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Watkins Recreation Center, Pool to Close Next Week

by Alyse Mier — June 8, 2016 at 3:50 pm 0

Watkins Elementary School (Photo via Facebook/Watkins Elementary School) A Hill East recreation center and pool are expected to close next week due to school construction and modernization projects, according to a D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation news release.

Work on the Watkins Recreation Center and Children’s Pool (420 12th St. SE) is expected to begin on Thursday, June 16, and continue through August 2017.

Watkins Recreation Center, which shares space with Watkins Elementary School, offers a variety of outdoor activities for children. The center has a kids’ pool, turf field, skate rink, playground and basketball courts.

It wasn’t immediately clear when the recreation center and pool will reopen.

Photo via Facebook/Watkins Elementary School

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