ALEXANDRIA, VA – The official start of summer is Saturday, and pools are always a part of it. So there is great news for Alexandria residents. Outdoor pools in the city will open July 1.
Pools will operate according to the second phase of reopening in Gov. Ralph S. Northam’s “Forward Virginia” plan. To see the guidelines, click HERE. Under the guidelines, both indoor and outdoor pools may open for diving, exercise, and instruction. Lap swimming is limited to three persons per lane.
The city has not yet announced an opening date for indoor pools.
As a result of the transition into Phase Two, the Memorial Pool, 901 Wythe St., will be open for scheduled programming only, with no drop-in or lap swimming. Warwick Pool, 3301 Landover St., will be open for scheduled programming with limited pop-up ticketed entry for swimming when possible. Old Town Pool, 1609 Cameron St., will offer ticketed entry for swimming from noon to 7 p.m. on weekdays and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends.
At locations where ticketed entry applies, reservations will be available every Thursday at 9 a.m for the following week. Tickets will be limited to one per person. Reserve yours HERE or call 703-746-6909. General admission applies. Passes are suspended through summer.