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Posted on: December 3, 2020

[ARCHIVED] M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County Releases 2020/2021 Winter Guide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 24, 2020

Media Contact: Angel Waldron, 301-446-3311


M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County Releases Winter Guide: Continues to Offer Virtual Programming During COVID-19 Pandemic


Riverdale, MD  M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County announces the release of its Winter Guide, which features a variety of virtual programming that residents can enjoy at home.

“While the course of COVID-19 remains unclear, we will continue to provide virtual programs to the community at,” says Bill Tyler, Director of The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation. “We look forward to the day when a full array of in-person programs can be offered again safely, without limitations. Until then, we will offer the Online Resource Center as a way of meeting socially distant programming needs,” concludes Tyler.


The Department continues to offer several free virtual activities for residents to live more, play more indoors:

  • Technique Tuesdays – Watch and learn as athletic instructors show you how to refine your skills in sports like volleyball, futsal, and boxing.
  • Wellness Wednesdays – Follow along as fitness instructors lead classes in areas like yoga, stretching, and core control.
  • Music Theory and Vocal Technique – Refresh your memory of music 101 while sharpening those vocal cords.
  • Introduction to Improvisational Theatre – Grab a teammate and take a virtual trip to Broadway with this basic acting skills course.
  • Dance & Choreography – If you want to burn calories but hate the gym, this is the series for you. Warm-up, learn a complete dance routine, then cool down with this 7-day lesson.

Learn more about these and many other Department of Parks and Recreation at-home offerings at our Online Resource Center. Register for classes and events at

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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