 | Updated: 1:00 PM, July 31, 2016 | Posted: 8:00 AM, March 4, 2016

On Monday, August 1, Area 3 at the Southeast Clarke Park Dog Park was closed for rehabilitation as Area 1 reopened. For more information see the Southeast Clarke Park page.
Boardwalk Closing on Cook's Trail
Facility 449 | Updated: 4:30 PM, May 6, 2016 | Posted: 7:30 AM, January 25, 2016
Structural issues caused by age and environmental conditions have lead to the closure of one of the boardwalks on Cook's Trail.  For more information see the Sandy Creek Park page.
Holland Youth Sports Retaining Wall Failure at May's Field
Facility 172 | Updated: 8:00 AM, August 8, 2016 | Posted: 4:00 PM, April 11, 2016
The retaining wall between Field 3 and Field 7 (also known as May's Field) at Holland Youth Sports has partially failed.  Crews have fenced off the hazard area while engineers assess the situation.  For more information see the Holland Youth Sports Complex page.