Memorial Day weekend means pools, water parks and water parks are reopening throughout the Washington, DC area.
Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser jumped into the Upshur Pool on Saturday to celebrate the start of swimming season.
Here’s your 2022 guide to outdoor pools and public water parks in DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia.
When are the pools in Washington, DC open?
The Department of Parks and Recreation’s outdoor pools are scheduled to be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend.
The swimming pools will only open on weekends until Monday, June 27. Then DPR will move to a summer schedule where each pool is open six days a week.
Outdoor pools are located in all eight neighborhoods. Here is information on the times and locations of the swimming pools.
Spray parks are also open for the season. Here is more information.
When are Maryland pools open in 2022?
Outdoor pools in Montgomery and Prince George counties are open for the season.
In Montgomery County, pools will open Saturdays and Sundays only through June 17. Here is a list of locations and their hours.
Residents can purchase water passes or pay walk-in admission fees. It’s $7 for adults, $6 for those 55 and older, and $5 for kids 17 and under. Non-resident guests must pay $15 to enter.
In Prince George’s County, outdoor pools are open on Memorial Day weekend. Until June 26, the pools will be open on weekends only from noon to 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. There are special hours for Memorial Day.
Pools charge admission fees and the Prince George Parks and Recreation Department recommends advance reservations on this website.
Here is a list of outdoor pools and times.
When are outdoor pools open in Northern Virginia in 2022?
NOVA Parks water parks
NOVA Parks operates five water parks open on Memorial Day weekend:
The water parks will be open on weekends until June 9, then they will open daily at 11 a.m.
Day tickets can be purchased on site. Prices range from $10 to $18.50 for residents within the jurisdiction of Arlington, Fairfax, and Loudoun counties, as well as the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, and Falls Church.
You can buy season passes on this page. Costs range from $85-$95 for one person to $435-$495 for a family of six, depending on whether or not you live in the jurisdiction.
Other Outdoor Pools in Northern Virginia
In Loudoun County, the Franklin Park Pool is scheduled to open on Sunday. Here is more information.
In Prince William County, the Waterworks water park is scheduled to be open weekends between Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, June 12. Here’s more information on times and admission prices. Most outdoor pools in Prince William County will open in June.
In Manassas, pools will open for Memorial Day weekend, then reopen for the summer season starting June 10. Here is more information.
Spray parks or splash pads are also open in Arlington County and Fairfax County, the City of Fairfax.