Parks Department to Offer ‘Fun Day’ When Schools Are Closed

by Andrea Swalec January 29, 2015 at 5:20 pm 0

DPR Fun Day (Photo via Facebook/D.C. DPR_If your kids are off school Feb. 13 but you’re not off work, the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation has an option.

The parks department is hosting a “fun day” Friday, Feb. 13 when public schools are closed for a teacher professional development day, officials announced. The sessions for children age 6 to 12 will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at recreation centers across the District. The sessions are free but pre-registration online is required.

Here are the Fun Day sites in Ward 6:

  • Kennedy Recreation Center – 1401 7th St. NW (202) 671-4794
  • King Greenleaf Recreation Center – 201 N St. SW (202) 645-7454
  • Rosedale Community Center – 1701 Gales St. NE (202) 727-2591
  • Watkins Recreation Center – 420 12th St.. SE (202) 724-4468

Another fun day will be offered May 1, when school is cancelled for another professional development day. For the full 2014-2015 school calendar, see the DCPS website.

Photo via Facebook/D.C. DPR


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