Parks closed due to storm damage

Several South Bend parks are closed because of storm damage.

Potawatomi Park is closed, including the pool. The zoo is open.

The Band Shell Concert Series on Sunday has been cancelled and pavilion rentals are also cancelled through Sunday, July 6.

Howard Park and its Recreation Center are closed until Monday, July 7.

Keller Park and Muessel Grove Park and their summer lunch programs will also be closed until further notice.

Rafting on the East Race Waterway will be closed Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6.

Kayakers with their own equipment will be permitted to use the course between 12-5 pm Saturday and 12:30-4:30 pm Sunday.

The East Race is open weekends only.

The Parks and Recreation Department also advises residents not to use the Riverside Trails, noting that conditions on the Riverside Drive Trail are especially hazardous.

The Streets Department has suspended yard waste pickup and all scheduled extra-item pickups for the remainder of the week.

Residents with downed limbs are asked to place them curbside.

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