Hours change for PPE distribution

by | Nov 4, 2020 | Community News, News

With the Recreation Centers reopening, the hours for distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) are changing to align with the hours the centers will be open. For all recreation centers except the Elaine H. Lucas Senior Center, people can pick up their free PPE from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. PPE will be available at the Senior Center from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Below is information about the new hours and COVID-19 preventative measures at recreation centers.)

Every person visiting a center can pick up ten face masks, five pairs of gloves and four bottles of hand sanitizers. Since the distribution started the Emergency Management Agency and Recreation Department have given people (as of October 30): 201,013 masks; 158,652 gloves; and 24,500 bottle of hand sanitizers.

Below are the addresses for the recreation centers, and you can click on each’s name to be linked to its individual Facebook page to learn about programming.

Delores A. Brooks Recreation Center – 3326 Ocmulgee East Boulevard

Elaine H. Lucas Senior Center – 132 Willie Smokie Glover Drive

Frank Johnson Recreation Center – 2227 Mercer University Drive

Freedom Park – 3301 Roff Avenue

Gilead/Bloomfield Recreation Center – 1931 Rocky Creek Road

L.H. Williams Recreation Center – 325 Pursley Street

Memorial Park Recreation Center – 763 Long Street

Rosa Jackson Recreation Center – 1211 Maynard Street

South Bibb Recreation Center – 7035 Houston Road

Theron Ussery Recreation Center – 815 North Macon Park Drive

Recreation Centers Reopen

The Macon-Bibb County Recreation Department reopened its recreation centers to the public on Monday, November 2. There are now restrictions in place to help maintain COVID-19 preventative measures, including limits on the number of people in the building, use of PPE, and more.

Elaine H. Lucas Senior Center

132 Willie Smokie Glover Drive

Monday – Friday

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Only 35 people will be permitted per session: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Temperatures will be checked before people will be allowed in the Center. Masks will be required throughout the building, except when participating in a fitness class when social distancing can be maintained.

Recreation Centers

Monday – Friday

11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Only 25 people will be allowed in the building at a time, and temperatures will be checked prior to entry. Masks will be required throughout the building, except when participating in a fitness class or using the fitness room when social distancing can be maintained.

Contact your nearest recreation center for specific programming and schedules, but the general schedule for them will be as follows:

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – General use

3:00 – 6:00 p.m. – Youth programming

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Instructor/Fitness classes

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