May 28, 2015

Swim but be Safe this Summer at County Pools

Montgomery County Recreation’s seven outdoor pools are now open for the summer season. They are:
  • Bethesda Pool, 301-652-1598, Little Falls Pkwy. and Hillandale Rd.;
  • Germantown Outdoor Pool, 301-601-1690, 18905 Kingsview Rd.;
  • Long Branch Pool, 301-431-5700, 8700 Piney Branch Rd., Silver Spring;
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Outdoor Pool, 301-622-1090, 1201 Jackson Rd., Silver Spring;
  • Wheaton/Glenmont Pool, 301-929-5460, 12621 Dalewood Dr., Wheaton;
  • Upper County Outdoor Pool, 301-840-2446, 8211 Emory Grove Rd., Gaithersburg; and
  • Western County Outdoor Pool, 301-349-2217, 20151 Fisher Ave., Poolesville. 

As the summer swim season gets underway, residents are encouraged to become familiar with the safety rules posted at the pools. Children are at high risk for water-related accidents and it is important that they are closely supervised at all times while in and around the pool.

See a pool safety video.

Because safety is the priority for Recreation Department programs, it may be necessary to temporarily halt admission to pools when capacity is reached. Swimmers will be admitted as soon as space becomes available.

For information about pool amenities or hours of operation at all swimming pools, visit the Recreation Department website.

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