COVID-19 Support for individuals

Advice about play areas, outdoor gym equipment and multi-use games areas

Our play areas, outdoor gym equipment and multi-use games areas are open again.

Please follow these rules so that you can use them safely:

Play Areas

  • Keep a safe 2 metre distance if possible
  • Take hand sanitiser with you, and use it after touching surfaces
  • Wash your hands for 20 seconds before leaving home, and wash them again for 20 seconds when you get back
  • Do not take food and drink into the play area
  • Only one family member should accompany a child whilst in play area
  • Put all your litter - including any protective wear like disposable masks - in bins provided
  • Be considerate of other users. Please leave the play area as soon as you have finished. Do not congregate within the boundary fence
  • If you stick to a maximum of 30 minutes use if the play area is busy, it will give others the chance to enjoy the facilities

Outdoor Gym Equipment

  • Keep a safe 2 metre distance if possible
  • Bring your own towel and hand sanitiser and wipe the equipment down
  • Wash your hands for 20 seconds before leaving home, and wash them again for 20 seconds when you get back
  • No food and drink allowed when using equipment
  • Put all your litter - including any protective wear like disposable masks - in bins provided 
  • Be considerate of other users. Leave the equipment area as soon as you have finished. Please don't congregate
  • If you stick to a maximum of 30 minutes use if the play area is busy, it will give others the chance to enjoy the facilities

Multi-Use Games Areas (MUGAS)

  • Don’t come in to direct contact with others!
  • Keep a safe 2 metre distance if possible
  • Take hand sanitiser with you, and use it after touching surfaces
  • Wash your hands for 20 seconds before leaving home, and wash them again for 20 seconds when you get back
  • Please don't take food and drink onto the MUGA
  • Put all your litter - including any protective wear like disposable masks - in bins provided 
  • Be considerate of other users. Leave the court as soon as you have finished. Please don't congregate inside the fenced area
  • If you stick to a maximum of 30 minutes use if the play area is busy, it will give others the chance to enjoy the facilities

Full list of places maintained by the Council that are open

Playgrounds and multi-use games areas

  • Bradley, Fleet Street, Nelson
  • Cemetery Road, Earby
  • Clough Head, Marsden Hall Road, Nelson
  • Netherfield Road, Nelson
  • Sackville Street, Brierfield
  • Trodgers Field, Nelson
  • Victory Park, Barnoldswick
  • Walverden Park, Nelson

Playgrounds

  • Avon Drive, Barnoldswick
  • Ballgrove Playground, Cotton Tree
  • Bank Street, Barnoldswick
  • Birley Playing Fields, Earby
  • Chatburn Park Drive, Brierfield
  • Cliffe Street, Nelson
  • Colne Road, Kelbrook
  • Harrison Street, Barnoldswick
  • Heyhead Park, Brierfield
  • Letcliffe Park, Barnoldswick
  • Marsden Park, Nelson
  • Massey Street, Brierfield
  • Northholme North and South , Earby
  • Rushton Avenue, Earby
  • Sough Park, Earby
  • Valley Gardens, Barnoldwick
  • Vernon Street, Nelson
  • Victoria Park, Nelson

Multi-use games areas

  • Bradshaw Street, Nelson
  • Bullholme, Barrowford
  • Coates Avenue, Barnoldswick
  • Marsden Hall Road South, Nelson
  • Regent Street, Nelson
  • Taylor Street, Brierfield

Outdoor gyms

  • Bullholme, Barrowford
  • Harrison Drive, Colne

Playgrounds and outdoor gyms

  • Barrowford Park
  • Hey Street, Nelson
  • Hodge House Nelson

Skate parks

  • Victory Park, Barnoldswick
  • Sough Park

Contact the relevant Parish Council for information about other spaces not maintained by us.