As we move into the warmer months of the year, the City of Lubbock is reminding citizens to avoid parking in certain places.

The City of Lubbock’s Parks and Recreation department has sent out a press release reminding citizens that driving or parking vehicles on the grass or landscaping in a City park or on City property is prohibited by city ordinance.

Driving on park property can result in damage to both turf and irrigation sprinkler systems, which can result in costly repairs.

The City says that people should carry items from the parking lot or street by hand to the park interior.

This is also true for local businesses that offer bounce houses, climbing walls, tents, and other large items for party rentals or other activities in City parks.

The same restriction is in place around soccer fields, and softball, baseball, and little league ball fields.

Lubbock police officers are able to ticket anyone parking or driving on City park land.