Recreation Department

 

Dear Woodhaven Residents,

As of July 8, the City has re-opened most outdoor park facilities for public use.  We continue to stress the importance of wearing a mask and practicing social distancing.  The Parks and Recreation Department is committed to the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Wayne County Health Department related to the re-opening both indoor and outdoor park and recreation facilities.  

Civic Center Park Facilities Now Open

If you have questions or concerns about refunds, services and future programs, please contact us at (734) 675-4926. The community center is closed but the staff will be answering your phone calls, Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. 

The Woodhaven on Wheels van service will be operating Monday through Friday.  The van service is for senior citizens and residents who are unable to drive for medical reasons.  If you require service, please contact our driver/dispatch at (734) 231-6987. 

The City of Woodhaven Facebook page is a great resource for immediate community updates and notices from all the city departments. 

We thank you again for your social distancing as you enjoy using the trails, park facilities and open areas in city.  We are looking forward to the day when we can open the community center and all parks and recreation facilities for your enjoyment and use. 

We will see you soon and stay safe,The Woodhaven Parks and Recreation Department Staff 

Please take time to read the information below and share with family and friends: 

Protect Yourself and Others from COVID-19 

Staying physically active is one of the best ways to keep your mind and body healthy. In many areas, people can visit parks, trails, and open spaces as a way to relieve stress, get some fresh air and vitamin D, stay active, and safely connect with others. 

Know before you go: While park and recreation facilities and areas can offer health benefits, it is important that you follow the steps below to protect yourself and others from COVID-19. 

DO
  • Visit parks that are close to your home
  • Prepare before you visit
  • Stay at least 6 feet away from others (“social distancing”) and take other steps to prevent COVID-19
 DON’T
  • Visit parks if you are sick or were recently exposed to COVID-19
  • Visit crowded parks
 IMPORTANT REMINDERS 
  • Do NOT come to the park if you:
    • Have COVID-19 symptoms, which include a cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell
    • Have been in contact with anyone that has had COVID-19 within the past 2 weeks
    • Are a high-risk individual and your local health and government officials are directing you to stay home (High-risk individuals include those 65+ and people with serious underlying health conditions including diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, and illnesses that compromise breathing or the immune system.)
 
  • If not participating in an active sport, face coverings are highly recommended
  • Abide by the maximum social gathering sizes WHILE ensuring you are practicing social distancing (it is not an either or)
  • Wash your hands and use sanitizer, both frequently. Individuals should bring their own hand sanitizer.
  • Use the restroom before leaving home
  • Bring your own water or alternate hydration bottle
  • Sneeze or cough only into a tissue or your elbow
  • Limit your time at the facility so that you arrive just before the event or activity you are taking part in.
  • Avoid touching frequently used surfaces such as water fountains, gates, fences, nets, benches, handles, bathrooms/fixtures, etc.
  • Avoid touching your face at all times
  • Shower and wash and change your clothes immediately upon returning home

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/parks-rec/

https://www.michigan.gov/whitmer/0,9309,7-387-90499_90705-530620--,00.html



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