McKinney TX Fitness Court open in Bonnie Wenk Park #fitnesscourt

McKinney, Texas, has a new outdoor Fitness Court in Bonnie Wenk Park, off Virginia Parkway.

The Fitness Court features
* 30 individual pieces of equipment
* Shock-resistant sports flooring
* Exercise stations that allow for 28 individuals to use the court at the same time.

According to the City of McKinney, the Fitness Court is designed for adult bodies, and users must be 14 years and older.

McKinney TX Unique by Nature
Fitness Court at Bonnie Wenk Park in McKinney TX

There is no charge to workout at the Fitness Court.

Construction of the court was made possible through McKinney Community Development Corporation to encourage physical activity and promote community wellness in McKinney.

Plano TX: Ten minutes of ducks, turtles and nature at Bob Woodruff Park Lake

Bob Woodruff Park North has a fishing pier, pavilion, sand volleyball court and hard surface trails plus security cameras. Cyclists are always out riding the trails.

Bob Woodruff Park Lake in Plano is stocked with bass, catfish and trout.

Some summer recreation classes, camps canceled in Plano; Online, High Point Tennis Center classes still scheduled

The Plano Parks and Recreation department announced that because of increase in COVID-19 cases in the community, summer recreation classes and camps scheduled to begin on July 6 or later have been cancelled, except for online classes and those at High Point Tennis Center.

Plano Recreation staff will be contacting class participants to process cancellations and issue refunds.

City of Plano TX closing library, parks and recreation facilities through March 27

The City of Plano today declared a local state of disaster for public health emergency. Extraordinary changes are required in City operations to help contain the spread of the Coronavirus or COVID-19 within our community.
The following changes will go into effect at the end of business today (5 p.m.):
  • The City of Plano will activate the Emergency Operations Center and will operate during normal business hours.
  • All Parks & Recreation facilities are closed until March 27 at which time the closure will be reassessed.
  • All Library facilities are closed until March 27 at which time the closure will be reassessed.
  • All City Board and Commission meetings, with the exception of Plano City Council, Planning and Zoning and any other meeting required by law, will be postponed until their normal May meeting.
  • All sports leagues utilizing City of Plano fields/facilities will be suspended through March 27 for practice and play at which time the closure will be reassessed.
  • All citizens are encouraged to watch City Council meetings online and submit comments of public interest or comments on agenda items electronically to the City of Plano City Secretary Lisa Henderson at LisaH@plano.gov.
  • All meetings at the Plano Event Center, Special Events and Facility rentals will be offered refunds of deposit and/or fees for events.
Collin County, along with our neighboring Cities of Allen, Frisco and McKinney, are expected to make similar public health emergency declarations.
“This is an important declaration for a serious and changing situation,” said Plano City Manager Mark Israelson. “Plano, our neighboring cities and Collin County all recognize the importance of prudent and proactive actions at this time. We need all citizens and businesses to do their part to prevent the spread of COVID-19.”
The City of Plano will be posting regular daily updates on all social channels and on the City’s dedicated COVID-19 website: share.plano.gov/COVID-19update
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