SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced on Friday that all public golf courses and basketball courts will now be closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The closures were part of an update to homework safety orders that are currently in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the city.
Order updates also include driving range and tennis courts. They read as follows:
– Closes park facilities, including playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts, skate places and wading pools in all community recreation areas.
– Closes city parks, except for walking / running / cycling trails, Saturday and Sunday of Easter weekend.
– Closes all municipal and private golf courses and driving ranges (including frisbee courses).
“We also have closed facilities in parks that we generate violations of our social distancing protocol,” said Nirenberg during his COVID-19 briefing on Friday. “And we are closing all private and municipal golf courses and driving ranges indefinitely. “
Golf course closings will take effect at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 3.
As of Friday evening, there were at least 342 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Bexar County.
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