• Playgrounds, sports courts, ballfields close to protect public health

    Published March 20 2020

    Parks, trails and beaches remain open 

    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.