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DPR Prepares For the District's Continuing Heat Wave

Thursday, July 18, 2013

DPR Prepares For the District's Continuing Heat Wave

Pools Will Operate on Extended Hours

DPR Customer Service:  (202) 673-7647

DPR Aquatics Division:  (202) 671-1289

DPR Media Contact:  John Stokes, (202) 288-7275
, john.stokes@dc.gov


 


(Washington, D.C.) – The D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced today that due to the heat advisory that is in effect for Thursday, July 18, pool hours will be extended for today, Thursday, July 18; Friday, July 19; and Saturday, July 20, 2013. Temperatures are expected to reach above 100 degrees.  

To help residents beat the heat, the following pools will have extended hours:



 

Ward 1


Banneker Recreation Center Pool  (2500 Georgia Avenue, NW)  ||  Friday, July 19: 12 pm - 8:30 pm  ** Closed Thursdays

 

Ward 2


Francis Pool  (25th & N Street, NW)   ||  Thursday, July 18: 12 pm - 9 pm   ||   Friday, July 19: 12 pm - 9 pm   ||   Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm

Jelleff Recreation Center Pool  (3265 S Street, NW)  || Thursday, July 18: 11 am - 8 pm   ||   Friday, July 19: 11 am - 8 pm   ||   Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm

Volta Park Pool (1555 34th Street, NW)  ||  Thursday, July, 18: 1 pm - 8 pm  ||  Friday, July 19: 12 pm - 8 pm   ||   Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm

 

Ward 4


Upshur Recreation Center Pool  (4300 Arkansas Avenue, NW)  ||  Thursday, July 18: 12 pm - 9 pm  ||  Friday, July 19: 1 pm - 9 pm   ||   Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm

 

Ward 5

Harry Thomas Sr. Pool (1743 Lincoln Rd., NE)  || Thursday, July 18: 1 pm - 9 pm  ||  Friday, July 19: 12 pm - 9 pm   ||   Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm

Langdon Park Pool (2860 Mills Avenue, NW)  ||  Friday, July 19: 1 pm - 9 pm  ||   Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm    ** Closed Thursdays

Theodore Hagans Jr. Pool (3201 Fort Lincoln Drive, NE)  ||  Thursday, July 18: 11 am. - 9 pm  ||  Friday, July 19: 1 pm - 9 pm   ||   Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm

 

Ward 6


Randall Pool (25 I Street, SW)  ||  Thursday, July 18: 11 am - 8 p.m.  ||  Friday, July 19: 11 am - 8 pm   ||   Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm

Rosedale Pool  (1701 Gales Street, NE)  ||  Thursday, July 18: 1 pm - 8 pm  || Friday, July 19: 1 pm - 8 pm   ||   Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm

 

Ward 7

Benning Park Pool  (Southern Avenue & Fable Street, SE)  ||  Friday, July 19: 1 pm - 9 pm   ||   Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm   ** Closed Thursdays

Fort Dupont Pool  (830 Ridge Road SE)  || Thursday, July 18: 1 pm - 9 pm  || Friday, July 19: 11 am - 9 pm   ||   Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm

Kelly Miller Pool  (4900 Brooks Street, NE)  || Thursday, July 18: 1 pm - 8 pm  || Friday, July 19: 1 pm - 8 pm   ||   Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm

 

Ward 8


Anacostia Pool (1800 Anacostia Drive, SE)  || Thursday, July 18: 11 am - 8 pm  || Friday, July 19: 11 am - 8 pm  ||
  Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm

Barry Farm Pool (1230 Sumner Road, SE)  ||  Thursday, July 18: 1 pm - 8 pm || Friday, July 19: 11 am - 8 pm   ||   Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm 

Douglass Pool  (1921 Fredrick Douglass Court, SE)  || Thursday, July 18: 11 a.m. - 8 pm  ||  Friday, July 19: 1 pm - 8 pm
   ||   Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm  


Fort Stanton Pool (1800 Erie Street, SE)  ||  Friday, July 19: 11 am - 8 pm   ||   Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm   ** Closed Thursdays

Oxon Run Pool (501 Mississippi Avenue, SE)    ||  Thursday, July 18: 1 pm - 8:30 pm  ||  Friday, July 19: 1 pm - 8:30 pm   ||   Sat., July 20: 12 pm - 8 pm 

 

Pools that are not listed will operate on their normal, individual operating schedules.

All children's pools will operate on their normal hours.


If the temperatures rise above 94 degrees and a code red is issued, fields and outdoor courts will be closed.


For up-to-date information on the weather, visit weather.gov.

To contact DPR Aquatics Division, call (202) 671-1289
or visit DPR's Aquatics facilities or Aquatics programs page on the DPR website.

  
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