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. Harvest of edible fruit, nuts, seeds, mushrooms, and plant parts is permitted for personal, nutritional use. Sap collecting or commercial sale of harvested materials are not allowed. 
  • Possession and discharge of firearms on park property is prohibited.