Pools

***Asterisked pools are membership only pools.

(Please verify dates and times before going to these locations as they may change.) Updated 4/24/2022

Fredericksburg

***College Heights Pool:

  • 250 Greenbrier Dr., Fredericksburg, VA 22401 
  • Gated kiddie pool, Gators swim team and adult early morning lap swims.
  • For membership information click HERE.
  • Opens May 27, 2022

Doris E. Buffet Pool (Dixon Pool):

  • 1300 Dixon Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
  • This outdoor pool has a great slide, fun water features for the little ones and a zero-depth entry area for easy access.
  • Adult Lap Swim & Swim Lessons
  • City Residents are FREE with proof of City of Fredericksburg residency.
  • Daily Admission for Guests & Non-Residents: 2 & Under-FREE, 3-17 – $6, 18-54 – $8, 55 & older – $6
  • Opens Memorial Day Weekend, May 28-30/ 11 am-7pm
  • Regular Hours, May 31-Aug 7/Weekdays: 12-6 pm/Weekends: 11 am-7 pm
  • Altered Schedule (Weekends only), Aug 8 – Sept 4/ 11 am – 7 pm
  • Labor Day, Sept 5: 11 am – 7 pm
  • Special Events: June 19-Father’s Day, June 24-25-Great American Backyard Campout at Dixon Park, July 23-H2O Glow Night, Aug 6-Back to School Foam & Pool Bash, Sept 9-Soggy Doggy Swim

Stafford

Mark Lenzi Pool at Curtis Park:

  • 58 Jesse Curtis Lane, Fredericksburg, VA 22406
  • This facility boasts an Olympic size swimming pool with diving area, a zero-depth entry wading pool with water umbrella, and concession stand.
  • Cost: Adult-$5, Youth (3-15)-$4, Senior-$4/Non-county Adult-$7, Youth (3-15)-$5.50, Senior-$5.50/2 & under-FREE
  • Monthly pass & punch cards available for residents.
  • Curtis Park Seahawks swim team (Link is not working-new info. not available yet.)
  • Parent & Tot Swim May 28 – Aug 7   Sunday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
  • Opens May 28, 2022
  • Regular hours May 28-Aug 7: 12 – 6 pm
  • The last 2 hours of open swim Monday-Friday are half price!
  • Altered Schedule (Weekends only), Aug 8 – Sept 5: 12 – 6 pm

***Ferry Farm: (Last updated 5/15/2021. New information is not available at this time.)

  • 11 Mercer Lane, Fredericksburg, VA 22405
  • 5 lanes, 25 yards, 3-9 ft depth
  • Swim lessons are for members and non-members. Information HERE.
  • Click HERE for Flying Fish Swim Team
  • Click HERE for membership information.

***Grafton Community Pool:

  • 711 Jett Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22405
  • Community pool with a diving board.
  • Grafton Dolphins swim team information can be found HERE.
  • Membership information can be found HERE.
  • Opens May 28, 2022

Jeff Rouse Swim Center:

  • 1600 Mine Rd, Stafford, VA 22554
  • Year-round swim teams that practice here: Stingrays and STAT.
  • For membership, click HERE.
  • Swim lessons, Scuba Diving, American Red Cross, Lifeguard Classes

***Massad YMCA:

  • 212 Butler Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22405 
  • Two indoor pools—Exercise Pool: 25 yard x 25 meter, 6 lanes maintained at approximately 83 degrees/Wellness Pool: 25 yard by 25 meter, 6 lanes and a zero depth entry, water, jets, mushroom spray and slide; maintained at approximately 88 degrees
  • Swim lessons, American Red Cross, Lifeguard training, Aquatics fitness & therapy
  • Click HERE for the Marlins summer swim team information.
  • Click HERE for information about the Stingrays a year round team that practices here.
  • Click HERE for information about swimming lessons through SwimKids.

