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DPR Announces 2016 Labor Day Holiday Schedule

Tuesday, August 23, 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 indoor aquatic facilities will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016 in observance of the Labor 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.
  • All Spray Parks will close for the season at 7 pm.
  • The following Outdoor Pools will close for the season at 6 pm:

Ward 1: Banneker Pool (2500 Georgia Ave., NW)
Ward 2: Francis Pool (2435 N St., NW)
Ward 4: Upshur Pool (4300 Arkansas Ave., NW)
Ward 6: Rosedale Pool (1701 Gales St., NE)
Ward 7: Ridge Road (830 Ridge Rd., SE)
Ward 8: Oxon Run Pool (501 Mississippi Ave., SE)

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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