Auburn Golf Course to reopen May 5

City parks remain open for walking; play equipment, fields, courts still closed

  • Monday, May 4, 2020 11:19am
  • News

The Auburn Golf Course and Game Farm Wilderness Disc Golf will reopen on Tuesday, May 5.

City parks and trails where social distancing can be maintained remain open for walking and running, according to the City Parks, Arts and Recreation Department.

The City of Auburn continues to take steps to limit the spread of the disease and are taking proactive measures to protect the health and safety of the Auburn community.

City officials ask to please only do outdoor activities with people in your immediate household (not extended families). Do outdoor activities close by your home. If you encounter others, maintain a minimum of 6-feet distance.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee issued an extension to the Stay Home, Stay Health order through May 31.

Please note that all Auburn park playgrounds and active recreations areas continue to be closed. This includes playground equipment, sports courts (tennis, basketball, pickleball), baseball fields, mod-soccer fields, skate parks and picnic shelters. Outdoor restrooms are closed. Park users are encouraged to go before you go to a park.

Please follow these recommendations:

* Do not visit public spaces if you have symptoms or are not feeling well.

* Follow CDC’s guidance on personal hygiene prior to heading to parks and trails — wash hands, carry hand sanitizer, cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing, etc.

* Observe at all times CDC’s minimum recommended social distancing of 6 feet from other people. Practice it and know what it looks like. Keep it as you walk, bike or hike.

* Bring a suitable trash bag. Leave no trash, take everything out to protect park workers.

Find a complete list of Auburn Parks and trails online at www.auburnwa.gov/parks.


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@auburn-reporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.auburn-reporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

In-paper debate, week 3: Stokesbary, Young on police accountability, state parks

This is part three of a debate between incumbent Drew Stokesbary and challenger Katie Young.

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo
Surge in consumer spending eases state budget challenges

A jump in tax collections cuts a projected $9 billion shortfall in half, acccording to new forecast.

File photo
Officers administer Narcan | Auburn police blotter

Auburn Police responded to the following recent calls for service.

Courtesy photo
Firefighters tend to man with gunshot wound | Fire blotter

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 280 calls for service between Sept. 14 and Sept. 20.

Here is Sound Transit’s image of the second garage’s future site.
Sound Transit may pause construction of second parking garage in Auburn

The agency is also considering potential pauses to Sounder parking garage projects in Kent and Sumner.

Deputy fatally shoots Auburn man

Man identified as Joshua Sarrett, 32.

Screenshot from fredhutch.org
Fred Hutch seeks volunteers of color for COVID-19 study

Research company recently released a Spanish-language version of the website for accessibility, inclusivity.

High speed rail and hub cities explored in Cascadia Corridor study

A new paper outlines a potential plan for the region.

Most Read