City of Madison Moves to Stage 3 of Reopening

The City of Madison is following suit and will begin opening facilities in conjunction with the governor's plans.

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(Madison, Ind.) - Governor Eric Holcomb announced yesterday, Indiana can move forward to Stage 3 of his "Back on Track Indiana Plan" beginning, Friday, May 22nd. The City of Madison is following suit and will begin opening facilities in conjunction with the governor's plans.

On Friday, May 22, city basketball courts, and the skatepark will reopen. Hand sanitizer stations have been installed at the city dog park, tennis courts, and basketball courts. The city campground will reopen, and reservations can be made by calling the campground attendant at 812-265-8333. The bathroom at the campground will be cleaned and sanitized daily. Please remember that crowd-size gatherings are restricted to 100 individuals, and social distancing guidelines should be followed.

On Tuesday, May 26, Brown Gym will reopen. The building will be cleaned and sanitized daily. Rucker Sports complex will also reopen and be available as a local green space for the community and available for use by local travel teams who would like a safe place to practice. Practice fields will be open to one team per field and will be limited to 100 people or less in the designated area.  Spectators will not be permitted to attend practices at this time. Should you have any questions about these facilities, please contact the Parks Department at 812-265-8308.

On Monday, June 1, all City of Madison public meetings will begin meeting in City Hall regularly. These meetings will be open to the public, but crowd-size gathering and social distancing guidelines should be followed.

"We look forward to taking this next step towards reopening our city. The City of Madison is moving in the right direction due to our residents' perseverance during this difficult time. Please know that we are continuing to be vigilant in protecting our community's health and well-being and will make adjustments to the opening of these facilities if needed," said Mayor Bob Courtney.


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