The Alameda County Public Health Department issued a news release on June 29, 2020 putting a "pause" on moving the county into the next phase of reopening due to increasing COVID case numbers and increased hospitalizations. Click here for information on local COVID-19 Testing Sites and Information.
Read the Letter from the General Manager to the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District Community.
OPEN FACILITIES - Beginning May 4, 2020, the following LARPD facilities are OPEN with a priority of maintaining social and physical distancing of a minimum of six (6) feet between participants and wearing a face covering.
The following structures and park amenities are CLOSED and are prohibited from use until further notice:
Extended Student Services (ESS) elementary school program has been suspended until further notice.
PAL middle school program has been suspended until further notice.
Livermore Area Recreation and Park District preschool programs have been suspended until further notice.
We area able to offer limited LARPD recreation and open space camps programs are being offered per the Health Order. Visit Summer Camp Central for our most current summer camp offerings. Visit Senior Programs for current outdoor fitness and virtual programs. Visit Weekend Nature Programs for a current listing of our ranger-led nature programs.
July 17, 2020 - Governor Gavin Newsom briefs the press on school openings amid coronavirus.
July 15, 2020 - Alameda County Variance Approved
July 12, 2020 - Alameda County added to State's monitoring list
June 29, 2020 - Alameda County Public Health Department pushes pause on area reopening plan.
June 18, 2020 - Updated Health Order (effective June 19, 2020) allowing for outdoor dining, outdoor fitness, the opening of dog parks and more.
June 5, 2020 - Updated Health Order (effective June 8, 2020) with "social bubble" and face covering information.
June 2, 2020 - Camp Shelly Family Campground CLOSED for 2020 season.
May 29, 2020 - The Health Officer Order issued on May 18, 2020 does not have end date, and is in effect until otherwise amended, replaced, or rescinded.
May 18, 2020 - Alameda County Health Officer Updates Shelter-in-Place Order to Include Curbside and Store Front Pick Up
May 18, 2020 - Information relating to car gatherings
April 29, 2020 - New Health Order effective May 4, 2020
April 28, 2020 - Governor Gavin Newsom Provides Update on California's Response to COVID-19
April 27, 2020 - Upcoming Extensions and Revisions to the Current Shelter-In-Place Order
April 20, 2020 - LARPD - Discontinuation of Mutt Mitt Program
April 17, 2020 - Health Order for Wearing Face Coverings
April 3, 2020 - Message from Dr. Kelly Bowers, Superintendent of Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District
April 1, 2020 - Governor Gavin Newsom Provides Update on California's Response to COVID-19
March 31, 2020 - LARPD - New Health Order with Additional Facility Closures
March 26, 2020 - LARPD - Letter from the General Manager
March 26, 2020 - LARPD Declares State of Emergency
March 17, 2020 - LARPD Update to COVID-19 Response
March 13, 2020 - ESS, PAL and Preschool Programs Suspended
March 12, 2020 - Open Heart Kitchen Offers To-Go Meals Only
March 12, 2020 - LARPD Cancels Programs in Response to COVID-19
Resources for Seniors during COVID-19 - California State Department of Aging
Stay & Play Virtual Recreation Center - Livermore Area Recreation and Park District - Family focused activities you can do from home to stay busy and active while sheltering-in-place
How and When to Wash Your Hands - Centers for Disease Control
Face Covering Guidelines as issued by the California Department of Public Health
Make Your Own Mask for Personal Use - Instructions to make your own mask
Order to Shelter at Home FAQ's - Alameda County Public Health Department
During the shelter-in place order, the Friendly Visitor Program only consists of phone calls and writing notes to the seniors but it is a critical need. Volunteers are required to complete a background check (at no cost). Once the shelter-in-place is concluded, they would like volunteers to go back to regular visits with seniors. Friendly Visitor Application