Pools

***Asterisked pools are membership only pools.

(Please verify dates and times before going to these locations as they may change.) Updated 5/15/2021

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 Memorial Day Weekend

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 29-31 / 11 am-7pm

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. Click HERE for more information.
  • Curtis Park Seahawks swim team
  • Parent & Tot Swim June 17 – Aug 8   Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. See link for details.
  • Opens May 29-30/ 12-6pm Click HERE for additional hours.

***Ferry Farm:

  • 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 29

Jeff Rouse Swim Center:

  • 1600 Mine Rd, Stafford, VA 22554
  • Year-round swim teams that practice here: Stingrays and STAT.
  • For membership & drop in rates, 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
  • Click HERE for information about the Woodland Wahoos swim team.
  • Opens May 29-30: 11am-6pm

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 in April for lessons.
  • Pool Hours: Sat. & Sun. 12:00 noon – 7:00 pm/Weekdays 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm
  • Cost: CASH ONLY — Spotsylvania County Residents-$4, $3 after 4 pm/ Fredericksburg City Residents-$5/ Non-County,Non-City Residents-$8 / Children 5 & Under free with paying adult
  • ID’s are required to enter pool for proof of residency. Everyone must pay to enter pool area, regardless 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 29

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).
  • 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. Open weekends only till June 17.
  • Paulson pool is a year round, indoor heated pool.
  • 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 for $10 per day (M-Th) 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. After passes are purchased, you must make a reservation for the pool. Reservations can be made HERE. Because the day pass needs to be used the day it is purchased, I would recommend checking for pool availability before purchasing.

Culpeper

***Culpeper Recreation Club:

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

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 for the 2021 season due to major mechanical issues that cannot be resolved this year.

Nearby Splash Pads:

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

Steve & Cheri Thurston Waterpark:

  • 212 Butler Road, Falmouth, VA

Richmond Splash Pads:

Short Pump Park:

  • 3329 Pump Road, Henrico, VA 23233
  • Open Friday, May 28 through Labor Day, 9am-7pm
  • FREE

Stony Point Fashion Park

  • 9200 Stony Point Parkway. Richmond, VA 23235
  • Monday-Saturday, 10:00am – 9:00pm, Sunday, 12:00pm – 6:00pm
  • FREE

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
  • WaterPlay is closed until further notice

The Sprayground at Eastern Henrico Recreation Center:

  • 1440 N. Laburnum Avenue, Henrico, VA  23223
  • Open Friday, May 28 through Labor Day, 9am-7pm
  • FREE

Twin Hickory Parks and Recreation Splash Pad:

  • 5011 Twin Hickory Road. Glen Allen, VA  23059
  • Open Friday, May 28 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
  • Mon-Sun (9am-5pm)

Companies that offer just Swimming Lessons:

Little Fish Swimming:

  • Swim lessons in Fredericksburg and Stafford, Virginia.
  • Swim classes are offered for everyone, from children age 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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