Inclement Weather Notifications & Procedures

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Shore Metropolitan Park District will make the determination to close facilities and cancel programs based upon weather and travel conditions to ensure participant and staff safety at all times.

 

If the facility hours change for whatever reason it will be posted on Website cover page, FB and digital signage in the lobby of the Shore Aquatic Center which is visible from the outside entryway windows.

The following situations will lead to facility closures, delays and/or schedule changes:

IF PORT ANGELES SCHOOL DISTRICT CLOSED ALL DAY, EARLY RELEASE:
  • SPARK Squad programs will be cancelled when there is no school or early release.

IN THE EVENT A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED:

The Director and/or Manager reserve the right to cancel programs and close facilities in advance if a Winter Storm Warning is issued.

 Click on our Port Angeles School District link for updated weather news and conditions.

OTHER REASONS FOR POOL CLOSURE:

  • Power Outages- Shore Aquatic Center will close immediately and will reopen depending on equipment and facility safety. 

  • State of Emergency/Natural disasters- SAC closed immediately until facility safety check and will be determined by Director and Manager if it is safe to open.

  • Staffing shortages due to weather, road closures, illness and staff availability. 

COMMUNICATION:

  Shore Metropolitan Park District will communicate to patrons and staff all facility closures and program cancellations and updates due to inclement weather at the earliest convenience.

Note: Closures and delays are always dependent first and foremost on staff safely making it to work. Please be patient and understanding.