City of Alexandria, VA
Pleae 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.
The Memorial Pool
The Neighborhood Pools are small pools, able to accommodate a maximum of 45 guests at any given time. Due to limited size, the Neighborhood Pools are restricted to Alexandria residents 13 years of age and younger. Parents are welcome to accompany their children. Operating hours are subject to change. Please call 703.746.4343 for up to date fee information.
Old Town Pool
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.
Annual Doggie Day Swim
Old Town Pool
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.
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, Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer with dates coordinated with the City of Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities “Program Guide”. To submit a proposal, visit alexandriava.gov/purchasing/default.aspx?id=52 and click 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 703.746.4343 for more information.