Park Rules

Please observe all rules when visiting City parks to help us maintain high-quality and welcoming spaces for all. 

  • Parks are open 365 days/year, from 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset. 
    • Seasonal exceptions:
      • Open hours for the Bridgewood Park pickleball courts shall be 7:00 am until 9:00 pm (or dark, whichever comes first). Courts shall be considered closed for the season when nets are removed and will reopen when nets are replaced; timing to be determined by City staff based on conditions.
      • The sledding hill at Kohler Meadows shall be open 7:00 am until 9:00 pm during the winter as snow cover allows.
      • Evening ball games at Community Park, with lights as necessary, are permitted until 10:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, until 9:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and until 10:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays
        with a permit from the public service director.
  • Pets must be leashed; owners are responsible for their pet's behavior and for cleaning up after them. 
  • Place all trash and recycling in the appropriate containers. 
    • No glass bottles or containers are allowed within the parks. 
  • No alcoholic beverages in park areas, unless a special permit has been granted by the Council.  
  • City Council permission is required to post signs or flyers within parks. 
  • Soliciting business is not allowed, except by licensed mobile refreshment vehicles. 
  • Camping is not allowed in City parks. 
  • No fires. 
  • Vehicle parking is allowed only in designated areas (parking lots).
    • Speed limit: 15 mph in park areas
  • No vehicles over 9,000 pounds or horses are allowed in any park areas. 
  • Do not damage park property or natural areas.
  • Possession and discharge of firearms on park property is prohibited.