Things to Do

Mapped: Every Public Pool and Spray Park in DC

Beat the heat with a day in the water.

Upshur Public Swimming Pool in Petworth. Photograph by Mr.TinMD/Flickr.

It’s hot and muggy here in DC, and Wednesday will be this week’s warmest day. What better way to cool off than an afternoon at the pool? Here’s a map of every public pool (both indoors and outdoors) and spray park around DC.


Damare Baker
Research Editor

Before becoming Research Editor, Damare Baker was an Editorial Fellow and Assistant Editor for Washingtonian. She has previously written for Voice of America and The Hill. She is a graduate of Georgetown University, where she studied international relations, Korean, and journalism.