UPDATED: Some Pearland, Friendswood facilities close, events are cancelled due to coronavirus concerns

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Updated at 4:02 p.m., March 16

While parks will remain open, Friendswood's Parks and Recreation Department will be closing all programming and reservations with more than 50 people expected in attendance through April 30, according to a social media post by the city of Friendswood. This will include Adult Sports Leagues, Youth Sports Day, Senior Citizen Programs, the Farmers Market, Spring Sparkle and Easter in the Park. The department is looking into an alternative for fitness classes.

Rentals for parks facilities will be cancelled or rescheduled, according to the post.

Published at 11:44 a.m., March 13

Some Pearland and Friendswood facilities are closing due to coronavirus concerns.


Pearland's Parks and Recreation Department is closing facilities, according to a press release sent out by the city of Pearland. Facilities include the Pearland Recreation Center and Natatorium and the Knapp Activity Center. Special events, including Paws in the Park, have also been postponed. Public parks will remain open.

The Friendswood Library is suspending programs and activities due to coronavirus concerns as well. However, the library itself will remain open. The library does provide a virtual library to its members, according to a press release sent out by the library.
By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.


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