Here’s What’s Reopening in Boca Raton for Phase 2

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A number of City of Boca Raton facilities and private businesses have begun to resume operations now that Palm Beach County has officially entered Phase 2 reopening. The beginning of Phase 2 comes six months after a wide swath of closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The City of Boca Raton facilities that have reopened to the public this week (some with modified hours) are as follows:

  • Boca Raton City Hall is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • The Boca Raton Building Department is open to the public Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Wednesday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • The Boca Raton Community Centers at Memorial Park (next to City Hall), Sugar Sand Park and Patch Reef Park are open for walk-in permit sales Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Memorial Park location is also open Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Boca Raton Public Library’s downtown and Spanish River branches are open Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. with a 30-minute browsing limit.

All of the City of Boca Raton’s parks and playgrounds have returned to normal operating hours. The details are as follows:

  • Sugar Sand Park, 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Countess de Hoernle Park, 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Patch Reef Park, 7:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Red Reef Park, 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Sand Pine Park, 8 a.m. – 11 p. m.
  • Hughes Park, 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Memorial Park, 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Meadows Park, 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • University Woodlands Park, 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.

In addition, the city’s tennis and racquet centers have expanded their hours.

  • Patch Reef Tennis Center, Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday 7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday & Sunday: 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Boca Raton Tennis Center, Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday & Sunday: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • The Racquet Center, Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday 7:30 a.m. – 8p.m., Saturday & Sunday 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

For more information about city facilities during Phase 2 reopening, visit www.myboca.us.

In addition to city facilities reopening and resuming normal hours, a number of private businesses are now able to resume operations at limited capacity. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Movie theaters
    • The Cinemark Palace movie theater on Airport Road in Boca Raton will resume operations this Friday, Sep. 11
  • Bowling alleys
  • Skating centers
  • Escape rooms
  • Indoor seating at restaurants will remain at 50%, but bar-top food service will be allowed to resume and outdoor seating can rise to 100%.

Gyms, museums, and retail stores can now operate at full capacity.


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