Steve & Cheri Thurston Water Park:

  • 212 Butler Road, Falmouth, VA
  • Boasts a 25 X 25 meter pool, beach entry with splash pad and two 40 foot water slides!
  • The water park is opening May 28th. Hours will vary throughout the summer. For dates/times click HERE.
  • Cost for day pass: $10 per day for Y-Members, $15 per day for non-members, 2 & under are free.
  • Opens May 28th: 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Woodlands Pool:

  • 2 Northampton Blvd, Stafford, VA 22554 
  • The pool operates year ‘round; the splashpad is open during the summer season only. Offers both an indoor and outdoor swimming pool with an inflatable dome.
  • Cost: Adult-$5, Youth (3-15)-$4, Senior-$4/Non-county Adult-$7, Youth (3-15)-$5.50, Senior-$5.50/2 & under-FREE
  • Monthly pass & punch cards available for residents
  • Click HERE for information about the Woodland Wahoos swim team.
  • Opens May 28, 2022
  • Regular hours May 28-Aug 7: 11 am – 6 pm
  • Altered Schedule (Weekends only), Aug 8 – Sept 5: 11 am – 6 pm
  • Last 2 hours of open swim Mon-Fri are 1/2-price

Spotsylvania

American Family Fitness:

  • 10020 Southpoint Pkwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22407
  • With a separate lap pool and training pool, and a kid’s pool with 2 slides and a splash pad, there’s certainly a water activity for everyone at the Fredericksburg location.
  • Click HERE for more information about the Flying Fish Swim Club
  •  Nonmembers can come with a member or by themselves once a month to use the pool, no fee. They do need to call ahead of time to schedule the lane- time they would like to come in if available.
  • Aquatic classes, additional fee for swim lessons & swim club

***Chancellor Swim Club:

  • 6040 Plank Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407
  • Click HERE for more information about the Chancellor Blue Dolphins.

***Fredericksburg Country Club:

  • 11031 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
  • This family friendly swimming facility showcases a salt-water resort-style 6-lane 25-meter pool featuring a zero-entry water play area, water slide, and a 3-foot diving board.
  • FCC Buccaneers Swim Team

Loriella Pool:

  • 10910 Leavells Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407
  • You can find a swim lesson brochure HERE. Registration begins April 11, 2022, for lessons.
  • OPEN May 28 – Sept 5
  • Pool Hours: Sat. & Sun. 12:00 noon – 7:00 pm/Weekdays 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm
  • Back to School Hours (Aug 10 – Sept 3): 12:00 noon-7 pm on weekends
  • Cost: CASH ONLY — Spotsylvania County Residents-$5, $4 after 4 pm/ Fredericksburg City Residents-$6/ Non-County, Non-City Residents-$10 / Children 5 & under free with paying adult
  • POOL PASSES: BOOK OF TEN – (10) pool passes are available at the pool to County Residents for $45.00 per book. Books of pool passes are only sold at the pool and only for cash payment.  NO CHECKS OR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED.
  • IDs are required to enter pool for proof of residency. Everyone must pay to enter pool area, regardless of whether or not you plan to swim. Without proof of residency, you will be charged the non-County admission fee at the gate.

***Ron Rosner YMCA:

  • 5700 Smith Station Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407
  • 10 lane, 25 meter by 25 yard competition pool. 
  • Swim lessons, American Red Cross, Lifeguard training, Aquatics fitness & therapy
  • Click HERE for the Dragon’s summer swim team information. Non-members can sign up for a special summer membership to be able to join the swim team.
  • Click HERE for information about the Stingrays a year round team that practices here. If you family is not a YMCA member, students can sign up for a special membership so they can swim year round.
  • Before Covid, nonmembers could pay to use the pool. At the moment only members can use the pool.

***Spotswood Swim Club:

  • 413 Lorraine Avenue, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22408
  • This is a family friendly pool with large shallow and deep ends, and the only high dive (jumping only) in the Fredericksburg area.  The shallow to deep transition area features five (5) swim lanes that are 25 meters in length.  There is also a baby pool available for the smallest guests
  • Membership rates can be found HERE.
  • Spotswood Sea Serpents swim team information can be found HERE. They do allow a few non-members to join their swim team.
  • Opens May 28, 2022

Wilderness Presidential Resort:

  • Two seasonal outdoor pools. The largest is the Wilderness Pool, and it is located near the clubhouse and indoor pool center (Paulson Pool). Weekends only until June 17th, 11 am – 8 pm
  • Presidential pool is geared to adults and younger guests alike and is located closer to the Log Cabins.  There are pool dividers separating shallow and deep end, fun kid friendly fountains and little slides.
  • Paulson pool is a year-round, indoor heated pool. 12-8 pm Sept – May/11 am – 8 pm Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day Weekend
  • Must present valid WPR ID or Recreation Pass for entry to any pool.
  • For more information click HERE.
  • Day passes to Wilderness Presidential can be purchased and must be used the same day. Passes are good for not only the pools but for other amenities like the lake. Passes can be purchased in person or by phone (540-972-7433) between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Day passes are sold on the weekends, but pool access isn’t allowed for non-members. Non-members may access the pools Monday-Friday.
  • Ages 3 and under are FREE, ages 4-12 are $8.00, ages 13-54 are $12.00, and ages 55 and older are $10.00.
  • Summer Hours are Memorial Day Weekend – Labor Day Weekend, Mon-Fri: 11 am – 8 pm, Sat-Sun: 10 am – 8 pm

Culpeper

***Culpeper Recreation Club:

  • 13163 Recreation Road, Culpeper, VA 22701
  • Click HERE for membership information.
  • Swim lessons
  • Swim team information can be found HERE.

