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Posted on: April 28, 2020

[ARCHIVED] City parks OPEN this weekend, several upcoming events are CANCELED

Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller announced City of Opelika changes as a result of Governor Ivey’s Safer at Home Order, effective April 30 at 5 p.m. The City of Opelika will follow the Governor’s Safer At Home Order which is in force through May 15 at 5 p.m. In addition to the state order, the City of Opelika announces the following changes and information effective Friday, May 1, 2020 at 7 a.m. through May 15 at 5 p.m.

All City parks and trails will reopen Friday, May 1st.

  • Along with our parks and trails, The Opelika Pickleball Facility, the Tumble Tree Disc Golf Course, the Calhoun Tennis Center, Flora lDog Park and Stern Dog Park will reopen. 
  • Playground equipment at all city parks is still closed to the public per Governor Ivey’s Order.
  • Outdoor basketball courts, soccer fields and baseball fields will remain closed due to these being close contact sports.

Several events have been canceled.

  • Noon Tunes has been canceled.
  • May Summer Swing Concerts have been canceled. June and July concerts are still tentative.
  • The Kids Drive in Movie (5/8) has been canceled.
  • The Mother Daughter Tea Party (5/9) has been canceled.
  • The May 29th Summer Movie in the park has been canceled.
  • The 68th Annual Freedom Celebration has been canceled.

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