Aquatics at Fairland


Upcoming Closures Notice:

  • Saturday, May 20 - All Day Indoor Pool Closure
  • Sunday, May 21 - All Day Closure (Synchro Meet)

    Indoor Pools
    • Memorial Day (May 29)- close at 4 pm
    • Juneteenth (June 19)- close at 4 pm
    • Independence Day (July 4)- close at 4 pm
    • Labor Day (September 4)- close at 4 pm

    Outdoor Pools
    • Memorial Day (May 29)- normal hours (12 noon-8 pm)
    • Juneteenth (June 19)- close at 4 pm (one session 12 noon-4 pm)
    • Independence Day (July 4)- close at 4 pm (one session 12 noon-4 pm)
    • Labor Day (September 4)- normal hours (12 noon-8 pm)


  • Indoor Pool
  • Leisure Pool
  • Locker Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Deck Area
  • Spectator Seating
  • Whirlpool Hot Tub

Operating Hours

View the Indoor Pool Operating Hours.

Pool Rules & Regulations

View the Pool Rules & Regulations.

Aquatic Amenities

Enjoy our Aquatic Amenities year-round:

  • Family changing room
  • Heated 20-person whirlpool hot tub
  • Heated, indoor 25-yard leisure pool with a fountain
  • Locker rooms with coin-operated lockers
  • Meeting rooms
  • Outdoor deck area
  • Spectator seating

Water Fitness Activities

We offer Water Fitness activities to fit your schedule. Classes are offered at various times of the day and are offered both on a drop-in basis or registration basis (see S.A.F.E. below). Stop in to pick up our monthly calendar, or find and register for a class or activity using our PARKS DIRECT system.

  • 1 free water fitness day per month is offered
  • Aqua arthritis classes
  • Deep-water aerobics classes
  • Lap swimming
  • Recreational swimming
  • Water aerobics classes
  • Water walking on movable floor area

Competitive Swimming Teams

Competitive Swimming teams train and compete at our center Fairland Aquatics Center, built for youth competitive swimming, is host to many swim meets in the Washington metropolitan area. Swim teams and synchronized swimming teams include:

  • Fairland Aquatics Swim Team (FAST)
  • Flying Gulls
  • Local high schools
  • Maryland Suburban Swim Club (MSSC)
  • Patuxent Aquatics Club
  • Potomac Valley Pearls


Seniors, get in shape while having fun with our Aquatics Program. Senior Aquatics Fitness Enthusiasts Program (S.A.F.E.) is designed for individuals 55 years of age and over who want to maintain their current level of fitness or get in shape while having fun!

  • 10 and 12 Week Sessions
  • Classes held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings


We are currently hiring. Applicants must be 16 years of age to work for M-NCPPC. All you need to get started is a great work attitude and a completed Aquatics Employment Application. Search online for the positions for which you are qualified. Please note that not all positions are advertised year-round.