Town Event Highlights Dev Admin
Newly Updated Town Park
David C. Harrington
Located at Town Hall
4229 Edmonston Road
Bladensburg, MD 20710
The Newly updated Town Park was recently renamed after former Mayor David C. Harrington. Mr. Harrington has been and continues to be a dedicated public servant and community advocate for Bladensburg and Prince Georges County (PGC). In addition to serving as the Mayor of Bladensburg, he also served as a PGC County Councilmember, and as a Maryland State Senator. David C. Harrington currently serves as the President and CEO of the Prince George’s County’s Chamber of Commerce.
The Park includes a young tot play area with swings, climbing equipment suitable for young to adolescent sized children, an expansive area for use for kick-ball, and other team sports. Recent updates also include a variety of amenities, such as:
New pavilion with picnic tables.
A new cushioned walking path, designed to be easier on the knees and feet when you are walking.
A new covered picnic area next to the playground to provide parents with shade while their children are playing in the playground area.
A grill to have cookouts.
And best of all…. exercise equipment stations to provide the community with an enjoyable exercise experience.
June 10, 2017, the Bladensburg Police Department held a Bike Rodeo designed to promote bicycle safety and good riding habits; as well as introduce the participants to the Anacostia River Trail System located at the beautiful Bladensburg Waterfront Park. Big thanks to the three
7-Eleven stores located in the Town of Bladensburg, who helped sponsor the event by providing FREE child and adult bicycle helmets, gift bags and refreshments. Over 20 residents from the Port Town area participated in the event. For more photos of the event, click here (link to photos will be directed to our Facebook page album with my pictures)
Citizens Police Academy
This year we held our inaugural Citizens Police Academy. Participants of all ages learned about police tactics, use of force, crime scene processing and more. The class also gave our officers an opportunity to learn more about the community’s concerns regarding police tactics.