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Heat Alert: When the temperature or heat index reaches 95, residents are encouraged to take extra precautions against the heat.
Find information on cooling centers, spray parks and libraries.

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The DC Senior Games is an annual competition, hosted by DPR and sanctioned by the National Senior Games Association (NSGA), which brings together seniors from across the District to participate in athletic activities, thereby promoting healthy living for a longer, more robust life.

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Reserve space in a DPR facility or park.

Find fun near you.

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Become a DPR sponsor or donor.

DPR Survey

Please give us feedback.

Kennedy Recreation Center

Visit a DPR location near you.

Pershing Park

Take a walk in the park with DPR.

Find a Pool

Check hours and location of an indoor or outdoor pool near you. 

Garden Tool Share Program
Garden Tool Share Program

We have the tool for you.

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Non-DC residents must purchase a swim pass.

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DPR accepts two type of donations and categorizes them using the below thresholds:

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Honorary Donations

Celebrate or remember an important person or event.

Memberships and Passes
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Get access to Programs, Fitness centers and Aquatic facilities.

Sign up

Sign up online for cool and exciting programs

Maintanance Requests

See something that needs fixing?

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Find free nutritious meals