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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Memorial Weekend Openings Announced by Dept of Parks and Rec, Pr. Geo. County


Media Contact: Angel Waldron, 301-446-3311


M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County Announces

Open Amenities for Memorial Day Weekend 2021

Riverdale, MD – The Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County, part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, is pleased to announce its available offerings to the community for Memorial Day weekend 2021.

  • Outdoor pools
  • Basketball courts – All hoops are now reinstalled.
  • Waterfront Parks – Bladensburg and Patuxent River
  • Wonderful World of Watkins – Train, Carousel and Mini-golf
  • Dinosaur Park
  • Nature Centers – Watkins, Clearwater and Mount Rainier
  • Museums - Riversdale House, Montpelier House, Marietta House, College Park Aviation, and Darnall's Chance
  • Aquatics/Sports/Fitness Centers - Allentown Splash, Tennis, and Fitness Park, Fairland Sports and Aquatics Complex, Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex, Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex, Southern Regional Aquatic Wellness Center, Southern Area Aquatics and Recreation Complex, and the Sugar Ray Leonard Boxing Center

Some facilities require registration in advance. For a schedule of facilities, fields and other amenities that are open and closed on Memorial Day itself, visit

About the Department

The M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation delivers an award-winning park system through progressive, innovative leadership and a commitment to the community and the environment in Prince George’s County. For more on the Department of Parks and Recreation, visit and stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, PhotoShelter, and Instagram. The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities in all programs and services. Register at least a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation. 





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