Pools and splash parks are the places to be when the sun starts shining. Whether you’re looking for space for family-friendly fun, a lap to improve your endurance, or a pool deck to enjoy an afternoon of tanning, Prince George’s has got you covered.


Test the water at one of these 12 swimming spots in Prince George’s:


  1. Children will be happy as can be to spend a summer day at the Glenn Dale Splash Park. Besides the outdoor pool, play areas, and slides, the facility also has showers, bathrooms, and a vending area.


  1. Visit the leisure pool at the Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex for a relaxing indoor swimming experience. There’s a meandering water slide, an 18-person spa, and a lazy river to enjoy. The competition pool at the location is currently closed for maintenance.


  1. Become a member of the New Carrollton Recreation Club to enjoy the outdoor pool. Members and guests can swim laps or lounge in the centrally located pool, founded in 1958.


  1. Show off your strength at the aqua climbing wall, avoid the tipping-buckets waterfall, or give yourself a thrill at the waterslide at the North Barnaby Splash Park. There’s a children’s pool and lap lanes available to guests.


  1. Bring the kids to the Ellen E. Linson Splash Park in College Park for a day of sun and fun.  The children’s pool has umbrellas, two small slides, shallow water, and spray spots for the entire family to enjoy.


  1. The indoor swimming spaces at the Southern Regional Aquatic Wellness Center in Fort Washington. Visitors can use the warm water pool, lap pool, and spa — all surrounded by a public nature-themed art installation.


  1. The Hamilton Splash Park in Hyattsville is a water park for little ones, with water slides, dump buckets, varied depths, and more. Lifeguards are on duty to keep everyone safe while they play in the water.


  1. The Oxon Hill Recreation Club is a private swimming pool, established in 1955 for families in the southern region of Prince George’s. The pool is surrounded by quiet woods, parks, a golf course, a community center, and trails.


  1. The combination of a playground, picnic area, swimming pool, and water slide makes the J. Franklyn Bourne Memorial Pool a winner for families. Head to Capitol Heights to enjoy this community-focused location.


  1. The Rollingcrest-Chillum Splash Pool is the perfect indoor spot for kids on a cloudy day. There are alligators who shoot water from their mouths, a rolling water slide into shallow water, miniature slides of little ones, and varying depths.


  1. The membership-based Brandywine Pool is open to visitors from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Guests can reserve a lap lane, book swim classes, join the swim team, or just enjoy a day in the sun by the water.


  1. The outdoor pool at Allentown Splash, Tennis, and Fitness Park is just one of the many activities you can pack into a day at the Fort Washington park. Bring the family to take a dip in the pool, play a tennis match, have a picnic, and so much more.


Get out on the water rather than in it with one of these boat tours in Prince George’s.