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DPR Announces 2016 Columbus Day Schedule

Friday, September 30, 2016

DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647
DPR Media Contact: Gwendolyn Crump, (202) 288-6027, [email protected]

(Washington, DC) - All DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) administrative offices, recreation/community centers and aquatic facilities will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2016 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.

- All synthetic fields, playgrounds, tennis courts and basketball courts will be open.

- The permits office will be closed. All previously permitted events will take place as scheduled. Field permits will not be issued.

Please note that maintenance at indoor, year-round aquatic centers begins on Sunday, October 9, 2016 and pools will close in phases. To view the indoor pools closure schedule, visit DPR Announces 2016 Indoor Pools Maintenance Closures Schedule.

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.


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