Service Project

Operation District Drilldown- Tuesday- Anacostia Park

June 27, 2023

08:30 AM - 04:00 PM EDT

Washington, DC Platoon

Event overview

Day five of Operation District Drilldown will take place at Anacostia Park. One of the city’s largest green spaces, the Park comprises 1,100 acres situated along the Anacostia River, which is currently undergoing a renaissance of restoration and recreation. An important ecological buffer between city and river, the Park is also a popular destination for organized athletics, picnicking, biking, kayaking, walking, hiking and recreational fishing.

Volunteers will also need to complete the waiver for the National Park Service.

Historically, the development of Anacostia Park has been impacted by racial and economic inequities—from the establishment of racially segregated recreation areas and sewage infrastructure that polluted the river to the interstate construction that cut off nearby neighborhoods from the Park. Today, we work with the National Park Service to center the needs of the surrounding community in the revitalization effort and ensure that residents are plugged into the planning.

Probable Tasks Include:
Build park benches along trail and near skate park
Build picnic tables near Rec Center
Install bike racks near skate pavilion and along trail
Repainting sports courts- basketball, pickleball, and shuffleboard

Operation District Drilldown:
Get ready to witness the power of a veteran-led community impact with our 7th Annual Mass Deployment! This electrifying team-based service event brings together veterans, local partners, and volunteers in a single city for an entire week of non-stop action.

Starting on June 23, we will be partnering with six local organizations to complete transformational projects that will boost the current efforts of the partner and impact local community members. Our projects will be taking place in Ward 7 and Ward 8. For more information visit our website.


Service Project

What To Wear

TMC blues, Clothes that can get dirty


Uneven terrain;Wheelchair accessible site and bathrooms;Handicap Parking available;Jobs available for persons with limited mobility

What to Bring

Just yourself; we will provide lunch, water, and all the tools you need. All ages and abilities welcome!

Inclement Weather

This event is rain or shine so please plan accordingly.

Who's Invited

Kids (under 13)
Seniors (55+)
Adults (18+)

Event Contact

When and where


June 27, 2023


08:30 AM - 04:00 PM (EDT)


Anacostia Park Roller Skating Pavilion

1500 Anacostia Dr
Washington, DC

Parking Information

Free parking on-site

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