One of the roomier parks on the north side of town, Washington Park features an array of features including one of Roanoke’s two public outdoor swimming pools, a playground, Lick Run Greenway access, exercise equipment and a basketball court on the topside of the park. The bottom section of the park is home to another playground and basketball court, a shelter and restrooms.
Washington Park Amenities:
- Outdoor Swimming Pool (Renovation project beginning fall 2022)
- Two playgrounds
- Basketball Courts
- Exercise Equipment
- 23′ x 28′, ADA Accessible Picnic Shelter with 4 Tables, 2 Grills and Restrooms in Lower Park
- 23 x 33 Picnic Shelter with 4 Tables and 1 Grill in the Upper Park
- Lick Run Greenway Access
Washington Park POOL
*The Washington Park Pool is being replaced. The project began at the end of summer 2022. For more information, see this release and check our social media for updates. Information below pertains to summer 2022.
The outdoor swimming facility at Washington Park has an Olympic-sized 360,000-gallon pool. Lanes range from three to five feet deep and each pool has a 12-foot diving well. Diving boards and dual water slides are available for pool users who know how to swim. The Fallon Park public pool area also includes a concession stand and a picnic shelter. Deck chairs and chaise lounges are available for relaxing poolside.
Hours of Operation
The pools will open on June 3 and will close for the season on August 14.
Sunday – Thursday 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Friday & Saturday 12:00pm – 7:00pm
Ages 16+: $3
Ages 5-15: $2
Ages 4 and under: Free
*FREE Admission at Washington Park Pool every Monday
Brought to you by Roanoke Parks and Recreation and the Star City Safe Initiative