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Town of Groton to close recreational facilities effective Tuesday

Groton — The town's skate park, Central Bark Dog Park, basketball courts, tennis courts, and the Esker Point Beach volleyball courts will be closed, effective Tuesday, until further notice, said Jessica Patterson, community outreach coordinator for the Town of Groton Parks and Recreation Department.

Playgrounds also remain closed. The trails and parks are still open, but the Parks and Recreation department is encouraging everyone to be mindful of social distancing, she said.

The city also closed its playgrounds. Groton City Mayor Keith Hedrick said the city also has removed basketball hoops and taken steps to discourage the use of pavilions, including removing picnic tables.

k.drelich@theday.com

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