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Posted on: March 16, 2020

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Update: Closures & Cancellations


These steps are not taken lightly and come following the issuance of a local Disaster Declaration by Denton County Judge Andy Eads.


  • The Colony Community Center will be closed following church services on Sunday, March 15, 2020.
  • The Colony Recreation Center and The Colony Aquatic Park are closed and all programs suspended.  More info on Parks & Recreation closures
  • The Colony Public Library will remain open for now but all programs are suspended.
  • Special events through the end of April are canceled, including Movies in the Park (4/3 and 4/24); the Spring Eggstravaganza (4/9); and Up, Up and Away (5/2). The Coach Cox Kids Chase by the Lake is being postponed to a later date.
  • Lake Parks will remain open as they are considered low-threat areas but pavilion rentals are suspended.

The city encourages everyone to follow public-health best practices regarding the spread of infectious diseases as outlined by Denton County Public Health and the CDC:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Cover your mouth and nose to reduce the spread of germs
  • Wash hands thoroughly and often
  • Avoid touching your eyes nose and mouth.

More information:

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