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City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Hurricane Sally Recovery Update #1

Kayla May  | Published on 9/23/2020


 

City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation

Hurricane Sally Recovery Update #1

 

The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department has implemented recovery efforts to assist citizens due to the impacts of Hurricane Sally. City parks, several city community resource centers and facilities were affected by the storm resulting in the following changes:

 

Scheduled Programming

  • All city parks will remain closed until further notice.
  • Roger Scott Tennis Center hard courts will reopen Monday, Sept. 21 at 8 a.m., Clay courts will remain closed.
  • Osceola Golf Course will remain closed until further notice. Nine holes on the course and driving range are expected to reopen mid-week.
  • Exchange Park Adult Sports Leagues and Youth Sports activities at Roger Scott Athletic Complex will be postponed until further notice.
  • Vickrey Resource Center will remain closed to the public until further notice. Exception: YMCA after school programming
  • Mask distribution will resume Monday, Sept. 21, while supplies last. The locations, days and times of mask distribution are as follows (Limit five masks per household):
    • Bayview Senior Center, 2000 E. Lloyd St.: Monday-Friday from 8-10:30 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m. (drive-through only)
    • Cobb Resource Center, 601 E. Mallory St.: Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
    • Fricker Resource Center, 900 N. F St.: Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to noon
    • Gull Point Resource Center, 7000 Spanish Trail: Monday-Thursday from 3-5 p.m.
    • Sanders Beach-Corinne Jones Resource Center, 913 S. I St.: Tuesday-Thursday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (drive-through only)
    • Woodland Heights Resource Center, 111 Berkley Drive: Monday-Friday from 3-5 p.m.
  • After school snack distribution will resume Monday, Sept. 21, Monday-Friday from 3-5 p.m. at the following sites:
    • Cobb Resource Center, 601 E. Mallory St.
    • Fricker Resource Center, 900 N. F St.
    • Gull Point Resource Center, 7000 Spanish Trail
    • Woodland Heights Resource Center, 111 Berkley Drive 
  • All senior meal sites have been temporarily suspended until further notice. Impacted sites include: Bayview Senior Center, Cobb Resource Center and Fricker Resource Center. Staff will continue to work with Council on Aging to determine future dates to resume. Announcements will follow upon determination. Seniors are encouraged to contact Council on Aging at 432-1475 for alternate programming.

Relief Programming

  • Tarps and water will be distributed at the following city community resource centers on Monday, Sept. 21 from 2-5 p.m. or until supplies are gone (Limit one tarp per household):
    • Bayview Senior Center (drive through only) 2000 E. Lloyd St.
    • Cobb Resource Center, 601 E. Mallory St.
    • Fricker Resource Center, 900 N. F St.
    • Gull Point Resource Center, 7000 Spanish Trail
    • Sanders Beach-Corinne Jones Resource Center (drive through only), 913 S. I St.
    • Woodland Heights Resource Center, 111 Berkley Drive

Relief Updates

 

City Parks and Recreation, Public Works and Facilities, Inspection Services and Sanitation Services staff began recovery work as soon as it was safe to do so after Hurricane Sally, and the city has also hired several contractors to help expedite recovery efforts. At the time of this press release 315 out of 351 trees have been cleared from city roadways.

PUBLIC INFORMATION:

Sept. 21, 2020

 

MEDIA CONTACT:

Deja Dowdell 

850-436-5669

ddowdell@cityofpensacola.com