RIOC’s not the first nor will it be the last to shut down facilities upon discovering a contact with COVID-19. This weekend, it forced the closing of the pool in Sportspark. Here is a statement released today…
UPDATE, JANUARY 31ST, 2021: Effective Monday, February 1st, Sportspark reopens. Normal hours:
Monday – Wednesday, 7:30 AM – 3 PM
Saturday – Sunday, 10:30 AM – 6 PM
Closed: Thursday and Friday
End of Update
Please be advised that Sportspark Pool remains closed due to a potential case of COVID-19.
It is important to know that Sportspark Pool follows all CDC safe swimming practices including everyday preventative measures, disinfecting routines, and staff testing protocols. Please note that currently, there is no evidence that COVID-19 can spread to people through recreational water.
As required, RIOC will be adhering to all guidelines under the CDC Contact Tracing Program. For more info please visit: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/contact-tracing/contact-tracing-plan/contact-tracing.html
Sportspark Pool will reopen when the facility is deemed safe to resume operations.
We apologize for the inconvenience while RIOC continues its commitment to maintaining a safe community.
A 5-year-old girl and a 36-year-old woman were killed by a fire inside a public housing apartment in Harlem that officials believe was caused by the exploding battery of an electric scooter. The blaze, which ignited in the pre-dawn hours of Wednesday, also seriously injured the girl’s father. Greg B. Smith, The City Republished with
Bernard J. WolfsonAugust 2, 2022 Republished with Permission: The Roosevelt Island Daily News Here we are in the grip of yet another covid-19 surge, yet most people I see out and about are behaving as if the pandemic is over. And I live in Los Angeles County, whose public health department is arguably one of
The second round of picking candidates for the general election wraps up on August 23rd, but early voting starts on August 13th. This time around, we pick state senators and congressional representatives. And the voting site for all Roosevelt Islanders is PS/IS 217 at 645 Main Street. by David Stone The Roosevelt Island Daily News