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Santa Monica Updating Services to Align with New LA County Targeted Safer At Home Restrictions

November 30, 2020 3:10 PM

Santa Monica Updating Services to Align with New LA County Targeted Safer At Home Restrictions

The City of Santa Monica continues to cooperate with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health in response to the alarming spread of COVID-19 cases and will make modifications to recreational amenities to adhere to the Temporary Targeted Safer at Home Health Officer Order effective Monday, November 30, 2020, through December 20, 2020. 

“We understand these additional closures and emergency orders impact every corner of our community, especially heading into the December holidays,” said Santa Monica Chief Resilience Officer, Lindsay Call. “As we await a vaccine, our collaborative actions can help curb the deadly impact of COVID-19 on our community. We need every Santa Monican to follow LA County health guidelines and stay at home as much as possible, to wear a face covering, and not gather with those outside of their household.”  

The following modifications will be in place from Monday, November 30 through Sunday, December 20:   

1. All City of Santa Monica playground equipment will be closed: 

  • Annenberg Community Beach House Playground  
  • Airport Park Playground 
  • Clover Park Playgrounds 
  • Douglas Park Playground 
  • Euclid Park Playground 
  • Gandara Park Playground 
  • Ishihara Park Playground 
  • Joslyn Park Playground 
  • Marine Park Playground 
  • Memorial Park Playground 
  • North Beach Playground  
  • Ocean Park Beach Playground 
  • Ozone Park Playground 
  • Reed Park Playground 
  • South Beach Universally Accessible Playground 
  • Tongva Park Playground 
  • Virginia Avenue Park Playground 

2. Swimming pool activities will be limited to one person per lane.   

3. Team sports games remain prohibited, both for adults and youth.  

4. Reduce Farmer’s Market customer occupancy by 50%.  

5. All facilities and services will be closed between 10 p.m. - 5 a.m. 

To ensure we align with Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, the City is working with the County to obtain further clarification for outdoor recreation activities and will share updates when available. 

For the latest information, please visit, or call the City’s Coronavirus Hotline at (310) 458-8400.   




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