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Week of June 20, 2011
Fun in Your Community This Week!
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Ice skating
Outdoor concerts and drama
Summer day camps, playgrounds and Xtreme Teen Centers
Can you Come Out and Play?
Safe Summer
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Parks and Recreation live more, play more logoGreetings!

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission has lots for everyone to enjoy here in Prince George's County.  Summer officially begins this week! Live more, play more at the park and recreation facilities in your community.

The Department of Parks and Recreation Marketing Team
Enjoy a cool, relaxing summer swim
teen swimmersM-NCPPC's Department of Parks and Recreation was selected as the winner of the "Best Overall Commitment to Aquatics" award by Aquatics International Magazine. With swimming pools located throughout Prince George's County, there's certainly one (or more) near you! Read more here and stay cool in a pool!
Ice skating, anyone?
ice skaters Tucker Road Ice Rink (Fort Washington) is open year round for indoor ice skating. Rental skates are available for all general skating sessions. Ice skating lessons, hockey clinics, day camps, birthday parties and bumper cars on ice are available. Read more here and stay cool at the rink!
There's music in the air
summer concerts park familyThe parks are alive with the sounds of music and drama. Enjoy a variety of summer evening concerts at parks throughout the county. The popular Shakespeare in the Parks program returns with performances of As You Like It at a variety of park sites in July. Grab a blanket or lawn chairs, pack a picnic dinner and enjoy!  Read through the 2011 Summer Concerts brochure here.
School's out for summer
daycamp playgroundsWhen school is out, summer day camps, summer playgrounds and summer Xtreme Teen Centers are in! Read more here so your children can enjoy fun, recreation activities!
Come Out and Play is fun for everyone
family lake arborLet the good times roll! M-NCPPC's new mobile recreation initiative, Come Out and Play, is coming to you at locations throughout Prince George's County from 6-8:30 pm. The fun includes a DJ, skating, games and more - fun for the whole family. See the schedule here.
The Safe Summer Program begins
safe summer logoMake late nights, great nights! The Department of Parks and Recreation's Safe Summer Program begins on Friday, June 24. Offering amazing, FREE, late-night recreation activities for residents ages 12-24 at facilities throughout Prince George's County, the Safe Summer Program will help make your summer extraordinary. Read more here.
There's always something good going on in Prince George's County. Browse www.pgparks.com to find out what's happening and where. Sign up for classes and activities using the SMARTlink system. Or check out information on parks and trails, community centers, nature centers, sports and arts facilities, and more.
Questions? Contact our Customer Service Help Desk at 301-699-CALL(2255) or e-mail help4smartlink@pgparks.com.
Have a great week!
The M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation