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J. Franklyn Bourne Memorial Pool

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6500 Calmos Street (Dateleaf Ave)
Seat Pleasant, MD 20743
301-350-4422 (summer), 301-446-6800 (general inquiries); TTY 301-446-6802

Operating Hours 

  • Open June 15-August 25
  • Open Weekends ONLY: August 30-September 1
  • Closed August 26-August 29 

This seasonal, outdoor facility’s amenities include a 50-meter pool, 25 yard lap lanes, water slide, children's wading pool and shower/changing facilities. This facility offers American Red Cross swimming lessons and birthday packages that are available by reservation.  

Lifeguard Pre-Test (ages 15 & up)

This pre-test is necessary for the Lifeguard Training course (both pre-test and course must be taken at the same facility). Must be at least 15 years old. Participants must demonstrate the following:

  1. Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing 
  2. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs (hand placed across chest under armpits)
  3.  Must complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds:

-Starting in the water, swim 20 yards then surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
-Surface and swim 20 yards on back, with both hands holding the object.
-Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

SMARTlkink #: 1557267  
Cost: Free
Friday, August 15, 5 pm-7 pm

Lifeguard Training (ages 15 & up)

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. Must be at least 15 years old. Participants must have previously passed the Lifeguard Pre-test (both pre-test and course must be taken at the same facility).

SMARTlink #: 1557667  

Resident: $200; Non-Resident $240 

Saturday, August 16   10 am-5 pm
Sunday, August 17   10 am-5 pm
Monday, August 18   5 pm-8 pm
Tuesday, August 19  5 pm-8 pm
Wednesday, August 20  5 pm-8 pm
Thursday, August 21  5 pm-8 pm
Friday, August 22  5 pm-8 pm
Saturday, August 23  10 am-5 pm
Sunday, August 24  10 am-5 pm

(the hours the facility is open for structured programs, patron inquiries, registrations, etc.)
(the hours the facility is open for public swimming)
Monday 9:30 am-7:30 pm

9 am-10 am (50 m lap swimming only)
12 noon-5 pm

Tuesday 9:30 am-7:30 pm

12 noon-5 pm

Wednesday 9:30 am-7:30 pm

9 am-10 am (50-meter lap swimming only)

Thursday 9:30 am-7:30 pm

12 noon-5 pm

Friday 9:30 am-7:30 pm

12 noon-6 pm


12 noon-5 pm

12 noon-5 pm


12 noon-5 pm

12 noon-5 pm

*NOTE: Pools are cleared 15 minutes PRIOR to closing.
Admission Fees
Children (ages 2 & under) FREE FREE
Children (ages 3-17) $4 $5
Adult (ages 18-59) $5 $6
Seniors (ages 60 & up) $4 $5


30 Day Swim Pass
Children and Teens (ages 3-17) $14 $18
Adults (ages 18-59) $25 $33
Seniors (ages 60 & up) $17 $22
Senior Couple (one adult over 60) $25 $33
Family (2 adults maximum)*** $37 $48

***Adults and children must be on the same SMARTlink account.

Birthday Party Packages

This facility offers Funbrella shade structures for birthday party rentals for children ages 6 months -13 years old. Pool birthday parties consist of 2 hours in the rental area and unlimited swimming in the pool.

Parties are offered only on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 PM-2:00 PM or 3:00 PM-5:00 PM, Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend. Food and non-alcoholic beverages in plastic containers may be brought in. (Refrigerator, freezer and/or ice is not available on-site)  

You must have a SMARTlink account in order to reserve a birthday party (the child's name must be on this account). (Please click here to see acceptable proof of residency and identity.) All reservations must be made and paid in full in person; please call the facility for reservation registration hours.

Location Included Guests Residents Non-Residents




 **Additional children and adults (including non-swimmers) for guests not on the party list who are attending the party must pay the general admission fee (listed above).  


*Pictures are restricted to your party area and can only be taken of individuals in attendance of your party. Video is strictly prohibited.

*Grills, BBQs and other cooking devices are prohibited.

*Costume characters, clowns, performers, DJs, etc are prohibited.

*Balloons are only permitted in reserved area.

*Failure to leave your location free of debris, food, decorations and trash will be charged an additional cleaning fee of $50.

*Your birthday party list is due to the facility 48 hours in advance of your party rental date. If additional guest are listed then you must come in person to secure the rental.

*All reservations are subject to the Inclement Weather Policy.

*Upon completion of the reservation, a list of party rules and regulations will be issued (i.e. no lighted candles, balloons, glass containers, and cameras on pool deck during Splash Park parties).

*Facility Management reserves the right to revise and/or establish additional rules and regulations at anytime in the interest of the health and safety of our patrons & staff. All facility rules & regulations will be enforced.

*Refer to your contract for cancellation details.


Located in Seat Pleasant, Maryland and accessible by Metro on the Blue Line, Addison Road Station.

From the Capital Beltway (I-495), take Central Avenue (MD-214) toward Washington, D.C. Make a right onto Cindy Lane. Make a left onto Calmos Street, continue onto Dateleaf Ave. The pool entrance is located in a brick building on the left.

From Landover/Lanham, take Martin Luther King, Jr. Highway to Hill Road. Make a left onto Hill Road. Make a right onto Seat Pleasant Drive. Make a left onto Dateleaf Street. Follow Dateleaf through two signs. The pool entrance is located in a brick building on the right.

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