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DPR Announces New Spray Park Hours and Independence Day Schedule

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647

DPR Media Contact: Gwendolyn Crump, (202) 288-6027,


(WASHINGTON, DC) The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announces that beginning Friday, June 30, spray parks will operate from of 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM. Additionally, in observance of the Independence Day holiday all DPR administrative offices, summer camps, recreation/community centers and indoor aquatic facilities will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Outdoor aquatic centers will operate from noon to 6 pm on Tuesday, July 4th.



- All synthetic fields, playgrounds, tennis courts, and basketball courts will close at 6 pm.

- The permits office will be closed. All previously permitted events will take place as scheduled.

- Please note that fireworks are NOT allowed on ANY DPR properties, fields, playgrounds, basketball courts or tennis courts.

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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.