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Posted on: March 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Parks COVID-19 Update

The New Haven Parks and Recreation Department will be closing all facilities and cancelling/postponing all classes, events, and rentals until April 13, 2020.  Our staff will remain in our offices to answer phone calls with questions and to register for future programs.  You may also visit our website to register for future programs and classes.

We are doing our best to monitor the COVID-19 situation daily in consultation with the City of New Haven and the Allen County Health Department to help ensure the safety of our patrons and employees.  Public parks are recommended to be used at your own risk.   We will re-evaluate closer to April 13th to determine if any further cancellations are necessary and discuss reopening to the public. 

The following is a list of facilities CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC:

  • The New Haven Fitness Center at least until April 13, 2020
  • The New Haven Community Center at least until April 13, 2020
  • All Park restrooms will remain closed at least until April 13, 2020

The following is a list of cancelled classes/rentals:

  • All Community Center rentals and meetings
  • All Fitness classes
  • Creative Crafts (Seniors)
  • St. Patrick’s Day Party (Kids)
  • Taming the Inks Class (Adult/enrichment)
  • Busy Bees (Kids)
  • Wiggle Worms (Kids)
  • All Senior BINGO in the months of March and April
  • Senior Luncheons for March and POTENTIALLY April
  • Senior Cards for March and POTENTIALLY April
  • Bunny Craft (Kids)
  • Canvas 4 Kids –Stargazing bunnies
  • Essential Oils Class, April (Adult/Enrichment)


The following is a list of POSTPONED Events:

  • Daddy Daughter Dance (potential date is May 9th)
  • Lemonade Day Workshop (may be cancelled)

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