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Posted on: March 16, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Harrisonville Community Center to close amid COVID-19 outbreak

Harrisonville Community Center

**UPDATED ON MAY 8**

On Tuesday, May 5th, the Harrisonville Park Board agreed to open the Community Center on Monday, May 11.  The Community Center will be following the “Show-Me Strong Recovery” guidelines set out by Missouri Governor Mike Parson and agreed upon by the Cass County Health Department. Signs will be posted at the Community Center entrance and throughout the Center, reminding patrons to maintain 6-foot social distancing regulations and to wash hands often. Community Center staff will vigilantly disinfect all areas during opening hours and before each day’s use. 

•    The Day Camp program will also open, following Center for Disease Control guidelines.  

•    The Tot Watch program will remain closed until June 1.

•    The Youth Sports programs have been delayed until June 1, along with the South Metro teams in this league.  

•    The Playgrounds, outdoor Basketball Court and Skate Park remain closed until May 31, following state guidelines.

**UPDATED ON APRIL 21ST**

The Community Center (HCC) will be closed until May 3, due to the State of Missouri’s COVID-19 Stay at Home Missouri Order.”

**UPDATED ON MARCH 24th**

The Harrisonville Community Center (HCC) will be closed until April 24, due to the Cass County Stay-At-Home Emergency Order for (COVID19).

Community Center staff wants to reassure you that you will not pay for memberships you don’t have the opportunity to use, regardless of the length of the closure.

The auto-debit initiated on March 20, for the month of March has been reversed, and you will not be charged for your March membership. It is anticipated you will see the funds returned back into your account as soon as possible. HCC will continue to adjust future membership auto-debits for as long as the closure is in place.

For all Paid-in-Full Memberships (30Day, 90Day, 1Year), your membership expiration date will automatically be extended by the total number of days the facilities remain closed.

ORIGINAL POST FROM MARCH 17

Harrisonville Parks & Recreation (HPR) will be closing the Harrisonville Community Center effective March 18, through March 29, due to social distancing recommendations from the Center for Disease Control, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Cass County Health Department and other public health experts surrounding COVID-19. This closure includes the North Park Building. Facility rentals and activities at these locations will also be canceled.

All recreational programming, activities, leagues and events are postponed until further notice. This includes all adult and youth activities, both indoors and outdoors. HPR will continue to work with the South Metro Youth Sports Association as they determine their course of action for spring programs.

Following a recommendation from the Mid-America Regional Council, the Cass County Council on Aging announced that they will be closing the Senior Center, hosted at the Community Center, starting Monday, March 16, for the remainder of the month of March (March 31). Officials say the Meals on Wheels program will continue.

The center will be closed for at least 12 days (March 18th – March 29th). For each account that is set up for auto-deductions, those accounts will be receiving a credit amount for each day of this specific closure. This credit amount will be put towards the March auto-deduction. For all Paid in Full Memberships (30-Day, 90-Day, 1-Year), membership expiration dates will automatically be extended by the total number of days the facilities remain closed.

HPR will continue to provide periodic updates for the education and awareness of our patrons and employees. Visit the Parks & Recreation website at www.hparks.com, www.harrisonville.com or our social media pages for information.

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