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Park, playground closures in Venice

Post Date:03/24/2020 4:40 PM

Wellfield Park signEffective Wednesday, March 25, the following parks and playgrounds in the City of Venice will be temporarily closed to the public, with posted signage, in an ongoing effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus):

Full Park Closures (including playgrounds):

Chuck Reiter Park

Hecksher Park

Wellfield Park

Hecksher Park Basketball CourtNote: The above parks are Sarasota County-maintained and operated

Playground Only Closures:

East Gate Park

John Nolen Park

Legacy Park

Mundy Park

John Nolen Park PlaygroundPrentiss French Park

Venezia Park

West Blalock Park swings

Venice Area Beautification Inc. (VABI) Building swings

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 As a reminder, the following beach parks are already closed (on Saturday 3/21):

Brohard Park

Chauncy Howard Park

Humphris Park (South Jetty)

Maxine Barritt Park

Paw Park

Service Club Park

Venice Beach

Venice Fishing Pier