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Closing Time at DC Outdoor Pools

As summer winds down, so does the season of outdoor swimming at DC’s public pools.  The DC Department of Recreation has already closed some it’s outdoor facilities, and the rest will follow suit in the next few weeks.

See below for the schedule of pool closings. For locations and hours for pools that are still open, visit the DC DPR website. And if you have heard of any unlisted changes (which has occurred before) please feel free to note them in the comments section.

Also of note: Wilson Aquatic Center, an indoor facility, is closed temporarily for required yearly maintenance from August 23 – September 14. More information is available here.

These pools are closed for the season:
– Barry Farm
– Kelly Miller
– Langdon Park
– Randall
– Benning Park
– Fort Dupont
– Oxen Run

These pools will close on August 29:
– Douglass
– Fort Stanton
– Harry Thomas, Sr.
– Theodore Hagans, Jr.

These pools will close on September 6:
– Anacostia
– Banneker
– Francis Pool
– Jellef
– Ushur
– Volta Park

East Potomac Pool will close October 17.

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DC Public Pool & Spray Park Holiday Hours

Today is going to be a scorcher! If you’re hoping to cool off at one of the DC public pools or spray parks, here’s the scoop on holiday hours:

– All outdoor pools will be open 12pm – 6pm.
– Wilson and Deanwood Aquatic Centers will be the only indoor pools open from 9am – 5pm.
– Only Petworth spray park will be open 11am – 4pm.


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