Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation

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Live more, play more & swim more!

Make a splash, swim some laps, or learn water safety at one of our public aquatic facilities! M-NCPPC offers both summertime and year-round swimming opportunities throughout Prince George's County. We have swimming lessons for children and adults, water fitness, aqua arthritis, lifeguard training, swim teams and aquatic safety classes; browse the schedule and sign up using SMARTlink.

Outdoor Pools & Splash Parks Open Saturday, May 28!

All Outdoor pools, except Glenn Dale Splash Park, will be open from May 28, 2016 - September 5, 2016. Glenn Dale Splash Park will open on June 4, 2016.

  • Weekends ONLYMay 28-June 19 (Memorial Day Weekend outdoor pools will be open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
  • All Aquatic Facilities will be CLOSE at 4 pm on Monday, July 4th.
  • Normal operating hours 7 days a week from  June 20 to August 22.
  • Weekends ONLYAugust 23-September 5 (Labor Day Weekend outdoor pools will be open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday; see facility web pages for hours of operation.

Aqua Access
Aqua Access is your ticket to FREE water safety activities for youth to stay cool in our pools this summer! Click HERE for more information!

 Aquatic General Admission Fee Increase 
Last year Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation won our 6th national gold medal for excellence and we strive to maintain this level of excellence for you. Keeping Your Community Gold requires us to increase some fees in the coming months. There will be slight increases in resident fees and modest increases in non-resident fees. Although there will be some fee increases, we will continue to offer many free, high quality, cutting edge programs events and services.

Aquatic General Admission & Monthly Pass Fees 


Positions are available (must be 16 years of age to work for M-NCPPC Aquatics). Positions include: lifeguards, pool managers, shallow water lifeguards (Glenn Dale Splash Park Only), water fitness instructors, water safety (swim lesson) instructors, custodians, and customer service representatives. Earn up to $17.06/hour.

You may qualify for a $100 refund from your M-NCPPC Lifeguard Course registration fee. For more information on certification courses, check out the employment opportunities offered by the Aquatics department. 

Browse lifeguarding and other certification courses offered at M-NCPPC facilities or apply for a job in advance.

PG Aquatics on Social Media

Follow PG Aquatics on Facebook to keep up with our latest programs, events and view photos of the community enjoying our wonderful facilities and programs.

Programs, Certification Courses & Special Events

Click on the Aquatics Quicklinks to the right to view our exciting aquatic programs, certification courses and fitness classes such as Aqua Pole, Aqua Spinning, Lifeguard Training, Water Safety Instructor Certification, Certified Pool Operator Certification and swim lesson for infants to seniors!

Search for course and activities offered at M-NCPPC facilities.

M-NCPPC is a proud Local Partner of Make A Splashmake a splash logo

The Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation is a Make A Splash Local partner and offers free swim lessons and water safety programs during the Summer at various M-NCPPC aquatic facilities and to various 2nd-grade classes in the Prince George's Public Schools.

Pool Safely Pledge Information
We are pleased to announce the Pool Safely Pledge, an online commitment to water safety that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is asking every adult and child in America to take this summer 

*The M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George's County encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities. Register at least a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program's start date to request and receive a disability accommodation.