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Batesville Community Center to close for period in response to coronavirus concerns

The city of Batesville has announced that the Batesville Community Center and Aquatics Park will close to the public beginning at 6 p.m. this evening as part of COVID-19 precautionary measures.

Jeff Owens, Batesville Parks and Recreation director, noted the offices will remain open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The staff will be available to assist customers during these times and can be reached at (870) 698-2427.

Owens said that due to this inconvenience, the center will be extending memberships to directly reflect the number of days that the facility is closed due to the current coronavirus situation. During this period, anyone with event reservations at the community center will be given the opportunity to reschedule their event or will be issued a refund.

All other parks and recreation facilities will remain open for use, but Owens and the parks and recreation department asks that everyone use good judgment and make informed decisions on their use of public spaces.

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