Coronavirus Updates
Stay up-to-date on the City of Burlington's response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As information becomes available on service modifications, closures or cancellations as well as information from local government it will be posted here. Important information and links to other reliable organizations are also referenced here.

Follow the Alamance County Health Department for countywide information, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) for statewide information and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for national and international information.

Latest Announcements

- Governor issues Stay at Home Order to go into effect on March 30, 2020 at 5:00 pm. 

- The City of Burlington issues a Local State of Emergency that will be in effect from 8:00 am on March 27, 2020 until 5:00 pm on April 30, 2020. View the Declaration of a Local State of Emergency.

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Cancellations, Closures and Modified Schedules 

(Click on tab below to see changes for each department.)
  1. Recreation & Parks
  2. Collections, Billing & Customer Service
  3. Animal Services
  4. City Hall Services
Updated: 3/27/20

Recreation & Parks Administrative Office is open by appointment only. The public is requested to handle business with the Recreation & Parks Department via phone, email, or mail service when possible. For general questions, assistance or to set up an appointment, contact the Recreation & Parks Department at (336) 2220-5030 or


  • All playgrounds, basketball courts and fitness equipment.
  • Elmira Community Center
  • Fairchild Park Community Center
  • Forest Hills Community Center
  • Kernodle Senior Center
  • Mayco Bigelow Community Center
  • Maynard Aquatic Center
  • Thataways Youth Center


All parks, trails, greenways, marinas, and the Indian Valley Golf Course currently remain OPEN. Visitors should maintain 6 feet of social distance and visit parks for solitary recreational activities only. Please avoid crowds and refrain from group activity. Please note that all playgrounds and basketball courts in these parks are closed. 
  • City Park
  • Davidson Park
  • Fairchild Park
  • Indian Valley Golf Course 
    Service Modifications: The Clubhouse is only open for payments. Only one golfer per golf cart.
  • Jiggs Askew Memorial Dog Park
  • Lakes & Marinas (Cammack, Guilford-Mackintosh, Mackintosh & Stoney Creek)
    Service modification: All rental boats will be sprayed with disinfectant after every use. Only two people allowed per jon boat.
  • North Park
  • Springwood Park

Programming Modifications

  • All activities, programs and events are cancelled until further notice.
  • All youth and adult athletic activities and registration have been frozen until further notice.
  • All rentals, as well as privately hosted events on public property via City’s Special Event application are cancelled at least through April 30.
  • No new facility rentals will be taken until further notice.
  • Registrations for camp Green Leaves and Summer Camp can be accommodated by appointment by calling 336-222-5030.