Thursday, January 19, 2017

Snow and ice prompt closures and meeting changes

Contact: Bonnie Shelton
Communications Manager, Parks and Recreation Department
(208) 789-0211 or 

The Foothills Learning Center will be closed for the remainder of the week because of unsafe parking and driving conditions. The pipes in the building froze and the facility has no water. Education staff is hard at work finding alternative locations for scheduled classes next week. 

Please email Sheralynn Bauder at for more information on impacted classes and programs at the Foothills Learning Center. 

Idaho IceWorld will be canceling all evening games, practices and activities today, and the facility will be closing at 5:00 pm.  Public skating will be available until 4:00 pm only. 

In addition, today’s Parks and Recreation Commission meeting will be conducted via conference call at 4:00 pm.  The call-in number is 1-866-848-2216. Then enter code 6042763904.

For media availability, please contact Bonnie Shelton at the phone number or email listed above if you are interested in interviewing members of the Parks and Recreation Department regarding these closures.