Frequently Asked Questions About Friendship “Turtle” Park
The outdoor spaces are open from sunrise to sunset. The Recreation Center is open
The city calls our park “Friendship Recreation Center.” But kind of like your kid sister who gave you a funny nickname, we have one too! Children have always called our park “Turtle Park” because of the giant turtle climbing structures on the playground.
To submit a maintenance request, please contact the Department of General Services, DGS.
Phone: (202) 727-2800
Also contact the park’s recreation specialists:
Enrique Leiva, Recreation Specialist: Enrique.Leiva@DC.gov
Shawntia Humphries, Recreation Specialist: Shawntia.Humphries@DC.gov
Vincent Larry, Recreation Specialist: vincent.Larry2@dc.gov
Yes! Friends of Friendship Park has tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Accordingly, all contributions are tax-deductible.
You can contribute securely online or send a check to:
P.O. Box 9921
Friends of Friendship “Turtle” Park puts on events roughly monthly. You can see the calendar on our Events page.