News Releases

3/26/2020 - City of Salina Closing Playgrounds & Picnic Shelters

Due to COVID-19 and in keeping with best practices for the continued health
of the community, all playgrounds and picnic shelters operated by the City of
Salina are being closed to the public beginning Friday, March 27, and will
remain closed until further notice.

Playgrounds and picnic shelters affected by this closure are: Bill Burke Park,
Centennial Park, Country Club Park, East Crawford Recreation Area,
Gleniffer Hill Park, Hawthorne Park, Indian Rock Park, Jerry Ivey Park,
Kennedy Park, Kenwood Park, Lakewood Park, Meadowlark Park, Oakdale
Park, Oxbow Park, Pacific Park, Parker Park, Phillips Park, Riverside Park,
Magnolia Soccer Complex, Schilling Park, Steve Hawley Park, Sunset Park,
Thomas Park and Woodland Park.

While use of playgrounds and picnic shelters are restricted, open space in
parks and trails are available for use. We urge you to actively practice social
distancing and keep six feet away from other park users.
For questions or concerns regarding this matter, contact the Salina Parks &
Recreation Department at (785) 309-5765. To view City of Salina COVID-19
related press releases, cancellations and closures, visit and
select the links within the Featured Items feed.

For health related information pertaining to COVID-19, visit the following
websites: Saline County, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment,
and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.