Cleveland’s outdoor pools, 4 rec centers and Camp Forbes closed this summer; remaining facilities will reopen in July with social distancing measures in place

Indoor pools will reopen, but outdoor pools, splash pads and spray basins will remain closed throughout the city

Cleveland’s outdoor pools, 4 rec centers and Camp Forbes closed this summer; remaining facilities will reopen in July with social distancing measures in place
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, during a recent conference call with local media and residents. (Source: East 171 off St. Clair)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The city of Cleveland operates 22 recreation centers and one residential camp, and due to potential Covid-19 risks, five of these facilities will remain closed throughout the summer.

Those facilities include, according to Mayor Frank Jackson’s Office:

  • Kovacic
  • Hamilton (Exception: Indoor pool will be open to the public)
  • Halloran
  • Stella Walsh
  • Camp George Forbes

The remaining rec centers will open on July 6, with strict social distancing guidelines in place.

Employees will be required to wear masks, and will routinely sanitize commonly used surfaces.

Also, visitors will be held to time and occupancy limits in the facility and indoor pool areas.

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