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Media Advisory: DGS and DPR to Share Update on Preparing Outdoor Pools and Amenities for Spring-Summer Fun

Monday, May 2, 2022

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Tomorrow at 1:00 p.m., the Department of General Services (DGS) and the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will hold a media availability to provide updates on preparation work for outdoor pools and other recreational amenities across all eight wards. Each year, District pools, parks and other recreational spaces receive maintenance, referred to as “spring-summer readiness,” to include pool power washing and painting, inspections, and grounds maintenance. This work is performed by DGS on behalf of the District and the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR).


Department of General Services (DGS) Director Keith A. Anderson

Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) Director Delano Hunter


Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Ridge Road Community Center, 830 Ridge Road, SE (Ward 7)

*Closest Metro Station: Minnesota Avenue Station (Orange Line)*

*Closest Bus Route: S35 (Ridge Road, SE and Burns, SE)*

*Closest Bikeshare Route:  830 Ridge Road, SE*

All reporters and other media interested in attending this event are asked to RSVP to Donna Harris [email protected] or Nolan Treadway [email protected].