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Mayor Bowser to Open Select Spray Parks Due to Expected High Temperatures

Friday, May 20, 2022

(Washington, DC) Today, Mayor Bowser and the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced that select spray parks will open tomorrow, Saturday, May 21, at 10 am, to provide residents with relief from expected high temperatures.

The spray parks will be open on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22, and operate from 10 am to 8 pm each day. On Monday, May 23, spray parks will close for final summer preparations and reopen on Saturday, May 28.

A full list of open spray parks this weekend below.

Ward 1
Harrison Recreation Center, 1330 V St, NW
Park at LeDroit, 319 Oakdale Pl, NW
Westminster Playground, 911 Westminster St, NW

Ward 2

Kennedy Recreation Center, 1401 7th Street, NW

Ward 3

Chevy Chase Recreation Center, 5500 41st St, NW
Friendship Recreation Center, 4500 Van Ness St, NW
Macomb Recreation Center, 3409 Macomb St, NW

Ward 4

Riggs-LaSalle Recreation Center, 501 Riggs Rd, NE
Takoma Community Center, 300 Van Buren St, NW

Ward 5

Edgewood Recreation Center, 301 Franklin St, NE
Turkey Thicket Recreation Center, 1100 Michigan Ave, NE

Ward 6

Eastern Market Metro Park, 701 Pennsylvania Ave, SE
Potomac Avenue Triangle Park, 1216 Potomac Ave, SE
Watkins Spray Park, 420 12th St, SE

Ward 7

Fort Davis Spray Park, 1400 41st St, SE
Marvin Gaye Park at Division Ave, Division & Foote St, NE

Ward 8

Fort Greble Recreation Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Ave and Elmira St. SW

The District reminds residents that the following DPR indoor pools are also open on Saturday, May 21 from 10 am – 5 pm.

  • Marie Reed Aquatic Center, 2200 Champlain Street, NW
  • Wilson Aquatic Center, 4551 Fort Drive, NW
  • Turkey Thicket Aquatic Center, 1100 Michigan Avenue
  • William H. Rumsey Aquatic Center, 635 North Carolina Avenue, SE
  • Deanwood Aquatic Center, 1350 49th Street, NE
  • Barry Farm Aquatic Center, 1230 Sumner Rd, SE

Additionally, tonight, DC youth can enjoy 24-hour pool access at DPR’s Late Night Hype at Barry Farm Recreation Center:


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