MVF Pools to open on Saturday, June 20

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With Montgomery County moving into Phase 2 of reopening as of 5 p.m. on Friday, June 19, MVF is able to being resuming some functions as well, including the much anticipated opening of pools.

As with any change in procedure, there will surely be some kinks to work out. Please be patient with pool staff as they become accustomed to new operations, and enjoy the pools!

Montgomery Village Foundation Pool Opening Plan

Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) will be opening Hurley Park, Peggy Mark, Lake Marion, Stedwick and Whetstone pools on Saturday, June 20. Pools will open per Montgomery County capacity and operating restrictions. Below are details on the modified pool schedule, what residents should expect at the pool and the Activity Card Process.

Schedule

MVF will be opening the following pools with capacity restrictions:
Phase 2 pool opening – as of Saturday, June 20:

  • Hurley Park Pool, 20737 Highland Hall Drive
    Open daily, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Morning lap swim available, Monday to Friday, 7 to 9 a.m.
    Number of lap lanes available: 3 (6 during morning lap swim)
    Capacity permitted: 75
    Contact number for pool: 301-926-9544
  • Peggy Mark Pool, 10101 Apple Ridge Road
    Open daily, Noon to 8 p.m.
    Number of lap lanes available: 0
    Capacity permitted: 60
    Contact number for pool: 301-977-9869
    *Lazy river, splash-pad and slides not available*
  • Lake Marion Pool, 8821 East Village Avenue
    Open daily, Noon to 8 p.m.
    Number of lanes available: 6
    Capacity permitted: 130
    Contact number for pool: 301-948-8083
  • Stedwick Pool, 10401 Stedwick Road
    Open daily, Noon to 10 p.m.
    Number of lanes available: 3
    Capacity permitted: 75
    Contact number for pool: 301-926-9247
  • Whetstone Pool, 19140 Brooke Grove Court
    Open daily, 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Number of lanes available: 6
    Capacity permitted: 75
    Contact number for pool: 301-926-9719
    *Diving board closed to facilitate lap swimming*

*North Creek and Watkins Mill pools will not open in 2020*

What to expect at the pool

To ensure compliance with Montgomery County Phase 2 guidelines and capacity restrictions, MVF is activating the following processes to maximize residents’ pool experience:

  • Lap lanes are limited to one resident at a time per Montgomery County guidelines.
  • When entering the facility residents must be free from COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Staff will require residents to complete a sign-in upon entry and sign-out when leaving. Residents will also be required to show their Activity Card or temporary access letter to use the pool (see Activity Card process). Activity Cards will not be collected by the Desk Attendant.
  • No furniture will be provided. Residents are encouraged to bring their own chair/towel to sit on.
  • Wading pools will not be open per Montgomery County guidelines.
  • Residents are permitted to consume food/beverages within the pool enclosure, providing they are 8-feet from the pool edge.
  • Residents should stay at least 6-feet apart (both in and out of the water) from other individuals not from their household.
  • Per the Governor's Executive Order, residents must wear face coverings when interacting with staff or other individuals not from their household. Residents will be required to wear face coverings at all times when in the bathhouses. Residents should not wear face coverings in the water.
  • Water fountains will be closed per Montgomery County guidelines.
  • Items placed in Lost and Found will be disposed of at the end of the day, with the exception of items which can be wiped clean.
  • Residents should download the RainoutLine app and search “Montgomery Village” to get up to date closure information. Residents can also review our closure information by visiting www.montgomeryvillage.com/recreation/closure-information, or calling the pool directly.
  • Non-residents and guests are not permitted to enter the pools during this phase; there will be no issuance of guest cards or outside pool memberships.

These procedures are subject to change based on actual usage and observations of pool patrons.