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#StayHomeDC: DPR is Closed

Thursday, April 2, 2020


Dear Patrons,

During the District's Public Health Emergency, all Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) facilities including recreation centers, aquatic centers, playgrounds, parks, athletic fields, courts,and all other outdoor spaces are closed until further notice.

Mayor Bowser Issues Stay-at-Home Order.

Mayor Bowser’s stay-at-home order will remain in effect through Friday, April 24, 2020.  During this time, all of the following facilities and outdoor recreation amenities will remain closed.

  • Athletic Courts
  • Athletic Fields
  • All Parks (including Dog Parks)
  • Recreation Centers
  • Indoor Pools
  • Permits and Programs


For an in-depth rundown of DPR's current operating status, click here

Thank you for understanding DC's commitment to the safety of our community, patrons, and staff.

For more information regarding the District's response to coronavirus (COVID-19), visit coronavirus.dc.gov.


For press inquiries contact Michael Tucker at (202)717-4242 or via email at [email protected]




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DPR Website: dpr.dc.gov


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