FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 27, 2022
Media Contact: Jennifer Munoz, 301-446-3317
M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County Announces Reopening of all Facilities
Riverdale, MD – The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County announces the re-opening of all its facilities on Monday, January 31. This includes art, nature, fitness and community centers, indoor swimming pools, and museums.
“Our operating status factors in the County Department of Health, the status of the pandemic-related positivity and case rates within the County, and the health and availability of our staff to open and operate facilities safely,” says Bill Tyler, Director of the M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation. “We will continuously monitor and review our operating level and status to prioritize the health and safety of all of our employees and the community.”
The Department will continue to concentrate on preventative measures as indicated by public health agencies. Face coverings are required for all indoor venues. Several facilities will serve as COVID Vaccine Clinics, provide testing services, and distribute free COVID test kits.
For updated information and a list of facilities, visit pgparks.com.
About the Department
The 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, Flickr, YouTube, and Instagram. The M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities in all programs and services.