Kinnelon Municipal Tennis/Pickleball Courts Now Open-Read These Important Guidelines

KINNELON RECREATION DEPARTMENT

GUIDELINES FOR USE OF MUNICIPAL TENNIS/PICKLEBALL COURTS

May 7, 2020 – TBD

The Boonton Avenue Tennis/Pickleball Courts are now open. This will be on a trial basis, providing all social distancing and other special rules are followed in order to limit the spread of COVID-19.

  1. Maintain social distancing (no closer than 6’ to other player). If this does not occur, courts will be closed.
  2. Singles only, no doubles. Only 2 players allowed per court.
  3. Court hours will be 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. Courts will be reserved for pickleball on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
  4. One hour maximum court time use. Players must vacate court after playing if someone else is waiting.
  5. Players must stay on their side of the court; do not switch ends.
  6. You may only touch your own equipment, tennis ball or pickleball – do not touch fence, gate, net etc. Use your own hand sanitizer before and after play. No bathrooms will be available.
  7. Consider spraying tennis/pickle balls briefly with a disinfectant spray at the conclusion of play or use new tennis/pickle balls the next time you play.
  8. Players should primarily play from the baseline and avoid net play unless other player is on the baseline.
  9. When entering a court, if other players are present, wait until a point has finished, announce that you are entering, and then proceed onto the other court while maintaining 6’ social distancing.
  10. Do not congregate near court opening when waiting to play.
  11. It is recommended to wear a face covering prior to and after playing. It is also recommended to wear a face mask while playing if possible.
  12. If you or family member have displayed any symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, please stay home.

BE RESPECTFUL OF OTHERS- HAVE FUN

          Feel free to contact the recreation department with any questions:

mschuckers@kinnelonboro.org

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