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DPR Closed for 2018 All Staff Professional Development Conference

Thursday, May 31, 2018

DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647
DPR Media Contacts: 
Michael Tucker Jr., (202) 717-4242, [email protected]
Gregory Jackson Jr., (202) 714-9550, [email protected]

(Washington, DC) - The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced that all DPR facilities will be closed on Friday, June 1, 2018, for DPR's Annual All Staff Professional Development Conference. 

All recreation and community centers, all aquatics facilities and all DPR administrative offices will be closed.

DPR will use this day to convene all the agency's employees to review the level of service DPR provides to DC residents and visitors; and to set goals to ensure that residents continue to receive high quality service at all DPR centers, parks, events and activities.

All DPR facilities, if expected to open, will resume normal business hours on Saturday, June 2, 2018.

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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 disabilitie