Parks & Community Services

Community Facilities, Parks, and Programming During COVID-19

  1. Facilities, Parks & Fields
  2. Playgrounds & Picnic Areas
  3. Courts & Skate Park
  4. Senior Lunch Program

The Shannon Community Center, the Dublin Senior Center, and other City facilities are closed to the public. Dublin Heritage Park and Museums is open with guidelines in place including reduced capacities, use of face coverings, and social distancing.  

The Wave is currently offering lap swimming in its outdoor Sports Pool and in the Natatorium, and swim lessons take place in the Natatorium. Recreational Swim begins on Saturday, May 29.  The hours of operation are 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., everyday. Registration is required at  Visit for more information.

All facility rentals and most programming including in-person events, classes, and activities will remain cancelled until further notice. Facility reservations are being taken for future dates, but reservations may be cancelled depending on future health orders.  

The department is currently offering a preschool program, which complies with all State and local health orders.  The next preschool session begins in August 2021.

City parks and open spaces will remain open to individuals or groups comprised of individuals from a stable group of up to three (3) households, maintaining social distancing practices, during regular hours of dawn to dusk; however, all public and private gatherings of any number of people occurring outside that threshold are prohibited; all guests over the age of two must wear a mask while visiting the park.

Applications for Sports Fields Use Permits by organized youth and adult Dublin sports groups are now being accepted for use with restrictions.  Learn more about park and athletic field monitoring.  All basketball courts and drinking fountains are closed or have been turned off.

Dog parks are now open.  Outdoor restrooms will continue to be available.


The Parks and Community Services Department develops and implements quality programs that:

  • Encourage healthy lifestyles
  • Preserve the City's heritage
  • Provide recreational experiences
  • Strengthen community image

Master Plan

The Parks and Recreation Master Plan establishes goals, long-term policies and standards to guide the acquisition, development, and management of park and recreation facilities.