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RainoutLine: Parks & MCPS Athletic Field Notifications

Inclement Weather Policy

If you’re unsure if a field is closed, please call the ballfield rainout number first: 301-579-5610.

Rainout number recordings are updated by 3:00 p.m. on weekdays and 7:00 a.m. on weekends. Each recording applies to all parks listed under that number. You may also check the rainout line webpage

For decisions about the use of athletic fields refer to the appropriate rainout number on the field listing or call Park Permits at 301-495-2525, Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. For decisions about sports programs offered by the Montgomery County Recreation Department, call their update line at 240-777-6889.

Get Up-to-Date Athletic Field Information

Find out if a Montgomery Parks or MCPS athletic field is open, closed or experiencing inclement weather delays in real time! Use our convenient RainoutLine.com system. There are three ways for you to choose how to use the Rainout Line tool.

Option 1: View the Rainout Line information on the internet

  1. Visit RainoutLine.com
  2. Search for Montgomery Parks Athletic Fields in the search bar at the top of the page.
  3. View field status which are listed alphabetically.
  4. Sign up for customized email or text messages for the leagues you play in and/or the field of your choice.

Option 2: Use the Rainout Line App on your phone

  1. Download the free iPhone or Android Mobile App (select your platform and click on the linked icons below).
  2. Search for Montgomery Parks Athletic Fields inside the App.
  3. View field status which are listed alphabetically.
  4. Sign up for customized email or text messages for the leagues you play in and/or the field of your choice.

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Option 3: Call the Rainout Line phone number

Click here to view a pdf with the list of extensions for each field or visit the Rainoutline.com website to view the extension list.

Call 301-579-5610 (plus the extension of the field you selected)


If you are looking for information about Montgomery Parks’ programs and classes and the operating status of parks facilities (not athletic fields) please check our Weather Alerts page.

Visit the Trails Operating Status RainoutLine for the status of your local trails.


RED ALERTS: CLOSED |    YELLOW ALERTS:   DELAYED/QUESTIONABLE     |     GREEN ALERTS:  FIELD OPEN