SEVERAL public parks in Penang will be open throughout the movement control order (MCO) 3.0.
State youth and sports committee chairman Soon Lip Chee said in a statement that in line with the latest standard operating procedure, the state government decided that some of the public parks under the supervision of the local authorities and Botanical Gardens Department will remain open.
Only individual activities such as jogging, cycling and exercising are allowed, with strict adherence to the SOP.
However, all parks in dams and reservoirs of Penang Water Supply Corporation will be closed until June 7.
All sports and recreation facilities and premises including gyms and badminton centres are not allowed to operate.
Public parks that remain open are:
> Penang City Park
> Relau Metropolitan Park
> Taman Jajar public park
> Penang Botanic Gardens
Parks to open from
May 17 onwards are:
> Taman Tugu Kota Demokrasi
> Robina Eco Park
> Kimsar Park in Seberang Prai
> Kampung Sanglang recreational park in Nibong Tebal
> Awam Valdor park in Jawi
Parks to be closed
throughout the MCO are:
> Bandar Ampang Jajar park
> Anjung Bagan, Butterworth
> Vision Park
> Taman Pantai
> Upcycle Park in Bandar Perda
> Eko Koridor MBSP in Bandar Perda
> PBAPP Bukit DO recreational park
> Bukit Indah park in Bukit Mertajam
> Taman Tunku recreational park in Seberang Jaya
> Sembilang recreational park in Seberang Jaya
> Community park in Bandar Perda
> Taman 1 Bayi 1 Pokok in Bandar Perda
> Tekoma park in Bandar Perda
> Ampang Jajar Kerian recreational park in Nibong Tebal
> Areca park in Sungai Pinang 7