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DPR Releases the 2013 Winter Holiday Schedule

Friday, December 20, 2013

DPR Releases the 2013 Winter Holiday Schedule

DPR Facilities Closed December 25 and January 1

DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647
DPR Media Contact: John Stokes, (202) 288-7275, john.stokes@dc.gov
 

(WASHINGTON, DC) – In observance of the upcoming winter holidays, all DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) facilities will operate on the following schedule:

  • All facilities will close at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, December 24 and December 31;
     
  • All facilities will be closed on Wednesday, December 25 and January 1;
     
  • All DPR Recreation and Community centers will operate on an adjusted holiday schedule on December 23, 26, 27, 30 and January 2 and 3;
     
  • DPR Aquatic facilities will maintain normal hours of operation on December 23, 27, 28, 29, 30 and January 3, 4 and 5;
     
  • Thursday, December 26 and January 2, aquatic facilities will open at 9 am. Marie Reed will not hold morning swim hours on December 26 and January 2;
     
  • DPR fields will be closed on Wednesday, December 25 and January 1.  No permits will be issued for these two holidays;
     
  • and DPR's Winter Wondercamp will operate two sessions.  The first session will be held on December 23, 26 and 27; and the second session will be held December 30, 31, January 2 and 3.  Spaces are still available and registration is required.

 

DPR's adjusted holiday schedule will include expanded operating hours on December 23 - 27 and December 30 - January 3 at all DPR centers.  Select DPR locations (see the list below) will observe their individual, normal opening hours and will close at 8 pm.  The Southeast Tennis and Learning Center will have adjusted hours (listed below) and all other sites (sites not listed below) will open at 11:30 am and close at 8 pm. 

Select DPR sites that will open at their normal operating hours and close at 8 pm:
- Ward 1 : Columbia Heights Community Center (1480 Girard Street, NW) 
- Ward 3 : Chevy Chase Community Center (5601 Connecticut Avenue, NW)
                  Guy Mason Recreation Center (3600 Calvert Street, NE)
- Ward 4 : Emery Recreation Center (5801 Georgia Avenue, NW)
                  Lamond Recreation Center (20 Tuckerman Street, NE)
                  Riggs LaSalle Recreation Center (501 Riggs Road, NE) 
- Ward 5 : North Michigan Park Recreation Center (1333 Emerson Street, NE)
                  Trinidad Recreation Center (1310 Childress Street, NE)
                  Turkey Thicket Recreation Center (1100 Michigan Avenue, NE)
- Ward 6 : Kennedy Recreation Center (1401 7th Street, NW)
                  King Greenleaf Recreation Center (201 N Street, SW
                  Rosedale Recreation Center (500 19th Street, NE)     
                  Sherwood Recreation Center (640 10th Street, NE)
- Ward 7 : Deanwood Recreation Center (1350 49th Street, NE)
                  Hillcrest Recreation Center (3100 Denver Street, SE)
 - Ward 8 : Bald Eagle Recreation Center (100 Joliet Street, SW)
                  Fort Stanton Recreation Center (1812 Erie Street, SE) 

                  Southeast Tennis and Learning Center (701 Mississippi Avenue, SE)
                  Mon: Regular hours; Tues: close @ 6:30; Wed: closed; Thurs: regular hours; Fri: 9 a - 8 p; Sat: 9 a - 4 p.

  **  All remaining DPR sites will operate from 11:30 am to 8 pm.

 

DPR's Winter Wondercamp will hold two sessions during the DC Public Schools (DCPS) winter break.  Session one will take place on December 23, 26 and 27, 2013; and session two will take place on December 30 and 31, 2013 and January 2 and 3, 2014.  Winter wondercamp will operate from 9 am to 5 pm, with before-care (8 am to 9 am) and after-care (5 pm to 6 pm).  Camps are divided by age - 3 to 5 years old, 6 to 12 years old and 8 to 13 years old. 

Listed below are the Winter Wondercamp locations.  Registration is required.  For more information or to register, please click here. 

DPR Winter Wondercamp Sites
- Ward 1: Park View Community Center (693 Otis Place, NW)
- Ward 2: Jelleff Recreation Center (3265 S Street, NW)
- Ward 3: Chevy Chase Community Center (5601 Connecticut Avenue, NW)
                  Hearst Recreation Center (3950 37th Street, NW)
- Ward 4: Riggs LaSalle Recreation Center (501 Riggs Road, NE)
- Ward 5: Langdon Park Community Center (2901 20th Street, NE)
                  Trinidad Recreation Center (1310 Childress Street, NE)
                  Turkey Thicket Recreation Center (1100 Michigan Avenue, NE)
- Ward 6: Kennedy Recreation Center (1401 7th Street, NW)
                 Sherwood Recreation Center (640 10th Street, NE)
- Ward 7: Deanwood Recreation Center (1350 49th Street, NE)
                 Hillcrest Recreation Center (3100 Denver Street, SE)
- Ward 8: Bald Eagle Recreation Center (100 Joliet Street, SW)
                 Ferebee-Hope Recreation Center (3999 8th Street, SE)
                 Fort Stanton Recreation Center (1812 Erie Street, SE)

 

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