DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647
DPR Aquatics Division: (202) 671-1289
DPR Media Contacts: Gwendolyn Crump (202) 288-6027, [email protected]
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced the 2017 Memorial Day weekend and summer outdoor pools schedule. Outdoor pools will open for the summer on Saturday, May 27, 2017 and will operate through Memorial Day weekend (May 27, 28 and 29) from 12 pm to 6 pm; and will operate on a weekends-only schedule (Saturday and Sunday) through June 18. Starting June 19, 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 29, 2017, 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 18 outdoor pools, 11 indoor pools, 23 spray parks and two children's pools.
- Please note that East Potomac Pool (972 Ohio Dr. SW/Ward 2) and Happy Hollow (2200 Champlain Street, NW/Ward 1) are closed for the season due to renovations.
- Lincoln Capper (555 L St., SE/Ward 6) and Park View (693 Otis Pl. NW/Ward 1) children's pools will open for the summer on Memorial Day weekend (May 27, 28 and 29) from 11 am to 6 pm; and will operate on a weekends-only schedule (Saturday and Sunday) through June 18. Starting June 19, Lincoln Capper and Park View children's pools will operate Wednesday through Sunday from 11 am - 6 pm and close from 2 pm - 2:30 pm.
- All spray parks will open for the summer on Saturday, May 27 and will operate daily, from 10 am to 7 pm, for the entire summer season. Spray parks will operate through Monday, September 4.
For more information please visit: summer.dc.gov.
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.