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Posted on: March 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Update March 17th, 2020


In the ongoing efforts to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Concord’s playgrounds and play structures will be closed until further notice. Athletic fields are closed to group gatherings and sporting activities/events. Town parks will remain open and residents are encouraged to continue using public, open spaces with their facilities while practicing the CDC guidelines for social distancing and hygiene.

Playgrounds Closed in Town Include:

  • Rideout Playscape & Swings, Lawsbrook Rd.
  • Rideout Ninja Fitness Equip., Lawsbrook Rd.
  • Emerson Playground & Swings, Stow St.
  • The Playscape at Ripley, Merriam Rd.
  • Concord Integrated Preschool Playground, Merriam Rd.
  • Alcott Elementary School Playground, Laurel St.
  • Thoreau Elementary School Playground, Prairie St.
  • Willard Elementary School Playground, Powder Mill Rd.

Questions have been raised regarding recycling and solid waste, please see the "Essential Services" Page for an update regarding stickers, tags, and other frequently asked questions.


Town COVID-19 website:

Concord School COVID-19 website:

CDC’s website:

Massachusetts State Department of Public Health:

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