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Aquatic Facilities

Chinquapin PoolIndoor Pool

Outdoor Pools (Now open for 2014 season)

Information

Please Note: All children twelve years of age and younger must be accompanied and supervised at all times by a paying adult eighteen years of age and over. Children under age six must be accompanied by a paying adult eighteen years and over in proper bathing attire at all times, and within arm's length of the adult when in the pool. This policy is necessary to improve safety and enjoyment at the City's swimming pools.
 


Memorial Pool

Charles Houston Recreation Center - 901 Wythe St. - (Cross St.: Patrick) - 703.746.5494

Memorial PoolThis small pool is able to accommodate a maximum of 45 guests at any given time. Due to limited size, access is limited to Alexandria residents 13 years of age and younger. Parents are welcome to accompany their children. Operating hours are subject to change. Please call 703.746.5414 for current fee information. Memorial Pool Use Schedule  

2014 Operating Hours  

  • May 24 - June 22
    Saturday & Sunday only: Noon to 6 p.m
  • June 23 - August 31
    Saturday & Sunday: Noon to 6 p.m
    Monday - Friday: Noon to 6 p.m
  • Holidays
    10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Memorial, Independence and Labor Day)

Old Town PoolOld Town & Warwick Pools

  • Daily Admission & Season Pass Fees at Old Town & Warwick Pools: Outdoor Pool Admission Fees  
  • For additional outdoor pool information, group reservations, season passes, and financial assistance, please call 703.746.5414.
  • Fees are subject to change effective July 1 each year. Please call 703.746.4343 for current fee information.
  • Operating hours are subject to change.

Old Town Pool - 1609 Cameron St. - (Cross St.: Harvard) - 703.746.5497 

This complex includes a 25-yard pool with a diving well. A separate training pool is available for children up to 42 inches in height. Easily accessible for disabled, the training pool has a water depth range of 1-3 feet. For added convenience, a parking lot, picnic area and a tot playground are adjacent to the pool. Old Town Pool Use Schedule  

2014 Operating Hours  

  • May 24 - June 22
    Saturday & Sunday only: Noon to 7 p.m.
  • June 23 - August 31
    Saturday & Sunday: Noon to 7 p.m.
    Monday - Friday: Noon. to 7 p.m.
  • Holidays
    10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Memorial, Independence and Labor Day)

Warwick PoolWarwick Pool - 3301 Landover St. - (Cross St.: Burgess) - 703.535.8050

This site includes a 25-yard pool with diving well and a separate wading pool for children up to 42 inches in height. A bathhouse is available. Picnic areas are located inside the pool complex as well as next-door, where a modern playground featuring a tot playground is also available. The complex provides natural privacy as beautiful trees and shrubberies surround it. Warwick Pool Use Schedule 

2014 Operating Hours  

  • May 24 - June 22
    Saturday & Sunday only: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • June 23 - August 15
    Monday - Friday: Noon to 7 p.m.
    Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • August 16 - August 31
    Saturday & Sunday only: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Holidays
    10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Memorial, Independence and Labor Day)

Annual Doggie Day Swim

Saturday, September 20, 2014, 3-7 p.m. (Rain Date: TBD)
Old Town Pool, 1609 Cameron Street
 

A celebration of the end of the pool season for dogs and their owners. Old Town Pool will remain open for dogs only to swim and play courtesy of Your Dog's Best Friends. Register online in advance to reserve space for your dog (Activity Code: 140950-01).

Note: Bring your own doggie dish for water. Dog handlers must be 16 or older. All dogs should wear current vaccination tags or proof of vaccinations must be shown. For information call 703.746.5435. 


Instructional Opportunities

Opportunities are available to qualified instructors of health, fitness, aquatic exercise, dance, land exercise, sports, camps, arts, music, dance, martial arts, Yoga, and other life-long learning and educational classes and programs for all ages. Classes are offered seasonally. To submit a proposal, visit the City's Solicitation Board. Call the Classes and Camps Office at 703.746.5414. Applications for Water Safety Swim Instructors and Lifeguards are accepted on a continuing basis by calling 703.746.5435 for more information.

1108 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4343
Fax: 703.838.6344
E-Mail

Office Hours
Monday-Friday
8 am - 5 pm

James B. Spengler
Director
703.746.5500