FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 5, 2023
Media Contact: Angel Waldron, 301-446-3311
Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County Launches New Web Experience
Riverdale, MD – Today, M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County launched its redesigned www.pgparks.com with streamlined content and a more user-friendly web experience. Searching for programs, facilities and parks in Prince George’s County just got easier. Patrons are now able to use new tools like facility finder, trail finder, and park finder to help in their search.
Exploring programs and services for seniors and youth or classes and activities in sports, arts, and history is made easier with filters and tool bars. Visitors can access information and registration with fewer clicks. Notable improvements to the website include:
- ADA Tool Bar - adjust image contrast and saturation, increase text size or spacing, adjust line height, pause animations, hide images, and activate a dyslexia-friendly font.
- Search Bar – enter letters, words, terms for a more intuitive search for information.
- Translation Button – choose from multiple languages to explore programs and services on each web page.
- Park/Trail Finder - filter information according to zip code, park/trail name, amenities, activities, and rental options.
- Facility Finder – much like Park/Trail Finder, filter information by facility type, amenities, activities offered, and rental options.
- Events Page - search by date, location, name, or categories like visual arts, youth, and fitness & training with a direct link to registration.
To use all these features and much more, visit www.pgparks.com.
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 www.pgparks.com 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 two weeks before the program's start date to request and receive disability accommodation.