Get Your Swimming In – DPR Announces the 2012 Outdoor Pools Closure Schedule

From DPR:

DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) released the outdoor pools closing schedule for the 2012 Summer season, as DPR prepares to bring this years swim season to a close. Beginning on Sunday, August 12, 2012 – DPR will implement the first wave of outdoor pool closures, as well as the temporary closure maintenance schedule for indoor pools.

All Outdoor Pools will close in phases beginning Sunday, August 12, 2012. East Potomac Pool will remain open beyond the summer season, until Saturday, October 6, 2012.

All Spray Parks will close on Monday, September 3, 2012 with the exception of 3 spray parks – 14th & Girard; 14th & Park and Petworth. These spray parks will close on Sunday, September 30, 2012.

All Children’s Pools will close on Sunday, August 19, 2012.

DPR’s indoor pools and aquatic centers that operate year-round, will undergo their yearly scheduled maintenance to deep clean the pool and facility beginning on Sunday, August 12th, in phases. Ferebee-Hope and the Therapeutic Recreation Center pools will not close during this phase of fall maintenance.

Full list after the jump.


Closing on Sunday, August 12 for the season:
Ward 5: Langdon Park Pool (2860 Mills Avenue NW)
Ward 7: Benning Park Pool (5100 Southern Avenue SE); Kelly Miller Pool (4900 Brooks Street NE)
Ward 8: Douglass Pool (1921 Fredrick Douglass Court SE)

Closing on Sunday, August 19 for the season:
Ward 1: Parkview Children’s Pool (693 Otis Pl., NW); Happy Hollow Children’s Pool (2200 Champlain St., NW)
Ward 5: Harry Thomas Sr. Pool (1743 Lincoln Road, SE)
Ward 6: Lincoln Capper Children’s Pool (555 L St., SE); Watkins Children’s Pool (420 – 12th St., SE)
Ward 8: Barry Farm Pool (1230 Sumner Road, SE); Barry Farm Children’s Pool (1230 Sumner Rd., SE)

Closing on Sunday, August 26 for the season:
Ward 5: Theodore Hagans Jr. Pool (3201 Fort Lincoln Drive, NE)
Ward 6: Randall Pool (25 I Street SW)
Ward 8: Anacostia Pool (1800 Anacostia Drive, SE) ; Oxon Run Pool (501 Mississippi Avenue, SE)

Closing on Monday, September 3 for the season:
Ward 1: Banneker Pool (2500 Georgia Avenue NW)
Ward 2: Francis Pool (25th & N Street, NW); Jelleff Pool (3265 S Street, NW); Volta Park Pool (1555 34th Street, NW)
Ward 4: Upshur Pool (4300 Arkansas Ave., NW)
Ward 6: Rosedale Pool (1701 Gales Street, NE)
Ward 7: Fort Dupont Pool (830 Ridge Road, SE)
Ward 8: Fort Stanton Pool (1800 Erie Street, SE)

Closing on Saturday, October 6 for the season:
Ward 2: East Potomac Pool (972 Ohio Drive SW)


Closing on Monday, September 3 for the season:
Ward 1: Columbia Heights Spray Park (1480 Girard St., NW)
Ward 3: Friendship Spray Park (4500 Van Ness St., NW); Palisades Spray Park (5200 Sherier Pl., NW)
Ward 4: Lafayette Spray Park (5900 33rd St., NW) ; Riggs LaSalle Spray Park (501 Riggs Rd., NE)
Ward 7: Joe Cole Spray Park (1299 Neal St., NE)

Closing on Sunday, September 30 for the season:
Ward 1: 14th & Girard Spray Park (14th and Girard St., NW); 14th & Park Road Spray Park (14th St. and Park Rd., NW)
Ward 4: Petworth Spray Park (801 Taylor St., NW)


Takoma Aquatic Center (300 Van Buren St., NW | Ward 4) will close from Sunday, August 19 through Saturday, August 25, 2012.
Wilson Aquatic Center (4551 Fort Davis Dr., NW | Ward 3) will close from Sunday, August 26 through Saturday, September 8, 2012.
Deanwood Aquatic Center (1350 – 49th St., NE | Ward 7) will close from Sunday, September 2 through Sunday, September 15, 2012.
Turkey Thicket Aquatic Center (1100 Michigan Ave., NE | Ward 5) will close from Friday, September 14 through Sunday, September 16, 2012.
William H. Rumsey Aquatic Center (635 North Carolina Ave., SE | Ward 6) will close from Sunday, September 16 through Saturday, October 6, 2012.
Marie H. Reed Aquatic Center (2200 Champlain St., NW | Ward 1) will close from Sunday, September 16 through Saturday, September 29, 2012.

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