Parklands Statement on COVID-19

Last Updated July 1, 2020

The Parklands continues to closely follow developments and guidance regarding the ongoing pandemic. This week marks another milestone. See below for our latest updates. All dates are subject to change based on guidance from the city and state. Please continue to keep an eye on our website for the latest information.

KEY UPDATES

CLOSURES

The following areas and amenities remain closed to the public until further notice:

View Latest Reopening Flyer

VISITING THE PARKLANDS

The Parklands is open daily from dawn to dusk offering families and individuals of all ages and abilities a way to get out and active while practicing social distancing. When visiting The Parklands, all guests should continue to follow CDC guidance on social distancing and healthy hand hygiene.

Additionally, visitors should:

Park Rangers and LMPD frequently patrol The Parklands. They are keeping an eye out for visitors who are not following group and social distancing guidelines to educate them on the risks. Visitors can report non-compliance to the COVID-19 Reporting Hotline (833-KYSAFER or 833-597-2337) or online at kysafer.ky.gov.

EDUCATION PROGRAMS

While in-person programs are currently on hold, park staff are producing digital content to keep visitors of all ages learning and engaged.

FACILITY RENTALS & COMMUNITY EVENTS

The Parklands can now offer increased capacity for gatherings throughout the park. Beginning June 29, 2020, groups of 50 or less are permitted at our pavilions, and our larger venues can accommodate even more, while adhering to social distancing guidelines.

The Parklands events team is making the necessary adjustments and taking safety precautions, including implementing updated PPE and sanitation procedures for staff, as well as adjusting seating and layout options to adhere to social distancing guidelines.

As the size of permitted gatherings increases, we are also working with partners to offer free events to the community, while adhering to state and city guidelines. Check out our events page for full details on upcoming events at The Parklands. www.theparklands.org/events

The health and safety of park guests and staff is our top priority, while providing a place for community and gathering. Learn more about our indoor and outdoor rental options at www.theparklands.org/venues. For pricing and availability, call 502-815-0277 or send an e-mail to events@21cparks.org.

FUNDRAISING EVENTS

This is a rapidly changing situation. We will continue to monitor developments and align our response with city and statewide efforts. Visitors are encouraged to check our website before visiting in case of additional closures or changes in programming.

Thank you for your patience and continued support of our donor and visitor-supported public park!

 

Become a Member