Weather Closures

How to Find out About Closures or Changes

Radio and television stations will report school closures and changes in school schedules. Please listen for the Highline School District report. 

View the Weather Closures Schedule below after 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to get up-to-date information on the status of a park, facility, or program.

During periods of bad weather or power outage, parks, and City facilities may be closed.

During extended periods of inclement weather, some classes or rentals will continue to be canceled. Canceled classes will be listed on the (206) 988-3700 after-hours message line and on this web page.

If the Highline School District cancels classes, then all Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PaRCS) classes, programs, and rentals are canceled.

School Closed

If the Highline School District is closed, all Burien PaRCS classes, programs, and rentals are cancelled. Cancelled classes will be refunded. For rentals, we will make every reasonable effort to reschedule.

School Open or Late Arrival

If Highline School District declares late arrival for classes, the following policy applies:

  • Classes or rentals held prior to 10:00 a.m. are canceled
  • Classes or rentals held after 10:00 a.m. should check the Weather Closures Schedule below or call (206) 988-3700 for updated information

Early Release

If school is released early due to inclement weather, check the Weather Closures Schedule below  or contact the PaRCS office at (206) 988-3700 for class cancellation information.