Weather Alerts, Closings, & Cancellations

updated 4/7/2020- All City Buildings and Facilities are closed that includes the GCC, playgrounds/benches, parks/complexes for organized practices, restrooms will remain closed, and concessions stands.  These Parks and Rec programs are also cancelled until further notice- -Jazzercise at the GCC
-Taekwondo/Tiny Tigers Taekwondo
-Yoga, Boot Camp, Bridge for Seniors on Wed/Fri
-6v6 Women's Basketball League
-Beginners Indoor Soccer in April
-Kids Create Art Classes
-Kids Open Play Program
Adult Dance Lessons have been postponed at this time and will hopefully be made up at a later date. 
-If you are looking to reserve a garden plot, please just email Brett at at this time.
-Citywide Garage Sales (cancelled)

Please check back by 4pm each weekday for any notices on park or facility closures and program cancellation for Grimes Parks and Recreation Department programs only. 

Rec Programs through the City
-Saturday cancellations are made by 8:00am and Sunday cancellations by 12pm for City Parks and Rec programs unless weather comes in afterwards.
-Check above for alert on weekday programs.
-Notifications are emailed out if enough time is allowed.  Will come in a bulk email so please make sure to check junk mail.
-Coaches of teams have helped spread the word by a group text or group email as well.
-Check social media- Facebook (Grimes Parks and Recreation) & Twitter for alerts.

Local Club Notifications
Please check these local sports club's websites for updates/closures on fields for weekdays/weekend. Please don't play or practice on fields with standing water or where you can see footprints in the dirty. U
pdated by 4pm each day for field status

OR Contact: Text or Call Brett Barber at at 515-205-8881 or call the Grimes Parks and Recreation Office at 515-986-2143 with questions during their facility hours (8am-8pm during week, Saturday 8am-3pm winter hours, Sunday, 12-6pm winter hours).