The City of Grand Junction is taking precautionary measures after the first presumptive case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mesa County by closing several facilities.

The City of Grand Junction announced the following closures Saturday, March 14:

  • The Avalon Theatre will be closed until further notice
  • The Bookcliff Activity Center
  • The Grand Junction Convention Center (Two Rivers) closes at 6:00 p.m. tonight (March 14)
  • The Grand Junction Senior Recreation Center
  • Grand Junction's Visitor Center
  • Las Colonias Amphitheater
  • Lincoln Park Barn
  • Orchard Mesa Community Center Pool
  • Restrooms that have been closed for the winter will remain closed.
      • Canyon View
      • Eagle Rim
      • Las Colonias
      • Lincoln Park
      • Sherwood Park
      • 5th Street
      • Duck Pond Park
      • Rocket Park
      • West Lake Park
      • Whitman Park
  • Park shelter rentals through April 6

These are the following events and activities the city has canceled:

  • All recreation programs including Bingo scheduled for the evening of March 14 at the Senior Recreation Center, and Tai Chi, HIGH Fitness, Line Dance and Yoga classes at the Lincoln Park Barn.
  • Additional programming is canceled through April 6 including swim lessons, A Day of Mindfulness (Postponed to a later date), TJL Softball Tournament, karate, Kinder Sports, Babysitter’s Training, Fencing.
  • Softball tournaments scheduled for March 21-23, March 27-29, and April 3-5
  • All programs at Canyon View Park including Fire FC, Mesa County Youth Football, and Grand Valley Lacrosse.
  • The Home Remodeling and Garden show scheduled for March 15 at Grand Junction Convention Center is canceled.
  • Groundbreaking ceremony for Fire Station #6 on March 26.
  • Ribbon Cutting ceremony for Sherwood Park playground on March 24
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