City of Brookings closes all park restrooms because of vandalism

The City of Brookings Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department will be closing all public restrooms within park facilities until further notice.

This is in response to recent acts of vandalism that have occurred over the past two weeks, affecting many of the city parks restrooms. An attempt to open restrooms during the day was made, but vandals still destroyed facilities.

The department decided to close restrooms starting Monday, the 27th. Staff will unlock restrooms for scheduled events at parks, and the facilities will be open during those event times only.

Sexauer Park restrooms will remain available for use by campers.

Anyone who has information related to these acts of vandalism is asked to contact the Brookings Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 692-STOP.


September 28, 2021