CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Metroparks announced Thursday its plans to reopen lakefront amenities and dining for the summer season.
Beginning Thursday, Clevelanders will again have access to e55 on the lake, and concessions across the park district. The amenities were previously closed due to coronavirus concerns.
“It’s no question that our parks along the Lake Erie shoreline are some of our favorite places to gather together and connect with nature each summer,” said Cleveland Metroparks CEO Brian M. Zimmerman. “We’re excited to open some of our community’s favorite lakefront amenities with safety measures in place to protect our guests and patrons.”
East 55th Street Marina and Emerald Necklace Marina are also now open for boaters with limited hours. Guarded swim hours at Edgewater and Huntington beaches begin June 6.
Park visitors will still be required to maintain safe physical distancing, limit gatherings to no more than 10 people and follow other guidelines outlined by the CDC.
Local police departments will continue to monitor attendance and safety throughout the summer, implementing restrictions and limiting parking to maintain control and safety, Metroparks said in a statement.
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