Parks and Recreation Inclement Weather Procedures

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When weather causes delays or closures, they will be announced in the following ways:


Any facility delays or closures are announced on the affected facility's webpage. To inquire further, please call the facility. Learn more about the city’s overall snow and ice removal procedures here.

To view the recreation center holiday schedule, visit

Outdoor Pools and Splash Pads

Aquatics Hotline: 303-987-7006.

Any delays or closures of outdoor pools and splash pads will be announced via this hotline.

Athletic Fields

Fields Hotline: 303-987-7778.

In the event that inclement weather causes the closure of athletic fields located in Lakewood parks, this hotline will be updated.

This hotline should be utilized by any sports associations who have rented/reserved athletic fields.

Sports Leagues

Sports Hotline: 303-987-7078.  

In the event that City of Lakewood leagues are canceled, the sports hotline will be updated. Updates are made by 3 p.m. Monday-Friday and by 8 a.m. on weekends.

This hotline is utilized for in-house City of Lakewood leagues only.