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Frequently Asked Questions


The organization

How can I support Eckington Parks & Arts?

Become a member* for the 2021 calendar year by donating $60/individual or $100/two adults in a household, or by volunteering 12 hours a year (5 hours within the first 6 months). Seniors (65 years and older) can also become a Friend for just $30/individual per calendar year. Donations of any amount are also separately accepted and appreciated. Your monetary contribution is vital to our organization, and directly supports park events and activities, dog park maintenance, and green space education and development in Eckington.

*Select the PayPal amount (i.e., $60, $100, $30 - seniors only) that corresponds with your membership preference. As we are a volunteer-run organization, please look for your welcome email within 10 days.

Tanner Park

What entity is managing the park?

The NoMA Parks Foundation led the construction of the park. As the contractor warranties expire, responsibility for maintenance of the park will transfer to the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR).

How can I report violations or misuse of the park?

Please call the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) Park Ranger Hotline at (202) 441-2605.

How do I report maintenance and repair issues?

Please e-mail us at [email protected] to report maintenance and repair issues.

Dog Park

Where do I report animal bites?

All animal bites should be reported by calling DC Animal Control at (202) 576-6664.

What costs are covered by Eckington Parks & Arts to maintain the dog park?

Eckington Parks & Arts is estimating it will cost $4,700 a year to regularly clean the dog park and provide dog waste disposable bags.

How often is the dog park cleaned?

The dog park is cleaned on Mondays from 10:30-11:30 a.m., every 2 weeks during warmer months and every 3 weeks during the winter. Please keep this in mind when planning your visit, as the park closes during this time.

Do you have more questions? Please email [email protected]