Bonita Springs Reopening some parks
City of Bonita Springs to Reopen Some Parks
Posted on 04/29/2020
Dog ParkBecause of continued voluntary compliance and the community’s greater awareness for Centers for Disease Control guidelines, the city announced the reopening of city parks. The City encourages visitors to continue to follow the CDC guidelines including social distancing. Normal operating hours at all parks will be observed.

This move is part of the city’s phased-in approach for residents, while still observing the Governor’s Executive Order.

The following City of Bonita Springs parks will reopen effective tomorrow:

Riverside Park - including one bandshell restroom.

Liles Hotel Plaza

Depot Park (except for the playground and restrooms to remain closed)

Bonita Springs Dog Park will re-open the large and small dog runs only. Medium dog run and playground will remain closed. No personal chairs will be permitted.

Island Park

Bay Park North

Beach Park North

Carpenter Lane Park

Oak Creek Preserve

Leitner Neighborhood Park

Kentucky St. Park

Windsor Preserve

Bonita Springs Community Park will reopen the following amenities:

Disc Golf Course

Tennis Courts

Baseball/Softball fields – no dugouts or bleachers, no organized nor league play, no more than 10 people per field

Community Park Baseball complex restrooms


City of Bonita Springs Parks reopened previously include:

Cullum’s Trail

River Park

Bonita Nature Place (except for the Learning Center and Bee house to remain closed)

Kayak Launches


Closures to Remain in effect until further notice:

All Playgrounds

Bonita Springs Recreation Center

Community Pool

Marni Soccer Fields

Bonita Springs Soccer Complex

Community Park Basketball/Futsal Pavilion

Restroom facilities attached to any closed facility

Liles Hotel building



Announcements about future openings will be forthcoming, check www.cityofbonitasprings.org.

City leaders continue to monitor data and work with partners Lee County, Lee Health and the Florida Department of Health as it relates to the city’s phased-in approach to reopening more sites and resuming in-person services.



Recommended guidelines for the beaches and parks include:

All individuals, when in public, should maximize physical distance from others maintaining a minimum distance of 6 feet

Social settings of 10 people or more should be avoided where appropriate distancing may not be practical

Vulnerable individuals should continue to stay home

Practice proper handwashing techniques, especially after touching frequently used surfaces

Avoid touching your face

Sneeze or cough into a tissue or the inside of your elbow.

Stay calm, stay kind, and stay safe