Long Beach Reopens Beach Bike and Pedestrian Paths, Tennis Centers

11 May

Long Beach announced, Monday, May 11, according to a press release issued the day before, the reopening of the beach bike and pedestrian paths, tennis centers and courts in parks with guidance for their use.

Mayor Robert Garcia said, “We know our community has been anxious to get back outdoors. While our beaches are still closed, like many of you, I am looking forward to the beach bike and pedestrian path opening up… Please remember to practice physical distancing so that we can continue to make more places available.”

With the reopening these safety rules must be followed for beach and pedestrian paths and tennis centers.

For beach and pedestrian paths, stay at least six feet from others not members of your household; avoid crowded areas; do not gather in groups or linger except for brief rests; face coverings are required when in close contact with others but not required while engaging in physically-distanced exercise; while beach bathrooms are open, beaches and beach parking lots remain closed.
All tennis centers before reopening must implement a Tennis Physical Distancing, which may be found at: http://longbeach.gov/globalassets/health/media-library/documents/diseases-and-condition/information-on/novel-coronavirus/covid-19-business-toolkit-pages/tennis-physical-distancing-protocol.

Pro shop is allowed for curbside pickup only. Restaurants and concessions are for takeout only. Park parking lots will also reopen. Public parks are open for walking, running and biking. Social gatherings and picnicking are not allowed in the parks or park parking lots.

Meanwhile, Long Beach’s southern neighbor, Seal Beach, according to the Associated Press, reopened its beaches for running, walking and surfing, Mondays through Thursdays only, while closed on the weekends.

One Response to “Long Beach Reopens Beach Bike and Pedestrian Paths, Tennis Centers”

  1. elskipporoo Monday, May 11, 2020 at 12:27 pm #

    THANX 4 THE INFO.

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