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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Reopening of City Park Amenities Now in Progress

The City of North Bend and Si View Metropolitan Park District have begun the process of reopening park amenities and services in phases in accordance with the State’s Phased Reopening Plan and associated guidance. As facilities re-open, there will be changes in operations to ensure safety for participants and staff. Please recreate responsibly while exploring our local green spaces and follow the latest public health guidelines.

We are committed to operating our parks, facilities, and programs in a way that ensures the health and safety of our community and staff, therefore those activities where physical distancing is not practical remain closed at this time. We appreciate your patience during this transition period and encourage you to stay informed of the latest updates posted on Si View’s website. We look forward to resuming operations as soon as possible.

Open Si View Facilities and Programs: 

  • PARKS and TRAILS where physical distancing can be maintained are OPEN. We encourage you to limit travel and visit parks close by your home. Limit your outdoor activities to family outings or groups of 5 or less people outside of your immediate household and maintain 6-foot physical distancing.
  • DISC GOLF at South Fork Landing is OPEN for limited play with safety requirements posted on site. No organized leagues.
  • Use of BALLFIELDS and SPORTS COURTS for groups of 5 or fewer people outside of the household is ALLOWED. Enjoy your time but please limit your stay, so others may enjoy the fields and courts as well. Physical distancing must be observed during all activities.
  • TORGUSON CLIMBING WALL is OPEN.
  • TORGUSON PUMP TRACK is OPEN for single riders. Maintain 6-foot physical distancing at all times, if park looks busy to accommodate physical distancing, come back another time.
  • PLAYGROUNDS are OPEN for small groups of 5 or less. Play on equipment in groups of 5 or less. Keep children from different households 6 feet apart. Wash hands or use hand sanitizer after using play equipment.
  • PARK RESTROOMS are OPEN with modified operations. All restrooms are intended for single use to limit crowding. Please practice physical distancing and line up outside.
  • CHILDCARE is OPEN at Si View Community Center through June 26th. SUMMER DAY CAMPS launch June 29th. All programs are operating on modified plans. For more information, please call us at (425) 831-1900 or email awilson@siviewpark.org.
  • FARMERS MARKET at SI VIEW PARK is OPEN on Thursdays 4-8PM. Please plan ahead and follow shopper guidelines.
  • ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT is AVAILABLE, our team is working remotely and available during normal business hours. See contact list
  • REGISTRATION is OPEN for planned summer programs with a flexible refund policy should further cancellations be necessary.
  • PICNIC SHELTER RESERVATIONS for groups of 5 or less are OPEN. Contact us for more information at (425) 831-1900 or email rgoodman@siviewpark.org.
  • Limited FIELD RESERVATIONS for youth and adult team sports are OPEN. Groups must have a Return to Play plan in place and separate groups to 5 or fewer players in each area. Contact us for more information (425) 831-1900 or email acolby@siviewpark.org.

Si View Facility and Program Closures: 

  • ORGANIZED SPORTS TOURNAMENTS and GAMES are SUSPENDED until our community enters Phase 3.
  • TORGUSON SKATE PARK is closed. Note that this amenity is under renovation until 2021.
  • MOST IN-PERSON RECREATION PROGRAMS are SUSPENDED until our community enters Phase 3 unless modifications permit an earlier start date.
  • FACILITY RENTALS are SUSPENDED until Phase 3 unless group size requires a longer delay.
  • SI VIEW POOL is CLOSED until our community enters Phase 4 or until operations can be modified to meet re-opening requirements.
  • SI VIEW COMMUNITY EVENTS such as summer concerts are SUSPENDED until local requirements allow for operation of large-scale events.

It is important that everyone recreates responsibly, staying home when sick, practicing physical distancing at all times when in public, and washing hands often.

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