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DPR 2018 DC Emancipation Day Holiday Schedule

Friday, April 13, 2018

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) – All DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) facilities will be closed on Monday, April 16, 2018, in observance of DC Emancipation Day.

  • The permits office will be closed on this date.
  • All athletic fields, parks, playgrounds, and park sites will be open for general use.
  • Previously permitted outdoor events can 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.