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For information about local parks in neighborhoods and communities, contact the regional offices of the countys parks and recreation department:

Northern Area Office
1500 Merrimac Dr.
Hyattsville 20783
301-445-4500, TTY 301-445-4512

Central Office
301 Watkins Park Dr.
Upper Marlboro 20774
301-218-6700, TTY 301-218-6768

Southern Area Office
10701 Livingston Rd.
Fort Washington 20744
301-203-6000, TTY 301-203-6030

Allen Pond Park
3330 Northview Dr.
Bowie 20716
301-262-6200

Blacksox Park
2200 Mitchellville Rd.
Bowie 20716
301-262-6200

Bladensburg Waterfront Park
4601 Annapolis Rd.
Bladensburg 20710
301-779-0371
TTY: 301-699-2544
http://www.pgparks.com/places/nature/bladensburg.html

Buckingham Park
2800 Barberry Lane
Bowie 20715
301-262-6200
Buckingham Park is a 10-acre community park with three baseball-softball fields, a walking and biking trail, basketball court and playground.

Enfield Chase Park
Northview Drive
Bowie 20716
301-262-6200
Enfield Chase Park is a 10-acre sports area with tennis courts, playground equipment, soccer field and picnic area.

Fairland Regional Park
13950 Old Gunpowder Rd.
Laurel 20707
301-699-2407
TTY: 301-699-2544

Fairland Sports and Aquatic Complex
13820 and 13950 Old Gunpowder Rd.
Laurel 20707
Athletics: 301-953-0030
TTY: 301-490-4750
http://www.pgparks.com/places/sportsfac/specialized.html#Fairland%20Sports

Glenarden/Theresa Banks Complex
Theresa Banks Memorial Pool
8615-A McLain Ave.
Glenarden 20706
301-772-5515
301-772-5516
Theresa Banks Memorial Pool is an indoor, heated 25-yard pool with ramp entry. Open year-round, the facility includes a spa on a tiled deck, locker rooms with coin-operated lockers and a weight room shared with the community center. Hours: 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 6 a.m.- 10 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays; 1-6 p.m. Sundays.

Hyattsville Recreation Department
4310 Gallatin St.
Hyattsville 20781
301-985-5020
The department coordinates local sports clubs and events.

Kehoe Track and Field Complex
University of Maryland
College Park 20742
301-314-7126
http://umterps.ocsn.com/facilities/md-kehoe-track-complex.html

Louise F. Cosca Regional Park
11000 Thrift Rd.
Clinton 20735
301-868-1397
Louise F. Cosca Regional Park has campsites, nature center and trails, athletic fields, tennis courts, boating and fishing.

Patuxent River Park
16000 Croom Airport Rd.
Upper Marlboro 20772
301-627-6074
TTY: 301-699-2544
http://www.pgparks.com/places/parks/patuxent.html

Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex
8001 Sheriff Rd.
Landover 20785
301-583-2400
TTY: 301-583-2483
The complex includes a field house, fitness center, gymnastics facility, learning center and aquatics center.

Shipley Field
University of Maryland
College Park 20742
301-314-7126
http://umterps.ocsn.com/facilities/md-shipley-field.html
Home of the University of Maryland baseball team.

Walker Mill Regional Park
8840 Walker Mill Rd.
District Heights 20747
301-699-2407
TTY: 301-699-2544

Watkins Regional Park
301 Watkins Park Dr.
Upper Marlboro 20774
301-218-6700
TTY: 301-218-6768

YMCA Prince George's County
3501 Moylan Dr.
Bowie 20715
301-262-4342
http://www.ymcaprincegeorges.org
Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

YMCA Potomac Overlook
10709 Indian Head Hwy.
Fort Washington 20744
301-203-2302
Fax: 301-203-2306
http://www.ymcadc.org/YMCA-Potomac-Overlook.aspx
Hours: 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m. weekdays, 7 a.m.-8 p.m. weekends.

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Golf Courses

Bowie Golf and Country Club
7420 Laurel-Bowie Rd.
Bowie 20715
301-262-8141

Enterprise Golf Course
2802 Enterprise Rd.
Mitchellville 20721
301-249-2040
TTY: 301-918-8123
An 18-hole, par-72 course, open year-round. Hours vary seasonally; call for schedule.

