Play Parks - Council owned play parks are open. The public are advised that Council undertakes regular maintenance checks and risk assessments to ensure that the play equipment is safe to use and that all sites have been cleaned in preparation for use. There are restrictions in place for users of the play parks with everyone being reminded to sanitise their hands before and after using the facilities and to abide by social distancing rules at all times. The public are also advised that they will not be permitted to consume food or drink in our play parks and if you or anyone in your bubble is feeling unwell or showing any symptoms of COVID-19, you should stay away from parks.
Play Park/Outdoor Areas Temporary Closures - Please note the following Council facilities remain closed for a number of weeks to facilitate essential maintenance works:
• Riverview Play Park, Fountain Hill, Derry.
• Douglas Bridge Play Park
• Crilly Park Play Park, Killeter
• Drumnaspar Picnic Area, Plumbridge
• A section of Riverside Path at Claudy Country Park
• A section of Mourneside Walk, Sion Mills
Public Parks – All Council public parks and open spaces remain open to the public for exercise purposes only. The Council is continuing to advise the public to adhere to the Public Health Authority guidelines in relation to social distancing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and to act responsibly when out and about using our public parks and open spaces.
Sports Pitches –
Council officers are currently liaising with all relevant users to facility competitive fixture requirements. All changing facilities will remain closed. Regular updates will be available on the website at www.derrystrabane.com/leisure
Artificial pitches are currently closed for all activity except at elite level due to Covid-19 Government guidelines. Regular updates will be available on the website at www.derrystrabane.com/leisure