PRCS Closures and Operating Status

Summer Activity Guide Cover 2021

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Beginning Friday, May 28, 2021, Loudoun County will implement Governor Ralph Northam’s Executive Order 79 (PDF), which lifts all remaining capacity limits for gatherings and social distancing requirements in previous executive orders that have been in place in county government facilities as part of the efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19. See details.

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  1. Phase 3
  2. Phase 2
  3. Phase 1

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Beginning Friday, May 28, 2021, Loudoun County will implement Governor Ralph Northam’s Executive Order 79 (PDF), which lifts all remaining capacity limits for gatherings and social distancing requirements in previous executive orders that have been in place in county government facilities as part of the efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19. See details.

Forward Virginia Guidelines    

Oct. 29, 2020 Fourth Amended Executive Order Number Sixty-Seven (Phase Three Further Easing of Certain Temporary Restrictions)

November 13, 2020 Governor Northam announces revised guidelines, including new limits on social gatherings and guidelines for facial coverings.

December 10, 2020 Governor Northam Executive Order Number Seventy-Two Certain Temporary Restrictions Due To Novel Coronavirus

March 23, 2021 Fourth Amended Executive Order Number Seventy-Two (2021) and Order of Public Health Emergency Nine (Further easing of commonsense surge restrictions due to Novel Coronavirus effective April 1, 2021)

April 22, 2021 Sixth Amended Executive Order Number Seventy-Two (2021) and Order of Public Health Emergency Nine (Further easing of commonsense surge restrictions due to Novel Coronavirus) 

May 14, 2021 Seventh Amended Executive Order Number Seventy-Two (2021) and Order of Public Health Emergency Nine (Further easing of commonsense surge restrictions due to Novel Coronavirus)

May 14, 2021 Executive Order Number Seventy-Nine (2021) and Order of Public Health Emergency Nine (Ending of commonsense public health restrictions due to Novel Coronavirus effective May 28, 2021)

Facilities

  • PRCS facilities resume normal operating hours with normal program enrollment and capacity May 28, 2021. 
  • PRCS aquatic, recreation and community centers are open with lessening of restrictions in accordance with the most recent amendment to Executive Order Seventy-Two, including face coverings, occupancy and program attendance. Senior centers, currently open for members with limited hours and limited indoor programs, will resume normal hours June 1. Adult day centers are open to new clients on a limited basis due to mitigation measures. 
  • Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center is open with restrictions, including reduced occupancy and modified program content. 
  • County parks are open for outdoor recreational and leisure use. 
  • Basketball, tennis and pickleball courts, inline hockey rinks and Dulles Skate Park are open at 50% of maximum occupancy with patrons and participants expected to follow physical distancing of 10 feet for recreational activities and facial covering recommendations from the CDC, VDOH and Loudoun County Health Department (LHD). 
  • Pavilions are open. Gatherings are limited to 100 people, with guests expected to follow social distancing and masks guidelines. 
  • Athletic fields at PRCS park sites and LCPS school sites are open for permitted use by affiliated leagues and approved independent organizations. (Grass fields are closed until March.) All recreational sports can play in accordance with Executive Order 79, VDOH and CDC guidelines and approved Return-to-Play plans. Distancing should be maintained  where practical. Requirements for face coverings and capacity restrictions are lifted according to Executive Order 79 at PRCS and LCPS sites.  Additional information regarding recreational sports is available here and on the Virginia Department of Health’s “Considerations for Recreational Sports” webpage. 
  • Indoor pools (and outdoor pools in season) and pool features are open at normal capacity.  
  • Playgrounds are open.
  • Recreation center climbing walls have reopened.

Programs

  • PRCS facilities resume normal operating hours with normal program enrollment and capacity May 28. 2021. 
  • PRCS camps, classes and programs will run in accordance with current guidelines for capacity, enrollment and content. Details and registration for programs can be found online.
  • Virtual programs can be found on center and park Facebook pages and online
  • Registration for PRCS after-school programs for the current and following school year is ongoing. 
  • Child care services are open at community and recreation centers. 
  • K-6 Distance Learning Child Care Program is available at select locations for the remainder of the current school year.
  • Restrictions for social gatherings are been lifted in accordance with Executive Order 79.

Senior Services

  • Senior centers resume normal operating hours with normal program enrollment and capacity June 1, 2021.
  • Adult day centers are open to new clients on a limited basis. Call the centers for more information.
  • Virtual programs and activities for seniors can be found on center Facebook pages and online.
  • For senior services information, contact the Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging. Call 703-777-0257, email AAA or email AAA support.
*Information is subject to change. Phase progression contingent upon COVID-19 statistics and adherence to recommended guidelines from the Virginia Department of Health & Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While programs may be held when facilities reopen, attendance may be significantly reduced and program content modified due to recommended guidelines, including social distancing, use of face coverings and enhanced cleaning of high-touch areas.
 

Phase 1*

Phase 2*

Phase 3*

Adaptive Recreation Programs Canceled Occurring per guidelines Occurring per guidelines
Adult Day Centers Closed Closed Open with limited hours. No visitors.
Enhanced safety guidelines in place.  
Administrative Offices Open for limited walk-ins Open per guidelines with enhanced cleaning Open per guidelines with enhanced cleaning
Athletic Fields Open for permitted use only
per guidelines
Open per guidelines June 15 Open
Basketball & Volleyball Courts Closed Open per guidelines Open per guidelines
Child Care Closed Open per guidelines at select centers
with enhanced cleaning 
Open per guidelines with enhanced cleaning 
Community Centers Closed Open per guidelines with enhanced cleaning Open per guidelines with enhanced cleaning 
Dulles Skate Park & Inline Hockey Rinks Closed Open per guidelines  Open per guidelines 
Franklin Park Arts Center Closed Closed Open per guidelines  
Indoor Pools Closed Competition/lap pools open per guidelines.
Lap swim reservations required. Leisure pool and amenities closed.
Open per guidelines. Lap and recreational swim open. Lap swim
reservations required. Leisure pools open but some features may remain closed. 
Outdoor Pools Closed Open per guidelines. Lap swim reservations required.
Franklin Park splash pad and pool play features closed.
Open per guidelines. Lap and recreational swim open. Lap swim
reservations required. Franklin Park splash pad and pool play features closed.
Outdoor and Portable Restrooms Closed Open with enhanced cleaning Open with enhanced cleaning 
Parks Open for leisure use with social distancing Open per guidelines Open per guidelines
Pavilions Closed Open per guidelines with enhanced cleaning Open per guidelines with enhanced cleaning
Playgrounds Closed Open per guidelines Open per guidelines
Recreation Centers Closed Outdoor-only fitness classes open June 15. Centers open per guidelines June 22. Fitness reservations required. Climbing walls closed.  Open per guidelines. Fitness reservations required. Climbing walls closed.
Rentals Houses of worship. 50% or less capacity Open per guidelines  Open per guidelines 
Senior Centers Closed Open for scheduled drive-thru congregate meals and for rentals per guidelines Open weekdays for limited indoor programs and limited transportation for current members. Reserved congregate and drive-up meal service 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open for rentals per guidelines. 
Special Events Canceled Occurring per guidelines   Occurring per guidelines 
Sports Camps & Clinics, 
Summer Camps & Programs
Canceled Occurring per guidelines  Occurring per guidelines
Summer DAZE & FEST Canceled Occurring per guidelines (date TBD) Occurring per guidelines
Tennis/Pickleball Courts Open per guidelines Open per guidelines Open per guidelines
Trails Open with social distancing Open with physical distancing Open with physical distancing