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Posted on: June 22, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Additional City Parks and Recreational Facilities Reopening

Select Parks and Recreational Facilities Open

City leaders continue to monitor the scientific/medical data related to COVID-19 in our region. Provided compliance with social distancing, capacity restrictions and other CDC guidelines are observed at City-operated parks and recreational facilities, additional openings are planned. Those visiting parks and recreational facilities must follow the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Florida Department of Health, adhering to physical distancing of six feet minimum, wear facial covering when six feet between persons cannot be maintained and when using restrooms, elevators and concessions, have a facial covering available to show upon request by local authorities, do not gather in groups of more than 10 individuals. Additional information on those restrictions can be found here. Park and Facility Patrons shall not enter a park or recreational facility if they have COVID 19 symptoms or been exposed within the past 14 days. No group gatherings or events at this time. Please bring your own water for yourself and your pets, water fountains are not available at this time. 

Soccer/Baseball Fields

The following fields have reopened for organized sports, so long as the activity is part of an established athletic league or part of and organized program. League or program must provide health guidelines to department prior to use. Permits are required.

  • Dowdy Field - 2161 Johnson Street 
  • Hollywood West Diamond and Synthetic Field - 6770 Garfield Street
  • Driftwood Park Diamond Fields - 3000 N. 69 Avenue
  • Rotary Park Diamond Fields - 3150 Taft Street
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multi-Purpose - 2400 Charleston Street
  • *Washington Park and Boggs Fields remain closed due to field renovations

Community/Multi-Purpose Centers

The following Community and Multi-Purpose Centers have reopened with limited programming that meets physical and capacity guidelines for managing COVID-19. Summer Camps are a priority for facility use. No private reservations at this time.

  • David Park - 108 N 33rd Court - 954.967.4236
  • Driftwood - 3000 N. 69th Avenue - 954.967.4644
  • Hollywood Beach Culture - 1301 South Ocean Drive - 954.921.3600
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - 2400 Charleston Street - 954.921.3412
  • Fred Lippman - 2030 Polk Street - 954.921.3408
  • Kay Gaither - 6291 Funston Street - 954.967.4234    
  • McNicol - 1411 S 28th Avenue - 954.921.3511
  • Oak Lake - 3190 56th Avenue - 954.967.4241    
  • Garfield Street - 300 Connecticut Street - 954.921.3600
  • *Boulevard Heights and Washington Park Community Centers will open in July

Summer Camps

Participants will be required to follow these guidelines:

  • Shall not enter a recreational facility if they have COVID 19 symptoms or been exposed within the past 14 days
  • Agree to temperature check prior to entering the facility
  • Personal items will be discouraged, any medical or therapeutic items will be disinfected prior to entry
  • Camps are designed to a 1 instructor to 9 camper ratios.
  • Campers will stay in the same cohort groups each day
  • Parents should discuss good hygiene practices with campers prior to attending
  • Care has been taken to ensure campers have their own personal supplies for the duration of the camp
  • No field trips at this time
  • Additional sanitation procedures have been added to ensure a clean and safe environment based on national, state and local health agencies guidance


The following parks are open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for passive use only. Passive use includes walking, biking, running and individual enjoyment of the natural surroundings, unless otherwise noted below. No groups larger than 10 people, playground, or active organized team sports allowed. Facial coverings must be worn when at least 6 feet between individuals cannot be maintained. No access to restrooms or water fountains.

