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Posted on: December 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George's County Announces Holiday Schedule

Riverdale, MD – The Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, announces programming for the Christmas and New Year holidays.  The administrative offices will be closed on Friday, December 25 and Friday, January 1.

Facilities that are open to the public include:

  • Playgrounds
  • Trails
  • Bladensburg Waterfront Park (Trails and grounds open; park office closed.)
  • Clyde Watson boat ramp (owners, no rentals)
  • Winter Festival of Lights, Watkins Regional Park

Facilities that are closed include:

  • Indoor Pools
  • Cosca and Watkins tennis bubbles
  • Herbert Wells ice rink
  • Trap and skeet center
  • Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex
  • Fairland Sports and Aquatics Complex
  • Golf Courses

Gatherings are limited to 25 people. Visitors must stay six feet apart and wear face coverings at all times. Park visitors are encouraged to bring their own wipes and hand sanitizer and clean their hands before and after use of shared surfaces such as benches and playground equipment. Visit for complete operating hours of all facilities. 

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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