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Bowser Administration to Keep District Spray Parks Open for Additional Week

Monday, September 7, 2015
Hours extended in preparation for high temperatures

DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647
DPR Media Contact: John Stokes: (202) 288-7275

(Washington, DC) - Today the Bowser Administration announced that due to the expected high temperatures for the remainder of the week, the District’s Department of Parks and Recreation will keep the District Spray Parks open for an additional week. Spray Parks were scheduled to close today, September 7 at 7 pm. According to the National Weather Service, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will bring high temperatures and high humidity.

The following spray parks will extend hours of operation until Sunday, September 13 at 7 pm.

Ward 1:

14th & Girard Street Spray Park (14th and Girard Street, NW)
14th & Park Road Spray Park (14th Street and Park Road, NW)
Columbia Heights Spray Park (1480 Girard Street, NW)
Harrison Spray Park (1330 V Street, NW)
Westminster Spray Park (911 Westminster Street, NW)

Ward 2:

Stead Rec. Ctr. Spray Park (1625 P Street, NW)

Ward 3:

Chevy Chase Rec. Ctr. Spray Park (5500 41st Street, NW)
Friendship Spray Park (4500 Van Ness Street, NW)
Macomb Spray Park (3409 Macomb Street, NW)
Palisades Spray Park (5200 Sherier Place, NW)
Guy Mason Rec. Ctr. Spray Park (3600 Calvert Street, NW)

Ward 4:

FortStevens Spray Park (1327 Van Buren Street, NW)
Lafayette Spray Park (5900 33rd Street, NW)
Petworth Spray Park (801 Taylor Street, NW)
Riggs LaSalle Spray Park (501 Riggs Road, NE)
Takoma Spray Park (300 Van Buren Street, NW)

Ward 5:

Joseph H. Cole Spray Park (1299 Neal Street, NE)
Turkey Thicket Spray Park (1100 Michigan Avenue, NW)

Ward 6:

Kennedy Spray Park (1401 7th Street, NW)
King Greenleaf Rec. Ctr. Spray Park (201 N Street, SW)

Ward 7:

FortDavis Spray Park (1400 41st Street, SE)
Hillcrest Spray Park (3100 Denver Street, NW)
Marvin Gaye Rec. Ctr. Spray Parks (6201 Banks Street, NE)

Ward 8:

Fort Greble Spray Park (ML King Jr. Avenue & Elmira Street, SW)


Please note that all outdoor pools will continue to observe their regularly scheduled closure day and time.