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Organized youth amenities opening in Polk parks


Published on May 27, 2020


Bartow, Fla. (May 26, 2020) — Polk County residents will soon be able to use the county’s athletic fields for organized youth and adult activities. Consistent with the governor’s Executive Order #20-131, the Parks and Natural Resources Division will be communicating with its youth and adult recreational leagues immediately in an effort to allow play as early as Monday, June 8.  The county will also begin taking athletic field rental requests on June 8 for travel ball and tournament play. Rentals could have access to fields as early as June 15.

Organizations utilizing the fields will be responsible for adhering to CDC guidelines and social distancing requirements. Please be patient as staff will be working diligently preparing these facilities for public use.

For more information, please call the Parks and Natural Resources Division at (863) 534-7377.