Glenn Dale Golf Club
11501 Old Prospect Hill Rd.
Glenn Dale 20769
301-262-1166
http://www.glenndalegolfclub.com

Gunpowder Golf Course
14300 Old Gunpowder Rd.
Laurel 20707
301-725-4532
http://www.gunpowdergolf.com

Henson Creek Golf Course
1641 Tucker Rd.
Fort Washington 20744
301-567-4646
TTY: 301-918-8123
A nine-hole, par-33 public golf course. Hours vary monthly; call for schedule.

Paint Branch Golf Course
4690 University Blvd.
College Park 20740
301-935-0330
TTY: 301-918-8123
http://www.marylandgolf.com/golfcourse/Paint_Branch_Golf_Course.html
Paint Branch is a nine-hole, 2,035-yard, par-31 executive length golf course open daily year-round.

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Ice Rinks

Bowie Ice Arena
3330 Northview Dr.
Bowie 20716
301-809-3090
http://www.cityofbowie.org/comserv/icearena.asp

Gardens Ice House
13800 Old Gunpowder Rd.
Laurel 20707
301-953-0100
http://www.thegardensicehouse.com

Herbert W. Wells Ice Rink
5211 Paint Branch Pkwy.
College Park 20740
301-277-3717
TTY: 301-454-1493
Open for ice skating October-March.

Tucker Road Ice Rink
1770 Tucker Rd.
Fort Washington 20744
301-265-1525
TTY: 301-454-1493
Open year-round.

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Swimming Pools

Allentown Fitness and Splash Park
7210 Allentown Rd.
Fort Washington 20744
301-449-5566 (recorded information)
An indoor-outdoor aquatic facility with racquetball courts and fitness rooms.

Bickford Natatorium
Prince George's Community College
301 Largo Rd.
Largo 20774
301-322-0676
301-322-0979
http://www.pgparks.com/places/sportsfac/swim.html

Ellen Linson Swimming Pool
5211 Paint Branch Pkwy.
College Park 20740
301-277-3717
Pool will be open May 26 through Sept. 3 weekdays, noon-6 p.m., weekends, noon-7 p.m.

Glenn Dale Splash Park
11901 Glenn Dale Blvd.
Glenn Dale 20769
301-352-8980 (summer)
TTY: 301-218-6768
public.affairs@pgparks.com
http://www.pgparks.com/places/sportsfac/swim.html#Glenn%20Dale
Outdoor water park with slides and interactive aquatic play areas. Operates from late May through Labor Day. Hours: noon-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-7 p.m. Sundays.

Hamilton Pool
3901 Hamilton St.
Hyattsville 20782
301-779-8224 (summer)
301-445-4500
Open late May through Labor Day.

J. Franklyn Bourne Memorial Pool
6500 Calmos St.
Seat Pleasant 20743
301-350-4422 (summer)
301-218-6700
Open late May through Labor Day. Weekdays, 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sundays, 1-6 p.m.

Lane Manor Splash Park
7601 West Park Dr.
Hyattsville 20783
301-422-7284
301-445-4500
Open late May through Labor Day.

North Barnaby Pool
5000 Wheeler Rd.
Oxon Hill 20745
301-894-1150 (summer)
301-449-5566
Open late May through Labor Day.

Rollingcrest-Chillum Splash Pool
6122 Sargent Rd.
Chillum 20782
301-853-9115
TTY: 301-445-4512

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Tennis

Cosca Regional Park Tennis Bubble
11000 Thrift Rd.
Clinton 20735
301-868-6462
The facility has four indoor tennis hard courts.

Fairland Tennis Bubble
Fairland Sports and Aquatics Complex
13950 Old Gunpowder Rd.
Laurel 20707
301-953-0030
TTY: 301-490-4750
The facility has six indoor tennis courts, lockers and shower facilities.

The Tennis Center at College Park
5200 Paint Branch Pkwy.
College Park 20740
301-779-8000
Fax: 301-779-8120
thetccp@thetccp.com
http://www.thetccp.com
The Tennis Center at College Park is the home of University of Maryland tennis. The facility has 27 courts.

Watkins Regional Park Tennis Bubble
301 Watkins Park Dr.
Upper Marlboro 20774
301-218-6870
TTY: 301-218-6768
The facility has five indoor tennis courts. Hours: 8 a.m.-11 p.m. weekdays, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. weekends.

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Area Professional Teams

WASHINGTON REDSKINS
League: National Football League
Web site: www.redskins.com
Where they play: FedEx Field Season opens: Sept. 9 at home against the Miami Dolphins
How to get tickets: 301-276-6050 or tickets@9redskins.com
Training camp: Redskins Park at 21300 Redskin Park Dr. in Ashburn in late July or early August. For information on dates and times of training camp activities, call 703-726-7000 or visit www.9redskins.com.
Titles won: Super Bowl XVII (1983), Super Bowl XXII (1988) and Super Bowl XXVI (1992)
For rosters, standings and schedule information, go to www.washingtonpost.com/redskins

WASHINGTON NATIONALS
League: East Division, National League, Major League Baseball
Web site: washington.nationals.mlb.com
Where they play: RFK Stadium
Season opened: April 2 against Florida
How to get tickets: 202-675-NATS (6287) or via the Web site
Training camp: Spring training at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Fla. 321-633-4487
Titles won: None
For rosters, standings and schedule information, go to www.washingtonpost.com/nationals

WASHINGTON WIZARDS
League: National Basketball Association
Web site: www.nba.com/wizards or www.washingtonwizards.com
Where they play: Verizon Center
Season opens: End of October/early November
How to get tickets: 202-661-5050 or link via Web site
Titles won: As Bullets, won 1978 NBA Championship
For rosters, standings and schedule information, go to www.washingtonpost.com/wizards

WASHINGTON MYSTICS
League: Women's National Basketball Association
Web site: www.wnba.com/mystics or www.washingtonmystics.com
Where they play: Verizon Center
Season opens: May 19 at home against Connecticut.
How to get tickets: 202-661-5050 for season tickets, partial plans and group sales information; 202-397-SEAT (7328) for individual game tickets
Titles won: None
For rosters, standings and schedule information, go to http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/sports/mystics/

WASHINGTON CAPITALS
League: National Hockey League
Web site: www.washingtoncaps.com
Where they play: Verizon Center
Season opens: Beginning of October
How to get tickets: 202-266-2277 for season tickets, partial plans and group sales information; 202-397-SEAT (7328) for individual game tickets.
Training camp: The Capitals have a new practice facility: Kettler Capitals Iceplex at Ballston Commons Mall in Arlington, Va. The facility is open to the public and owned and operated by the Capitals. Call 410-672-7013 for dates and times.
Practice: Call 410-672-7013 for dates and times. Titles won: None
For rosters, standings and schedule information, go to www.washingtonpost.com/capitals

D.C. UNITED
League: Major League Soccer
Web site: www.dcunited.com
Where they play: RFK Stadium
Season opened: April 7 at Colorado; April 14 at home against Kansas City.
How to get tickets: 202-587-5000 or via Web site
Titles won: MLS championship in 1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004; U.S. Open Cup 1996; IntraAmerican Cup 1999; CONCACAF Champions Cup 1998; Supporters Shield 1997, 1999 and 2006.
For rosters, standings and schedule information, go to www.washingtonpost.com/dcunited

BALTIMORE RAVENS
League: National Football League
Web site: www.baltimoreravens.com
Where they play: M&T Bank Stadium
Season opens: Sept. 10 with a Monday-night game in Cincinnati. The home opener is Sept. 16 against the New York Jets.
How to get tickets: 410-261-RAVE (7283)
Training camp: Free to the public late July through August at McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, Md. For times, call 410-261-FANS (3267).
Titles won: Super Bowl XXXV in 2001
For rosters, standings and schedule information, go to http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/sports/ravens/

BALTIMORE ORIOLES
League: East Division, American League, Major League Baseball
Web site: www.orioles.com
Where they play: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Season opened: April 2 at Minnesota; home opener against Detroit, April 9.
How to get tickets: 888-848-BIRD (2473) or via the Web site
Training camp: Fort Lauderdale Stadium in March; tickets, 954-523-3309. During season, gates open 1-1/2 hours before the first pitch so the public can watch batting practice.
Titles won: World Series champions in 1966, 1970 and 1983.
For rosters, standings and schedule information, go to http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/sports/orioles/

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Regional Major League Stadiums

Oriole Park at Camden Yards
333 W. Camden St., Baltimore 21201
888-848-BIRD (2473)
baltimoreorioles.mlb.com
Seats: 48,290 (including standing room)
Home of Major League Baseball's Baltimore Orioles.

FedEx Field
1600 FedEx Way, Landover 20785
301-276-6000; 301-276-6248 for recorded directions
www.redskins.com
Seats: 91,665
Home of the National Football League's Washington Redskins and site of occasional concerts.

M&T Bank Stadium
1101 Russell St., Baltimore 21230
410-230-8017
Seats: 69,700
Home of the National Football League's Baltimore Ravens. Also hosts college and high school football games, concerts and college lacrosse games.

Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
2400 E. Capitol St. SE, Washington 20003
202-547-9077
www.dcsec.com
Seats: 45,000 for baseball; 20,000 for soccer.
Home of Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals and Major League Soccer's D.C. United. Also hosts concerts and other events.

Verizon Center
601 F St. NW, Washington 20004
202-628-3200
www.verizoncenter.com
Seats: 20,000
Capacity: 20,173 for basketball; 23,000 for hockey
Home of the National Basketball Association's Washington Wizards, the Women's National Basketball Association's Washington Mystics, the National Hockey League's Washington Capitals and the Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team. Also hosts concerts, family shows and other sporting events.

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Other Stadiums and Arenas

Byrd Stadium
University of Maryland
College Park 20742
301-314-7095
umterps.ocsn.com/facilities/md-byrd-stadium-football.html
Byrd Stadium, at the northern end of the College Park campus of the University of Maryland, is home to the Terrapins’ football and men’s lacrosse teams. Opened in 1950, the stadium has undergone several renovations, which have added bathrooms, bleachers, a press box and a large upper deck. The stadium seats more than 51,500.

Comcast Center
University of Maryland
College Park 20742
301-314-7126
umterps.ocsn.com/facilities/md-comcast-center.html
The Comcast Center, opened in 2002, is home to Maryland’s championship-winning men’s and women’s basketball teams. It has a seating capacity of 17,950 for basketball and special university and community events. It also is the site of an annual Midnight Madness celebration. The center houses the Maryland athletics administration offices and the Academic Support Center.

D.C. Armory
2001 East Capitol St. SE
Washington 20003
202-547-9077
Fax: 202-547-7460
comments@dcarmory.com
Events that take place here include circuses, formal dances, trade shows and sporting events, including horse shows.

Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex
University of Maryland
College Park 20740
301-314-7126
umterps.ocsn.com/facilities/md-fieldh-lacros-complex.html

G. Richard Pfitzner Stadium
7 County Complex Ct.
Woodbridge 22192
703-590-2311
www.potomacnationals.com
The stadium is home to the Potomac Nationals, the Class A Carolina League affiliate of the major league Washington Nationals. Based at Woodbridge’s Prince William County Stadium Complex, the team will play 70 home games from April to September. The complex, maintained by the Prince William County Park Authority, includes a baseball field, three softball fields, a picnic area and an eight-lane BMX track.

Laurel Park
Racetrack Road and Route 198
Laurel 20725
301-725-0400
410-792-7775
www.laurelpark.com
A horse racing track.

Patriot Center at George Mason University
4500 Patriot Circle
Fairfax 22030
703-993-3000
www.patriotcenter.com
The 10,000-seat arena hosts GMU basketball games, commencement ceremonies, performances and special events.

Prince George’s Stadium
4101 NE Crain Hwy.
Bowie 20716
301-805-6000
TTY: 301-699-2544
Ticket office: 301-464-4865
info@baysox.com
www.baysox.com
Home to the Bowie Baysox, Class AA affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.

Rosecroft Raceway
6336 Rosecroft Dr.
Fort Washington 20744
301-567-4000
Fax: 301-567-9267
jproctor@rosecroft.com
w.graham8@verizon.net
www.rosecroft.com
Rosecroft Raceway hosts trotters (harness racing with horses pulling carts).

Terrapin Softball Complex
University of Maryland
College Park 20742
301-314-7126
umterps.ocsn.com/facilities/md-terrapin-softball-complex.html

The Show Place Arena and Prince George’s Equestrian Center
14900 Pennsylvania Ave.
Upper Marlboro 20772
301-952-7999
TTY: 301-952-7998
showpl@erols.com
www.showplacearena.com
This public facility is the site of many events, including concerts, trade shows, sports tournaments and equestrian programs
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Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Pl. NW
Washington 20001
800-368-9000
202-249-3000
www.dcconvention.com
The city’s 2.3 million-square-foot convention center is one of the largest in the country.

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