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Weekend Metro Service, Memorial Day Parade Route and Remember Outdoor Pools Open, Who Will Cannonball?

by Prince Of Petworth May 22, 2015 at 11:45 am 1 Comment

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From WMATA:

“Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the Memorial Day weekend of May 22-25 with service adjustments on five of six rail lines beginning at 10 p.m. Friday and continuing through system closing on Monday.

Green Line trains will operate at regular intervals throughout the weekend; Red Line trains will operate every 20 minutes with additional service between 9AM-9PM each day. On Saturday and Sunday only, Orange, Silver, Blue and Yellow line trains will operate every 24 minutes. On Monday, Orange and Silver line trains will operate every 15 minutes, while Blue and Yellow line trains will run every 18 minutes.

Memorial Day service information
On Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, Metrorail will open at 7 a.m. and close at midnight. Trains will operate on a Sunday schedule. Off-peak fares will be in effect all day, and parking will be free at all Metrorail parking facilities.”

From MPD:

Scheduled Street Closures National Memorial Day Parade

On Monday, May 25, 2015, the National Memorial Day Parade will start at 2:00 pm. The streets along the following route will be closed from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.

Staging Area 7th Street, NW between Constitution Avenue & Independence Avenue, SW
Parade Area Constitution Avenue between 7th Street & 19th Street, NW
Dispersal Area Virginia Avenue between Constitution Avenue & 22nd Street, NW”

From DPR:

“Mayor Muriel Bowser will visit the Banneker Pool. DPR has a mystery jumper scheduled to cannonball into the pool. DPR has 18 outdoor pools, 24 spray parks and 4 children’s pools, as well as 11 indoor pools.

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced today that it will open all its outdoor aquatic features (17 outdoor pools, 24 spray parks and four children’s pools) to kick off the 2015 summer season, on Saturday, May 23rd, leading into the Memorial Day holiday.

The District’s outdoor pools will remain open for the entire Memorial Day weekend – Saturday, Sunday and Monday – from 12 pm to 6 pm. DC’s spray parks will also be open for the entire holiday weekend from 10 am to 7 pm. District residents with acceptable proof of residency can swim free of charge at all DPR pools; non-District residents must pay a fee.

DPR’s administrative offices, indoor aquatic facilities, recreation and community centers will be closed Monday, May 25th for the Memorial Day holiday. All permitted events will take place as scheduled and all fields will be open.

Immediately following the Memorial Day weekend, all outdoor aquatic facilities will operate on weekends only (Saturday and Sunday), from 12 pm to 6 pm, until Sunday, June 21st. Starting the next day, on Monday, June 22nd, all outdoor pools and spray parks will begin their regular summer schedules. All outdoor pools are open six days a week, and are closed one day for cleaning and maintenance. Spray parks will operate seven days a week.

Following is a complete listing of DPR’s outdoor and children’s pools, and spray park sites:

OUTDOOR POOLS
Ward 1
– Banneker Pool – 2500 Georgia Ave., NW (202) 673-2121
Ward 2
– East Potomac Pool – 972 Ohio Dr., SW (202) 727-6523
– Francis Pool – 2435 N St., NW (202) 727-3285
– Jelleff Pool – 3265 S St., NW (202) 462-1317
– Volta Park Pool – 1555 34th Street, NW (202) 645-5669
Ward 4
– Upshur Pool – 4300 Arkansas Ave., NW (202) 576-8661
Ward 5
– Harry Thomas Sr. Pool – 1743 Lincoln Rd., NE (202) 541-7499
– Langdon Park Pool – 2860 Mills Ave., NE (202) 576-8655
– Theodore Hagans Pool – 3201 Fort Lincoln Dr., NE (202) 576-6389
Ward 6
– Randall Pool – 25 I St., SW (202) 727-1420
– Rosedale Pool – 1701 Gales St., NE (202) 397-1315
Ward 7
– Benning Park Pool – 5100 Southern Ave., SE (202) 645-5044
– Kelly Miller Pool – 4900 Brooks St., NE (202) 724-5056
Ward 8
– Anacostia Pool – 1800 Anacostia Dr., SE (202) 724-1441
– Douglass Pool – 1921 Fredrick Douglass Ct., SE (202) 645-5045
– Fort Stanton Pool – 1800 Erie St., SE (202) 678-1798
– Oxon Run Pool – 501 Mississippi Ave., SE (202) 645-5042

CHILDREN’S POOLS
Ward 1
– Happy Hollow – 2200 Champlain St., NW (202) 673-2123
– Park View – 693 Otis Pl., NW (202) 576-8658
Ward 6
– Lincoln Capper – 500 L St., SE (202) 727-1080
– Watkins – 420 12th St., SE (202) 727-1504

SPRAY PARKS
Ward 1
– 14th & Girard Street – 14th and Girard Sts., NW
– 14th & Park Road – 14th Street and Park Rd., NW
– Columbia Heights – 1480 Girard St., NW (202) 671-0373
– Harrison – 1330 V St., NW (202) 673-7760
– Stead – 1625 P St., NW (202) 673 – 4465
– Westminster – 911 Westminster St., NW (202) 673-7647
Ward 3
– Chevy Chase – 5500 41st St., NW (202) 727-7714
– Friendship – 4500 Van Ness St., NW (202) 282-2198
– Macomb – 3409 Macomb St., NW (202) 282-2199
– Palisades – 5200 Sherier Pl., NW (202) 282-2186
– Guy Mason – 3600 Calvert St., NW (202) 727-7736

Ward 4
– Fort Stevens – 1327 Van Buren St., NW (202) 541-3754
– Lafayette – 5900 33rd St., NW (202) 282-2206
– Petworth – 801 Taylor St., NW (202) 576-6850
– Riggs LaSalle – 501 Riggs Rd., NE (202) 576-5224
– Takoma – 300 Van Buren St., NW (202) 576-7068
Ward 5
– Joseph H. Cole – 1299 Neal St., NE (202) 442-9262
– Turkey Thicket – 1100 Michigan Ave., NE (202) 576-9238
Ward 6
– Kennedy – 1401 7th St., NW (202) 671-4794
– King Greenleaf – 201 N St. NW (202) 645-7454
Ward 7
– Fort Davis – 1400 41st St., SE (202) 645-9212
– Hillcrest – 3100 Denver St., SE (202) 645-9200
– Marvin Gaye – 6201 Banks St, NE (202) 727-5432
Ward 8
– Fort Greble – Martin Luther King Jr., Ave., and Elmira St., SW”

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