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DPR to Observe Columbus Day Monday, October 8, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018

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

(Washington, DC) – All DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) administrative offices, recreation/community centers and indoor aquatic facilities will be closed on Monday, October 8, 2018 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.

  • All athletic fields, parks, playgrounds, and park sites will be open for general use.
  • All previously permitted OUTDOOR events will take place as scheduled. 


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 disabilities