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WASHINGTON (CBSDC) - The Department of Parks and Recreation announced it will be extending pool hours at select pools for the remainder of the week. The select pools will operate on extended hours on Thursday, July 5th, Friday, July 6th, Saturday, July 7th and Sunday, July 8th, as a result of continued power outages paired with the expectation of high temperatures over the weekend. Children’s pools, Spray Parks and Indoor pools will operate on their normal schedule.

The changes will take place as follows:

EXTENDED POOL HOURS for THURSDAY, JULY 5th & FRIDAY, JULY 6th

  • Please note that pools typically closed on Thursdays for maintenance/cleaning – Banneker, Benning Park, Fort Stanton & Langdon Park – will be CLOSED on THURSDAY, JULY 5th ONLY.  They will be open on FRIDAY, JULY 6th.
  • Pools extended until 8:30 p.m.
    – Ward 1:
    Banneker Recreation Center Pool  (2500 Georgia Avenue NW)  ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (CLOSED THURSDAY)
    – Ward 2:
    Jelleff Recreation Center Pool (3265 S Street NW) ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    - Ward 5: Harry Thomas Sr. Pool (1743 Lincoln Road, SE)  ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    - Ward 6: Rosedale Pool (1701 Gales Street, NE) ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    - Ward 7: Benning Park Pool (5100 Southern Avenue SE) ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m (CLOSED THURSDAY)
    – Ward 8:
    Anacostia Pool (1800 Anacostia Drive SE)  ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Fort Stanton Pool (1800 Erie Street, SE)  ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (CLOSED THURSDAY)
    Oxon Run Pool (501 Mississippi Avenue, SE)  ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Pools extended until 9:30 p.m.
    – Ward 2:
    Volta Park Pool (1555 34th Street, NW)  ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    Francis Pool (25th & N Street, NW)  ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    - Ward 4: Upshur Recreation Center Pool (4300 Arkansas Avenue NW)  ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    - Ward 5: Theodore Hagans Jr. Pool (3201 Fort Lincoln Drive, NE)  ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    - Ward 7: Fort Dupont Pool (830 Ridge Road, SE) || Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    - Ward 8: Barry Farm Pool (1230 Sumner Road, SE)  ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • The following pools will close at their normal 8:00 p.m. closure time:
    - Ward 5: Langdon Park Pool (2860 Mills Avenue NW)  ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (CLOSED THURSDAY)
    – Ward 6:
    Randall Pool (25 I Street SW)  ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Ward 7: Kelly Miller Pool (4900 Brooks Street NE)  ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    - Ward 8: Douglass Pool (1921 Fredrick Douglass Court SE)  ||  Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • The following aquatic facilities continue to be closed:
    –  East Potomac Pool
    –  Turkey Thicket Indoor Pool
    –  Chevy Chase Spray Park
    –  Ferebee Hope Indoor Pool
  • East Potomac Pool will RE-OPEN on THURSDAY, JULY 5th and will operate from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday.
  • Children’s Pools will operate on their normal schedule from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Spray Parks will operate on their normal, individual schedules.

EXTENDED POOL HOURS for SATURDAY, JULY 7th & SUNDAY, JULY 8th:

  • The following pools will be open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 7th AND Sunday, July 8th:
     – Ward 2: East Potomac Pool (972 Ohio Drive SW ) ||  Hours:  12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Jelleff Recreation Center Pool (3265 S Street NW) ||  Hours: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Volta Park Pool (1555 34th Street NW)  ||  Hours:   12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
       – Ward 5: Langdon Park Pool (2860 Mills Avenue NW)  ||  Hours: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Theodore Hagans Jr. Pool (3201 Fort Lincoln Drive NE)  ||  Hours: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
       – Ward 6: Rosedale Pool (1701 Gales Street NE) ||  Hours: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
       – Ward 7: Benning Park Pool (5100 Southern Avenue SE) ||  Hours: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Kelly Miller Pool (4900 Brooks Street NE)  ||  Hours: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
       – Ward 8: Anacostia Pool (1800 Anacostia Drive SE)  ||  Hours: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Douglass Pool (1921 Fredrick Douglass Court SE)  ||  Hours: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Oxon Run Pool (501 Mississippi Avenue, SE)  ||  Hours: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • The following pools will be open from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 7th AND Sunday, July 8th:
       – Ward 1: Banneker Recreation Center Pool (2500 Georgia Avenue NW)  ||  Hours: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Ward 2: Francis Pool (25th & N Street, NW)  ||  Hours:  12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
     – Ward 4: Upshur Recreation Center Pool (4300 Arkansas Avenue NW)  ||  Hours:  12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
     – Ward 5: Harry Thomas Sr. Pool (1743 Lincoln Road, SE)  ||  Hours:  12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    - Ward 6: Randall Pool (25 I Street SW)  ||  Hours: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
       – Ward 7: Fort Dupont Pool (830 Ridge Road, SE) || Hours: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    - Ward 8: Barry Farm Pool (1230 Sumner Road, SE)  ||  Hours: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Fort Stanton Pool (1800 Erie Street, SE)  ||  Hours: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • All Children’s Pools will operate on their normal schedule from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Spray Parks will operate on their normal, individual schedules.
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