City of Janesville Golf Courses Update
Updated 6-13-21

We are excited to be open and provide an outlet for recreation and activity for the residents of Janesville and our guests.  Our team is closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 and taking preventative measures to ensure that we are providing the highest level of service and cleanliness to our guests. This situation remains fluid and may change at any time.

We are following the guidelines established by the Rock County Department of Health and the CDC for preventing the spread of the virus, and as such we have implemented additional measures at our facility to mitigate risk and reduce the spread of germs. This includes the following procedures:

  1. The Clubhouse –
    1. Masks
      1. In accordance with CDC guidance masks are required while inside the clubhouse for those who are not vaccinated. 
      2. Masks are optional for vaccinated individuals.
    2. The Golf Shop is open, with social distancing and point of contact measures in place.
    3. The Café at Riverside is open with indoor seating available at 50% capacity and with social distancing measures in place.
    4. Card payments are preferred and recommended, cash payments are accepted.
    5. We have installed plexiglass shields at all points of sale for an additional layer of protection for staff and our guests.
       
  2. The Golf Course and Range
    1. The golf course is open for walking and riding.
    2. Golf carts are two-riders per cart.  Maximum of two carts per foursome.
    3. Golf carts are issued on a first-come, first-served basis and may not be reserved ahead of your tee-time. 
    4. Golf carts are cleaned after each use.
    5. On-course restrooms are open.
    6. Rental clubs are available and will be thoroughly cleaned after each use.  
    7. Tee time intervals will be set at nine minutes apart for social distancing.
    8. Ball washers and bunker rakes are placed on the course.  Use at your discretion.  You are not required to rake bunkers if not comfortable due to COVID-19 concerns.
    9. On the greens, flagsticks may be removed at your discretion. 
    10. The practice green is open.
    11. The driving range is open.  Golf balls are cleaned and sanitized after each use. 


The health and safety of our staff and guests is our highest priority. We will continue to work with health experts to ensure that our staff is informed and prepared to host you at Blackhawk and Riverside Golf Courses.  However, as we have told our staff, if you are feeling sick or exhibiting any signs of illness, please stay home.

We appreciate your support and cooperation to create a safe and healthy environment. Please feel free to contact us with any further questions at 608-757-3080 and continue to check our websites and social media pages for further updates.  

Kind regards,
Blackhawk/Riverside Golf Course Management