Aquatics at Fairland


Upcoming Closures:

  • Saturday, December 11 at 10 am to close: Due to a swim meet rental, the Aquatics venue will be closed.
  • Saturday, December 18: Due to a swim meet rental, the Aquatics venue will be closed the entire day.

CDC COVID-19 Information:
Can the COVID-19 virus spread through pools and hot tubs?
  • “There is no evidence that COVID-19 can be spread to humans through the use of pools and hot tubs. Proper operation, maintenance, and disinfection (e.g., with chlorine and bromine) of pools and hot tubs should remove or inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19.”

Read more about this on the CDC Website


  • Indoor Pool
  • Leisure Pool
  • Locker Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Deck Area
  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • Spectator Seating
  • Whirlpool Hot Tub

Aquatic Amenities

Enjoy our Aquatic Amenities year-round:

  • Family changing room
  • Heated 20-person whirlpool hot tub
  • Heated, indoor 25-yard leisure pool with a fountain
  • Locker rooms with coin-operated lockers
  • Meeting rooms
  • Outdoor deck area
  • Outdoor, sand volleyball court
  • Spectator seating

Water Fitness Activities

We offer Water Fitness activities to fit your schedule. Classes are offered at various times of the day and are offered both on a drop-in basis or registration basis (see S.A.F.E. below). Stop in to pick up our monthly calendar, or find and register for a class or activity using our PARKS DIRECT system.

  • 1 free water fitness day per month is offered
  • Aqua arthritis classes
  • Deep-water aerobics classes
  • Lap swimming
  • Recreational swimming
  • Water aerobics classes
  • Water walking on movable floor area

Competitive Swimming Teams

Competitive Swimming teams train and compete at our center Fairland Aquatics Center, built for youth competitive swimming, is host to many swim meets in the Washington metropolitan area. Swim teams and synchronized swimming teams include:

  • Fairland Aquatics Swim Team (FAST)
  • Flying Gulls
  • Local high schools
  • Maryland Suburban Swim Club (MSSC)
  • Patuxent Aquatics Club
  • Potomac Valley Pearls


Seniors, get in shape while having fun with our Aquatics Program. Senior Aquatics Fitness Enthusiasts Program (S.A.F.E.) is designed for individuals 55 years of age and over who want to maintain their current level of fitness or get in shape while having fun!

  • 10 and 12 Week Sessions
  • Classes held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings