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Inclement Weather Procedures for 21FSS

CDC and School Age Care:
If Wing leadership directs a closure for Peterson AFB, the CDC Main will open at normal time for CDC and School Age Care children of key and essential personnel only.  Care will be consolidated to the CDC Main for both child and school age care.

If Wing leadership directs a phased early release for Peterson AFB – except for key and essential personnel, personnel are reminded to pick up their children from CDC and School Age care as soon as safely possible.

If Wing leadership directs a delayed reporting until 9:30 am for Peterson AFB, CDCs and School Age care is available for key and essential personnel only until the report-no-earlier time, when programs will open for normal operations.

(All key and mission essential members must have a letter on file from their squadron commanders (or equivalent) for CDC/school age care. For more information, call 719-554-9572 or 719-556-7460 for CDCs and 719-556-7220 for School Age care.)

Youth Programs:
During times of delay, early release and closure, youth programs/open recreation will be closed. If schools are closed and not the installation, programs will be offered starting at 3 pm. For more information call 719-556-7220.

School Buses:
Buses will come on base at their normal time if the school district is not delayed regardless of the status of the base. If the school is running on a delayed schedule, buses will run accordingly.

Family Childcare Provider:
In-home childcare providers set their own hours. Families should discuss this with their care provider.

Dining Facility:
Open normal hours of operation to support Airmen on essential station messing and key and mission essential personnel.

Fitness Center:
If a delay is called in the morning during the week (M-F), the Fitness Center will be open at 4:30 a.m., given snow call is at the same time. If a delay is called the night prior, the Fitness Center will open at the posted delay time, regardless of day of week. All classes prior to the reporting time will be cancelled. For installation closures, the Fitness Center will be closed. If there is early release, the facility closes within an hour of the latest posted departure time.

WAPS Testing:
Testing starts at 10 am and is not impacted by delays. In the event of a base closure all testing is cancelled. Please call 719-556-4048 for additional information.

MWR facilities, Manpower Flight, Airman and Family Readiness Flight, Military Personnel Flight and Civilian Personnel Flight:
Follow all installation delays, early releases and closures as directed.

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