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DFMWR Pool Complex

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We have four pools that include a 25-meter lap pool, a 50-yard lap pool, a wading pool, and a figure-8 pool. The figure-8 has a diving board and 2 slides. Our Fort Myer Swim Team utilizes the 25-meter pool for their practice and training.

Watch a movie under the stars at our “dive-in movies.”  This is one of our most popular events!

Facility Overview (Effective May 25, 2024)

All DFMWR pools will be open for the 2023 pool season. The season runs from May 25 - September 2.

Operating Hours:

  • Monday - Sunday
  • 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Please note: The Fort Myer swim team practices on Monday thru Friday, from 3:45 - 8 p.m. The 25-meter pool will be closed for lap and open swim during this time from May 28 - June 14.

General information:

  • DFMWR will maintain two (2) lap lanes in the 25-meter and 50-yard pools with the right to adjust lap lanes as needed.
  • DFMWR reserves the right to close pools and/or areas for special events during the season. 
  • Locker rooms, toilets and showers will be open for use.
  • DFMWR will not issue swim noodles, kick boards, life jackets, etc.
  • Patrons are not permitted to bring in food and beverages into the DFMWR Pool Complex other than water in a plastic bottle.  
  • Drinking water will not be provided.  
  • Patrons can purchase drinks and food from the concessions stand daily from 11 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Patrons may choose to wear a face mask regardless of the COVID-19 Community Level.
Pool Fees and Passes

Seasonal pool passes are on sale at Patton Hall Community Club and Conference Center Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, and the DFMWR Pool House (May 25 - September 2) from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Household Pass (Immediate Family Only) Cost
E1 - E4 $286
E5 - E9


CW1 - CW2, 01 - 03 $518
CW3 - CW5, O4 and above (DoD Civilians and Retirees) $574


Daily Entry Fees Cost
E1 - E5 $6 per person
E6 and above $8 per person
DoD Civilians and Retirees $8 per person
Children 3 and under Free


For additional information, call the DFMWR Pool House (Memorial Day Saturday to Labor Day Monday) 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at +1 (703)522-5932 or the Patton Hall Community Club & Conference Center at +1 (703)524-3037.

2024 DFMWR Seasonal Pool Pass Application (PDF)

Pool Rules
  1. Children 12 years and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (16 years or older).
  2. Children 12 years and under must pass a swim test to be eligible to use the diving board, slides and swim in deep end of pools.
  3. Children 12 years and under who have not passed the swim test must be within arm’s reach of a swimming parent/guardian (16 years or older).
  4. All non-swimmers must be actively supervised by a parent/guardian (16 years or older).
  5. No inflatable rafts, floats or inner tubes permitted in any pool. Only swim noodles and United States Coast Guard (USCG) approved flotation devices are allowed.
  6. During Adult Lap Swim, no one 17 years or younger is permitted in or sitting on the side of pool. Parents/ guardians are not permitted to sit on stairs or in water holding children, etc.
  7. Diving is ONLY permitted in water that is 9 feet or deeper.  No running entries or flips from the sides are allowed.
  8. No prolonged breath holding, running, pushing or horseplay permitted.
  9. Do not enter or swim when the pool area is closed. 
  10. Strollers must remain at the shallow end of all pools and be at least four (4) feet from the water’s edge.
  11. No coolers, outside food, glass or breakable items permitted within the boundaries of the DFMWR Pool Complex.
  12. No refunds will be issued for pool closings due to inclement weather. Season Passes may only be pro-rated upon presentation of PCS orders.

2024 DFMWR Pool Operations and Rules (PDF)

2024 DFMWR Seasonal Pool Pass Application (PDF)

"Chill" Grill Menu

Burgers, Dogs and Sandwiches
Item Cost
Hamburger $5
Cheeseburger $6
Grilled Chicken Sandwich $6
Pulled Pork $6
Hot Dog $4
Bratwurst $5
Veggie Burger $6
Grilled Cheese $4



Non-alcoholic Beverages

Item Cost
Bottled Water $2
Soft Drinks (Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite) $3
Gatorade $4


Alcoholic Beverages (ID card check required)

Item Cost
Bud Light $6
Yuengling $6
Stella Artois, Heineken $7
Red Wine - Merlot,... $6
White Wine - Chardonnay, Moscato, Riesling, Pino Grigio $6


Frozen Novelties and Treats
Item Cost
Twin Pop Popsicle $2
Ice Cream Cone $3
Ice Cream Sandwich $4
Assorted Candy (Hershey's, Reese's, Kit Kat, Snickers) $3
Chips $2


More Recreation


Never Too Late Senior Fitness Class (N2L)

Staying active has never been easier.

Jun 21 9:45 am - 11 am

Rock and Bowl Glow Bowling

Bring your family and friends for a night of groovy bowling fun!

Jun 21 5 pm - 9 pm