Winter Storm Update

Winter Storm Update

Due to current winter weather conditions, the District will update facility closures and program cancellations regularly.

Last updated Jan. 17, 7:31 pm. Check back regularly.


Wednesday, January 18: Most Bend schools are back in session. Check Bend-La Pine Schools website for comprehensive list of open schools.

Wednesday, January 18: KIDS INC is offered if your school is open. List of closed schools is below.

Wednesday, January 18: Sports activities and other programs at open schools (excluding KIDS INC) to be determined in the morning of Jan. 18th. Please check back regularly.

Wednesday, January 18: All Enrichment Wednesday programs cancelled due to full-day of school.

Wednesday, January 18: All BPRD school-based programs including KIDS INC and sports are cancelled at the following schools which are CLOSED for Wednesday:

Elk Meadow Elementary School
Lava Ridge Elementary School
Miller Elementary School
Pacific Crest Middle School
Pilot Butte Middle School
Pine Ridge Elementary School
Ponderosa Elementary School
REALMS Middle School

January 19 – 20: All BPRD school-based programs including KIDS INC and sports are pending cancellation at the above 8 schools.

January 19 – 22: Sports activities at open schools to be determined. Please check back regularly.

Thursday, January 19: Girls middle school basketball is being held as scheduled.

Learn more about Bend-La Pine Schools and their latest efforts.


All BPRD recreation facilities are operating normal hours.
This includes Bend Senior Center, Juniper Swim & Fitness Center and The Pavilion.

Check facility schedules before leaving to attend.

Art Station
Bend Senior Center
Juniper Swim & Fitness Center
The Pavilion

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Mom! Dad! BPRD is here for you and the kids. If your school is closed, we've got great options for play all week at The Pavilion and Juniper Swim & Fitness Center. Look for schedules for Flex Skate, Open Skate, Open Rec Swim and more at ... See MoreSee Less

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Looking for something active to do with the kids today? Get out of the cold and swing by Juniper for open recreation swimming from 1pm - 3pm today. Water basketball, rope swing, inner tubes, mats and other toys are available. Open to all ages!

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Winter Storm Update: Jan. 17: All BPRD school-based activities and sports including KIDS INC are cancelled. Stay tuned for more updates for programs through Jan. 18 - 20 as they are pending. We commend Bend-La Pine Schools for all the efforts they are putting forth to keep our kids and our community safe.
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SCHOOL CLOSURE: Tuesday, January 17. Bend-La Pine Schools will be closed tomorrow to continue snow removal that will prepare us for an opening of some schools on Wednesday, followed by additional sc...

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Jamie BowlesWill there be a credit for those of us who paid for full time child care? Every day off school has also been a missed day of work.

1 day ago

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Amanda WoldThey only had the concern after the gym roof collapsed, why were the roofs not checked on the day they said school closed for snow removal

1 day ago

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Jereme MonteauWill programs resume next week?

3 hours ago

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