Republic Parks & Recreation Facility, Program & Event Cancellation Information Related to COVID-19
The Republic Parks & Recreation Department, along with the City of Republic, continues to monitor and assess the impact of COVID-19 in partnership with local, state, and federal public health officials. As a result of the guidance below, several Parks & Recreation facilities are closed to the public and many programs/events have been postponed or cancelled. As of March 23, all playgrounds have been closed until further notice. A complete listing of all closures, cancellations, and postponements can be found here.
March 15, 2020: The Center of Disease Control (CDC) recommended that organizers of events that will attract 50 or more people cancel or postpone said events through May 10, 2020.
March 16, 2020: President Trump and the Coronavirus Task Force discouraged groups of 10 or more people from gathering.
March 24, 2020: Greene County Commission issues Stay at Home Order starting March 26, 2020 running through April 24, 2020.
March 29, 2020: President Trump and the Coronavirus Task Force extend social distancing guidelines through April 30.
The Republic Community Center will remain closed to the public through Thursday April 30. A Parks & Recreation staff member will be available Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. for any inquiries via phone. In addition, we’ve set up an informational e-mail address as another point of contact (firstname.lastname@example.org). Registration for many of our upcoming programs and events is still available online at recdesk.republicparks.com. Finally, we are continuing to accept applications for the summer! Those looking for seasonal summer employment are encouraged to apply online at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/republicmo.
We appreciate your understanding as we navigate through this difficult time and do our part to protect the health and safety of our Republic community. We truly miss and very much look forward to getting back to the core of our mission statement - providing MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES! Be sure to follow us on Facebook (@republicparksandrec) for the latest updates and announcements.
Beginning December 16, 2019, we will offer online registration for all programs and rentals. Click the Register Online button to begin the process.