Are the parks open?

Effective Friday, October 16, 2020, the following parks will only be open from 7am to 8pm (or sunset) for passive use only such as walking, jogging, biking, or rollerblading.  Sports lighting can operate until 10pm.  The use of facial covering is required at all times and pick-up games and non-organized sports may only take place with the use of facial coverings.  Open space picnics of less than 10 people are allowed with a minimum of 10 feet of social distance between groups.  Homestead Parks & Recreation Staff will be on site to enforce social distancing protocols within the park and prevent any unauthorized uses. 

Blakey Park, 600 SW 14th Avenue, Homestead, FL 33030

  • The track will be open for use in one direction only.
  • The restrooms will be open from 7 AM to 12 PM and 4 PM to 8 PM Sunset on weekdays and 7 AM to 8 PM Sunset on weekends.
  • The playground and fitness equipment will be open during normal park hours.  Facial coverings must be worn and social distancing between people from different households must be maintained.

Audubon Park, South Audubon Drive, Homestead, FL 33035

  • The walking path will be open for walking, jogging, or biking.
  • The tennis court will be open for one on one and double-play, with a one hour time limit for users.
  • The playground will be open during normal park hours.  Facial coverings must be worn and social distancing between people from different households must be maintained.

Mayor Roscoe Warren Municipal Park, 1400 East Palm Drive, Homestead, FL 33035

  • The walking path will be open for use in one direction only.  
  • Dog parks will be open to a maximum of 10 people.
  • The restroom near the dog park will be open from 7 AM to 12 PM and 4 PM to 8 PM Sunset on weekdays and 7 AM to 8 PM sunset on weekends.   
  • The remaining restrooms will be locked.
  • The playground and fitness equipment will be open during normal park hours.  Facial coverings must be worn and social distancing between people from different households must be maintained.
  • The fitness equipment will be open.
  • Parking will be limited.

James Archer Smith Park, 300 NW 12th Street, Homestead, FL 33030

  • The walking path will be open for use in one direction only.  
  • Dog parks will be open to a maximum of 10 people.  
  • The restrooms will be open from 7 AM – 12 PM and 4 PM - 8PM Sunset on weekdays and 7 AM- 8 PM Sunset on weekends.
  • The playground and fitness equipment will be open during normal park hours.  Facial coverings must be worn and social distancing between people from different households must be maintained.

Homestead Sports Complex, 1061 SE 28th Avenue, Homestead, FL 33035

  • The green “parking lot” fields will be open for walking, jogging, rollerblading, and cycling.
  • Restrooms will be open during organized sports.

Roby George Park and Pool, 201 SW 11th Avenue, Homestead, FL 33030

  • The pool will be open at 50% capacity.
  • Pool Hours shall be from 4:00PM to 7:00PM on weekdays and from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM on weekends.
  • The playground will be open during normal park hours.   Facial coverings must be work and social/physical distancing between people from different households must be maintained.

JD Redd Park, 550 N. Homestead Blvd., Homestead, FL 33030

  • The tennis court will be open for one on one and double-play, with a one hour time limit for users.

William F. Bill Dickinson Community Center 1601 N. Krome Avenue, Homestead, FL 33030 

  • The facility will be open only for gym use and members activities Monday thru Friday 6:30AM-8:00PM and on Saturdays from 8:00AM-4:00PM.
  • Facial coverings are required by members at all times. 
  • Capacity is limited; therefore, users must check-in at the front desk in order to be placed on the waiting list.  
  • Use of the gym is limited to one hour daily.  

Ernestine Jackson Seymore Park SW 5th St. and 4th Ave., Homestead, FL 33030

  • The playground will be open during normal park hours. Facial coverings must be worn and social/physical distancing between people from different households must be maintained.

All other City Facilities, except the Police Department, remain closed to the public.  This includes City Hall, Development Services, and the Solid Waste Drop Site.   City Business such as permit applications and bill payments can be conducted online or over the phone.  Visit City Departments online or call 305-224-4400 for more information.  In addition, all City events and events at the Seminole Theatre have been postponed until further notice.

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1. Is there a curfew or shelter in place order in effect?
2. Is the trolley service operating?
3. Are the parks open?
4. Can I rent a facility or field?
5. What events are coming up?
6. How can I pay my utility bill?
7. Will Garbage, Recycling, and Bulk Trash be picked up as scheduled?
8. Can I drop off permit applications?