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Takoma Aquatic Center

Takoma Aquatic Center

*NEWS - Takoma Aquatic Center (300 Van Buren St., NW) will close on Thursday, February 13 at noon. Takoma Aquatic Center will serve as the host site for the 34th Annual Black History Invitational Swim Meet and will be closed for public swimming through Monday, February 17, 2020.  The pool reopens Tuesday, February 18, 2020.


The Takoma Aquatic Center, a national aquatics complex, contains a 17 lane, 50-meter by 25-yard competition pool; an elevated spectator's seated area; a fitness center and a children's pool.

Takoma hosts special events such as USA Swimming's National "Swimja" event and the DPR's Annual Black History Invitational Swim Meet

General Information   

Address: 300 Van Buren Street, NW
Ward: 4
Nearest Metro: Takoma (Red) 
Parking: Parking Lot (3rd St entrance)
or Street Parking available
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri: 6 am - 9 pm
Sat & Sun: 9 am - 5 pm
Takoma Lap Lane Schedule 
Direct: (202) 576-9284 
Aquatics HQ: (202) 671-1289


  • Indoor Pool
  • Children/Leisure Pool
  • Fitness Center

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.