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Posted on: May 26, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Additional City Parks and Recreational Facilities Opening Wednesday, May 27th

Select Parks and Recreational Facilities Open

City leaders continue to monitor the scientific/medical data related to COVID-19 in our region. Provided compliance with social distancing, capacity restrictions and other CDC guidelines are observed at City-operated parks and recreational facilities, additional openings are planned. Those visiting parks and recreational facilities must follow the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Florida Department of Health, including wearing facial covering and social distancing. Detailed information on those restrictions can be found here. Park and Facility Patrons shall not enter a park or recreational facility if they have COVID 19 symptoms or been exposed within the past 14 days. No group activities allowed at this time. Please bring your own water, water fountains are not available at this time. 


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. No groups larger than 10 people, no court play, playground, or active organized team sports allowed. Facial coverings must be worn when at least 6 feet between individuals cannot be maintained. No access to restrooms or water fountains.

  • ArtsPark at Young Circle - 1 Young Circle
  • Bob Butterworth Park - 5749 Fletcher St
  • Charles Vollman Park - 2933 Taft Street
  • Earl Crofford Park- 900 S Park Road
  • Emerald Hills Lakes Park - 3901 N 30th Terrace
  • Jefferson Park - 1501 Jefferson Street
  • Joe DiMaggio Park - 1001 Harbor Court
  • John Williams Park - 6101 Sheridan Street
  • Harry Berry Park - 301 Azalea Terrace
  • Keating Park - 2500 S Ocean Drive & Magnolia Terrace 
  • Lions Park - 3003 Hollywood Boulevard
  • Oak Street Park - Oak Street & Surf Road
  • Oakridge Park - 5200 SW 35th Avenue
    Poinciana Park- 1301 South 21st Avenue
  • Sailors Point Park - 921 N Northlake Drive
  • Stan Goldman Park – 800 Knights Road
  • Three Islands Park - 1902 Parkview Drive
  • Water View Park - 2660 Coolidge Street
  • Zinkil Park - 5451 Washington Street

Additional Parks Opening Wednesday, May 27

  • Bicentennial Park -  7300 Farragut Street 
  • Kiwanis Park -  3400 Johnson Street
  • Lincoln Park -  2340 Lincoln Street
  • Mara B. Giulianti Park -  4151 N Hills Drive
  • Montella Park -  1231 N 69th Way
  • Oakwood Hills Park - 2701 N 26th Avenue
  • Sal Oliveri Veterans Park - 4701 Tyler Street
  • Stan Goldman Memorial Park - 800 Knights Road 

Basketball Courts

Outdoor basketball courts open (beginning Wednesday, May 27th) for individual skill development only. No more than two persons per 1/2 court. No multiplayer games. Physical distancing is required off court. No groups of more than 10, includes those on court and waiting for a court

  • Bicentennial Park -  7300 Farragut Street
  • David Park Community Center - 108 N. 33rd Court
  • Emerald Hills Lake - 3901 N 30th Terrace
  • Jefferson Park - 1501 Jefferson Street
  • Mara B. Giulianti Park - 4151 N Hills Drive
  • Kay Gaither Community Center - 6291 Funston Drive
  • Washington Park Community Center - 5199 Pembrook Rd
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Community Center - 2400 Charleston St

Paddleball Courts

Paddleball courts will allow for singles play only beginning on Wednesday, May 27th. Only two people 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.

  • Charnow Park - 300 Connecticut Street
  • Jefferson Park - 1501 Jefferson Street
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Community Center - 2400 Charleston Street

Tennis Courts

  • Driftwood Community Center - 3000 N 69th Avenue
  • Jefferson Park - 1501 Jefferson Street
  • David Park Tennis Center - 510 N 33rd Court is opening Wednesday, May 27th.  For more information contact the Tennis Center at 954.967.4236.

Open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Singles play only. Only two players per court inside court area at a time. Facial coverings must be worn when at least 6 feet between individuals cannot be maintained.

