DC Department of Parks and Recreation

DC Department of Parks and Recreation DPR offers a variety of recreational programs, services, and facilities for residents of the District of Columbia. DPR maintains and operates parks, pools, spray parks, dog parks, athletic fields, and community centers across the District.
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DPR's Mission:
The mission of Department of Parks and Recreation is to enhance the quality of life and wellness of DC residents and visitors by providing equal access to affordable and quality recreational services, by organizing programs, activities and events. Twitter - @dcdpr

Operating as usual

THIS THURSDAY- JOB ALERT!- DPR is hiring for Summer 21! Join our virtual info session to learn about 500+ summer opportu...
04/13/2021

THIS THURSDAY- JOB ALERT!- DPR is hiring for Summer 21! Join our virtual info session to learn about 500+ summer opportunities for those interested in full time seasonal work. Get questions answered by hiring managers. Be apart of the DPR team for the return to recreation.#WhereFunHappens #DPRSummerJobs #DCjobs
Link: http://DPRsummerhiring2021.splashthat.com

Special shoutout to actress Kellie S Williams (Laura Winslow) from 90s sitcom #FamilyMatters for joining our Deanwood Ra...
03/31/2021

Special shoutout to actress Kellie S Williams (Laura Winslow) from 90s sitcom #FamilyMatters for joining our Deanwood Radio Broadcast Program today to inspire our teens with her story of going from DC to Hollywood. Our youth are encouraged and motivated! Thank you #DCValues #DPRprograms

🗣 The Great #WARD8, we are excited to announce the next phase of our #Ready2PlayDC plan... meetings that will focus on p...
02/12/2021

🗣 The Great #WARD8, we are excited to announce the next phase of our #Ready2PlayDC plan... meetings that will focus on parks and recreation within each ward. Ward 8 Residents, #DPRisListening. Join us Thursday, February 18, 6:30-8pm.

WARD Meeting Info and Sign Up- https://ready2playdc.com/ward-meetings
It will also be available on Facebook Live.

Address

1275 First St NE
Washington D.C., DC
20002

U Street / African-American Civil War Memorial / Cardozo Metro Station

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 17:30
Thursday 08:30 - 17:30
Friday 08:30 - 17:30

Telephone

(202) 673-7647

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#DYK nearly 12% of the District’s population resides in the area #NearNWIII? As we keep growing, we need to keep hearing from you about transportation safety, accessibility, and sustainability. Attend DDOT’s virtual Public Workshop 2 on Mar. 9 at 5:30 pm to share your ideas on quick-build improvements that contribute to our communities. Register at: https://bit.ly/3qroqDDOT #bikeDC #RideSafeDC #SustainableDC @DDOTDC
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Want to improve the daily quality of life in NW DC? Help DDOT take a big picture look at the transportation network in the Logan Circle, Shaw, Howard U, Cardozo, U Street, Columbia Heights, and Mount Pleasant neighborhoods in Northwest DC. Join @DDOTDC virtual community workshop today, Tuesday Feb. 16 at 5:30pm here: rebrand.ly/NearNWIII or RSVP at bit.ly/3qroqDDOT