Community centers, other park facilities in Nashville to reopen at 50% capacity May 26

Community centers, nature centers and other facilities have been closed since late March. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)
Community centers, nature centers and other facilities have been closed since late March. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)

Community centers, nature centers and other facilities have been closed since late March. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)

Metro Parks and Recreation will reopen several park facilities at partial capacity May 26, the department announced May 21.

City-owned facilities, including community centers, tennis courts, nature centers, golf clubhouses, Centennial Sportsplex and the Parthenon, will reopen at 50% capacity or "to the extent safe social distancing can be maintained"—whichever is less—according to a news release.


As part of the department's reopening plan, all employees and visitors inside these facilities must wear face coverings. In addition to required face coverings, find the full list of guidelines for each facility on Metro Parks' website.

Playgrounds, dog parks, outdoor pools and basketball courts will remain closed until further notice.

For Southwest Nashville residents who want to discover more green spaces this spring, check out these 23 parks in the area.