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Swimming is not only an excellent way to burn your kiddo’s boundless energy but a fantastic way to solidify lifelong water-safety skills! Check out these places which offer the opportunity to swim indoors, all-year-long:

Herndon Community Center
814 Ferndale Ave., Herndon, VA 20170
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 787-7300

The pool at Herndon Community Center is a local family favorite. Boasting lap lanes, a spa, and diving board, families can also enjoy the shallow-water wading area with zero-depth entry. Also, enjoy special swim nights and events like Wacky Wednesdays and Float Night!

Tom Dolan Swim School
22000 Dulles Retail Plaza, Ste. 104, Dulles, VA 20166
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 433-2020

The Tom Dolan Swim School hosts a monthly opportunity for you to get in the water with your children for some fun, relaxation, or to work on swim skills. Family Swim Thru Life Night is open to the public — they welcome everyone to come in and check out the facility, heated pool, and friendly staff!

Goldfish Swim School
12340 Pinecrest Rd., Ste. 150, Reston, VA 20191
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 348-3261

Join Goldfish Swim School on select Friday nights for Family Swim Night where their pool kept at a kid-friendly 90 degrees!

Claude Moore Recreation Center
46105 Loudoun Park Ln., Sterling, VA 20164
Connect: Online | (571) 258-3600

The Center boasts not only a multi-story slide but also an in-water climb on play structure with a mini slide. Kids will also love the spinning vortex and lazy river, as well as the large free-swim area while parents will have peace of mind knowing swimmers are under the watchful eyes of trained lifeguards. Plus, if you time your visit right kids can also enjoy the multi-story rock climbing wall! The Center is open to the public, residents, and nonresidents.

Reston Community Center
2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston, VA 20191
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 476-4500

The community center is a hub of activities and opportunities for families with children of all ages! Be sure to check out their pool too! Offering multiple 25-yard lap lanes and diving boards, they also have a wading area with zero-depth entry perfect for kids looking to splash and play!

Cub Run RECenter
4630 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly, VA 20151
Connect: Online | (703) 817-9407

Cub Run RECenter is also an indoor water oasis! In addition to their competition pool, families with young kids, toddlers, and preschool-aged children will enjoy their indoor water park with a leisure pool, a shallow water playground with a mini slide, and fun spray features! Older, stronger swimmers will love their lazy river, vortex, and 20- and 30-foot-high water slides! Part of Fairfax County Parks and Recreation, you can expect attentive lifeguards and a state-of-the-art, multi-use facility. The Center is open to the public, residents, and nonresidents.

Oak Marr RECenter
3200 Jermantown Rd., Oakton, VA 22124
Connect: Online | (703) 281-6501

The indoor pool at the newly-renovated Oak Marr RECenter offers many opportunities for families. Enjoy open swim time in their Olympic-sized pool or splash time in their zero-depth entry “beach” and wading area — perfect for young water enthusiasts!

Manassas Park Community Center
99 Adams St., Manassas Park, VA 20111
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 335-8872

The Manassas Park Community Center has a heated, indoor pool available during select times for open swim. In addition to their eight 25-yard lap lanes, they also have a zero-depth entry area for easier in and out. Parents will also enjoy their spa!

Ida Lee Park Recreation Center
60 Ida Lee Dr. NW, Leesburg, VA 20176
Connect: Online | (703) 777-1368

While lesser known than its more exciting outdoor waterpark, Ida Lee’s indoor facility is still a nice option for year-round pool usage. The recreation center boasts a competition-sized pool with lap lanes, as well as a warm water smaller pool and whirlpool spa. Kids especially love the twisty slide and diving board!

Providence RECenter
7525 Marc Dr., Falls Church, VA 22042
Connect: Online | (703) 698-1351

The indoor pool at Providence RECenter not only includes lap lanes but a family-friendly wading area too. The deeper end boasts diving boards, and parents will love their spas and saunas.

Freedom Aquatic & Swim Center
9100 Freedom Center Blvd., Manassas, VA 20110
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 993-8444

The pool at this Manassas Aquatic & Swim Center is a great place to get your feet wet! It’s always warm inside, no matter the weather outside. In addition to their water vortex, current channel, and fun water dump buckets, kids love their slide and diving board! On select nights, enjoy Family Swim Night — an opportunity to splash around while listening to popular music! Plus, during the summer on select nights, come out and enjoy the Wibit — an inflatable water sports park!

South Run RECenter
7550 Reservation Dr., Springfield, VA 22153
Connect: Online | (703) 866-0566

South Run RECenter offer opportunities for the serious swimmer to the youngest splasher! In addition to its lap lanes and diving boards, the community is invited to enjoy leisure swim time. Kids and parents both love the wading area with zero-depth entry. During nicer weather, their outdoor sundeck is also open.

Audrey Moore RECenter
8100 Braddock Rd., Annandale, VA 22003
Connect: Online | (703) 321-7080

The indoor pool at Audrey Moore RECenter offers a variety of open swim times in their Olympic-sized pool that includes a zero-depth entry, shallow water play space. The deeper end boasts diving boards, and during nicer weather, their outdoor sundeck is open.

Chinn Aquatics & Fitness Center
13025 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge, VA 22192
Connect: Online | (703) 730-1000

The Chinn Aquatics & Fitness Center is a popular family destination. In addition to their indoor pool with lap lanes, whirlpools, and saunas, kids and families enjoy leisure swim in their zero-depth entry pool with a slide and spray feature!

Warrenton Aquatic & Recreation Facility
800 Waterloo Rd., Warrenton, VA 20186
Connect: Online | (540) 349-2520

The Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility (WARF) is home to a 68,000-gallon leisure pool, perfect for indoor water fun! Young and young-at-heart will love their open tube water slide with lots of twists and turns, lazy river, and water vortex. Their zero-depth entry play area boasts an in-water climb on play structure with spray features, a slide, and more! Plus, parents love the added safety of trained lifeguards on duty.

Disclaimer/Terms: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.

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