East Ridge Parks Rescheduling Some Activities When Necessary

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Winter Storm PAX that moved through the Tri-State area in the past 18 hours dropping snow and ice has forced the East Ridge Parks and Recreation Department to reschedule some events.

East Ridge Parks and Recreation Director Stump Martin said his department would make decisions daily on scheduled events.

“Hopefully this weather will move on through the area and we can get the teams back doing what they love to do at the Camp Jordan Arena, play soccer,” Martin said. “Soccer president Jon Hooper and the indoor commissioners will keep the coaches posted on the new schedule.”

Hooper said for the teams to expect changes in the schedule whenever play starts back.

“The status of games for the rest of the week will be announced as we evaluate the road conditions in the area,” Hooper said. “We appreciate the understanding and patience of the coaches and players, but safety of our participants is very important.”

Martin said he was happy that the soccer leagues were able to play on Tuesday evening at the Arena.

“We work hard not to postpone events in East Ridge,” he said. “With most of the soccer players out of school on Tuesday we enjoyed the largest crowd of the season last night at Camp Jordan. Its tournament time and the games are really competitive as the season winds down to the final day on Feb. 22.”

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