Livermore Area Recreation and Park District continues to evolve with the rest of the world in response to the pandemic. Information contained in the December Monthly Report is intended to help keep the Board of Directors informed on current projects and study issues, and is the most current and available information. Since work on these items is ongoing, the information is subject to rapid change. If a project or issue has not changed from the previous month’s report, the information provided may be the same as was previously reported. Please note that some projects are not directed or managed by LARPD, but they are included as informational only.
On Thursday, December 10, 2020, Alameda County Public Health Department reopened playgrounds in response to the State of California's updated Health Order. We are excited that once again the County gave the District permission to reopen our playgrounds as of Thursday, December 10, 2020. We are excited to be able to open our playgrounds as we understand the positive benefits they bring to our community, most importantly the need for children to get outside and play.
Per Alameda County Public Health, playgrounds pose a risk of spreading COVID-19 due to their high-touch surfaces, and encourage group gatherings and mixes households. To ensure the health and safety of our community, and to limit the transmission of COVID-19, District playgrounds are a use at your own risk park amenity. We encourage the community to follow the below health and safety guidelines that have been set by the State of California while utilizing a District playground:
We continue to work closely with Alameda County Public Health and the City of Livermore as we slowly reopen in a phased approach to help reduce the risk of a surge within our community. For more information about Alameda County Public Health Orders or to receive the most up to date information about COVID-19, please visit COVID19.CA.GOV. Please visit our District website at LARPD.ORG to receive additional information about our Facility and Park updates and closures. If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact our main office Monday through Friday from 10:00 am-2:00 pm at (925)373-5700.