§ 19-7. Recreational Activities.
Bathing and swimming. No person in a park shall swim, bathe or wade in any waters or
waterways in or adjacent to any park, except in such waters and at such places as are
provided therefore, and in compliance with such regulations as are now or may be
Boating. No person in a park shall operate any boat, raft or other watercraft, whether
motor-powered or not, upon any waters within a park.
Fishing. No person in a park shall:
Engage in commercial fishing, or the buying or selling of fish caught in any
Fish in any waters, whether by the use of hook and line, net, trap or other device,
where specifically prohibited by the Director for that use and under such
regulations and restrictions as have been or may be prescribed by the Director.
Picnic areas, shelters and use. No person in a park shall:
Picnic or lunch in a place other than those designated for that purpose. The parks
and recreation staff shall have the authority to regulate the activities in such
areas when necessary to prevent congestion and to secure the maximum use for
the comfort and convenience of the public. Visitors shall comply with any
directions given to achieve this end.
Violate the regulations that the use of the individual picnic areas and shelters,
together with fireplaces, tables and benches, follows generally the rule of "first
come, first served," or occupy a reserved area without authorization.
Leave a picnic area before the fire is completely extinguished and before all
trash in the nature of boxes, papers, cans, bottles, garbage, cigarette and cigar
butts, and other refuse, is placed in the disposal receptacles where provided. If
no such receptacles are available, then refuse and trash shall be carried away
from the park area by the user to be properly disposed of elsewhere.