Playgrounds, sports courts, ballfields and picnic shelters closed
With heavy use and crowding in parks, the city is closing playgrounds, sports courts, ballfields and picnic shelters to follow with Public Health — Seattle & King County recommendations of practicing social distancing. The closure includes basketball and tennis courts, ballfields, picnic shelters and other active recreation areas where people may be in close contact.
Parks, trails and beaches remain open for walking and activities that do not require close proximity and allow for the recommended social distancing that allows six feet between people.
For an updated list of city closures and event cancellations related to COVID-19 impacts, please visit BellevueWA.gov/COVID-19.
Wondering how to practice social distancing in parks? The National Recreation and Park Association has put out a statement about using parks and open space while maintaining social distancing. Read more here.
With 2,700 acres of parks and open space, Bellevue offers countless options to get outside.
Bellevue's Summer Park Rangers typically work from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Bellevue Park Rangers work from 8 a.m. to midnight daily to provide education and outreach for the city. They can be reached directly at 425-864-1899. Please call 911 for any emergency or Bellevue Police for law enforcement needs.