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BA Parks facilities closed amid COVID-19 pandemic

Post Date:03/26/2020 5:00 p.m.

In response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and to comply with social distancing requirements mandated by Governor, the City of Broken Arrow has decided to close most of the facilities at City-owned parks, effective at 8 a.m., Friday, March 27.  Until further notice facilities shutting down or being closed are 

  • Playgrounds;
  • Swing sets;
  • Shelters;
  •  Sports courts, including basketball, tennis and volleyball;
  • Nienhuis Skate Park;
  • Rose West Dog Park; and
  • Park restrooms and drinking fountains.

City park open spaces, trails, the disc golf course at Nienhuis Park and golf courses will remain open at this time for recreational use as long as visitors follow the health guidelines from the Tulsa County Health Department, including following hand-washing guidelines, having no more than 10 people in a group and following social distancing guidelines while in the parks.

Any existing reservations for shelters will be canceled and the applicants will be refunded any reservation fees.  

Parks and Recreation have started posting notices at the City's parks. Broken Arrow Police will monitor parks and encourage visitors to adhere to guidelines.

Broken Arrow Parks and Recreation manages 41 parks and over 800 acres of public space.

Find more Broken Arrow COVID-19 information on our COVID-19 Resource Center at BrokenArrowOK.gov/coronavirus.

 Read the Proclamation. (PDF)

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