Pool Season in Alexandria


Mount Vernon Park Pool on the 4th of July

Everyone loves a good pool day, but there are so many choices! Here is a list of numerous pools in our area, complete with brief descriptions, addresses, and operating hours, so you can find the best pool for you.

Waynewood Recreation Association Pool

Surrounded by a large field with a playground and just a few blocks from Waynewood Elementary school.


1027 Dalebrook Dr, Alexandria, VA 22308


May 27 – June 23

12:00 Noon – 8:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, Sunday

11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Saturday, Holidays

June 24 – September 4

11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday, Holidays

12:00 Noon – 9:00 p.m. Sundays


Riverside Gardens Swim and Tennis Club

Located within walking distance of a 7/11 and many of the neighborhood schools.


8633 Buckboard Dr, Alexandria, VA 22308


May 27 – June 22

Mon-Thur 12pm-8pm

Fri 12pm-9pm

Sat 11am-9pm

Sun 11am-8pm

Memorial Day 11am-8pm

June 23-September 5

Sun-Sat 11am-9pm

Labor Day 11am-8pm

September 10-11


Stratford Recreation Association Pool

Tucked away back in a quiet neighborhood with lots of room for tennis courts.


2300 Brinitzer Way, Alexandria, VA 22308

Hours: Click here for up to date hours


Hollin Hills Pool

Easy to spot right off of Ft. Hunt road with a nice little parking lot next to a few tennis courts.


1602 Paul Spring Rd, Alexandria, VA 22307


May 27 – June 23

Monday – Friday: 2pm – 9pm

Saturday: 8am – 9pm (adult swim  8-9am)

Sunday: 8am – 8pm (adult swim  8-9am)

June 24 – August 27

Monday – Friday: 6:30am – 9pm

Adult Swim, Mon-Fri: 6:30am  – 9am

Saturday: 8am – 9pm (adult swim  8-9am)

Sunday: 8am – 8pm (adult swim  8-9am)

August 28 – September 8

Hours TBD

September 9-10

Saturday – Sunday  10:00 am – 6:00 pm


Virginia Hills Club Inc Pool

Surrounded by a nice neighborhood within close distance to a local rec center.


6500 Robinson Dr, Alexandria, VA 22306


Main Pool hours May 27 – June 22nd:

Weekends – 11:00am – 8:00pm daily

Weekdays –  4:00pm – 8:00pm daily

Main Pool hours June 23rd – Sep 4th:

11:00am – 8:30pm daily (no break at 7:45pm)

Baby Pool hours June 23rd – Sep 4th:

10:00am – 8:30pm daily except Sunday, when it opens at 11:00am.

Both pools will stay open until 9:00pm every Wednesday in July and August for Raft Night.



Mount Vernon REC Center Pool

Large facility within view of the Belle View shopping center and around the corner from West Potomac High School.


2017 Belle View Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22307


Mon – Thu     6am – 9pm

Fri         6am – 7pm

Sat        8am – 7pm

Sun         9 am – 6pm


Mt. Vernon Park Association Pool

Large facility, with two pools and a pond, all surrounded by woods.


8042 Fairfax Rd, Alexandria, VA 22308

Hours:  Click here for up to date hours

After FCPS is out, hours are:

Monday through Saturday: 11am-9pm

Sunday: 12-9pm

Saturday Home Swim Meets: Park opens at 12pm, not 11am

Lap swimming hours after FCPS is out:  12-2pm in the 50M;  2-7pm in the 25M; 7-8pm in the 50M.

Labor Day is the last day the pool is open.


Before FCPS is out, hours are:

Monday through Thursday: 1pm-8pm

Friday: 1pm-9pm

Saturday: 11am-9pm

Sunday: 12-8pm

Lap swimming hours until FCPS is out:  M-F, 1-3pm & 6:30-8pm; Sat & Sun 12-8pm.