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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.


Parks & Grounds Update
Church Road fields were sprayed with a herbicide 6/10/2014
Huston field at Allen Pond was sprayed with a herbicide 6/10/2014

Murtagh 2 field at Allen Pond was sprayed with a herbicide 6/10/2014


Most Recent Field Status

Updated:    8/31/2014 7:00:46 AM

Allen Pond

            Andy Brown           Open

            Huston                  Open

            Murtagh 2              Closed

            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

            BB 2                    Closed

            BB 3                    Closed

            Soccer                  Open

Church Rd

            Field 1                  Open

            Field 2                  Open

            Field 3                  Open

Glen Allen

            BB                       Closed

            Soccer                  Open

Jericho

            BB 1                    Closed

            BB 2                    Closed

            BB 3                    Open

            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          Closed

            Mitchellville 7          Open

Popes Creek

            Mini                     Open

            SB                       Closed

            Soccer                  Open

White Marsh

            BB                       Closed

            FB (Practice)          Closed

Whitemarsh

            Multi-Use               Closed