The Fields at RFK Campus are open.
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WELCOME BACK!

 

Events DC and CRYSP DC are committed to patron, staff and community safety. We thank you for being a partner in the successful and safe reopening of The Fields.

Effective Friday, December 11, 2020

  • All organized activities require a permit — Contact CRYSP for information on permitting and allowable activities
  • Open Play continues at designated times
  • Patrons should wear masks, keep 6-10 feet distance and wash/sanitize hands upon entry
  • Maximum of 25 people per field/event, including coaches/staff/parents
  • Maximum of 30 people on the playground

For Your Safety

Stay 6 feet apart from others

No more than 25 people in a group

No contact sports

Wear mask whenever possible

See below for more details about using The Fields during the reopening period. And remember to #playitsafe!

For more information regarding the reopening, please email rfkoutreach@eventsdc.com. For information about the operation of the fields, contact thefields@cryspdc.org.

For the latest updates, please make sure to check out Events DC’s social media accounts: Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook, as well as CRYSP DC’s: Facebook and Instagram.

USING THE FIELDS DURING THE REOPENING PERIOD

FIELD RULES

No more than 50 people per field/event anywhere on the campus

Stay 6-10 feet apart from others

Low-risk sports: no-contact practices and games allowed

Medium- and higher-risk sports: no-contact practices only — no games

HOW IT WORKS

Open Play is at designated times

Please limit play to 60 minutes – so others may enjoy

FOR YOUR SAFETY

Sanitize equipment and wash hands upon entering & leaving

Bring your own water – no sharing

Wear masks whenever possible

Don’t touch things unless necessary

PLAYGROUND RULES

Open from 8 am to dusk daily
For youth ages 12 and under, with adult supervision
Limited to 30 participants at a time
Please limit play to 60 minutes – so others may enjoy
No more than 10 people in a group
Stay 6 feet apart from others
Patrons assume their own risk when using the playground and fitness equipment
FOR YOUR SAFETY
Sanitize your hands upon entry & exit
Bring your own refreshments – no sharing
Wear masks whenever possible

ADDITIONAL RULES

● All children under the age of 18 must have adult supervision.
● Patrons must clean up after themselves before leaving.
● Dogs are prohibited in the playground and adjacent areas.
● Confetti, glitter, rice, birdseed, and spray “silly string” are prohibited.
● Alcoholic beverages, smoking, and drug use are prohibited.
● Amplified music, barbecuing and open fires are prohibited.

Report any concerns to uniformed field staff, who will facilitate the use of the playground and playground shade structure.

FIELD USE POLICIES

  • Fields may be closed at any time for safety concerns
  • Patrons are responsible for adhering to all field/campus policies and may use the playing fields only during their designated time; failure to do so may result in being asked to leave the premises
  • All children under the age of 18 must have adult supervision
  • Only guide dogs are allowed on the playing fields
  • Metal cleats and bare feet are prohibited on the playing fields
  • Do not leave personal items unattended
  • Drink water—food, chewing gum, sunflower seeds and beverages are prohibited on the playing fields
  • Tobacco and smoking of any type is prohibited on the campus
  • The following activities or items are prohibited on the playing fields:
    • Bicycles
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Glass containers
    • Fireworks or any open flame
    • Golfing, shot putting, javelin or discus throwing
    • Use of drones or model planes or rockets
    • Painting, chalking, tape or other adhesive material without prior approval
    • Stakes, spikes or other pointed objects
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