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Posted on: June 16, 2020

West Haven reopening recreational venues June 17

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WEST HAVEN, June 16, 2020 — In accordance with federal, state and local guidelines, the city will reopen certain recreational venues this week, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi and city Health Director Maureen B. Lillis announced.

On Wednesday, June 17, the city will reopen the West Haven High School track and tennis courts, the Painter Park tennis courts, and the shoreline bocce and horseshoe courts.

Also on June 17, the city will increase the capacity of beach parking lots to 75%, Rossi said. Beach parking is for West Haven residents only until further notice.

Rossi noted that the boat launch on April Street is open daily from 6 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and closed overnight.

Use of the boat launch is for city residents only. Residents must comply with COVID-19 boating guidelines from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Lillis said.

Rossi is encouraging residents to continue keeping West Haven’s 3 miles of public beaches clean and litter-free, saying, “Whatever you carry in, carry out.”

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