DPR Announces the 2017 Emancipation Day Holiday Schedule

All DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) administrative offices, recreation/community centers and aquatic facilities will be closed on Monday, April 17, 2017, in observance of DC Emancipation Day.

– All synthetic fields, playgrounds, tennis courts and basketball courts will be open.

– The permits office will be closed. All previously permitted events will take place as scheduled. Field permits will not be issued.

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.

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