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DPR Rec Day - D.C.’s Largest Display of Recreation

Friday, September 15, 2017

DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647
DPR Media Contacts: 

Michael Tucker Jr., (202) 487-6453, [email protected]
Gregory Jackson Jr., (202) 714-9550, [email protected]

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Saturday, September 30th, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) presents “DPR Rec Day,” a free sports and recreation festival full of fun and engaging activities for the entire family to enjoy. Come experience the power of play with every fun activity in the city at DPR Rec Day from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Randall Field, South Capital and I Streets, SW.

“We are the ‘Fun Agency’ and this is our opportunity to show the public on a large scale,” said DPR Director Keith Anderson. “DPR Rec Day is a great showcase of some of the really cool and unique programs we offer residents.”

Attendees of DPR Rec Day will enjoy food, giveaways, vendors, and live music from Proper Utensils featuring Jas Funk and Pan Masters Steel Drum Orchestra. The event also highlights a host of social and spectator DPR activities including: rock climbing, bubble soccer, pickleball, kickball, yoga, Zumba, spin cycling class, moon bounces, face painting, video games, tennis, rugby, ultimate frisbee, girl’s basketball and Tiny Might flag football exhibition, amateur boxing matches, teen fashion show, the DPR Fun Wagon and more.

This event is open to the public, and free of charge. Please RSVP HERE. Come get your play on September 30th at Randall Field. #DPRRecDay

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.