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Updated February 1, 2021

  State Restrictions on Types of Sports and Activities Under Purple Tier 

Under State rules, while Santa Clara County is in the Purple Tier of the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy, the following sports and activities are allowed outdoors only so long as they follow all the requirements in this Section 9 and all applicable requirements in this Directive: archery, badminton, biking, bocce, cross country, dance (no contact), disc golf, golf, hiking, ice and roller skating (no contact), lawn bowling, martial arts (no contact), physical training programs (e.g., yoga, Zumba, tai chi), pickleball (singles), rowing/crew (with 1 person), running, shuffleboard, skeet shooting, skiing and snowboarding, snowshoeing, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, walking, and other sports activities occurring outdoors that allow participants to easily maintain 6 feet of social distance from one another at all times. 

Under State rules, while Santa Clara County is in the Purple Tier of the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy, the following sports and activities are prohibited, even outdoors: baseball, basketball, boxing, cheerleading, dance (intermittent or high contact), dodgeball, field hockey, football, gymnastics, ice hockey, ice skating (pairs), kickball, lacrosse, martial arts (intermittent or high contact), pickleball (doubles), roller derby, rowing/crew (with 2 people or more), rugby, soccer, softball, volleyball, water polo, wrestling, and any other sports activities occurring indoors or any sports activities that do not allow participants to easily maintain 6 feet of social distance from one another at all times.

Participants may still train, condition, or practice skill-building exercises for these sports, but only if they do so outdoors and maintain 6 feet of social distance from one another at all times.

More information can be found at: https://www.sccgov.org/sites/covid19/Documents/mandatory-directive-for-youth-and-adult-recreational-athletic-activities.pdf

 
COVID-19: SOCIAL DISTANCING IN PUBLIC PARKS AND TRAILS

  • Do not use parks or trails if you are exhibiting symptoms.
  • Be prepared for limited access to public restrooms or water fountains.
  • Share the trail and warn other trail users of your presence and as you pass.
  • Follow CDC's guidance on personal hygiene prior to visiting parks or trails.
  • Observe CDC's minimum recommended social distancing at all times.

For information regarding social distancing in public parks and trails,visit Covid-19 Urban Parks

 

Parks Sites and Facilities Guide (Brochure)

  

Parks Division
231 North Whisman Road
Mountain View, CA 94043
(650) 903-6326



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