The city of Opelika is taking precautionary measures by listening to local, state and federal public health officials and evaluating city-hosted activities and events in two-week increments during the public COVID-19 emergency.
To allow time for social distancing and to prevent the spread of illness in the community, all Opelika Parks and Recreation games, classes, activities and programs are canceled until re-evaluation March 27. This includes all practices, games, group fitness classes and swim lessons.
The Opelika SportsPlex will remain open, but the SportsPlex basketball gym and pool, Denson Drive Recreation Center and Covington Recreation Center will be closed until the March 27 re-evaluation. The Covington preschool will remain open until further notice.
As of Friday, Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library will maintain regular hours and is open for materials checkout and computer use. The library also is cancelling all events and activities, including scheduled off-site programming, for the next two weeks. Check www.cooperlibrary.com for more information.
All other city buildings remain open until further notice.
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