May 17, 2020 3:19 PM

Fort Riley releases select facility reopening plans

Posted May 17, 2020 3:19 PM

Beginning Monday, May 18, the Estes Road Access Control Point on the west side of Fort Riley will be open to in-bound and out-bound traffic from 5 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. That Access Control Point will be closed on weekends and federal holidays.

Effective Monday appointments are accepted by telephone only from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Barber Shop at the Main Exchange, Building 2210. Make a reservation by calling 785-492-2340. Appoints can also be made during those hours at the Barber Shop at the Mini Mall, Building 6914. Call 785-492-2222 for a reservation.

Fitness Centers at units, including WTB and DHOB clamshells, IVARTY HHBN and HHBU facilities, are open effective Tuesday, May 19. There will be a patron limit of 10 per facility. Soldiers will wear cloth face masks and maintain social distancing and there will be equipment sanitization.

In the Outdoor Adventure Park category, beginning Monday Belay Cafe is open for to-go orders only from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

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Phase 1.5 of COVID-19 reopening begins on Monday

This is a list of some key elements from Kansas Reopening Phase 1.5 that begins on Monday.

• Mass gatherings of more than 10 individuals continue to be prohibited;

• Nail salons, barber shops, hair salons, tanning salons, tattoo parlors and other personal service businesses where close contact cannot be avoided may open, but only for prescheduled appointments or online check-in;

• Fitness centers and health clubs may open, but in-person group classes may not occur and locker rooms must be closed except as necessary to use restroom facilities.

• In-person commencement or graduation ceremonies may occur with no more than 10 individuals in a room, gymnasium, or facility at one time as long as 6-foot social distancing is maintained. Outdoor drive-through graduation ceremonies during which no more than 10 individuals are in the same area outside of their vehicles at a time (i.e.school administration, graduate, family members, etc.) are allowed.

Under Phase 1.5, the following, unless they are repurposed for use in an essential function under the Kansas Essential Function Framework, shall remain closed to the public:

• Bars and night clubs, excluding already operating curbside and carryout services;

• Non-tribal Casinos;

• Theaters, museums, and other indoor leisure spaces (trampoline parks, arcades, etc.);

• Community centers;

• Outdoor and indoor large entertainment venues with capacity of 2,000 or more.

• Fairs, festivals, carnivals, parades;

• Swimming pools (other than backyard pools);

• Organized sports facilities, sports tournaments, sports games, and sports practices; and

• Summer camps.