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Posted on: March 11, 2020


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The health of our citizens is the highest priority for the City of Fife. The City of Fife has temporarily closed the Fife Community Center for all programming with the exception of Church related rentals and drive-thru Sr. Lunch pick-up. The pool is open to the public, but by reservation for programs only. The Parks, Recreation and Aquatics team are working hard to follow the Governor’s Safe Start plan to reopen. Please see details below for more information on programs and facilities.

Here are more details:

BALL FIELDS: The Dacca Park Athletic Complex ball fields are now open for small group rentals. There are just a few guidelines and restrictions. They are:
• Fields are open for rentals for practices, but not games.
• Players are limited to groups of 5 in separate parts of the field, and should be separated by a buffer zone.
• Health guidelines recommend that players practice good physical distancing of at least 5 feet between players, with no direct contact between players.
• Due to the high demand of fields, rentals are on a first-come, first-served basis
Ready to rent? Email Marta Gailushas at
CCS LUNCHES: It is important that seniors don’t lose this valuable nutrition resource during this time. In-person lunches are canceled, but seniors can pick up boxed lunches from CCS at the Fife Community Center, 2111 54th Ave E., between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays.

Credits were issued to user accounts for all canceled programs, events, lessons and rentals.  These user credits will be issued back to all account users via check by the end of the year (12/31/2020). If anyone would like to inquire about a refund, please contact 253-922-7665 or email

DOG PARK:The off-leash dog park at Dacca remains open. However, parks employees are monitoring the park to ensure it does not get too crowded.

The Fife Aquatic Center is open for private swim team rentals, lap swim, tot-swim, family swim, and private and semi-private lessons. All programming is by reservation only as strict COVID guidelines are being followed. 


The Fife Community Center is currently closed to the public with the exception of Catholic Community Services (CCS) Senior Lunch Program. CCS lunches can be picked up on Wednesday’s and Friday’s from 12-1 at the front door of the Community Center. 

PARKS: Basketball Court:  Our basketball courts are now open.
Playgrounds: Playgrounds are now open. Please know playgrounds are to be used at your own risk
Picnic Shelters: Picnic shelter rentals will be unavailable for the remainder of 2020.
Restrooms: The restrooms are now open. We are working hard to keep our restrooms clean according to the CDC guidelines. However, our restroom facilities are only as clean as the last person that used them. Please note that toilet paper and soap may not be available when you visit. If it is, please use only what you need and do not remove them from the facility.
Hand sanitizer is not provided.
Skatepark: The skate park is currently open.

We hope you continue to practice social distancing while playing outside.
PLAYGROUNDS: Playgrounds are now open. Please know playgrounds are to be used at your own risk
TENNIS COURTS: The tennis courts at Dacca Park are now open.  Thank you for respecting social distancing guidelines while utilizing the tennis courts. Please limit use to members of the same household only.
TRAILS: The good news is that Fife’s trails are wide open with plenty of room for social distancing. Here’s a PDF of all the city’s trails.

These precautions are a result of the ongoing COVID-19 health recommendations. City officials are in close contact with public health officials and closures will be reevaluated. Any continuation or changes will be communicated. For more information on how the City of Fife is responding to COVID-19, please visit



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