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Francis Pool

Located in the heart of the West End, Francis Pool is the city's busiest outdoor pool. Whether you are looking to sunbathe, go for a swim, take swim lessons or a water aerobics class, this large pool is able to accommodate activities for people of all ages. This pool has two 25 yard lap lanes. 

General Information

*Francis Pool will open for the season on Saturday, May 26, 2018, at 11 am.
*Please note that pools will operate on a weekend-only schedule until June 17, 2018. 

Address: 2435 N Street, NW
Ward: 2
Nearest Metro:
Foggy Bottom-GWU (Blue/Orange) Dupont Circle (Red)
Parking: Street parking
Hours of Operation:
Mon, Wed, Thurs & Fri: 11 am - 8 pm
Sat & Sun: 11 am - 6 pm
(Closed Tuesdays)
Direct:  (202) 724-4495
Aquatics HQ:  (202) 671-1289


  • Outdoor Pool

Services and Programs

Please note, a valid, government-issued photo ID (driver's/non-driver's license or passport) is required to enter all DPR aquatic facilities.