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2017 Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647
DPR Media Contacts:
Michael Tucker Jr., (202) 717-4242, [email protected]
Gregory Jackson Jr., (202) 714-9550, [email protected]

(Washington, DC) – Today, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced that all recreation/community centers, administrative offices and indoor aquatic facilities will operate on the following schedule for the holiday:

All DPR facilities, centers and indoor aquatic facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 23, 2017 and Friday, November 24, 2017. They will reopen on Saturday, November 25, 2017 and:

- All grass fields are now closed for the winter season until Friday, March 16, 2018.
- All synthetic fields, playgrounds, tennis courts and basketball courts will be open.
- All previously permitted events will take place as scheduled.


About DPR

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) provides quality urban recreation and leisure services for residents and visitors to the District of Columbia. DPR supervises and maintains area parks, community facilities, swimming pools and spray parks, and neighborhood recreation centers. The agency also coordinates a wide variety of recreation and educational programs including sports leagues, youth development, therapeutic recreation, aquatic programming, outdoor adventure, camping, and senior citizen activities. Adaptive programs and facilities are available for persons with disabilities.