  • ArtsPark at Young Circle - 1 Young Circle
  • Bicentennial Park -  7300 Farragut Street 
  • Bob Butterworth Park - 5749 Fletcher St
  • Charles Vollman Park - 2933 Taft Street
  • Earl Crofford Park- 900 S Park Road
  • Emerald Hills Lakes Park - 3901 N 30th Terrace
  • Jefferson Park - 1501 Jefferson Street
  • Joe DiMaggio Park - 1001 Harbor Court
  • John Williams Park - 6101 Sheridan Street
  • Harry Berry Park - 301 Azalea Terrace
  • Holland Park - 801 Johnson St
  • Keating Park - 2500 S Ocean Drive & Magnolia Terrace 
  • Kiwanis Park -  3400 Johnson Street
  • Lincoln Park -  2340 Lincoln Street
  • Lions Park - 3003 Hollywood Boulevard
  • Mara B. Giulianti Park -  4151 N Hills Drive
  • Montella Park -  1231 N 69th Way
  • Oak Street Park - Oak Street & Surf Road
  • Oakridge Park - 5200 SW 35th Avenue
  • Oakwood Hills Park - 2701 N 26th Avenue
  • Poinciana Park- 1301 South 21st Avenue
  • Sailors Point Park - 921 N Northlake Drive
  • Sal Oliveri Veterans Park - 4701 Tyler Street
  • Stan Goldman Park – 800 Knights Road
  • Three Islands Park - 1902 Parkview Drive
  • Water View Park - 2660 Coolidge Street
  • Zinkil Park - 5451 Washington Street

Basketball Courts

Outdoor basketball courts are open for individual use. No multiplayer games or pick-up games permitted and physical distancing must be maintained at all times. No groups of more than 10, includes those on court and waiting for a court

  • Bicentennial Park -  7300 Farragut Street
  • David Park Community Center - 108 N. 33rd Court
  • Emerald Hills Lake - 3901 N 30th Terrace
  • Jefferson Park - 1501 Jefferson Street
  • Mara B. Giulianti Park - 4151 N Hills Drive
  • Kay Gaither Community Center - 6291 Funston Drive
  • Washington Park Community Center - 5199 Pembroke Rd
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Community Center - 2400 Charleston St

Paddleball Courts

Paddleball courts are open for singles play with only two people allowed per court allowed. No multiplayer games. Physical distancing is required off court. No groups of more than 10, includes those on court and waiting for a court.

  • Charnow Park - 300 Connecticut Street
  • Jefferson Park - 1501 Jefferson Street
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Community Center - 2400 Charleston Street

Pickleball Courts

Pickleball courts are open for singles and doubles play. Physical distancing is required off court. No groups of more than 10, includes those on court and waiting for a court.

  • Stan Goldman Park - 800 Knights Road

Tennis Courts

  • Driftwood Community Center - 3000 N 69th Avenue
  • Jefferson Park - 1501 Jefferson Street
  • David Park Tennis Center - 510 N 33rd Court (For more information contact the Tennis Center at 954.967.4236.)

Open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Singles and doubles play.

Boat Ramps

Hollywood Marina - 700 Polk Street
Boat Ramps open to motor-powered craft only. One boat on a ramp at a time. Marina Boat Ramp returned to normal hours of operation, 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. as of Wednesday, May 27th.

Holland Park - 801 Johnson Street 
Boat ramps open for normal operations. Observation Tower is now open. Please follow physical distancing requirements.

Ramp hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Once the parking area reach capacity, the ramps will be closed.)

Golf Courses

  • Golf courses at Hollywood Beach Golf Club, Eco Golf Club and Orangebrook Golf Club are open for play with restrictions. View restrictions by clicking here.
  • The Driving Range at Orangebrook is open with limited capacity and physical distancing rules in place. Hours of operation are 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. On Sunday and Wednesday the hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

Community Garden

The Community Garden at Oak Lake requires anyone working in the garden to wear a mask. 

ArtsPark Studio

 No tours, lessons or private engagements at this time.

The ArtsPark Artists in Residence are accepting individual and groups of less than 10 for classes and instruction. 