Boat Ramps

Hollywood Marina - 700 Polk Street
Boat Ramps open to motor-powered craft only. One boat on a ramp at a time. Marina Boat Ramp will return to normal hours of operation, 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. as of Wednesday, May 27th.

Holland Park - 801 Johnson Street 
Boat ramps open for row boats, canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and motorized vessels.
(Note: No other areas of Holland Park will be open)

Ramp hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Once the parking area reach capacity, the ramps will be closed.)

Golf Courses

  • Golf courses at Hollywood Beach Golf Club, Eco Golf Club and Orangebrook Golf Club are open for play with restrictions. View restrictions by clicking here.
  • The Driving Range at Orangebrook will reopen on Wednesday, May 27th with limited capacity and physical distancing rules in place.

Community Garden

The Community Garden at Oak Lake requires anyone working in the garden to wear a mask. 

ArtsPark Studio

 No tours, lessons or private engagements at this time.

Hollywood Broadwalk

  • The Broadwalk is open for exercising including walking, jogging and bike riding. The 6-9 a.m. limit has been discontinued as of 5/18/20
  • The Broadwalk is also open to access and patronize restaurants/food establishments and retailers
  • No rollerblading, skating or skateboarding
  • No loitering or sitting on the wall.
  • Social distancing of at least 6 feet between individuals is requred
  • No groups larger than 10 people
  • Facial coverings must be worn when at least 6 feet social distancing cannot be maintained and when patronizing retail businesses
  • Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. to Mondays at 5:00 a.m. bike riding will be prohibited on the Broadwalk from Harrison Street to Carolina Street to allow for Temporary Café Zone
  • The sandy beach remains closed at this time

Skate Parks

  • Hollywood West - Open 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Stan Goldman - Open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Facial coverings must be worn when at least 6 feet between individuals cannot be maintained. One person per element and no more than 10 people in the skate park at a time.

Dog Parks

  • Emerald Hills Lakes Park - 3013 N 39th Street
  • John Williams Park - 6101 Sheridan Street
  • Oakridge Park - 5300 SW 35 Avenue
  • Poinciana Park - 1301 S 21 Avenue  
  • Stan Goldman Park - 800 Knights Road

Open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. City-maintained dog parks will be open for individual use. Facial coverings must be worn when at least 6 feet between individuals cannot be maintained inside the dog park. No more than 3 humans and 6 dogs allowed in facility at any time. No groups or walkers allowed. Pet owners must have their own hand sanitizer on and with them while inside the park. Owners should bring water with them as the facility water fountains WILL NOT be operational. (CDC and National Park and Recreation Association have no recommendations at this time. Some human to animal cross contamination cases have been observed.)

Hollywood Dog Beach 

Hollywood Dog Beach is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. as of May 27th. All users must have daily or six month pass. Patrons must follow physical distancing when in park. Facial coverings are recommended. 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 located between Pershing and Custer Streets on Hollywood Beach.

Driftwood Community Pool

The Driftwood Community Pool, located at  3000 N 69th Avenue is opening on Wednesday, May 27th for lap swimming and limited private swim lessons. 

  • Only courses where instructor can teach outside of the water or maintain 6 ft. physical distance. 
  • Participants only inside facility. 
  • Professional courses CPR, AED, Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor. 
  • NO OPEN SWIM at this time. 
  • Physical distancing required at all times. 
  • Facial coverings must be worn outside of water. 
  • Temperature check for employees and patrons required before entry into facility. 

For the current list of offerings contact the pool at 954.967.4644

Pavilion Rentals 

Beginning Wednesday, May 27th, pavilion rentals will be available. Rentals are 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 when within 6 feet of another person. 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.

  • Holland Park - 801 Johnson St
  • John Williams Park - 6101 Sheridan Street
  • Sal Oliveri Veterans Park - 4701 Tyler Street

Limited Restroom Facilities Available

  • Charnow Park
  • Harry Berry Park
  • Holland Park 
  • Johnson Street on Hollywood Beach
  • Keating Park
  • Sailors Point               
  • Stan Goldman Park 
  • Zinkil Park 

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.

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