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With rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in Maricopa County, the city of Peoria is making more changes. 

“Protecting the health and wellness of our community remains our No. 1 priority,” said Mayor Cathy Carlat. “Our phased approach allows us the flexibility to respond to the broad reach of this virus. These mitigation strategies provide the swift action needed in our diligent quest to prevent the spread of COVID-19.”

Effective Monday, Dec. 7, the Peoria Community Center closed to the public. Financial assistance programs will continue to be offered through the Community Assistance Resource Center by appointment only. 

Limitations on group sizes of 10 or less will be implemented in city facilities and buildings. 

All city events and special interest classes have been postponed, modified or canceled. The splash pads will remain closed.

All sports tournament rentals at city facilities scheduled between Dec. 8 and Jan. 8 have been canceled. 

The Rio Vista Recreation Center and Peoria libraries will remain open, with a facial mask requirement and strict sanitation, occupancy capacity and social distancing protocols in place. Community and neighborhood parks and trails will also remain open. 

Park amenities like restrooms, ramadas, dog parks, playgrounds, and tennis and basketball courts are open, with physical distancing protocols in place. 

For more information, visit, call 623-773-7770 or email