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Ellen E. Linson Splash Park

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Summer Pool

5211 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20740
301-277-3717; TTY 301-699-2544 

Cool off this summer while Enjoying this large seasonal outdoor family splash park Memorial Day through Labor Day!
  • family pool
    • 6, 25-meter lap lanes
    • water depths of zero entry to 8 feet
    • water slides
    • crossing features
    • aqua climbing wall
  •  tot/children pool
    • spray feature
  • basketball courts
  • vending area
  • picnic area
  • shower/changing facilities
  • birthday party area by reservation

To view pictures of the renovation, visit the Aquatics Blog

Admission Fees & Passes
View information regarding our 
daily admission and monthly pass fees

Birthday Party Packages

Click here for more information. 

Group/Camp Reservations

View information regarding our Group/Camp Reservations

Courses & Activities

  • American Red Cross Swim Lessons
  • Lifeguard Training
  • Summer Day Camps
  • View courses and activities offered at this facility

Special Events

Farmers Market

A farmers market, featuring fresh fruits, vegetables, and plants is held on-site Saturday mornings 7 am-12 noon, May-November. For more information, please call 301-399-5485

FREE Swimming for Youth and Teens
Enjoy FREE swimming for ages 6-17 on Fridays and Saturdays, June 24-August 21, 2017, from 4 pm-closing at M-NCPPC pools throughout Prince George's County. Just drop by a pool with your FREE, M-NCPPC Youth ID card. Parental supervision required for youth ages 11 and under. 

Operating Hours

Outdoor pools will be open from May 27, 2017 - September 4, 2017
  • Weekends ONLYMay 27-June 13 (Memorial Day Weekend outdoor pools will be open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.)
  • All Aquatic Facilities will be CLOSE at 4 pm on Tuesday, July 4th.
  • Normal operating hours 7 days a week from June 14* to August 20. (*Date changed due in the Prince George’s Public Schools schedule)
  • Modified schedulesAugust 21-September 4 (Labor Day Weekend outdoor pools will be open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.)

Operating Hours
(The hours the facility
is open for structured
programs, patron inquires,
registrations, etc.)

General Swim Hours
(The hours the facility
is open for general
public swimming)

Lap Swim Hours   
(Two lanes) June 10-August 20
except where noted. 

Mondays  7 am-8:30 pm  12 pm-6 pm  7-9 am
6:30-8 pm (June 19 - 29, July 10 - 20, and July 31 - August 10)
Tuesdays  7 am-8:30 pm  12 pm-6 pm  7-9 am
6:30-8 pm (June 19-29, July 10-20, and July 31-August 10)
Wednesdays  7 am-8:30 pm  12 pm-6 pm  7-9 am
6:30-8 pm (June 19-29, July 10-20, and July 31-August 10)
Thursdays  7 am-8:30 pm  12 pm-6 pm 7-9 am
6:30-8 pm (June 19-29, July 10-20, and July 31-August 10)
Fridays  7 am-8 pm  12 pm-6 pm  7-9 am
Saturdays  9 am-7 pm  12 pm-7 pm  N/A
Sundays  12 pm-7 pm  12 pm-7 pm   N/A



The pool is located in College Park, Maryland, conveniently to the University of Maryland, between Route 1 and Kenilworth Avenue. Accessible by Metro on the Green Line, College Park station. From the Capital Beltway (I-495), take Exit 23 South (College Park). This is Kenilworth Avenue (Route 201). Proceed for 1½ miles, and turn right onto Campus Drive. Turn left into the parking lot.

From U.S. Route 1, turn onto Campus Drive at the intersection in front of the main entrance to the University of Maryland. After the fourth traffic light, turn right and then make an immediate left into the parking lot.

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