Aquatics Management

APS swimming pools will re-open by mid-July.  Click here for information on Back in the Swim Program.

Reopening Plan Overview – Presentation on June 23, 2020

2020-21 DROP-IN FEES – Effective July 1, 2020

The Aquatics Program is managed by the Aquatics Management Office which is located in the Facilities and Operations Department. The office oversees the facility management and operations of the three Arlington public indoor swimming pools, as well as the APS Swimming and Water Safety Instructional Program. Our goal is to provide instructional and recreational aquatic opportunities to residents of all ages by supporting a variety of activities that promote healthy water-friendly lifestyles, confidence, and comfort. You may contact Helena Machado, Director of Aquatics Management at  703-228-6263 or by   e-mail at:

dprThe Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR), provides community-based instructional, fitness and competitive programs. DPR is responsible for community programs including pre-school, youth and adult learn to swim programs, water exercise classes. For information about swimming and water fitness classes, please visit their website at: Sports-Aquatic Classes.


The Arlington Aquatic Club (AAC), the county-sponsored USA Swim Team, and the Arlington Master Swim Team (Arlington Masters) also use the pools. The schools’ swimming instructional programs use the pools during the school days.  The pools are open to the community year-round during early morning, mid-day, evening and weekends. Please use the links at the left for Pool Operating Schedule, Fee Schedule and Pool Rules.

For more information about our Swimming Pools, please feel free to call the individual pool or e-mail Helena Machado, APS Aquatics Director at or call 703-228-6264.

Facilities and Operations                                                                                   2770 S. Taylor St.
Arlington, VA 22206
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Overview of APS Aquatics are-opening plan presented at Aquatics Committee meeting. View meeting at
Published June 24, 20 11:22AM

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APS Pools planning to reopen with limited activity in early to mid-July Visit for full messages and forthcoming details.
Published June 11, 20 11:18AM