DC Public Schools are closed Wednesday, November 11. What’s a parent to do? Day camps to the rescue! Here are a few options in and around Tenleytown.
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It’s back to the drawing board for the planned renovation of Friendship Park, more commonly known among residents as Turtle Park. Construction of a new recreation center, playgrounds, and tennis and basketball courts was expected to begin this spring. However, unexpected project expenses have led to a redesign of the recreation center, delaying the start of the renovation.Read more
In preparation for a major renovation slated to begin this spring, Friendship (Turtle) Park will be closed five days in March to allow contractors to conduct site assessments. Concurrent with the site assessments, the Department of General Services intends to release additional details regarding the park’s two planned play spaces later this month.Read more
Looking for fun activities for the kids when local schools are closed in February? Here are some options close to the neighborhood.Read more
The Department of Parks and Recreation issued the following notice this afternoon alerting those who use the Hearst Recreation Center that it would be closed for at least a week: The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has temporarily closed Hearst Recreation Center (3950 37th Street, NW) for at least one week due to a strong odor and someRead more
The new year will bring lots of change to the neighborhood’s beloved Friendship (Turtle) Park. In addition to an expanded toddler playground, the recreation facility will gain a play space for older children and a new community center that will be quadruple the size of the current one.Read more
The Wilson Aquatic Center will be closed on Thursday, September 25 due to the Department of Parks and Recreation’s annual all staff development conference. DPR facilities throughout the city will also close their doors for the day.Read more