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Parks & Recreation

Posted on: May 29, 2020

COVID 19 Closures and Cancellations

Parks and Recreation programs and facilities impacted by COVID-19.

Roseville Parks and Recreation is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our participants, staff and community as a whole. Below are modifications that are in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 


  • All in-person recreational programs have been canceled until at least Sunday, June 7. Select remote programs will be available.
  • While some summer programs have been canceled for the summer, we are committed to continuing to provide safe, fun and exciting recreational programs as we are able, in compliance with MDH guidelines.  Staff have modified some existing programs and created new programs for this summer.  Other programs await further guidance. Click here to view the status of specific summer recreational programs.
  • The following events have been canceled:
    • All Rosefest Events
    • Live Concerts at the Rog through July 4
    • The June 12 Roll-in Movie


  • All recreational facilities including the Roseville Skating Center, Harriet Alexander Nature Center, Cedarholm Community Building, Park Buildings and Picnic Shelters will be unavailable for rentals until further notice, at least through July 4.


  • The Roseville Skating Center is anticipating reopening in mid-June with modified operations.  View for updates. 
  • The skate park at the OVAL will be closed until further notice.


  • Cedarholm Golf Course is open with social distancing measures in place. 
  • Golf leagues will be permitted under a modified format.


  • Parks, trails and open spaces remain open for use while exercising social distancing.
    • Please do not use the parks if you are sick
    • Wash your hands before and after using the park.
    • Please respect others’ social distancing by leaving 6 feet of space between yourself and other users.
    • Consider using the parks during non-peak hours.
  • Playgrounds are open for use. 
    • Playgrounds are not able to be disinfected and should be used at your own risk.
    • Please wash your hands before and after your visit.
    • Please bring and apply hand sanitizer before and after use.
    • Participants and spectators should maintain six feet of distance from those from other households.
    • Please limit use to times when less than 10 people are present.
  • Basketball courts, volleyball courts and other areas at risk for disease transmission within the parks are currently closed.
  • Athletic fields may be used by groups of less than 10 and in compliance with the MDH Guidance for Social Distancing for Youth Sport
  • Rosebrook pool will be closed until further notice.
  • Select restrooms in Central Park are open.
  • Community Garden plots that have already been rented will be available with social distancing measures in place.

Following additional guidance, facilities, events and activities may be adjusted during this period and beyond. We will post updates as new information becomes available. Program and facility supervisors will be contacting participants directly regarding schedule adjustments or refunds once the duration of the closure is understood.

This is a dynamic situation that we are closely monitoring, analyzing and adjusting to. We encourage you to check for updates.

Throughout the closure, we will be providing some activities via our Facebook page as part of our “At Home with Roseville Parks and Recreation” campaign.

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