Baltimore City Takes Additional Measures to Keep People Off Playground and Fitness Equipment

| April 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

The City of Baltimore has taken extra measures to keep residents off equipment at City parks. From Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young:

Today, Baltimore Recnparks will begin securing playgrounds and exercise equipment at all Baltimore City parks. After seeing people use this equipment despite the need to practice social distancing while in public, I asked Director Moore to secure these locations. Our staff will continue to make every effort to ensure residents can stay fit and active. Last week, Baltimore Recnparks launched alternative recreation options through its Virtual Rec Center: https://bcrp.baltimorecity.gov/virtual-rec.

At Riverside Park, the rims were removed from the basketball courts, the swings were taped to the top bar, and the playground and exercise equipment was closed off with construction fencing.

At Federal Hill Park, the rims were removed from the basketball courts and the playground equipment was wrapped with construction fencing.

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