With the plans first presented to the community in 2016, The Fields at RFK Campus is having its grand opening at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 8. Members of the public are invited to pre-register and attend the free event
Mayor Muriel Bowser and representatives from Events DC, the District’s convention and sports authority, are hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony that will be followed by a community celebration with activities, live music and refreshments for attendees to enjoy.
The new fields complex on the 190-acre RFK Campus includes three multi-purpose artificial turf fields to accommodate kickball, soccer, lacrosse, baseball and/or softball; a celebration pavilion; restroom facilities; playground; picnic area; and green space. The complex will also showcase enhanced walking and biking paths and improved riverwalk access.
The new fields are the first program element that are a part of Events DC’s vision for the RFK Campus redevelopment project.