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DPR Media Contact: Michael Tucker, Jr., (202) 717-4242, [email protected]
(Washington, DC) - The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced all recreation/community centers, administrative offices and aquatic facilities will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2018 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
- All synthetic fields, playgrounds, tennis courts and basketball courts will be open; all previously permitted events on these outdoor spaces will take place as scheduled.
- The permits office will be closed and no new permits will be issued on this date.
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.