The D.C. Department of Recreation is operating 32 outdoor swimming pools this summer. There are 18 large outdoor pools and 14 small "learn-to-swim" pools.
The following large outdoor pools are open six days a week on a staggered schedule. The general hours of operation are 1 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. until 6 p.m on Sundays.
Anacostia: Anacostia Park between 11th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue bridges SE; 767-7283.
Banneker: 2500 Georgia Ave. NW; 673-6886.
Barry Farms: 1223 Sumner Rd. SE; 767-7298.
Benning Park: 53rd Street and Southern Avenue SE; 767-7299.
Douglass: 19th Street and Stanton Terrace SE; 767-7285.
East Potomac: East Potomac Park off Ohio Drive SW; 724-4369.
Fort Dupont: Ridge Road and Burns Street NE; 767-7301.
Francis: 25th and N streets Nw; 724-4374.
Georgetown: 34th Street and Volta Place NW; 282-0995.
Kelly Miller: 49th and Brooks streets NE; 724-4395.
Kenilworth-Parkside: Ord Street and Anacostia Avenue NE; 724-4751.
Langdon Park: Mills and Hamlin streets NE; 576-6395.
McKinley: Lincoln Road and Seaton Place NE; 576-6425.
Oxon run: Fourth Street and Mississippi Avenue SE; 767-7295
Randall: First and I streets SW; 724-2136.
Rosedale: 17th and Gales streets NE; 724-8595.
Takoma: Fourth and Van Buren streets NW; 576-6338.
Upshur: 14th Street and Arkansas Avenue NW; 576-6339.
The large outdoor pools are closed on the following days:
Sundays -- Benning Park and McKinley; Mondays -- Anacostia, Georgetown and Randall; Tuesdays -- Barry Farms, Francis and Kelly Miller; Wednesdays -- East Potomac, Kenilworth-Parkside and Takoma; Thursdays -- Banneker and Langdon Park; Fridays -- Fort Dupont, Oxon Run and Rosedale, and Saturdays -- Douglas and Upshur.
Swimming instruction for youths is given at all large pools Monday through Friday from noon until 1 p.m. Adult swimming lessons are given on the following days: Anacostia -- Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m.; Banneker -- Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 6 p.m.; Barry Farms -- Monday, Wednesday, Tuesday and Friday, 6 p.m.; Benning Park -- Tuesday and Thursday, 6:15 p.m.; Douglass -- Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 6 p.m.; Francis -- Monday and Thursday, 6 p.m.; Kelly Miller -- Monday and Friday, 6 p.m. Kenilworth-Parkside -- Monday Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m., and Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m., Langdon -- Monday and Wednesday, 5:45 p.m.; McKinley -- Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Oxon Run -- Monday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m.; Randall -- Tuesday through Saturday, 5:30 p.m.; Rosedale -- Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 p.m.; Takoma -- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 6 p.m.; Upshur -- Monday through Thursday, 6 p.m.
The following small learn-to-swim pools are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Swimming lessons for children ages 3 through 12 are offered during the first 15 minutes of each hour.
Barry Farms: 1223 Sumner Rd. SE; 767-7296.
Benning-Stoddert: Stoddert Place and East Capitol Street SE; 767-7294.
Garrison: 12th and R streets NW; 673-6887.
Happy Hollow: 18th Street and Kalorama Road NW; 673-6889.
Lincoln-Capper: Fifth and L streets SE; 724-3657.
Lincoln-Powell: 16th and Lamont streets NW; 673-6892.
North Michigan Park: 13th and Emerson streets NE; 576-6568.
Parkside: 711 Anacostia Ave. NE; 724-8930.
Parkview: Warder Street and Princeton Place NW; 576-6569.
Riggs -LaSalle: Riggs Road and Nicholson Street NE; 576-6570.
Trinidad: Childress and Holbrook streets NE; 724-2137.
Watkins: 12th and E streets SE; 724-4094.
J.O Wilson: Seventh and K streets NE; 724-4399.
Woodson Junior: 42nd and Foote streets NE; 724-2138.
All aquatic programs are free. For additional information, call 576-6436.