FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday, September 24, 2020
MEDIA CONTACT: KIRA CALM LEWIS, 301-446-3327 - Kira.CalmLewis@pgparks.com
M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation Announces
Openings of Wells Ice Rink and Several Indoor Pools
RIVERDALE, MD – The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation announces the reopening of some popular indoor amenities. The community will be able to register for the following amenities at www.pgparks.com through the Department’s online registration system PARKS DIRECT on Thursday, October 1.
“With the changing of the seasons we are adding to the recreational activities we are reopening for our patrons. We are pleased to open several indoor pools and the Herbert Wells Ice Rink,” says M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation Director, Bill Tyler. “As always, we continue to follow the guidance of public health officials, and implement procedures and guidelines put in place to ensure the safety of our staff and patrons.”
Sunday, October 4
Herbert Wells Ice Rink - 5211 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20740.
Make reservations with your PARKS DIRECT account, initial opening for team/league play only. Open skate reservations coming soon.
Check information or to create a new account at pgparksdirect.com.
The following indoor pool locations:
Monday, October 5:
Rollingcrest-Chillum Splash Pool
6122 Sargent Road, Chillum, MD 20782
Theresa Banks Memorial Pool
8615 McLain Avenue, Glenarden, MD 20706
Allentown Splash, Tennis, and Fitness Park
7210 Allentown Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744
Monday, October 12:
Fairland Sports & Aquatic Center
13820/13950 Old Gunpowder Rd., Laurel, MD 20707
Prince George’s Sports & Learning Aquatic Center
8001 Sheriff Road, Landover, MD 20785
Reservations are required for all swim sessions. For all swim sessions, capacity remains limited. For availability, and to make reservations with your PARKS DIRECT account, visit pgparks.com/swimming reservations.
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 www.pgparks.com 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.