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Town of Leesburg Enters Phase 2 of Reopening on Friday, June 12, 2020

Face masks and social distancing are still required as services resume at Ida Lee Park Recreation Center, Thomas Balch Library, and Town Hall.

Post Date:06/11/2020 10:39 AM
Leesburg, VA (June 11, 2020) – With the Northern Virginia region entering Phase 2 of the Governor’s Forward Virginia plan, the Town of Leesburg will reopen a number of its facilities beginning this Friday. 

The Ida Lee Park Recreation Center will reopen at 30 percent capacity with modified hours and limits on some equipment. Operations will be modified to maintain 10 feet of social distancing. 

Indoor fitness classes will resume and the gym will be open, for shooting basketball (no games) with a maximum of four people, per hoop, at a time. The racquetball courts will also reopen for single play only. 

The indoor pool will be available for lap swimming and exercise only. A maximum of three people will be allowed, per lane. 

Ballfields, basketball courts, playgrounds, and park pavilions will also reopen. The outdoor tennis courts, community gardens, dog park, and skate park opened during Phase 1. The A.V. Symington Aquatic Center will remain closed during Phase 2. Visit www.idalee.org for details.

The Thomas Balch Library will expand the hours for in-person research appointments, which began in Phase 1. Drop-ins will not be available at this time. Visit www.leesburgva.gov/library for details. 

Leesburg Town Hall will resume its lobby reception coverage, on Monday, June 15, while the second and third floors will reopen to the public. Plan and permit intake and pickup will return to the second floor windows. 

Additional changes to town facilities and programs will be posted to the town’s website as they are implemented.

Outside of town operations, restaurants can now incorporate indoor seating at 50 percent of the lowest occupancy in addition to outdoor seating. Outdoor entertainment and public amusement attractions may reopen at 50 percent of the lowest occupancy. Social gatherings must be limited to 50 people.  

For more information, regarding Phase 2 in the Town of Leesburg, visit www.leesburgva.gov/coronavirus

Media Contact:
Leah Kosin
Assistant Public Information Officer
lkosin@leesburgva.gov
703-771-2781
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