Weather Cancellation Policies

Storm/Snow Cancellations

There will be no Parks & Recreation youth or adult activities when school is dismissed early or cancelled for the day due to winter storms. Cancellation decisions for evening activities are not made until after 4:00 pm, to allow for Iowa's quickly changing weather conditions.


Youth Sports Hot Weather Policy

When actual temperature is 90-97 degrees:
Action 1: Monitor participants
Action 2: Provide mandatory breaks during games
Action 3: Make sure coaches have plenty of water at games, and players are drinking plenty of water.

When actual temperature is 98 degrees, or a heat index of 105:
Action:
 Postpone/cancel games.  
The temperature and heat index will be obtained from the weather service at approximately 4:00 pm on game day.

Please call (515) 961-9420 after 4pm and press "1" for cancellation information.