Parts of the country are opening up in waves, and summer temps are setting in. We here at One with the Water are providing you a quick update on the pools, parks, and beaches in LA County and the surrounding areas.
In May, Los Angeles County announced a new safer at home order that could be possibly extended through July. This safer at home order increases the number of businesses designated low risk, including outdoor recreation areas. Masks and social distancing are still required, but tennis courts, pickleball courts, shooting ranges, equestrian centers, bike parks, community gardens and more are currently re-opening for public use.
Public Pools and Beaches
Unfortunately, that doesn’t include pools for now. According to the LA County Safer At Home initiative, public pools in LA County remain closed for now.
Safer At Home Order: Examples of Openings
The good news, however, is that the County of Los Angeles has reopened beaches in limited ways to allow residents more outdoor recreation options.
“Staying physically active is one of the best ways to keep your mind and body healthy. Using public beaches can be an important way to relieve stress, get some fresh air and vitamin D, stay active, and safely connect with nature. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is crucially important that you follow these public health beach use requirements below in order to use beaches in a way that keeps you and others healthy.”
Public Health Protocol for reopening beaches.
Stay tuned for more updates. We can’t wait to get back in the pool with you!
Molly is a member of our creative team, mom of four water-loving babies, and a fierce advocate for CPR training and really early swim instruction.