If you’re looking to escape the heat in one of Alexandria’s public pools, time is running out.
Starting in two weeks, Alexandria’s pools will start to close. The first to go is Memorial Pool at 901 Wythe Street, which is open through Sunday, Aug. 20.
The Old Town Pool and Warwick Pool, meanwhile, will be open through Monday, Sept. 4.
The last to close isn’t really a pool, but the Potomac Yard Interactive Fountain, which is open through mid-October.
Finally, the pool at the Chinquapin Park Recreation Center and Aquatics Facility (3210 King Street) is open year-round.
Dive into summer while you still can!
-Memorial Pool: open through August 20
-Old Town Pool & Warwick Pool: open through September 4
-Potomac Yard Interactive Fountain: open through mid-October
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— RPCA, Alexandria VA (@RPCA_AlexVA) August 6, 2023
On the bright side, as the pool season comes to a close, the city opens its pools for the annual dog swim.
On Saturday, Sept. 16 and Sunday, Sept. 17, well-behaved and vaccinated dogs are allowed to hop in the pool and swim.
“This event is open to all well-behaved and vaccinated dogs,” Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities said on Facebook. “Entry is free, but owners must pre-register. Separate registrations for each dog are required.”
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