Charlottesville Parks and Recreation to open outdoor pools this weekend

CharlottesvilleCharlottesville Parks & Recreation will open its two outdoor pools for the 2015 summer season beginning Saturday, May 23.

Onesty Family Aquatic Center and Washington Park Pool offer residents and visitors a fun and safe way to beat the summer heat.

Each outdoor pool has a fee and patrons have the option of paying a daily admission or purchasing a summer outdoor pool pass.  The outdoor pool pass gives patrons unlimited access to both pools for the summer season.  For a complete list of pool fees, please visit

Please see the hours of operations for each pool listed below.  After the Memorial Day Weekend, both pools will close during the week and will only be open on weekends until June 6, when the pools will be will open 7 days a week, except Onesty Family Aquatic Center which will be closed on Wednesdays.


Memorial Day Weekend Hours of Operation

Onesty Family Aquatic Center:
300 Meade Avenue
(434) 295-7532

Saturday:      10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday:        10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Monday:       10:30 am – 8:00 pm


Washington Park Pool
1001 Preston Avenue
(434) 977-2607

Saturday:      10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday:        10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Monday:       11:00 am – 8:00 pm


Memorial Day Closings and Special Hours

Administration Offices: Closed
Carver Recreation Center:  8 am – 4 pm
Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center: 8 am – 4 pm
Key Recreation Center:  Noon – 4 pm
Tonsler Recreation Center:  Noon – 4 pm
Spray Grounds: 10 am – 8 pm

For more information please contact the Charlottesville Parks and Recreation department at (434) 970-3260 or visit

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