Syracuse Putting Basketball Hoops Back Up At City Locations

Syracuse, N.Y. -In what is another sign of things getting back to normal.

The City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation & Youth Programs announcing today they will begin the reinstallation of the basketball rims at city parks beginning next week. The rims were taken down in Syracuse and other communities last year to reduce the risk of COVID-19.

The public is strongly encouraged to follow the safety guidelines that will be posted which include wearing face coverings at all times, and social distancing must be observed on and around courts

Below is the listing of when areas will see the hoops back up.

Week of March 29

  •      Burnet Park
  •      Kirk Park
  •       McChesney Park
  •       Thornden Park

Week of April 5

  •     Barker Square Playlot
  •      Barry Park
  •     Clinton Playlot
  •        Eastwood Heights
  •        Lewis Park
  •        Lincoln Park
  •        Onondaga Park (Upper)
  •         Roesler Park
  •         Skiddy Park
  •        Sunnycrest Park
  •          Washington Park

Week of April 12

  •      Comfort Tyler Park
  •      Home Wheaton Park
  •      Libba Cotten Grove Park
  •      McKinley Park
  •      Ormand Spencer Park
  •      Schiller Park
  •      Spirit of Jubilee Park
  •      Westmoreland Park
  •       Wilson Park
  • Van Duyn School
  • Dr. Weeks School

       Health and safety guidelines will be posted at each court

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