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DPR Learning Hubs

To support students' continued learning during the public health emergency, Mayor Muriel Bowser has launched Learning Hubs for DC students with support from DPR and DCPL.

Learning Hubs provide families in the District with safe spaces for their children to engage in supervised independent activities. These spaces will provide students with access to internet, and offer recommended independent activities based on age group and host site. This Learning Hub will serve students who are rising Kindergarten through 5th graders, ages 6-12.

DPR Learning Hubs will operate in the following locations:
 
Jelleff Community Center*
3265 S Street NW
Monday - Friday - 8:00am - 4:00pm
*Please note: Jelleff's session schedule varies slightly from other locations.

Edgewood Recreation Center
301 Franklin Street NE
Monday - Friday - 8:30am - 3:30pm
 
Arthur Capper Recreation Center
1000 5th St SE
Monday - Friday - 8:30am - 3:30pm
 
Deanwood Community Center
1350 49th St NE
Monday - Friday - 8:30am - 3:30pm
 
Ridge Road Recreation Center
830 Ridge Road SE
Monday - Friday - 8:30am - 3:30pm
 
Hillcrest Recreation Center
3100 Denver Street SE
Monday - Friday - 8:30am - 3:30pm

Barry Farm Recreation Center
1230 Sumner Rd SE
Monday - Friday - 8:30am - 3:30pm
 
Advanced safety and mitigation measures will be in place at all locations to keep our Learning Hub participants and staff safe. Drop off and pick up will occur outside of the facility and building access will be restricted. Staff will wear face coverings at all times, and participants will be required to wear face masks when medically and developmentally appropriate. Participants will be seated at least 6 ft apart from each other during structured activities. Additionally, there will be no more than 10 people in each group. Enhanced cleaning of the building will occur between sessions.
 
Families can sign up today! Participants should come prepared with an electronic device and charger, headphones, and any other materials needed to complete school assignments. 
 
Enrollment in DPR Learning Hubs is offered in two-week sessions. Registration opens every other Monday at 9:00 am for the following two-week session. To sign up, please click here. Spaces are extremely limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Important Dates and Inclement Weather Policy
DPR Learning Hubs follow DCPS' school year calendar and will be closed on the following dates:
Friday, January 29th
Monday, February 15th
Friday, March 5th
Monday, April 12 through Friday, April 16th
Monday, May 31st
 
Additionally, DPR Learning Hubs will follow DCPS' decisions regarding operation during inclement weather. If DCPS calls a two-hour delay, Learning Hubs will also have a two-hour delay and begin operating at 10:30am. If DCPS is closed due to inclement weather, DPR Learning Hubs will also be closed. Please be on the look out for DCPS' operational status notifications (via the news or social media) during inclement weather.