State, county, and local officials have all issued orders regulating the re-opening of various businesses, services and facilities that were closed or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has initiated his Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida’s Recovery. Below are links to the orders issued by the State, County and City of Hollywood. These orders define services and activities, as well as the health and safety precautions that must be followed to protect both workers and the general public.
The City of Hollywood is requiring the wearing of facial coverings anytime an individual is outside the boundaries of their residential property or in common areas of multi-family residential properties (see Hollywood EO 2020-06). In addition, Broward County issued Emergency Order 20-20 requiring facial coverings throughout the County in all public spaces where social distancing cannot be maintained. Please read the order for additional information.
Please be sure to review the emergency orders in place, as there will be strict enforcement and violators of the Facial Covering orders may be subject to fines, civil and/or criminal penalties.
The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation issued an order impacting the sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption effective Friday, June 26. (see below)
Department of Business and Professional Regulation Emergency Order 2020-09
All Executive Orders Issued by the Governor
All Broward County Emergency Orders and Declarations
Temporary Closure of Hollywood Beach - City of Hollywood Emergency Order 2020-07
Required Public Use of Facial Coverings - City of Hollywood Emergency Order 2020-06
Lifting Hollywood Beach Use Restrictions - City of Hollywood Emergency Order 20-05
Restricted Use of Hollywood Beach - City of Hollywood Emergency Order 20-04
Temporary Cafe Zone Order - City of Hollywood Emergency Order 20-03
Facial Covering Order - City of Hollywood Emergency Order 20-02
Safer at Home City of Hollywood Emergency Order 20-01
All beaches in Broward County, including Hollywood Beach, are now open under Broward County Emergency Order 20-14PDF. All persons using the beaches in Broward must comply with the requirements in place. Failure to comply with the requirements may result in penalties (civil or criminal) for violators and require beaches in Broward County be re-closed. The City shall apply and enforce all restrictions pertaining to Hollywood Beach as set forth in Broward County Emergency Order 20-14 and Attachment 15 - Beaches In Broward County Limited Reopening GuidelinesPDF. Additionally, the City of Hollywood has issued Hollywood Emergency Order 2020-06 requiring the wearing of facial coverings anytime an individual is outside their private residence (see the order for permitted exceptions).
Ocean activities (such as surfing, swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, body surfing) and limited land based active recreation and exercise (such as walking, running, biking and surf fishing) are permitted on beaches in Broward County. Picnicking, sunbathing, sitting, lying on beach, as well as the use of umbrellas, canopies, chairs, loungers, and coolers are also permitted.
City leaders continue to monitor the scientific/medical data related to COVID-19 in our region. Those visiting parks and recreational facilities must follow the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Florida Department of Health as well as the requirements of State, County and Local Emergency Orders including, physical distancing of six feet minimum and wearing a facial covering at all times unless engaged in exercise such as walking, running, jogging, skating, bicycling, etc. If a distance of six feet is not possible, a facial covering must be worn. A facial covering must be available to show upon request by local authorities. Do not gather in groups of more than 10 individuals. Additional information on restrictions can be found here. Park and Facility patrons must not enter a park or recreational facility if they have COVID 19 symptoms or have been exposed within the past 14 days. No group gatherings or events at this time. Please bring your own water for yourself and your pets, water fountains are not available at this time.
The following fields have reopened for organized sports, so long as the activity is part of an established athletic league or part of and organized program. League or program must provide health guidelines to department prior to use. Permits are required.
The following Community and Multi-Purpose Centers have reopened with limited programming that meets physical and capacity guidelines for managing COVID-19. Summer Camps are a priority for facility use. No private reservations at this time.
Participants will be required to follow these guidelines:
The following parks are open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for passive use only. Passive use includes walking, biking, running and individual enjoyment of the natural surroundings, unless otherwise noted below. No groups larger than 10 people, playground, or active organized team sports allowed. Facial coverings must be worn at all times unless engaged in exercise activity such as walking, running, jogging, skating, bicycling, etc., while maintaining a six foot distance from other individuals. If a distance of six feet is not possible, a facial covering must be worn. No access to restrooms or water fountains.
