Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Information & Updates

 Parks & Recreation: 

The Recreation Center is reopen on a limited basis with safety restrictions. 

DeSoto’s Recreation Center is open on a limited basis with safety restrictions. Patrons have access to the Fitness Center weekdays, but the Center has a limited capacity. Patrons will be required to schedule an appointment for 45 minutes per visit. Member access will be allowed during modified hours. Upon arrival, please present your membership card to the facility staff.

Operation Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 12 PM and 4 PM to 8 PM

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Also open is the Recreation Center’s walking track and gymnasium, personal training, athletic practices,  group exercises, and indoor leagues. The BMX Complex was also reopened as were playgrounds and restrooms. However, safety and operational concerns require that the Moseley Pool and the Civic Center will remain closed this season.

For the safety of everyone, residents who are running a fever, are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or who have had close contact within the last 14 days with someone who has or is believed to have COVID-19 will be prohibited from entry.

Visitors are asked to comply with the following guidelines.

• Sanitize hands
• Clean any surfaces before and after use
• Maintain social distancing - six feet of separation
• Mask or face covering and gloves are required
• Loitering is prohibited
• You can contact the Recreation Center at (972) 230-9655.

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 If you have questions or concerns about Parks & Recreation operations, please direct them to department via phone at 972-230-9655 or e-mail them at