What's Open and What's Closed?

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What's Open & What's Closed
Updated May 8, 2020

On May 8, 2020, Palm Beach County voted, tentatively, to open beaches starting May 18, 2020. 

It is strongly encouraged that residents follow all social distancing practices and guidelines while visiting any available City facilities. This list will be updated as further openings are announced. The future reopening of the City will be based on guidance from state health experts and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.

 Regional Parks  OPEN
 Courts: Basketball, Volleyball  CLOSED
 Community Parks  OPEN
 Neighborhood Parks  OPEN
Boat Ramps (fresh water)   OPEN
Boat Ramps (salt water - recreational)   OPEN
 Boat Ramps (salt water - commercial)  OPEN
 Courts: Tennis, Racquetball (NO group play)  OPEN
 Dog Parks  CLOSED
 Fishing (keep 10 feet apart)  OPEN
 Fitness Equipment  CLOSED
 Kayak/Canoe Concessions  OPEN
 Pavilions (group rentals)  CLOSED
 Playgrounds  CLOSED
 Restrooms  OPEN
 Skate Parks  CLOSED
 Splash Playgrounds  CLOSED
 Sports Fields (no group play)  CLOSED
 Pools/Aquatic Center  CLOSED
 Recreation Centers  CLOSED


  • Grassy Waters Preserve North Side, Owahee Trail, and Apoxee Park will open May 12, 2020. The trails on the south side of the preserve, the boardwalk, and the Grassy Waters Preserve Visitor Center remain closed until further notice.
  • City tennis and racquetball courts to reopen on May 12, 2020.
  • Parks have remained open for walking, and residents have been encouraged to use the trails at City parks. Community centers, Warren Hawkins Aquatic Center, athletic fields, park amenities including, but not limited to playgrounds and fitness equipment,remain closed.
  • Boat ramps at Lake Mangonia and Currie Park to open the week of May 10, 2020.
  • City Hall is open by appointment only. Visitors are screened with temperature checks.
  • The Mandel Public Library remains closed until further notice. Please visit the City’s website for information about virtual programming.
  •  The City is extending cancellations of City-produced events on public property, including Clematis by Night, Screen on the Green and Sunday on the Waterfront until further notice. 
  • The re-opening of businesses located in the City of West Palm Beach will occur upon the lifting of executive orders.
  • HOAs seeking information about the reopening of community pools, privately-run golf courses, and tennis/outdoor racquet facilities may view Palm Beach County Executive Order 2020-005 issued on April 27, 2020.

Users of the tennis courts, racquetball courts and ramps shall follow the COVID-19 guidelines set forth in Palm Beach County Executive Order 2020-005.