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DPR Announces Independence Day Weekend and Furlough Day Schedule

Thursday, June 30, 2011
Select sites open on Monday, July 4th/Furlough Day

Select sites open on Monday, July 4th/Furlough Day.

DPR Contact: John Stokes, (202) 673-7645
DPR Aquatics: (202) 671-1289

Washington, DC - The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has announced the following schedule in observance of the Independence Day holiday weekend and furlough day on Monday, July 4, 2011.

Recreation and Community Centers
All DPR recreation centers will be closed on Monday, July 4.
DPR summer camps will not be in session on Monday, July 4.

Pools and Spray Parks
All DPR outdoor and indoor swimming pools will follow their normal schedule on Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3, 2011.

On Monday, July 4th, all indoor aquatic facilities will be closed. 7 outdoor pools will be open 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm, (list below).

DPR spray parks will operate regular weekend hours on Saturday, July 2, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. All spray parks will be closed on Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4.

The following DPR aquatic facilities will be open on Monday, July 4, from 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm:

Ward 1
Banneker Pool
2500 Georgia Avenue NW
(202) 673-2121

Ward 2
Francis Pool
2435 N Street, NW

Ward 4
Upshur Pool
4300 Arkansas Avenue, NW

Ward 5
Theodore Hagans Pool
3201 Fort Lincoln Drive, NE
(202) 576-6389

Ward 6
Randall Pool
South Capital and I Streets, SW

Ward 7
Fort Dupont Pool
830 Ridge Road, SE

Ward 8
Oxon Run Pool
501 Mississippi Avenue, SE
(202) 645-5042

Recreation centers and fields that have been permitted for use will remain open.

DPR fields are closed at dusk.


For a complete list of locations and hours of DPR's recreation centers and pools visit the DPR's website, at DPR.DC.GOV. For more information, contact DPR Customer Service at (202) 673-7647 or DPR Aquatics at (202) 671-1289.