Marshfield Parks and Recreation releases update on park facilities
For Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield Parks and Recreation Department is updating the community on the status of its parks, facilities, and programs.
“The Marshfield Parks & Recreation Department has been monitoring the COVID-19 recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), federal, state, and local health officials. It is our goal to adhere to these recommendations as well as provide recreation opportunities for the community during the “Safer at Home” Order,” the city said in a release.
“Emergency Order No. 28 by Governor Evers has impacted some park facilities.”
Parks, facilities, and programs closed until May 26, include: Recreation programs and activities; park playgrounds, swings, and play structures; park facility rentals and special events; 2nd Street Community Center & Senior Center; Oak Avenue Community Center ; Wildwood Zoo, with Large Animal Drive Around open; and the cemetery office, call 486-2098 instead.
Facilities that are open, include: parks, trails, and green spaces; tennis courts, basketball courts, and batting cages; soccer fields, except Griese; softball and baseball fields, except Hackman Field; disc golf courses and the skatepark; park restrooms; and the Wildwood Zoo Large Animal Drive Around.
The Parks and Recreation Department offices are closed. Registration is available online at ci.marshfield.wi.us. You can also call the office at 715-384-4642 for facility reservations. A drop box is also located at the 2nd Street Community Center, 211 E. 2nd Street, Marshfield.
“Crowded parks may lead to closed parks, please do your part,” the release added.