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Swim into May
 with DPR

Friday, May 13, 2016

DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647

DPR Media Contacts: Gwendolyn Crump, (202) 288-6027, [email protected]

(WASHINGTON, DC) – The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is filled with opportunities for fun! Celebrating National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, outdoor pools season and much more, below is only a glimpse of the many activities and programs you can find at DPR throughout May.

  • DPR to Hold 2016 All Staff Professional Development Conference
 on Friday, May 20, 2016. All recreation and community centers, aquatics facilities and administrative offices will be closed.
  • "Are you a Swimjitsu Master?!?" Come out on Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 9 am until approximately 6:45 pm at the Takoma Aquatic Center (300 Van Buren St., NW) for an annual nationwide event presented by DPR, USA Swimming and the North American Sports Group. The District is one of 14 cities hosting this one-day, one of a kind event.
  • Join DPR's Small Parks Division and Dance Place for a dance performance by People Objects Play (POP) at the DPR Triangle Park Series on Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 12 pm - 1 pm.
  • It’s pool season! DPR will kick off the 2016 Outdoor Pools Summer Schedule on Memorial Day weekend (May 28, 29 and 30) from 12 pm to 6 pm; and will operate on a weekends-only schedule (Saturday and Sunday, 12 pm to 6 pm) through June 12. 

To find more information on DPR events and programs – visit the special events calendar on DPR’s home page (http://dpr.dc.gov), visit any DPR center, register for programs (http://bit.ly/DPRReg) or call DPR at (202) 673-7647. To receive the latest up to the minute DPR Facility updates, sign up for Nixle on DPR’s home page (http://dpr.dc.gov). You can also receive updates by visiting our Twitter @DCDPR or subscribe to receive press releases or advisories.