It’s no secret this summer will be unlike any other we’ve had. Social activities are limited, quarantine continues and no one is really sure what to expect. But we plan to help you every step of the way with up-to-date news and information, activities (both virtual and in person), and lots of family fun ideas for kids in Staten Island. Below you will find links to everything you need to know about post-pause parenting in Staten Island for summer 2020.
Which phase of reopening is the New York metro area in?
New York City entered Phase 1 of reopening on June 8 and Phase 2 on June 22.
What are the phases of reopening?
Phase 1: Construction, agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, retail (limited to curbside or in-store pickup or drop off), manufacturing, wholesale trade
Phase 2: Professional services, retail, real estate, outdoor restaurants
Phase 3: Restaurants
Phase 4: Arts, entertainment, sports, education
Everything you need to have a safe and fun summer 2020 with your family:
What Staten Island beaches are open and how do I stay safe when I visit them?
- Beaches are opening July 1. Here’s a list of beaches you can visit in Staten Island this summer.
What Staten Island playgrounds are open and how do I stay safe when I visit them?
- Playgrounds opened with Phase 2 on June 22. Here’s how to safely visit parks and playgrounds in Staten Island.
How do I swim in a backyard pool safely during coronavirus?
- If you’re trying to decide if you want to allow your kids in the neighbor’s pool this summer like usual, review these safety tips and the answers to some important questions about pool safety during coronavirus.