Contact artists directly for more information and upcoming classes:

  • Glass Blowing Studio  -
  • Jewelry Studio  -  305.450.5125
  • Jen Clay Textiles and Animation Studio  -

Hollywood Broadwalk

  • The Broadwalk is open for exercising including walking, jogging and bike riding. The 6-9 a.m. limit has been discontinued as of 5/18/20
  • The Broadwalk is also open to access and patronize restaurants/food establishments and retailers
  • No rollerblading, skating or skateboarding
  • No loitering or sitting on the wall.
  • Social distancing of at least 6 feet between individuals is required
  • No groups larger than 10 people
  • Facial coverings must be worn when at least 6 feet social distancing cannot be maintained and when patronizing retail businesses
  • Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. to Mondays at 5:00 a.m. bike riding will be prohibited on the Broadwalk from Harrison Street to Carolina Street to allow for Temporary Café Zone
  • The sandy beach remains closed at this time

Skate Parks

  • Hollywood West - Open 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Stan Goldman - Open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Facial coverings must be worn when at least 6 feet between individuals cannot be maintained. One person per element and no more than 10 people in the skate park at a time.

Dog Parks

  • Emerald Hills Lakes Park - 3013 N 39th Street
  • John Williams Park - 6101 Sheridan Street
  • Oakridge Park - 5300 SW 35 Avenue
  • Poinciana Park - 1301 S 21 Avenue  
  • Stan Goldman Park - 800 Knights Road

Open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. City-maintained dog parks will be open for individual use, no groups or walkers. Physical distancing is required. Owners should bring water with them as the facility water fountains WILL NOT be operational.

Hollywood Dog Beach 

Hollywood Dog Beach is now open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. All users must have daily or six month pass. Patrons must follow physical distancing when in park. Facial coverings are recommended. Please bring your own water as water fountains are closed. Permits can be purchased at Dog Beach only during operations hours at this time. Credit cards only. Hollywood Dog Beach is located between Pershing and Custer Streets on Hollywood Beach.

Driftwood Community Pool

The Driftwood Community Pool, located at  3000 N 69th Avenue is now open for lap swimming and limited private swim lessons. 

  • Only courses where instructor can teach outside of the water or maintain 6 ft. physical distance. 
  • Participants only inside facility. 
  • Professional courses CPR, AED, Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor. 
  • NO OPEN SWIM at this time. 
  • Physical distancing required at all times. 
  • Facial coverings must be worn outside of water. 
  • Temperature check for employees and patrons required before entry into facility. 

For the current list of offerings contact the pool at 954.967.4644

Pavilion Rentals 

Pavilion rentals are now available for only parties less than 10. Pavilions must be rented in advance, no walk up rentals allowed. Visitors must adhere to physical distancing and must wear facial cover when within 6 feet of another person. Venues will be limited to 1 rental per day. Only pavilions listed below are available for rental. Rental times are 4 hours maximum. All other pavilions remain closed at this time. Please call 954.921.3404 to reserve a pavilion.

  • Holland Park - 801 Johnson St
  • John Williams Park - 6101 Sheridan Street
  • Sal Oliveri Veterans Park - 4701 Tyler Street

Limited Park Restroom Facilities Available

  • Holland Park
  • Sailors Point              
  • Stan Goldman Park 
  • Zinkil Park 

These facilities will be cleaned and sanitized twice daily, seven days a week per CDC guidelines. Please, only one customer at a time inside the restroom facility. Families are allowed to go in together.

All Restrooms Available on Hollywood Beach

  • Charnow Park
  • Harry Berry Park
  • Johnson Street (maintained by Margaritaville staff) 
  • Keating Park
  • Tyler Street
  • Fillmore Street
  • Taft Street
  • Missouri Street
  • Nevada Street

City of Hollywood Public Works crews unlock and sanitizes with 70% alcohol each morning. Between 11:00 a.m. and noon crews clean and sanitize again. In the afternoon the Community Redevelopment Agency third party vendor cleans every hour. They are also taking extra measures to sanitize each facility. The facilities are cleaned one last time before the doors are locked for the evening. The crews start that final cleaning and closing process at 9:00 p.m.  

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