COVID-19 Updates for HWD Parks

Latest Updates Posted: 10/07/2020


Posted 10/7/2020 – Restrooms at Central Park, Patriot Park and Spring Park will reopen on Wednesday, October 7th.


Posted 9/3/2020 – All Homewood Parks Playgrounds will reopen on Friday, September 4th.


Posted 8/19/2020 – Effective Monday, August 31, 2020: Fitness by appointment hours at Homewood Community Center will expand to 6:00am-8:00pm Monday thru Friday and 8:00am-12:00pm on Saturdays.
Instructor classes with restricted class sizes will also resume August 31st.


Posted 08/07/2020 – Pool Season 2020 has ended. We hope to see you at the pools in 2021.


Jefferson County Health Order – Masks Update

Effective June 29, 2020 at 5:00 pm: A mask must be worn by any patron 9 years of age and older to gain admittance to a facility.
These admittance based facilities include: Homewood Community Center, Homewood Central Pool and The Pool @ Patriot Park.

Pools Exemption Notes: Masks can be removed at pool facilities once the patron is 6 foot distanced from persons not from the same household outdoors. Masks cannot be worn underwater, on slides or diving boards.

Fitness Center Exemptions: Masks are allowed to be removed once patron is exercising.

Facility & Program Updates:

Community Centers

Homewood Community Center – Fitness Center & Track open by appointment only – Click here for more information

Homewood Senior Center – Closed until further notice – Awaiting Guidelines for reopening – Lunch program update – Click here for more information

Lee Community Center – Closed until further notice

Swimming Pools

Homewood Central Pool & The Pool @ Patriot Park – Pools are now closed for the 2020 summer season.

Swim Team – Will not have a team summer 2020 due to COVID-19 guidelines.

Swim Lessons – Will not be held this summer due to COVID-19 guidelines

Athletic Facilities

Homewood Athletic Complex – Athletics have resumed please see the specific sports webpage for additional information.

Tennis Courts – All tennis courts have reopened.

West Homewood Athletic Center – Athletics have resumed please see the specific sports webpage for additional information.

Homewood Soccer Park – Athletics have resumed please see the specific sports webpage for additional information.

Weygand Field – Athletics have resumed please see the specific sports webpage for additional information.

Parks & Green Spaces

Homewood Central Park, Patriot Park, Spring Park, Overton Park, and Woodland Park – Parks Reopen Monday 5/11; Playgrounds reopen Friday 9/4; and Restrooms reopen 10/7. All Park visitors must maintain social distancing and wear a mask whenever social distancing can not be observed.

Programs and Miscellaneous

Facility Memberships – Update 5/20/2020 – Click here for more information

Fitness and Recreation Classes – Classes at Homewood Community Center will resume August 31st. All classes and activities at Homewood Senior Center are still cancelled.

COVID-19 Information Resources:

The Center for Disease Control recommends the following to best position yourselves during this viral episode:

  • Frequent hand washing and covering coughs and sneezes.
  • Avoiding touching mouth, nose or eyes.
  • Stay home when you feel sick, especially if you are experiencing cold or flu like symptoms.
  • If you feel sick, call ahead to your healthcare provider to discuss whether you need to be seen and follow their advice to avoid public spaces.
  • Follow guidance of local public health officials as they revise best practices for individual health care.