Redding reopens tennis courts to residents
The tennis courts at the Redding Community Center are opening to residents with restrictions in place.
It is open to those who live in Redding and they can bring one non-resident play with.
People shouldn’t play if they have symptoms of the coronavirus or are vulnerable to the virus. Players also can’t use the courts if they’ve been in contact with someone who has COVID-19 or haven’t followed social distancing requirements for the past 14 days.
Players must keep at least six feet from each other, use a racquet or foot to pick up balls, stay on one side of the court the whole time, and can’t touch the nets, fences and net posts. Play is limited to singles, unless it is a family who lives together playing then doubles is allowed. Children younger than 12 must play with a parent. Players should also wipe down all of their equipment and not share.
Food shouldn’t be consumed on or around the courts and players should wear masks as they enter and leave the court and as they wait to play. Players should also come as close to their reservation time as possible and park away from other vehicles.
After playing, players must take all personal items and trash with them, leave the court promptly and not socialize outside of the court, and wash hands or use hand sanitizer.
Any questions can be sent to Rob Blick at email@example.com.
The town is still working on a plan to reopen Topstone Park, which will remain closed until around June 20.