Heurich Park

City council approves $80,000 for National Fitness Campaign

November 15, 2017

BY BREANNA BELL — In a unanimous decision, Hyattsville’s city council voted during their Oct. 16 meeting to approve the amendments to the 2018 budget appropriating $80,000 for a fitness court as part of the city’s partnership with the National Fitness Campaign. The city’s decision comes [read more]

Police, residents let loose at National Night Out

August 5, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The City of Hyattsville and the Hyattsville City Police Department (CPD) hosted National Night Out at Heurich Park on Aug. 2. Hundreds of residents came out for the festivities. The free, family friendly event featured police and community information, K-9 demonstrations, a [read more]

City to fix Heurich Mobility Playground

December 29, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — After a vehicle accident damaged the Heurich Mobility Playground earlier this year, on Dec. 7, the Hyattsville City Council approved not more than $23,000 to fix it.  According to city staff, the city will be reimbursed by insurance. [read more]

Comic Hero Playground preview

July 18, 2014

It’s barely “out of the box,” and yet the new Comic Hero Playground at Heurich Park in Hyattsville already has a lot of ZAP!, BANG!, and PLOP!.  It official opens July 18 with a ceremony at 4:00pm, but we have a preview. From Ager Road, turn on to Nicholson Street by the dog [read more]

New playground in Heurich Park

July 15, 2014

Holy playground, Batman! Prince George’s County is debuting a new park in Hyattsville on Friday, July 18.  It’s theme: comic heroes. Parks and Recreation Magazine caught up with the park designer, Brenda Iraola: In this case, the play surface enhanced the steel equipment and the theme [read more]

Club hopes lacrosse will stick with county youth

October 10, 2012

BY SCARLETT SALEM — Lacrosse may be the state sport of Maryland, but in Prince George’s County, high schools are better known for producing athletes who excel at basketball, football, and track and field. The Prince George’s Pride Lacrosse Club is working to change that, teaming up this fall [read more]