Play Safe, Stay Safe Redmond
Four-Week Statewide Restrictions in place (Updated 11/16/2020)
From midnight November 16 through December 14, all counties in Washington state rolled back to new restrictions laid out by the Governor's Office.
City of Redmond Parks and Recreation will open and operate park amenities, facilities and services where resources allow in alignment with the requirements for each phase and in accordance with guidelines from the Centers of Disease Control (CDC), King County Public Health and the Governor’s Office.
This page was last updated on November 16, 2020. Continue to check back for the most current information.
- Parks, Trails, & Amenities
- Sports Fields
- Recreation Activities
- Senior Services
As the City continues to carefully reopen park amenities, we remain committed to the safety of our community. We urge visitors and park users to practice physical distancing, wear a face covering or mask, no gatherings with more than 5 people from outside your household, stay home if you are sick, and to keep it moving to help prevent crowding. With your help, City of Redmond parks and trails can remain open.
Parks and Trails
All City of Redmond Parks and Trails are open. We ask all users to limit gatherings to no more than 5 people outside the household, maintain physical distancing, wear a mask or face covering, and stay home when sick. Visit our Parks and Trails page to learn more, and check out all of the available amenities for all parks and trails by viewing our brand new printable PDF Parks Amenities Guide and Trails Amenities Guide.
Picnic Shelters are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. We ask all users to limit gatherings to no more than 5 people outside the household, maintain physical distancing, wear a mask or face covering, and stay home when sick.
All playgrounds are open. We ask all parents to make sure that kids play safe recreate responsibly. Maintain 6 feet of space from other children, wear a face covering or mask, avoid group gatherings, stay home if sick, and keep it moving to help prevent crowding.
Sports fields are open for drop in use. Field rental requests are being accepted. Hartman Park Dow Baseball Field and Little League fields 1-4 will remain closed until further notice. All users are asked to limit groups of 5 or fewer outside the household, practice physical distancing and avoid contact, wear a face covering or mask, and stay home if you are sick.
User groups and rentals will be required to submit a safety plan subject to approval prior to consideration for use. All sports rental users must wear a mask at all times. The safety plan ensures that protocols and guidelines are in place to achieve physical distancing and other requirements outlined in guidance from the Governor's Office.
Basketball & Volleyball Courts
Basketball and volleyball courts are open for drop in use. We ask all players to play safe and recreate responsibly. Keep your distance with no physical contact, wear a mask or face covering, no gathering or large groups, and stay home when sick.
Splash pads remain closed.
Farrel-McWhirter Barnyard and Arenas
Animals at Farrel-McWhirter are able to be seen from open, grassy areas of the park and the trails around the perimeter.
City facilities remain closed through March 31, 2021. On November 17, 2020, Mayor Angela Birney announced that all facility closures will be extended through the end of March 2021. Limited outdoor recreation programs are operating at select program sites and can be found at Redmond.gov/register.
Redmond Community Center at Marymoor Village
Old Firehouse Teen Center
City Hall (and Bytes Café)
Anderson Park Cabins
Grass Lawn Arts Studio
Sports fields are open for drop-in use. Field rentals requests are being accepted in accordance with guidelines from the Governor's Office.
All users are asked to practice physical distancing and avoid contact, wear a face covering or mask, and stay home if you are sick. User groups and rentals will be required to submit a safety plan subject to approval prior to consideration for use. All sports field users are required to wear a face covering at all time. The safety plan ensures that protocols and guidelines are in place to achieve physical distancing and other requirements outlined in Washington’s Phased Approach.
Facility & Picnic Shelter Rentals
On November 17, 2020, Mayor Angela Birney extended the closure of all City facilities through the end of 2020. All Picnic Shelter and Facility rentals have been canceled through March 31, 2021.
Limited in person recreation activities are available for registration in accordance with the Washington's Phased Approach. Current activity information can be found at redmond.gov/activities. Registration is available at redmond.gov/register. The City continues to offer Meals on Wheels and virtual recreation classes and events online and through Facebook. Additional recreation activities and services are planned to resume in Phase 3.
The City continues to operate in accordance with the most current information provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), King County Public Health, and the Governor’s office. View our COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidelines, and Revised Cancellation & Refund Policy.
In-person senior activities, events, and classes are canceled. For available virtual fitness and recreation classes, visit redmond.gov/Activities. The Meals on Wheels program continues to operate. Other services and resources can be found at redmond.gov/SeniorServices.
The City of Redmond plans to reopen senior services and programs in Phase 4. Our top priority is the safety of our community and employees, and we are evaluating all available options to resume programs and activities as safely as possible.
Special Event, Park Use, and Film & Photo Permits
Due to the indefinite pause of Washington’s Phased Reopening from the Governor’s Office, Special Event Permits will not be issued until 2021 and Phase 4 has been reached. Park Use Permits and Film & Photo Permits will not be issued until 2021 and Phase 3 has been reached.
When Phases 3 and 4 have been reached, permits will be issued with additional health and safety plans in accordance with the CDC, King County Health, and the Governor’s Office. Event producers will be required to submit an application packet that will be reviewed through the Special Event Permitting process, which includes a full review of the safety plan.
For more information on Special Event Permits, Film & Photo Permits and Park Use Permits, please click here.