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DPR Announces the 2016 Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

Monday, November 21, 2016

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

(Washington, DC) – Today, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced that all recreation/community centers, administrative offices and indoor aquatic facilities will operate on the following schedule for the holiday:

  • All DPR facilities, centers and indoor aquatic facilities will close at 6 pm on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 and will re-open on Saturday, November 26, 2016.
  • All DPR facilities, centers, administrative offices and aquatic facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2016 and Friday, November 25, 2016:

- All grass fields are closed until Friday, March 17, 2017.
- All synthetic fields, playgrounds, tennis courts and basketball courts will be open.
- The permits office will be closed and no new permits will be issued on this date. All previously permitted events will 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.

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