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.
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. The Washington Park Pool is operated by the Kirk Family YMCA. Please contact Sam Hughes at 540-342-9622 for more information.
Washington Park Pool will be open Memorial Day weekend (May 25-27) at the following times:
Washington Park Pool officially opens on June 7, 2019. Weekly hours are as follows:
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 12 pm to 7:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11 am to 7:30 pm
Closed on Wednesday
The pool will close August 11 for the season.