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DPR Announces Closure Schedule for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

(Washington, DC) - The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announces that all recreation/community centers, administrative offices and aquatic facilities will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

  • 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

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

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.