Nash Recreation Center – Open Under Tier 3 Mitigations.  Reservations Required.  Park Amenities – Partially Open.

Restore Illinois – Phase 3

Restore Illinois – Phase 3

As of May 29, 2020, our region of Illinois reached Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois plan.  Phase 3 allows for outdoor recreation to resume in groups of 10 or fewer.  Oregon Park District took the following steps to adhere to Phase 3 guidelines and begin to provide services to our community the week of June 1st.

  1. Outdoor recreation programs resumed on June 1st for groups of 10 or fewer.
  2. Nash Recreation Center remained closed to the public.
  3. Playgrounds, outdoor restrooms, splash pad and dog park remained closed to the public.
  4. All full-time staff could return to Nash Recreation Center to resume their regular duties on June 1st, 2020.

Return to Work Regulations

Full-time staff returned to work on June 1st, 2020.  The District aligned the return to work guidelines with the guidelines issued by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.  The links are below:

In addition to these guidelines, the District instituted the following:

General Health Monitoring Guidelines:

  1. Employees will work with their immediate supervisor to assist in completion of a 40-hour work week, which may include tasks above and beyond the employee’s normal responsibility.  Your immediate supervisor will work with you to assign tasks above and beyond your normal responsibilities to assist in completion of a 40-hour work week.
  2. All employees are required to sign the COVID-19 Return to Work Safety acknowledgement form prior to June 1st.
  3. Upon reporting to the work site, a wellness screening will be completed.  Employees who report to Nash Recreation Center should check in with either the Finance & Technology Administrator or Administrative Services Coordinator between 8am-8:30am in the staff lounge upon arrival (do not go directly to your office).  Employees who report to the maintenance garage should check in with the Superintendent of Parks & Facilities by 7am.
  4. Employees should not report to work if sick or symptomatic.
  5. If an employee contracts COVID-19, they are required to remain isolated at home for a minimum of 10 days after symptom onset, feverless and have 2 negative COVID-19 tests.
  6. Employees who have had close contact with someone with COVID-19 should quarantine for 14 days.
  7. Travel restrictions for non-essential travel remain in place. The District will continue to follow the CDC guidelines and adapt as they release updates.


Physical Work Environment Cleaning & Procedures:

  1. Employees should wear face coverings when they are unable to social distance 6ft from another person.
  2. Bathroom use at Nash Recreation Center should be restricted to the restrooms by the gym.  The locker rooms will be locked down.
  3. Bathrooms will be cleaned a minimum of two times per day.
  4. Sanitizing wipes will be placed in the men’s and women’s restrooms.
  5. Sanitizing stations will also be placed throughout the building for use by staff.
  6. All interior doors should be propped open in the hallways to reduce the number of times they are touched.
  7. Employees should be prepared to bring their own beverages to the office or use the touchless bottle fill in the fitness center. An additional bottle filled will be installed in the hallway at Nash.
  8. Employees that need to meet with someone from the public must meet outside of the facility or via zoom. No outside visitors will be allowed in Nash.
  9. All common areas and surfaces touched by multiple people should be disinfected frequently.

Outdoor Program Requirements

  1. Hand sanitizing stations will be made available to all patrons who are participating in scheduled programs.
  2. Social distancing signage must be displayed.
  3. An employee of the District must be onsite to ensure social distancing guidelines are followed.
  4. Instructors must wear a mask if unable to social distance before, during and after class.
  5. Playgrounds, drinking fountains and restrooms will remain closed until we receive further guidance.
  6. All outdoor programs must limit activity to groups of 10 or fewer.

Restore Illinois Phase 4 Information – Re-Opening