COVID-19 Information

Kiwanis Spray Park - Last day for the season will be September 17th

Daily Hours:  11am to 8pm  


  • Use walking feet, no running please.

  • Stay home if you are sick.

  • Stay safe & leave space between others

  • Wash & sanitize hands often

Mount Vernon Playgrounds are OPEN!  

Let us all do our part to use them in a way that respects each other and public health guidance.  Your cooperation is paramount in allowing these spaces to remain open and accessible.  

Play It Safe

  • Follow group size guidelines

  • Wash and sanitize hands before and after use

  • Use at your own risk, playgrounds are not sanitized

  • Wear a face covering in public 

  • Stay home if you are sick


  • Indoor rental facilities are closed through December 31, 2021, date is subject to change.  Those include the Hillcrest Lodge and the Vaux Retreat Center at Bakerview Park.
  • Outdoor picnic shelters will be available to rent beginning June 1, 2021.  Those include the Hillcrest Gazebo, Hillcrest Daylight Kitchen, Hillcrest North View Shelter, Hillcrest Southside Shelter, Lions Park Shelter.  
  • Bakerview Park gate is open daily, 8am-9pm.
  • Bakerview Dog Park is open, only dog water fountain is available.
  • Tennis courts are open.
  • Pickleball courts are open daily 8am-9pm.
  • Ballfields are open for reservations/rentals (Kiwanis, Bakerview, & Sherman Anderson). 
  • Public restrooms open on a modified schedule, times are approximate:
    • Bakerview Park - Open at 7:30am, Close at 9pm
    • Hillcrest Park - Open at 7:30am, Close at 8:30pm
    • Lions Park - Open at 8:30am, Close at 7:30pm
    • Riverwalk Park - Open at 8am, Close at 7pm
    • Kiwanis Park - Open at 7:30am, Close at 8pm
    • Edgewater Park - Open at 9:30am, Close at 6pm (beginning July 5th)
  • The Little Mountain Park gate will open at 10am and close at 9:30pm daily.
  • North Edgewater Park gate will be open for the salmon fishing season from August 14 - October 15.
  • Recreation programs are OPEN!!  Make sure to like and follow our NEW FACEBOOK PAGE for upcoming recreation opportunities:  
  • The Parks and Enrichment Services administrative office is open to the public, Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm.  You may also reach us by phone at (360) 336-6215, email: or via the Parks website.

For more information regarding COVID 19 & City Services visit:  City of Mount Vernon COVID-19 Information & Updates.