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Ball Field Status
Update Schedule and Closure Guidelines

Following severe weather or heavy rains, the City may close or restrict the use of athletic fields.

WEEKDAYS: Field status will be updated on the City website and the Field Status phone recording no later than 4:15 p.m.

WEEKENDS: Field status will be updated on the City website and the Field Status phone recording no later than 7:15 a.m. for usage until noon. An updated notice may be made for the remainder of the day when weather and/or field conditions are questionable. Second updates, if necessary will be posted no later than 11 a.m. when questionable conditions exist.

ALL ACTIVITIES MUST CEASE upon the first sound of thunder or sign of lightning. Activities may be resumed only after a 30 minute delay beyond the last sign of lightning or sound of thunder.

Fields may be closed at anytime after this announcement due to changes in weather and unsafe field conditions. Fields listed as OPEN must be re-inspected by coaches and referees to ensure safe field conditions for participants.

Parents and guardians are encouraged to use their own discretion whether to allow their child to participate under questionable weather-related conditions.

Ball Field Status Update - Phone Line

Field Status information will be updated weekdays by 4:15 p.m. and by 7 a.m. on weekends.

    Prior to 5 p.m. weekdays:
        Dial 301-262-6200
            When automated attendant answers, press 5 on the keypad.
            Press 2 on the phone keypad.
            Press 1 on the phone keypad.

    After 5 p.m. weekdays and on weekends:
        Dial 301-262-6200
            When automated attendant answers, press 3 on the phone keypad.
            Press 1 on the phone keypad.


  Updated:      4/17/2014 2:31:43 PM

  Allen Pond

              Andy Brown              Open

              Huston                     Open

              Murtagh 2                 Open

              SB 1                        Open

              SB 2                        Open

              SB 3                        Closed

  Blacksox Park

              BB                           Open

              SB 1                        Open

              SB 2                        Open

              SB 3                        Open

              SB 4                        Open

  Buckingham

              BB 1                        Closed (Outfield Practice Only)

              BB 2                        Closed (Outfield Practice Only)

              BB 3                        Closed

              Soccer                     Open

  Church Rd

              Field 1                     Open

              Field 2                     Closed

              Field 3                     Closed

  Glen Allen

              BB                           Closed (Outfield Practice Only)

              Soccer                     Open

  Jericho

              BB 1                        Open

              BB 2                        Closed (Outfield Practice Only)

              BB 3                        Closed (Outfield Practice Only)

              Softball                    Open

  Kenhill Center

              BB Back Field          Closed (Outfield Practice Only)

              BB Front Field          Closed (Outfield Practice Only)

              Soccer                     Open

  Mitchellville

              Mitchellville 1            Open

              Mitchellville 2            Open

              Mitchellville 3            Open

              Mitchellville 4            Open

              Mitchellville 5            Open


              Mitchellville 6            Open

              Mitchellville 7            Open

  Popes Creek

              Mini                         Open

              SB                           Open

              Soccer                     Open

  White Marsh

              BB                           Closed (Outfield Practice Only)

              FB (Practice)            Closed

  Whitemarsh

              Multi-Use                 Open


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