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Mayor Bowser to Celebrate the Start of Outdoor Pool Season with Jump In, DC

Thursday, May 25, 2023

(Washington, DC) – On Friday, May 26 at 4 pm., Mayor Muriel Bowser will be joined by the DC Department of Parks and Recreation at the Randall Pool to host the annual “Jump in, DC” celebration and officially kick off outdoor pool season.

All outdoor pools and spray parks across the District will open to the public starting on Saturday, May 27. The event will feature a ceremonial splash in the pool and include food, music, games, and giveaways for the community to enjoy. The Mayor will also highlight $17 million in investments, available through Rec for ALL, to expand access and offerings.


Friday, May 26
Door Open: 3 pm
Jump-in: 4 pm


Mayor Bowser
Thennie Freeman, Interim Director, DC Department of Parks and Recreation


Randall Pool
25 I Street SW

*Closest Metro Station: Capitol South Metro*
*Closest Bikeshare Station: 1st and I Street SE*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. 

The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment will provide a live feed of this event. To view the event, visit, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN) or watch on Mayor Bowser’s Facebook or Twitter.   

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