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Recreation Center

Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus Update

Date/Time: March 30, 2020 (9:00 a.m.)                          

GROVEPORT RECREATION/SENIOR CENTER:
Due to circumstances surrounding the Coronavirus, the Groveport Recreation / Senior Center CLOSED INDEFINITELY on March 16, 2020 (12:00 PM). Groveport Recreation Center Memberships will be extended for the time that the facility is closed. Those who paid in full will have their expiration date extended. Those paying via EFT on a monthly basis will have their payments stopped. Payments will resume once the facility has re-opened.

PROGRAMS, CLASSES, SPECIAL EVENTS:
All Recreation Dept. programs, classes, special events, etc. are also TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED until further notice. Persons registered for a program, class, etc. will be notified if and when a rescheduled date has been determined.

Easter special events (Dinner with the Bunny, Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt & Underwater Egg Hunt) have been cancelled. Refunds will be processed when staff are able to return to the facility. Thank you for your patience.

•    A person’s current registration for an upcoming program/class will transfer over to the new date.  
•    Persons currently in a program/class will receive a pro-rated refund. Refunds may take up to 4-weeks to process.
•    If a person would like a full-refund for a program/class that has not started yet, a full-refund will be granted. Persons should contact Ebonee Green (Administrative Assistant) at egreen@groveport.org regarding program/class refunds.
•    If a person is unable to partake during the rescheduled timeframe, a refund will be available.
•    NOTE: In the event that you do not want a refund, you may request a gift card.

BIRTHDAY PARTIES, ROOM RENTALS, LOG HOUSE & PARK SHELTERS:
All birthday parties, room rentals & parks shelter reservations have been TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED. Persons will be contacted and will have the option of rescheduling at a later date or receiving a refund. If you would like to schedule a future party or rental, please contact Kayla Dufour (Clerk) at kdufour@groveport.org. Necessary forms may be printed from our website. Completed forms, along with a copy of your driver’s license and proof of residency (for City of Groveport residents) may be emailed to kdufour@groveport.org or faxed to 614-836-2999. Credit card payments will be handled via phone call.

ATHLETIC FIELD & TENNIS COURT RESERVATIONS:
All athletic field & tennis court reservations have been TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED. Persons will be contacted and will have the option of rescheduling at a later date or receiving a refund. If you would like to schedule a future reservation, please contact Amy Van Huffel (Sports/Fitness Manager) at avanhuffel@groveport.org. Necessary forms may be printed from our website. Completed forms, along with a copy of your driver’s license and proof of residency (for City of Groveport residents) may be emailed to avanhuffel@groveport.org or faxed to 614-836-2999. Credit card payments will be handled via phone call.

PARKS:
All playgrounds are closed at this time. In addition, all basketball rims have been removed.

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION CLASSES:
If you have registered or would like to register for a Lifeguard Certification Class, please contact Seth Bower (Aquatics Manager) at 614-836-1000 ext. 1510 / sbower@groveport.org. Certain portions of the class may be taken online. The water-skills portion of the class will be scheduled once the facility is re-opened.  

CONTACT WITH STAFF:
It is recommended that you email our staff with any questions that you may have.  Our contact information is located on our website (see CONTACT US button).

PROGRAM REGISTRATION:
Registration for future classes has been temporarily suspended at this time. Please do not travel to the Groveport Recreation Center as you will be denied access.

GROVEPORT AQUATIC CENTER:
Season Passes for the Outdoor Water Park will tentatively go one sale when the Groveport Recreation Center re-opens.  

ADDITIONAL INFO.:
The City of Groveport will continue to monitor the evolving situation and will provide any updates if necessary. For updated information regarding the Coronavirus 2019 and to better understand the risks and steps we should all make to lessen its spread, please visit the Ohio Department of Health’s website at www.odh.ohio.gov.

Thank you,
Groveport Recreation Department Staff
614-836-1000 Office / 614-836-2999 Fax
www.groveportrec.com

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