Friday, May 29, 2009

Neighborhood Pool Now Open for 2009 Season

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Warwick Pool, 3315 Landover St.
Open weekends only through June 28
Open daily, beginning June 29 - September 7
Operating hours: 11 am - 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and noon - 7 p.m. Monday - Friday
Admission fees: Free for children (0-4) $1 for children (ages 5 – 17) and adults (age 60 and older); $2 for adults (ages 18 – 59); and $3 for nonresidents.

The site includes a 25-yard pool with diving well and a separate wading pool for children up to 42 inches in height. A bathhouse is available. Picnic areas are located inside the pool complex as well as next-door, where a modern playground featuring a tot playground is also available. The complex provides natural privacy as beautiful trees and shrubberies surround it. Note: The training pool is temporarily closed pending renovations to achieve compliance with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Safety Act. For information, call Ralph Baird, Aquatics Supervisor, at 703.519.2160, ext. 26.

Season passes for Old Town and Warwick pools can be purchased at the Chinquapin Park Recreation Center, located at 3210 King St.

For outdoor and indoor pool information, group reservations, and season passes, call Ralph Baird, Aquatics Supervisor for the Department Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities, at 703.519.2160, extension 26, e-mail, or visit

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