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Wilson Aquatic Center

Wilson Aquatic Center

Wilson Aquatic Center is one of DC's premiere indoor aquatic facilities. Located in the Tenleytown area of Ward 3, this center offers a 50-meters x 25-meters competition-sized swimming pool with diving boards, one leisure pool, one whirlpool, a viewing gallery and a multi-purpose room.  Please note that while located next to Wilson Senior High School, this is not a DCPS pool.  

Register for an aquatic class or download the Winter 2017 calendar.   

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

If you are interested in holding an event or meeting at this location, please fill out DPR's permit application.  Please note, that there are associated fees and requirements when permitting any DPR facility or property.

Facility Type: Indoor Aquatic Center 
Address: 4551 Fort Drive, NW 
Ward: 3
Phone: (202) 730-0583
Hours of Operation:  Mon - Fri: 6 am - 9 pm
Sat & Sun: 9 am - 5 pm
Manager's Name: Errol Alderman
AQ Main Division: (202) 671-1289


ADA Accessible:   Yes
ID Required:  Yes 
Senior Programs Offered:  Yes 
Nearest Metro: Tenleytown-AU (Red) 
Parking: On Street Metered Parking
Additional Information:

Sign up for Nixle Text/Email Alerts
Visit the DPR Facility Locator Map
Permit a DPR facility
Register for classes
Aquatic Facilities


Lap Swim/Pool Configuration Schedule

  - Mondays
6 am - 9 pm (50 meters)

  - Tuesdays
6 am - 9 pm (25 yards)
  - Wednesdays
6 am - 9 pm (50 meters)
  - Thursdays
6 am - 9 pm (25 yards)
  - Fridays
6 am - 9 pm (50 meters)
  - Saturdays
9 am - 5 pm (50 meters)
  - Sundays
9 am - 5 pm (25 yards - Diving Boards Open)

Amenities & Features

- Competition Sized Indoor Pool with Diving Boards
- Whirlpool
- Leisure Pool
- Viewing gallery
- Multi purpose room (often permitted for meetings or birthday events) ||  Please note that any events held in this room, may not be "relocated" to the pool deck.  Meaning balloons, food, etc. are not allowed on the pool deck.

Special Events

Coming Soon!

Programs Offered

Registration for 2016-2017 Winter programs opened on November 17, 2016

Winter 2017 Programs - Click Here