Pools Outside of the Area:

***King George YMCA:

***Caroline County YMCA:

  • 17422 Library Boulevard, Ruther Glen, VA 22546
  • Swim lessons, American Red Cross, Lifeguard training, Aquatics fitness & therapy

Westmoreland State Park:

  • 145 Cliff Rd, Montross, VA 22520
  • The swimming facility is closed permanently due to major mechanical issues that cannot be resolved.

Warrenton Aquatic & Recreation Facility (WARF)

  • 800 Waterloo Road, Warrenton, VA 20186
  • Leisure pool: 20-foot-tall slide, therapeutic spa, lazy river, whirlpool & children’s play area with zero entry
  • Competition pool: 25-meters by 25-yards & 10 swimming lanes
  • Non-residents: Youth (3-17)-$6.50/Adults-$8.50

Claude Moore Recreation & Community Center

  • 46105 Loudoun Park Ln, Sterling, VA 20164
  • Leisure Pool: Giant water slide, children’s play area, hot tub, vortex, lazy river and free swim/play area
  • Daily Admission: Child (Ages 2 & under) Free/Youth (Ages 3 – 17) $4.00/Adult (Ages 18 – 54) $6.00/Seniors (Ages 55 & up) $4.00/Family (Up to 5 people, 2 adults max) $16.00

Nearby Splash Pads:

Riverfront Park

  • 600 Sophia St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 
  • Interactive water features
  • FREE

Woodlands Pool:

  • 2 Northampton Blvd, Stafford, VA 22554

Rockwater Park:

  •  457 Madison Rd, Culpeper, VA 22701
  • Open daily 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • FREE
  • Weather permitting – Rockwater will open May 2, 2022.

Steve & Cheri Thurston Waterpark:

  • 212 Butler Road, Falmouth, VA

Richmond Splash Pads:

Short Pump Park:

  • 3329 Pump Road, Henrico, VA 23233
  • Open May 18 through Labor Day, 9am-7pm
  • FREE

Stony Point Fashion Park

  • 9200 Stony Point Parkway. Richmond, VA 23235
  • Monday-Saturday, 11:00am – 7:00pm, Sunday, 12:00pm – 6:00pm
  • FREE
  • Opened 5/18

Dunncroft/Castle Point

  • 4901 Francistown Road | Glen Allen, VA   23060
  • Open 9 am – 7 pm
  • Open May 18 through mid-September

Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens Waterplay

  • 1800 Lakeside Avenue. Richmond, Virginia 23228
  • WaterPlay is included with regular Garden admission: $14 adults; $8 for children age 3 -12; free for children under age 3 and for members
  • Operates during scheduled times when the air temperature is 70° or higher
  • A new WaterPlay area is being designed and should open next year.

The Sprayground at Eastern Henrico Recreation Center:

  • 1440 N. Laburnum Avenue, Henrico, VA  23223
  • Open May 18 through Labor Day, 9am-7pm
  • FREE

Twin Hickory Parks and Recreation Splash Pad:

  • 5011 Twin Hickory Road. Glen Allen, VA  23059
  • Open May 18 through Labor Day, 9am-7pm
  • FREE

Children’s Museum of Richmond-Downtown:

  • Downtown Location, 2626 West Broad St. Richmond, VA 23220
  • Included with admission to CMorR: $9 daily pass
  • Tues-Sun (9:30am-5pm)

Companies that offer just Swimming Lessons:

Little Fish Swimming:

  • Swim lessons in Fredericksburg and Stafford, Virginia.
  • Now offering lessons this summer at Dixon Pool
  • Swim classes are offered for everyone, from children aged 6 months, those with special needs to adults.

SwimKids:

Competitive Swim Teams:

If you know of a great pool or splash pad that may have been missed, please let me know by emailing familyadventuresva@gmail.com .


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