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Effective March 31, 2020, all Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District (Rec & Park) offices, buildings and nonessential services will close until further notice in response to the updated Contra Costa County Health Services shelter-in-place mandate to slow community transmission of COVID-19 coronavirus.
The following "essential" services will remain operational:
The following programs, classes and activities will not be held until further notice. If a program or class cannot be rescheduled, a member of our staff will contact your directly and provide a refund where applicable.
Currently, all summer camp and aquatic camp sessions that start in June 2020 have been canceled. Camps and programs that begin in July are still pending and may be modified, virtual or canceled based on Contra Costa County public health orders. To check the status of a summer camp (as of June 1, 2020), click here.
NEW! PHRec CARES Summer ProgramsIn early June, we are introducing "PHRec Cares", child-care based summer programs for preschool, youth, and teens. PHRec Cares is the only in-person youth programming for the month of June. As public health orders are modified in the coming weeks/month, we will be expanding our summer programming in July. Click here to view more details about our new PHRec CARES ProgramsFor all participants who have pre-registered for June camp sessions, our customer service staff will be reaching out to you directly by email to provide you with alternative program options or refund information if we are unable to offer a camp. We appreciate your patience as we have limited staff members working remotely. You may also contact our customer service team at firstname.lastname@example.org.While our summer programs might not be what we had planned earlier in the year, we’ve made some creative new plans to make Pleasant Hill Rec & Park Summer 2020 the best it can possibly be! Our goal is to provide a variety of activities to keep summer program participants engaged while still following current Contra Costa County public health orders to maintain a safe environment for both our participants and our staff.
Keep In Touch! We will be providing more summer program updates through our social media channels (Facebook, Instagram & Twitter @pleasanthillrec and here on our website.
Yes. All participants enrolled in a cancelled class/program will automatically be refunded the full fee back to your account for future use. You also have the option to request that the refund go directly back to the credit card on file upon request. Please email Susie Kubota here.
The following Rec & Park Events have been impacted:
Priority Preschool Registration (3/28) - New date is Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 9:00 am ONLINE at www.pleasanthillrec.com Literary Women - Rescheduled to September 5th (Subject to change)
CANCELLED EVENTS:Senior Friday Chef Luncheons (until further notice)Senior Bingo (until further notice)Senior Tea Dances (until further notice)Care Management Series (until further notice)"Egg-citing" Egg Hunt (4/11)Underwater Egg Hunt (4/11)Easter Pancake Breakfast & Spring Boutique (4/11)Laugh, Love & Learn and Resource Faire (5/1)
EVENT STATUS PENDING (TBD):
Family Camp Out (6/20-6/21)Cornhole Tournament (6/27)Blues & Brews Festival (7/17-7/18)
Please check back for updates as the novel coronavirus situation evolves. If you registered for any of the cancelled events, your registration fees will automatically be refunded in full and you will be notified by staff members. Need assistance? Email us here.
Building and group park rental spaces (all reservations through 5/3/20) will be automatically canceled and refunded. We are only accepting new rental reservations for events after May 3, 2020 (subject to change). For assistance, please email our Rental Coordinator, Kristen McNulty here.
The following buildings, facilities and offices are closed until further notice:
No, most parks and open spaces are open at this time but access is limited according to Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) orders. View orders here. The following CCHS restrictions have been put in place that must be followed when visiting all District parks and open space areas:
More specific details for District parks and open spaces are as follows:
Enforcement: If residents do not comply with the above-mentioned restrictions, parks will be closed for public access and if appropriate, the Pleasant Hill Police Department will be contacted to enforce violations of the CCHS order. Failure to comply with the requirements is a misdemeanor punishable by fine, imprisonment, or both. Violation of the Order constitutes a public nuisance and a violation of the County Ordinance Code.
Protection:Contra Costa Health Services now recommends wearing a face covering when going outside. For more detail information on how to protect yourself and others, visit https://www.coronavirus.cchealth.org/prevention
Yes. The Senior CC Cafe program at the Pleasant Hill Senior Center will continue to provide meals "to go" for adults over 60 years old on a limited basis until further notice. The dining room at the Pleasant Hill Senior Center will be closed.
To-Go meals packs (7 frozen meals + milk, bread and fruit) are available for pick up at the Senior Center from 12:00-12:30 pm. There is a $3 per meal suggested donation. Meals are handed out on Wednesdays (new day) between 11:00-11:30 am (NEW TIME). Reservations need to be placed by Tuesday at noon. For people picking up meals, please allow a 6 foot distance between you and next person at all times.
Reservations can be made three different ways:
Please visit our COVID-19 Senior Resource Center. Click here
To help protect Rec & Park staff members, staffing will be restricted to employees who support only essential service functions. Customer service teams will be monitoring phone and email inquiries remotely. See contact information below. We appreciate your patience during this time. District Administrative Office Contact Information:Phone: (925) 925-682-0896Email: email@example.com
Urgent inquiries may be sent to our General Manager, Michelle Lacy at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information and updates follow Rec & Park District on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter @pleasanthillrec.
Hang in there! We are putting together some fun activities and ways to play while our community shelters-in-place! Visit our new Stay In & PLAY virtual rec center here.