Are parks closed?

City parks and playgrounds and their amenities are open to the public. According to state guidelines, playgrounds may be open to up to 25 people at a time. The City posted new signage at playgrounds to remind individuals of COVID-19-related health and safety measures - More here

Per state guidelines, outdoor sport facilities for individual use (i.e. fields and tennis, basketball, and pickle ball courts) may be open to 25 people at a time per court or field - More here.

City-owned parks and trails are open, but visitors must follow social distancing guidelines of six feet between individuals and are restricted to groups of 10 or less. 

Dog parks are open, but pet owners are encouraged to wear face coverings and practice social distancing in those spaces.

For more information about our trails and open spaces, visit

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1. When will city buildings re-open?
2. Are parks closed?
3. What are the guidelines for restaurants, bars, and gyms?
4. Are pools closed?
5. Are splash pads open?
6. Are youth day and sports camps allowed?
7. Will the police department facility remain open to the public?
8. Will the city continue to hold public meetings and/or events?
9. Can I still pay my water bill in person?
10. Will the city continue issuing contractors licenses, building permits and performing inspections?
11. Will the city continue issuing sales tax/business licenses?
12. Why did the city declare a local disaster?
13. Is my water safe?
14. What happens if I’ve paid for lessons, programs or sports at the Brighton Recreation Center?
15. What do I do about my quarterly/annual membership at the Brighton Recreation Center?
16. My child was in the recreation center preschool classes. What can I expect?
17. Is the Recycling Center still open?
18. Is there help available if I can't pay my water bill?