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Snow and ice causes a two hour delay for some District offices today

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Due to the snow and ice that has covered the metro area this weekend , the District of Columbia Department of Human Resources (DCHR) has announced that administrative offices will not open until 10:30 a.m., on Monday December 9, 2013.

Although work crews and salt trucks have been hard at work clearly the streets and sidewalks, residents should note that roads are still covered with black ice in places and extreme caution should be taken while driving.

Customers doing business with the DC Government should note the two hour delay this morning.

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will open on the following schedule:

  • All Aquatic facilities that hold morning swim hours will open at 9 am. Marie Reed and Ferebee-Hope will open at 3 pm.
  • Administrative offices will open at 10:30 am.
  • The Cooperative Play program is cancelled for Monday, December 9.
  • The Grow Your Own Program Kick-off scheduled for 10 am at Raymond Recreation Center will begin at 11 am.
  • Recreation centers will open as follows:
    • The following sites will be closed:
      • Mitchell Park Recreation Center
      • Rose Park Recreation Center
    • The following sites will open at 10:30 am:
    • Bald Eagle Recreation Center
    • Chevy Chase Community Center
    • Columbia Heights Community Center
    • Deanwood Recreation Center
    • Emery Recreation Center
    • Fort Stevens Recreation Center
    • Fort Stevens Senior Center
    • Guy Mason Recreation Center
    • Hillcrest Recreation Center
    • Kennedy Recreation Center
    • King Greenleaf Recreation Center
    • Lamond Recreation Center
    • North Michigan Park Recreation Center
    • Riggs LaSalle Recreation Center
    • Rosedale Community Center
    • Sherwood Recreation Center
    • Southeast Tennis and Learning Center
    • Takoma Community Center
    • Theodore Hagan Cultural Center
    • Therapeutic Recreation Center
    • Turkey Thicket Recreation Center
    • Volta Park Recreation Center
  • All other sites will open at 3:30 pm.

For more information on delays or park closings go to:



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