Jax beaches reopen Friday at 5 p.m.

Courtney Green, News Editor

Mayor Lenny Curry has announced that beaches will reopen Friday, April 17 at 5 p.m. and will operate on special hours going forward.

Beaches will be open from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m., and then again from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

According to the City of Jacksonville’s press release, Governor Ron DeSantis has limited activity on the beach to “essential activities,” which include recreational activities involving social distancing “such as walking, biking, hiking, fishing, running, swimming, taking care of pets and surfing.”

The beaches will remain closed at all other times except those specified.


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