Mon, July 15 at 8am – 

Due to the excessive rain:

  • Sunset Woods Park and Sunset Valley Golf Club are closed.
  • Portions of the paths at The Preserve of Highland Park and Larry Fink Park are flooded.
Fri, June 30: Facility and Program Updates

June 30, 2023

Fri, June 30, 6:30 am Update:

 Now that air quality levels have improved to “unhealthy only to sensitive groups,” all programs and facilities have returned to regular activities and schedules. 

According to Airnow.gov, people with heart or lung disease, older adults, children, and teens should choose less strenuous activities and shorten the amount of time while active outdoors.  Everyone else may enjoy outdoor activities. 

We will continue to monitor the situation carefully and make any necessary adjustments to our operations for the health and safety of our participants and staff.   Please check our website and social media for the latest updates, and for up-to-date information about air quality status, visit airnow.gov


Thurs., June 29, 7am Update:

Due to continued “unhealthy” air quality levels this morning and predicted improvements over the course of the day, the following adjustments are being made to our programs and facilities: 

  1. All summer camps will meet at their regular camp sites.  Camps will be bussed to their indoor locations.
  2. Heller Nature Center morning programs are canceled. 
  3. Hidden Creek AquaPark – lap swim takes place through 10am and AquaFit classes are moved to the Recreation Center indoor pool.  Hidden Creek opens at 11am for open swim.
  4. Rosewood Swimming Beach opens at 10am.
  5. Outdoor tennis/pickleball morning group programs (before 1pm) are canceled (instructors will contact participants to schedule make up classes).   
  6. Park Ave Boating Facility is open however boaters are advised to be outside only within their comfort level. 
  7. Sunset Valley Golf Club is open however golfers are advised to play only within their comfort level.
  8. The Highland Park Golf Learning Center is open however golfers are advised to play only within their comfort level.

A formal update on programs and facilities will be made by 10am.  

According to Airnow.gov, people with heart or lung disease, older adults, children, and teens should reduce exposure by avoiding strenuous outdoor activities or keeping outdoor activities short. Consider moving physical activities indoors.

Everyone is recommended to reduce your exposure by choosing less strenuous activities or shortening the amount of time you are active outdoors.

We will continue to monitor the situation carefully and make any necessary adjustments to our operations for the health and safety of our participants and staff.   Please check our website and social media for the latest updates, and for up-to-date information about air quality status, visit airnow.gov.


Wed, June 28, 2pm Update:

Due to “very unhealthy” air levels in our area reported by AirNow.gov, the following adjustments have been made to our programs and facilities:

According to Airnow.gov, people with heart or lung disease, older adults, children, and teens should avoid physical activities outdoors.

All others should avoid strenuous outdoor activities, keep outdoor activities short, and consider moving physical activities indoors or rescheduling them.

We will continue to monitor the situation carefully and make any necessary adjustments to our operations for the health and safety of our participants and staff. Please check our website and social media for the latest updates. For up-to-date information about air quality status, visit airnow.gov.


Wed, June 28, 10:30am Update:

Though air quality has improved slightly, it continues to be at an “unhealthy” level, according to airnow.gov

As a result, all summer camps will remain indoors (camp directors will contact camp families if pick-up locations change).  

The following facilities are open: Hidden Creek AquaPark, Rosewood Swimming Beach (Open Water Triathlon Training will run at 6pm), Park Ave Boating Facility, Heller Nature Center, Sunset Valley Golf Club, and the Highland Park Golf Learning Center.  Golfers are advised to play only within their comfort level.  

Deer Creek Racquet Club is open for court bookings beginning at 3pm. 

Additional formal updates on programs, including Athletics programs and games scheduled for tonight, will be made by 1pm. 

According to Airnow.gov, people with heart or lung disease, older adults, children, and teens should reduce exposure by avoiding strenuous outdoor activities or keeping outdoor activities short. Consider moving physical activities indoors.

Everyone is recommended to reduce their exposure by choosing less strenuous activities or shortening the time they are active outdoors.

We will continue to monitor the situation carefully and make any necessary adjustments to our operations for the health and safety of our participants and staff. Please check our website and social media for the latest updates. For up-to-date information about air quality status, visit airnow.gov.


Wed, June 28, 7am Update:

Due to continued “unhealthy” air quality levels this morning and predicted improvements over the course of the day, the following adjustments are being made to our programs and facilities: 

  1. All summer camps will meet at their regular camp sites.  Camps will be bussed to their indoor locations.
  2. Hidden Creek AquaPark – lap swim takes place through 10am and AquaFit classes are moved to the Recreation Center indoor pool.  Hidden Creek opens at 11am for open swim.
  3. Rosewood Swimming Beach opens at 10am.
  4. Park Ave Boating Facility is open. 
  5. Sunset Valley Golf Club is open however golfers are advised to play only within their comfort level.
  6. The Highland Park Golf Learning Center is open however golfers are advised to play only within their comfort level.

A formal update on programs and facilities will be made by 10am.  

According to Airnow.gov, people with heart or lung disease, older adults, children, and teens should reduce exposure by avoiding strenuous outdoor activities or keeping outdoor activities short. Consider moving physical activities indoors.

Everyone is recommended to reduce your exposure by choosing less strenuous activities or shortening the amount of time you are active outdoors.

We will continue to monitor the situation carefully and make any necessary adjustments to our operations for the health and safety of our participants and staff.   Please check our website and social media for the latest updates, and for up-to-date information about air quality status, visit airnow.gov.