Plano city golf courses reopen, library expands services while some other facilities remain closed

Plano public libraries began offering returns for books as well as holds and pickups for specialty items the week of May 4. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Plano public libraries began offering returns for books as well as holds and pickups for specialty items the week of May 4. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Plano public libraries began offering returns for books as well as holds and pickups for specialty items the week of May 4. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The city of Plano has reopened golf courses and its tennis center but is keeping some other recreation facilities closed as it gradually phases back in a variety of in-person services.

Pecan Hollow and Ridgeview Ranch golf courses are open once again, as is High Point Tennis Center, the city said May 5 in a message to residents. The city is keeping some other recreation facilities closed through May 17—including Carpenter Park Skate Park, dog parks, recreation centers and pools.

The city's gradual expansion of services come as the state continues to loosen its coronavirus-related restrictions.

The Plano library system is offering porch-side service for certain item pickup and returns. Books can also be returned via book drop. Items that are currently checked out will be without due dates through the month of May, the city said.

The city also announced its animal shelter is back to regular business hours, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on weekends. Walk-ins are generally allowed, although the number of people allowed inside at one time will be limited.


Correction: A previous version of this article misstated the date of reopening for High Point Tennis Center. The facility is now open.
By Daniel Houston
Daniel Houston covers city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village. A Fort Worth native and Baylor University graduate, Daniel reported previously for The Associated Press in Oklahoma City and The Dallas Morning News.


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