ARLINGTON, Texas — Updated at 9:10 a.m. Saturday with details on Fort Worth Spring Break camps.
Spring break plans may not come easily, following recent changes to statewide COVID-19 policies.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Texas’ mask mandate would be lifted and businesses could reopen at 100 percent capacity on March 10, but families shouldn't expect a mask-free spring break at all North Texas attractions.
Six Flags Over Texas
You'll still need to make a reservation online and masks will be required for guests older than 2, according to Six Flags Over Texas spokesperson Brad Malone.
"While we are able to operate at full capacity, we are still going to be implementing the safety protocols that we’ve had in place," Malone tells WFAA. "To make sure that the experience that our guests have is safe as well as enjoyable.”
Masks will be required for guests 10 and older.
"After careful consideration, the Dallas Zoo has made the decision to maintain the successful safety protocols we have had in place since last May," according to a Facebook post.
Fort Worth Zoo
The Fort Worth Zoo will continue to require online reservations. A spokesperson said the zoo will strongly urge guests to wear masks, but stopped short of saying they would be required.
The Perot Museum in Dallas says face coverings are required for all guests ages 3 and older, and social distancing is encouraged throughout the museum.
If you’re planning to take the kids to a Mavs game, think again. They’re still closed to fans, despite the governor's announced changes.
The Dallas Stars are limiting attendance to 4,200 fans and they’ll still have to wear a mask.
Fort Worth community centers offer child care
Eighteen community centers in Fort Worth are offering childcare during Spring Break.
Spring Break Camp will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, March 15 through Friday, March 19 for children ages 5-13.
Participating community center camp locations include Andrew Doc Session, Chisholm Trail, Como, Diamond Hill, Eugene McCray, Fire Station, Greenbriar, Handley-Meadowbrook, Highland Hills, Hillside, North Tri-Ethnic, RD Evans, Riverside, Southside, Southwest, Thomas Place, Victory Forest, and Worth Heights.
City officials said prices vary but they start at $10 per day plus a community center membership card. Registration is required and can be paid by credit card or electronic check.
Safety protocols will be followed and supper will be provided, officials said. More information can be found here.
Emily Youree runs Fort Worth Moms a popular resource for families looking for ways to have fun in the sun after a difficult winter.
“Kids have really gone through a big trauma over the last few months," Youree said. “Moms are kind of wrestling with the decision of what’s best and what does that look like as we enter spring still in a pandemic.”
Youree said while no one solution is right for all families, she's optimistic.
“It really does come down to what is best for your family," Youree said. "I’m starting to feel a sense of hope that even though it might not look like it once did, we still can make it happen in safe ways."