Outdoor basketball courts are open for individual use. No multiplayer games or pick-up games permitted and physical distancing must be maintained at all times. No groups of more than 10, includes those on court and waiting for a court
Paddleball courts are open for singles play with only two people allowed per court allowed. No multiplayer games. Physical distancing is required off court. No groups of more than 10, includes those on court and waiting for a court.
Pickleball courts are open for singles and doubles play. Physical distancing is required off court. No groups of more than 10, includes those on court and waiting for a court.
Open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Singles and doubles play.
Hollywood Marina - 700 Polk StreetBoat Ramps open to motor-powered craft only. One boat on a ramp at a time. Marina Boat Ramp returned to normal hours of operation, 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. as of Wednesday, May 27th.Holland Park - 801 Johnson StreetBoat ramps open for normal operations. Observation Tower is now open. Please follow physical distancing requirements.Ramp hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Once the parking area reach capacity, the ramps will be closed.)
The Community Garden at Oak Lake requires anyone working in the garden to wear a mask.
No tours, lessons or private engagements at this time.
The ArtsPark Artists in Residence are accepting individual and groups of less than 10 for classes and instruction.
Contact artists directly for more information and upcoming classes:
Facial coverings must be worn at all times unless engaged in exercise activity such as walking, running, jogging, skating, bicycling, etc., while maintaining a six foot distance from other individuals. If a distance of six feet is not possible, a facial covering must be worn. One person per element and no more than 10 people in the skate park at a time.
Open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. City-maintained dog parks will be open for individual use, no groups or walkers. Physical distancing is required. Owners should bring water with them as the facility water fountains WILL NOT be operational.
Hollywood Dog Beach (the area of the beach between Pershing and Custer Streets) is now open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. All users must have daily or six month pass. Patrons must follow physical distancing when in park. Facial coverings must be worn at all times unless engaged in exercise activity such as walking, running, jogging, skating, bicycling, etc., while maintaining a six foot distance from other individuals. If a distance of six feet is not possible, a facial covering must be worn. Please bring your own water as water fountains are closed. Permits can be purchased at Dog Beach only during operations hours at this time. Credit cards only. Hollywood Dog Beach is only the area located between Pershing and Custer Streets on Hollywood Beach during designated days/times.
The Driftwood Community Pool, located at 3000 N 69th Avenue is now open for lap swimming and limited private swim lessons.
For the current list of offerings contact the pool at 954.967.4644
Pavilion rentals are available for only parties less than 10. Pavilions must be rented in advance, no walk up rentals allowed. Visitors must adhere to physical distancing and must wear facial cover at all times unless engaged in exercise activity such as walking, running, jogging, skating, bicycling, etc., while maintaining a six foot distance from other individuals. If a distance of six feet is not possible, a facial covering must be worn. Venues will be limited to 1 rental per day. Only pavilions listed below are available for rental. Rental times are 4 hours maximum. All other pavilions remain closed at this time. Please call 954.921.3404 to reserve a pavilion.
These facilities will be cleaned and sanitized twice daily, seven days a week per CDC guidelines. Please, only one customer at a time inside the restroom facility. Families are allowed to go in together.
City of Hollywood Public Works crews unlock and sanitizes with 70% alcohol each morning. Between 11:00 a.m. and noon crews clean and sanitize again. In the afternoon the Community Redevelopment Agency third party vendor cleans every hour. They are also taking extra measures to sanitize each facility. The facilities are cleaned one last time before the doors are locked for the evening. The crews start that final cleaning and closing process at 9:00 p.m.
Florida Department of Health in Broward County, in partnership with the City of Hollywood, is hosting a free COVID-19 Walk-Up Testing Site on Tuesday through Saturday at the Boulevard Heights Community Center, 6770 Garfield Street in West Hollywood from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
No appointment necessary. Those interested in securing a set day and time are encouraged to call 954.412.7300 to schedule an appointment.