All Outdoor Programs Cancelled by M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George's County

July 9, 2024

Riverdale, MD – M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County announces the cancellation of all outdoor programming for July 9 -including Shakespeare in the Parks, Come Out & Play, and Baseball Skills Clinic- due to extreme heat in the Washington Metropolitan area. Athletic fields are now closed. Indoor facilities remain open, and indoor programs will continue as scheduled. Patrons are encouraged to postpone visits to: 

  • Parks 
  • Trails 
  • Outdoor tennis, pickleball, basketball courts 
  • Playgrounds 
  • Golf courses 
  • Picnic pavilions 
  • Campgrounds 
  • Playgrounds 
  • Trap & skeet 
  • Old Maryland farm 
  • Any other outdoor Parks and Rec facility 

The Department regrets any inconvenience to our patrons today, however, is committed to offering our programs in a safe environment. Visit for updates on outdoor activities.  

About the Department 

With over 28,000 acres of parkland, trails, athletic fields, playgrounds and more, the M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County provides an award-winning park system through progressive, quality, innovative leadership and a commitment to its community and environment. The Department delivers first-class recreational activities and programs for people of all ages and ability levels. It strives to improve the quality of life for residents in Prince George’s County and the communities in which they live, work, and raise families. The Department’s Formula 2040 Plan establishes a framework that will assure the Department can meet future parks and recreation programmatic and facility needs, fulfilling its mission to determine the combination of land, facilities and programs that will provide appropriate experiences for Prince Georgians in the future. To learn more, visit