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.
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