City of Rockville’s Parks, Civic Center and Nature Center to Gradually Reopen

The City of Rockville will gradually reopen some of its facilities during April in accordance with revised county and state COVID-19 health regulations.

Residents will be able to hold small gatherings again at city facilities including parks and the Glenview Mansion and social hall. Also, rehearsal or recording sessions at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre will be allowed. And visits to the city’s Croydon Creek Nature Center will be available by appointment.

Park Rentals

Permits for the 2021 parks rental season are available for 12 Rockville parks. Permitted use begins on Thursday, April 15 for these parks: Calvin, Civic Center, Fallsgrove, Hillcrest, Isreal, King Farm (park and farmstead), Maryvale, Monument, North Farm, Potomac Woods and Woodley Gardens.

Outdoor gatherings in Montgomery County are limited to 50 people or fewer and the capacity limit for some park shelters may be fewer than 50 people.

For more information on parks rentals, visit the city’s website.

Glenview Mansion, F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, and Social Hall

The historic Glenview Mansion and Social Hall is available for gatherings indoors of 25 or fewer people (or 50 people or fewer outdoors).

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre is still closed to live performances, however, it can be used for rehearsals or recording sessions.

Croydon Creek Nature Center

Croydon Creek Nature Center will reopen, by appointment only, to city residents from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, beginning Saturday, April 24, for no-contact, viewing-only of animals.

Interactive games and the use of exhibits are prohibited under COVID-19 restrictions.

Advanced reservations will be required, and will become available 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 20.

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