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DPR Hosts 2019-2020 Co-op Play Program Open Houses

Thursday, January 31, 2019

DPR Customer Service: 202-673-7647
DPR Cooperative Play Program Office: (202) 671-0421

(Washington, DC) – The Mayor Bowser administration and the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) Kids, Camps and Co-op division announce the 2019-2020 Cooperative Play Program Open House Week for current and prospective families. Open Houses will be held Tuesday, February 5, 2019 -Thursday, February 7, 2019, Wednesday, April 3, 2019, and Friday, April 5, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Cooperative Play advances youth development using outcome based programming and developmentally appropriate practices in a creative and recreational play environment. The 2019-2020 Cooperative Play program will be offered for children between the ages of 18 months to 4 years old. The Co-op program will operate Monday-Friday, starting September 3, 2019- May 22, 2020, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Registration for the 2019-2020 Cooperative Play begins on Monday, April 8, 2019, at 12 p.m. for D.C. Residents and Monday, and April 22, 2019, at 12 p.m. for Non D.C. Residents.

Parents are invited to drop-in at one or all of the Open Houses on the days listed below. Please note, Open Houses are for adult visitors only (PLEASE DO NOT BRING CHILDREN) and visits are limited to 20 minutes per person per site.

Please see below the schedule:

Tuesday, February 5th

  • Banneker Recreation Center (2500 Georgia Ave NW) | ages 18 - 29 months
  • Columbia Heights Community Center (1480 Girard Street, NW) - Caterpillars | ages 18 - 29 months
  • Columbia Heights Community Center (1480 Girard Street, NW) - Butterflies | ages 2½-4 years old
  • Kennedy Recreation Center (1401 7th Street, NW) | ages 2½-4 years old

Wednesday, February 6th

  • Rose Park Recreation Center (2609 Dumbarton St, NW) | ages 18 - 29 months
  • Volta Park Recreation Center (1555 34th St NW) – Bunnies | ages 18 - 29 months
  • Volta Park Recreation Center (1555 34th St NW) – Rabbits | ages 2½-4 years old
  • Guy Mason Recreation Center (3600 Calvert Street, NW) | ages 2½-4 years old

Thursday, February 7th

  • Chevy Chase Community Center (5601 Connecticut Avenue, NW) | ages 2½-4 years old
  • Chevy Chase Recreation Center (5500 41st Street, NW) | ages 18 - 29 months
  • Friendship Recreation Center (4500 Van Ness Street, NW) | ages 2½-4 years old
  • Raymond Recreation Center (3725 10th Street, NW) | ages 18 - 29 months
  • Turkey Thicket Recreation Center (1100 Michigan Avenue, NE) | ages 18 - 29 months

Wednesday, April 3rd

  • Banneker Recreation Center (2500 Georgia Ave NW) | ages 18 - 29 months
  • Columbia Heights Community Center (1480 Girard Street, NW) - Caterpillars | ages 18 - 29 months
  • Columbia Heights Community Center (1480 Girard Street, NW) - Butterflies | ages 2½-4 years old
  • Volta Park Recreation Center (1555 34th St NW) – Bunnies | ages 18 - 29 months
  • Volta Park Recreation Center (1555 34th St NW) – Rabbits | ages 2½-4 years old
  • Mitchell Park Recreation Center (1801 23rd Street, NW) | ages 2½-4 years old
  • Rose Park Recreation Center (2609 Dumbarton St, NW) | ages 18 - 29 months

Friday, April 5th

  • Chevy Chase Community Center (5601 Connecticut Avenue, NW) | ages 2½-4 years old
  • Chevy Chase Recreation Center (5500 41st Street, NW) | ages 18 - 29 months
  • Friendship Recreation Center (4500 Van Ness Street, NW) | ages 2½-4 years old
  • Guy Mason Recreation Center (3600 Calvert Street, NW) | ages 2½-4 years old
  • Kennedy Recreation Center (1401 7th Street, NW) | ages 2½-4 years old
  • Raymond Recreation Center (3725 10th Street, NW) | ages 18 - 29 months
  • Turkey Thicket Recreation Center (1100 Michigan Avenue, NE) | ages 18 - 29 months

In the event you are unable to attend one of the scheduled open houses, please contact the Cooperative Play Program Office to set up an individual visitation. For additional information or questions, visit https://dpr.dc.gov/page/cooperative-play-program or contact the Cooperative Play program office at 202-671-0421 or [email protected].