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Park Updates and Notices

Out of an abundance of caution, due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases, the Department has implemented a few modifications to programming.. We believe this extra time will bring comfort to everyone as we move away from the post-holiday surge.   See below for program updates.
General program notices

Staff can be reached by phone at all facilities during normal business hours or via email at: parksandrecreation@burbankca.gov. View the Parks and Facilities Directory for contact information.  Please call the Administrative Offices at (818) 238-5300 for general inquiries.

As of January 3, 2022, all sports fields are open.

Out of an abundance of caution, all Park & Recreation Sports leagues and activities are postponed until January 22, 2022 

 

In the event of field closures, this web page and the Field Conditions Hotline (818) 238-1970 will be updated to inform managers and players when athletic fields are unplayable or when games and programs are cancelled.


PROGRAM NOTICES

Out of an abundance of caution due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases, the Department has decided to postpone all recreational classes to the week of January 24, 2022.  We believe this extra time will bring comfort to everyone as we move away from the post-holiday surge.  

In the event of a cancelation due to inclement weather or other unforeseen conditions, this web page and the Olive Recreation Center phone line will be updated. Please call (818) 238-5385.

Out of an abundance of caution, all indoor drop-in sports are temporarily suspended for the month of January. Please refer to the outdoor facilities for recreational offerings.  More information at: www.BurbankCA.gov/DropInSports

Out of an abundance of caution, all sports leagues and sports activities are temporarily postponed to begin January 22nd.   More information at: www.BurbankCA.gov/Sports


FACILITY INFORMATION

For more information, please visit the Stough Canyon Nature Center page.

For more information, please visit the Valley Skate Park page.

For more information, please visit the Aquatics page.


CONSTRUCTION UPDATES
 
  • The Robert E. Gross Park playground will be closed for renovation from October 4, 2021 to December 20, 2021.
  • All other park areas will remain open unless otherwise noted. 
  • For a list of other playgrounds, please visit: www.BurbankCA.gov/ParkDirectory


*dates subject to change

*All Dates subject to change. Check back for updates.

RE-OPENING INFORMATION
The County urges everyone, especially those that are not or cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19 to continue to exercise caution and good judgment as physical distancing requirements and capacity limitations are removed. 

Burbank Parks and Recreations Welcomes the Community Back to Its Indoor Facilities
 

Burbank, CA (June 17, 2021) – The City of Burbank Parks and Recreation Department welcomes the community back to its indoor facilities.
 

Currently, indoor recreation centers are open to assist community members with general inquiries and restroom access.

Full operational services will be offered beginning on Monday, June 21, 2021.

In accordance with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Officer Order, indoor facilities will follow County masking requirements and require individuals to self-attest to their vaccination status prior to entry.

The County urges everyone, especially those that are not or cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19, to continue to exercise caution and good judgment as physical distancing and capacity limitations are removed.

Programming Updates - Effective Monday, June 21, 2021

  • Joslyn Adult Center (for Adults 55+)
    Re-phased Opening (June 15-June 25) will allow for the following services: Cyber Café (by reservation), Billiards Room (by reservation), and areas to socialize and visit.
     
    • In addition, virtual programs will continue to be offered, including online fitness classes, support groups, technology appointments, and more.  
    • Nutrition services continue to be offered for residents 60+ for pick up at (3) sites or through the Home Delivered Meals program. For more information about Burbank Nutrition Services, please visit: www.BurbankCA.gov/BNS or call 818-238-5357.
    • Project Hope and Phone Pals programs will continue to pair older adults with volunteers for support with essential errands and meaningful personal connections.
       
  • All Recreation Centers, Ovrom Community Center, Stough Canyon Nature Center, and Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center will be open to the public
     
    • Open gym play will resume at Olive Recreation Center and Verdugo Recreation Center
       

For facility information and hours, please visit:
www.BurbankCA.gov/web/parks-recreation/parks-and-facilities-directory

While indoor operations are restored, the public can continue to enjoy outdoor recreational offerings at the parks, including: playgrounds, ball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, fitness equipment, and other amenities.

Park permits are also available for picnic reservations at parks. For more information, please visit: www.BurbankCA.gov/ParkPermits.

Verdugo Aquatic Facility and McCambridge Pool are also open for lap swim, learn-to-swim and fitness classes, and swim team practices. Recreational swim, diving boards, water features, and water slides will be re-open.

“The Parks and Recreation Team is excited to welcome the community back to all of our facilities and resume our wide-breadth of program offerings,” said Marisa Garcia, Parks and Recreation Director.  “We appreciate everyone’s support and look forward to re-connecting with our patrons.”