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(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced the 2018 Memorial Day weekend and summer outdoor pools schedule. Outdoor pools will open for the summer on Saturday, May 26, 2018 and will operate through Memorial Day weekend (May 26, 27 and 28) from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and will operate on a weekends-only schedule (Saturday and Sunday) through June 17. Starting June 18, all outdoor pools will operate on individual summer schedules.
All DPR administrative offices, recreation/community centers and indoor aquatic facilities will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. All previously permitted events will take place as scheduled. Field permits will not be issued.
This summer DPR’s aquatic inventory includes 19 outdoor pools, 11 indoor pools, 23 spray parks and three children's pools.
East Potomac Pool (972 Ohio Dr. SW/Ward 2) is closed for the season due to renovations.
Langdon Pool (2860 Mills Avenue, NE/Ward 5) is closed for renovations but will open this summer. The date is to be determined.
All spray parks will open for the summer on Saturday, May 26 and will operate daily, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., for the entire summer season. Spray parks will operate through Monday, September 4.
For more information on pool schedule please visit: https://dpr.dc.gov/service/find-pool
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.