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Aquatics Center at Fairland Sports Aquatics Complex
Hours of OperationMondays-Fridays: 6 am-9 pm
Saturdays: 8 am-4 pm
Sundays: 8 am-4 pm
General Swim HoursMondays-Thursdays: 12 noon-6 pm & 7:45-9 pm
Fridays: 12 noon-9 pm
Saturdays & Sundays: 12 noon-4 pm
Fairland Aquatics Center is open year-round. The aquatics center includes the following facilities: a heated, 50-meter, indoor pool with moveable floor, a heated, indoor 25-yard leisure pool with a fountain, a heated whirlpool, family changing room, locker rooms with coin-operated lockers, meeting rooms, spectator seating, an outdoor, sand volleyball court, and an outdoor deck area. Swim center passes or combo swim-fit passes are available for sale in increments of one day, one month, three months, six months, nine months or 12 months.
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 that train and compete at Fairland include: Fairland Aquatics Swim Team (FAST); Maryland Suburban Swim Club (MSSC); Potomac Valley Pearls; Flying Gulls; and Patuxent Aquatics Club, along with many local high schools.
Swimming lessons for people of all ages and abilities are offered, from infant through masters. Class levels include: Bubblers, Bubblers, Bobbers, Floaters, Strokers 1, Strokers 2, Youth 1, Youth 2, Youth 3, Youth 4, Youth 5, Youth 6, Stroke and Turn, Adult 1, Adult 2, Adult 3 and Masters Swimming.
Water fitness classes are also offered including water aerobics, deep-water aerobics and aqua arthritis. These 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). One free water fitness day per month is offered. Stop in to pick up our monthly calendar, or find and register for a class or activity using our SMARTlink system. Water walking is also available throughout the day on the moveable floor area, as well as lap swimming and recreational swimming. After your workout, relax in the spacious hot tub which seats 20 people.
The 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! Classes are held Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings for 10- and 12-week sessions.