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Mayor Bowser Announces Registration for DPR Summer Programs to Open Next Week

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Offerings Include Intro to Lacrosse, Gymnastics, Painting, Senior Swim Team, Summer Swim League, and More

(Washington, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced that registration for DPR 2024 Summer Programs will begin on Tuesday, May 14 for aquatics programs and Wednesday, May 15 for all other programs. Registration opens at noon on both days.
“The Department of Parks and Recreation knows how to make summer fun – not only for our young people, but for residents of all ages,” said Mayor Bowser. “Summer is just around the corner, and these programs are one more way we can help everyone, especially our kids, have a safe, happy, and healthy summer.”
DPR Programs open for registration include: 

  • Aquatics programs including summer swim league, senior swim team and senior aquatics, learn-to-swim, and youth water polo.
  • Cultural arts programs such as drawing and painting, piano, and hip-hop dance.
  • Sports encompassing gymnastics, kickball, tennis, futsal, soccer, and intro to lacrosse.
  • Fitness classes like spin, cardio kick, bootcamp, tai chi, yoga, Zumba, and more.

Registration for summer programming is available on a first-come, first-served basis, and DPR will utilize a virtual “waiting room” on both program registration days in order to manage the high demand for programs. Residents are encouraged to create an account online with DPR’s registration system in advance to save time once program registration opens by visiting dpr.dc.gov/DPRaccount.
DPR offers programming at reduced rates to qualifying DC residents. Complete the online reduced rates application here. Residents must be approved for reduced rates by DPR before registering for programs. 
For more information and to view a complete list of DPR programs, visit DPRprograms.com. 

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