Inclement Weather Policy

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Cancellations due to Inclement Weather:

  • All classes/programs starting before noon are canceled when Fairfax County schools close for the day.
  • For classes/programs starting at noon or later, a decision will be made by 10 a.m. that day.
  • When Fairfax County schools have a delayed opening, classes will be held as scheduled.
  • Recreation facilities (Sherwood Center, Green Acres, Old Town Hall, Historic Blenheim) operated by the City will follow City government closures.
  • On weekends or other times school is not in session, cancellation decisions will be made by 8 a.m. each day and posted on the City’s website and departments social media pages.
  • All classes/programs and gym rentals held in FCPS facilities will follow FCPS closings.

Please check the City website at for specifics information on all delays, early dismissals and closings.  You may also check the website for Fairfax County school information: