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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Reopening of Venue Rentals Announced by Dept of Parks and Rec, Pr. Geo. County


Media Contact: Angel Waldron, 301-446-3311


M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County Announces 

Reopening of Venue Rentals

Riverdale, MD – The Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, is pleased to restart its venue rentals for private events, at limited capacity. Whether for a wedding, retirement party, family reunion or birthday party - patrons have the choice of a variety of facilities that serve as ideal locations for events.

Rental reservations reopening August 2, 2021 include:

  • Community Centers – Multipurpose rooms, gymnasiums, entire facilities
  • Historic Sites – Oxon Hill Manor, Billingsley House, Newton White Mansion, Prince George’s Ballroom, Snow Hill Manor, The Great Room at Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center
  • Park buildings - Adelphi Manor, Ardmore, Birchwood, Bradbury, Brooke Road, Fort Foote, Jesse Warr, Lane Manor, Lincoln Vista, Lynnalan, Millwood, Oakcrest, Parklawn, T. Howard Duckett, Vansville, West Lanham Hills, Woodlawn, Suitland Water Tank
  • Other – Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex, Show Place Arena, Bandwagon stage, community garden plots, field permits

In order to reserve any facility, the renter must first become a verified PARKS DIRECT customer and provide valid proof of residency, age, and identification. Patrons can contact the individual facility to inquire about availability, capacity and fees.

COVID-19 Protocols

Face coverings are required for all indoor venues and crowded outdoor venues including concerts, festivals and ticketed sporting events. Face coverings are no longer required outdoors in the parks. Waivers will be required for many of the Department's facilities, programs and amenities. The form is available at

About the Department

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 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. 


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