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 today that spaces will become available beginning Friday, February 2, 2018 at 12 noon for the DPR Fun Day hapenning on Friday, February 16, 2018.
When DC Public Schools (DCPS) are closed for staff development on Friday, February 16, the agency will offer DPR Fun Day, a free, single-day program offering fun and enriching activities (such as sports and athletics, arts and crafts, and more) for children between the ages 6 and 12 years old. DPR strives to meet the needs of District families when DCPS has full day closures for staff development.
This event is free, however online registration is required. In person and over the phone registration is not available for this program.DPR Fun Day is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Before/After care is not offered. Meals are not provided, so please send lunch and a snack on February 16.
Spaces fill on a first-come, first-serve basis and enrollment at each site is subject to availability. Parents are encouraged to create an online account for all members of their family in DPR's registration system.
Registration will close at 12 noon on Thursday, February 15, 2018.
Sites offering DPR Fun Day:
- Marie Reed - 2200 Champlain Street, NW
- Jelleff - 3265 S Street, NW
- Friendship - 4500 Van Ness Street, NW
- Macomb - 3409 Macomb Street, NW
- Raymond - 3725 10th Street, NW
- Lamond - 20 Tuckerman Street, NE
- Turkey Thicket - 1100 Michigan Avenue, NE
- Kennedy - 1401 7th Street, NW
- Sherwood - 640 10th Street, NE
- Watkins - 420 12th Street, SE
- Deanwood - 1350 49th Street, NE
- Hillcrest - 3100 Denver Street, SE
- Barry Farm - 1230 Sumner Road, SE
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.