Pools & Swimming

End of summer Pool Schedule

Tuesday, Sept. 8 to Sunday, Sept. 27

For the fall season, Stedwick Pool will be open as has been in the past. Unfortunately, water temperatures at Whetstone Pool have dropped significantly, and it will be closed for the season as of Monday, Sept. 21.

Stedwick Pool (heated), recreational swim and lap swimming (by appointment only)
Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Open weekends, Noon to 7:30 p.m.
Number of lanes available: 4
Capacity permitted: 75
Will close at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 27.

 

Lap Lane swimming reservations

 

Reserve a Lap Lane

As we move toward the fall swim season and some of our pools close, there will be a limited number of lap lanes available through the end of the season. Due to Montgomery County guidelines for use and capacity, only one patron is permitted to exercise in a lap lane at any given time; however, we are making efforts to open a few more lap lanes.

To make this process easy for patrons, and to ensure they are able to use lap lanes when visiting the pool, MVF is implementing this online reservation. Residents can now reserve lap lane times for the remainder of the 2020 pool season (pool closures vary through Sunday, Sept. 27).

Lanes are at Stedwick Pool. Patrons will be able to reserve a lap lane for exercise (lap swimming/walking) one day in advance, and the next day’s availability will open at midnight (e.g. Monday, Aug. 31 reservations will become available at midnight on Sunday, Aug. 30). Reservations can be made in 45-minute blocks, with a maximum of one reservation per day, per resident. Reservations exceeding one 45-minute blocks will be automatically cancelled by the reservation system.

Sept. 8 to Sept. 27:

  • Stedwick Pool – 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and Noon to 7:30 p.m. on weekends

Please observe the following guidelines for lap swimming:

  • Residents are required to reserve a lane for lap swimming/walking prior to arriving to the pool. Staff will check reservations and only permit entry for those who have reserved a time.
  • If participant is not in the lap lane within 5 minutes of the scheduled reservation start time, then the lane will become available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Swimmers/walkers must exit the pool at the time that their reservation concludes.
  • Members from the same household are not permitted to share a lane. Only one person per lane, no exceptions.
  • If a minor is swimming/walking laps, then a parent/guardian is permitted to observe; however, they will be required to bring their own chair/towel to sit on.
  • When entering the facility, patrons must be free from COVID-19 symptoms, and follow all MVF pool policies and guidelines.
  • Staff will require residents to complete a sign-in form and show proof of eligibility to use the pool (Activity Card).

For more information or questions, e-mail Petra Padilla at ppadilla@mvf.org.

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.


The Montgomery Village Foundation owns and operates six pools during the summer months. Access to pools is with a valid photo activity card, which can be obtained at the MVF Office, 10120 Apple Ridge Road. Non-resident memberships will not be available for the 2020 season due to capactiy restrictions from the COVID-19 health emergency.

Peggy Mark Pool (Apple Ridge)

10101 Apple Ridge Road
301-977-9869

Peggy Mark PoolFeatures include:

  • "lazy river"/current channel
  • open body slide
  • double family slide
  • dumping buckets
  • pipe falls
  • spray ground
  • beach entry
  • in-water sun-shelf lounging area
  • underwater bench sitting area with cool water jets
  • island pool deck
  • wading pool with boat slide
  • grassy picnic area
  • ADA compliant bathhouse

 

Hurley Park Pool

20737 Highland Hall Drive
301-926-9544Hurley Park Pool

Features include:

  • 25 meter pool with 6 lap lanes
  • diving well with 2 diving boards
  • funbrella shade structures
  • on deck shade structure
  • wading pool
  • grassy picnic area
  • ADA lift
  • ADA compliant steps
  • ADA compliant bathhouse

Lake Marion Pool

8821 East Village Avenue
301-948-8083Lake Marion Pool

Features include:

  • 50 meter pool with 8 lap lanes
  • 6 lap lanes (25 meters)
  • diving well with 2 diving boards
  • funbrella shade structures
  • on deck shade structure
  • wading pool
  • grassy picnic area
  • ADA lift
  • shallow area/short course steps

North Creek Pool

20125 Arrowhead Road
301-926-9858North Creek Pool

Features include:

  • 50 meter pool with 8 lap lanes
  • 6 lap lanes (25 meters)
  • diving well with 2 diving boards
  • wading pool
  • shaded picnic area
  • shallow area/short course steps

Stedwick Pool

10401 Stedwick Road
301-926-9247Stedwick Pool

Features include:

  • 25 meter pool with 8 lap lanes
  • diving well with 2 diving boards
  • on deck shade structure
  • wading pool
  • grassy picnic area
  • ADA lift
  • ADA compliant steps
  • pool heater/heated water

Whetstone Pool

19140 Brooke Grove Court
301-926-9719Whetstone Pool

Features include:

  • 25 meter pool with 6 lap lanes (5 - 12 foot depth)
  • 6 additional 25 meter lap lanes (3.5 - 5 foot depth)
  • diving well with 1 diving board
  • funbrella shade structures (on deck, in grass and in pool)
  • wading pool with beach entry, sprayers and soft whale slide
  • shaded/grassy picnic area
  • ADA compliant steps
  • ADA lift
  • ADA compliant bathhouse (with family bathroom)
  • shallow area/short course steps
  • double slide
  • dumping buckets
  • underwater bench
  • shallow swim training area (4 lane mini course)
  • pipe fall water feature
  • beach entry with bubblers