Francis Pool

Pool
This facility has a diving well with two diving boards, a 25-yard pool and a separate baby pool with zero depth entry. Lighted tennis courts are also available.
Noon-6 p.m. Memorial Day and Saturdays and Sundays through June 20. June 21-Sept. 6: 1-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays-Fridays; noon-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
(Foggy Bottom)
Foggy Bottom-GWU (Blue and Orange lines)
D.C. residents free with proof of residence; non-residents, $3-$4.
202-727-3285
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Editorial Review

This pool near Foggy Bottom attracts a mixed crowd of in-the-know young professionals, George Washington University students and children. Separate sections accommodate kids and adults (there is a deep end!). And the admission is free, making it a pool you'll return to again and again. But this is one of the citys busiest pools, so bring a chair or risk having to lay on concrete.