Department of Parks and Recreation




Learn to swim or dive!
Check out an Arlington County recreation class. There are classes for all ages, abilities and interests! Click below to learn the specifics for our various classes.

Get Competitive!
Arlington County has a competitive swimming programs for all ages! Adults can join the Arlington Ageless Masters Team and youths can compete with the Arlington Aquatic Club. For more information call 703-228-1814 or go to

Enjoy a dip in one of Arlington's public pools.
Wakefield, Washington-Lee, and Yorktown pools are under the Aquatics Program which is managed by the Arlington Public School Aquatics Management Office. Upton Hill Pool is managed by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority. To read more information on these pools, visit the links below.

More Information
For more information about Wakefield, Washington-Lee or Yorktown pools, check online, or contact the APS Aquatics Management Office 703-228-6263 or the Aquatics Director, Helena Machado, at

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senior woman doing aquatics


Washington Lee Pool


water parkAre you looking for an outdoor pool this summer? Check out Upton Hill Pool which is managed by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority. There are lots of fun water features for everyone to enjoy!

Last Modified: March 11, 2014
2100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201 Tel: 703-228-3000 TTY: 703-228-4611