The effects of the four-year drought have been especially hard on Dublin's western parks, and winter rains have brought widespread weeds. In order to bring the turf back to a healthy condition, the City of Dublin will temporarily close several parks this spring.
The following parks are expected to be closed for a minimum of one week for turf renovation, and then an additional six weeks to allow the new seed to germinate and the root system to take hold. It is expected that all parks will be open in time for summer. However, all dates are subject to change, depending on the weather.
The projected closure schedule is as follows:
Shannon Park - Closed March 14 through May 1
Heritage Park - Closed March 21 through May 8
Dolan Park - Closed March 31 through May 15
Mape Park - Closed April 13 through June 5
Please contact the City of Dublin Public Works Department at (925) 833-6630 for more information.