Additional County Park Facilities to Open June 1, Library June 2
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (May 20, 2020) – Charlotte County will open additional park facilities on June 1. The Mid-County Regional Library will be open June 2 with limited capacity, computers by reservation only and reduced hours of operation.
The following amenities will be open for regular hours:
- Carmalita Park horse arena
- Radio-controlled tracks and ponds
- Pavilions and picnic tables
- Basketball, bocce, shuffleboard and volleyball courts
- Don Cerbone Skate Park
Park users are strongly encouraged to practice social distancing, good hygiene and personal protection.
The pools at Port Charlotte Beach Park, Ann and Chuck Dever Regional Park and South County Regional Park will open June 1 with restrictions on the number of patrons allowed. Pool patrons must make a reservation for one-hour blocks of lap swimming or water aerobics classes. No walk-ins allowed. Online reservations will be accepted beginning May 31. Reservations can only be made for the next day. Visit www.CharlotteCountyFL.gov and click the County Pools banner.
For library information, visit www.CharlotteCountyFL.gov and click Libraries & History or call 941-613-3160. Curbside pick-up will continue at all branches.
Sports fields are open, but not for organized or league activities. Playgrounds, splash pads, outdoor fitness equipment, portable toilets, Cedar Point Environmental Center, JM Berlin Skate Park and recreation centers remain closed.
County park trails and paths and boat ramps have remained open throughout the coronavirus outbreak. After brief closures, the county opened beaches, fishing piers, tennis and pickleball courts, disc golf courses and park restrooms.