Play Safe, Stay Safe Redmond
The City's Play Safe Plan outlines the reopening of park amenities, facilities, and services where resources allow, in alignment with requirements outlined in the Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery, signed by Governor Inslee to go into effect on January 11, 2021. The City is aware of recent CDC guidance and continues to require masks in the manner reflected on this page. When requirements through the state and King County Health change, this page and mask requirements will be changed at that time.
This page was last updated on June 11, 2021. Continue to check back for the most current information.
- Parks, Trails & Amenities
- Sports Fields & Courts
- Facilities & Rentals
- Activities & Summer Camps
- Senior Services
Parks and Trails
All City of Redmond parks and trails are open. We ask all users to limit gatherings with people outside their household and in accordance with gathering size restrictions outlined in the Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery, maintain physical distancing, wear a mask or face covering, and stay home when sick. Visit our Parks and Trails page to learn more or check out all of the available amenities by viewing our Parks Amenities Guide and Trails Amenities Guide.
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.
The Splash Pads at Downtown Park and Grass Lawn Park are open daily 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. from June 3- September 6, 2021. Please continue to practice physical distancing and stay home if you are sick.
Farrel-McWhirter Barnyard and Arenas
The Barnyard at Farrel-McWhirter Park is reopened for limited hours as of February 1, 2021. Current hours are Monday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. The arenas have reopened as of Monday, April 5, 2021. All visitors should continue to follow all guidelines outlined by the CDC, King County Public Health, and the Healthy Washington-Roadmap to Recovery.
Sports fields are open for drop-in use. Field rentals requests are being accepted in accordance with guidelines from the Governor's Office. To inquire about field rentals, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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. The safety plan ensures that protocols and guidelines are in place to achieve physical distancing and other requirements outlined in Washington’s Phased Approach. Universal mask requirements apply to all participants including athletes, officials, coaches, volunteers, and spectators as outlined in the state's COVID-19 Sporting Activities Guidelines.
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.
Indoor city facilities remain closed to the public through June 30, 2021. This closure includes: Bytes Cafe for Senior Services, City Hall, Old Redmond Schoolhouse, Old Redmond Firehouse Teen Center, and Redmond Community Center at Marymoor Village. If you require City services, please request service here. In addition, the Redmond Pool will be closed from approximately June 21 to July 12 to complete warranty work on the pool deck. The City discovered issues with the flooring on the deck which is causing the floor to be slippery for pool users. For the safety of the community and our visitors to the pool, we are completing this work as soon as possible and look forward to re-opening the pool by July 12.
All parks and trails are open and picnic shelter information is detailed below.
Construction of the Redmond Pool is complete, and the pool is open with some restrictions, in accordance with the Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery plan. The City's operational partner, WAVE Aquatics, is reopening the facility with a modified program and operations plan that includes reservation-only public lap swim and senior swims, recreational and competitive swim team, modified-format swim lessons by reservation, high school swim and dive, and rentals. Plan your visit at www.waveaquatics.org or call 425-883-4422.
Indoor Facility Rentals
All Facility rentals have been canceled through June 30, 2021. Currently, we are unable to take future reservations or hold dates for any indoor facility rentals.
Outdoor Picnic Shelter Rentals
Picnic Shelters at Grass Lawn, Perrigo, and Anderson Parks are available for online reservations for full day rentals only. All reservations must be made less than 30 days before the reservation date with at least 7 days' notice. All other picnic shelters are open to the public on a first come, first service basis. We ask all users to limit outdoor gatherings in accordance with the gathering size restrictions outlined in Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery (currently 50 total occupants during Phase 3), maintain physical distancing, wear a mask or face covering, and stay home when sick. To check availability and reserve a shelter, please click here.
Limited in-person recreation activities are available for registration in accordance with the Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery. The City continues to offer Meals on Wheels and virtual recreation classes and events online and through Facebook. City staff are evaluating recreation services that can be offered safely as 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.
Current activity information and registration can be found at redmond.gov/register.
Summer Camps 2021
The City of Redmond is offering summer camps during Summer 2021. This year’s day camps will focus on outdoor experiences, adventures, and learning. Registration is currently open to all at www.redmond.gov/register.
To read about our 2021 Summer Camp Health & Safety Guidelines, click here.
Refunds & Cancellations
Due to the effects of the pandemic, cancellations and transfers are now accepted with a 100% refund if notice is given more than 24 hours prior to the start of the activity. To cancel your enrollment, please email email@example.com.
To read more about our Healthy & Safety Guidelines for Summer Camps, please click here.
In-person senior activities, events, and activities are not happening at this time. Our top priority is the safety of our community and employees as we continue to evaluate all available options to resume programs and activities as safely as possible.
To view and register for virtual classes or our Senior Lunch Pickup, visit redmond.gov/register.
The Meals on Wheels program continues to operate. Other services and resources can be found at redmond.gov/SeniorServices.
Special Event, Park Use, and Film & Photo Permits
In accordance with the guidelines outlined in the Healthy Washington- Roadmap to Recovery plan, the City is accepting applications for Photography/Film, Park-Use/Misc-Use, and select Special Event permits with some restrictions.
All applications must include a safety plan and will be required to comply with the guidelines outlined for each phase of the Roadmap to Recovery Plan. For more information on Special Event Permits, Film & Photo Permits and Park Use Permits, please click here.