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With the usual Memorial Day heat and humidity coming our way, nothing is better for cooling off than running through a splash pad or jumping in a pool!
While there are plenty of pools in McLean and Falls Church, make sure you check to see if any have openings for the summer. If you’re looking for a once in a while visit, try one of the options below:
Mosaic District Fountains: Open Daily 11 a.m.-8 p.m. They turn on after Memorial Day, but make sure to call the office and confirm they’re on; (sometimes system maintenance will ruin the best laid plans) 571-282-3518.
Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole: Opens this weekend and next weekend only, then full time everyday starting June 14 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. The park offers a lazy river, water slides, splash pad and a shallow pool with ropes course.
Lee District Family Rec Area: Weekends only starting this weekend from 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m., then every day starting June 14. Located in Alexandria, but definitely worth it if your kids like sprinklers and a beach area with water tables.
Cub Run Rec Center Leisure Pool: An indoor pool with small spray/playground area for smaller kids.
Town of Vienna Town Green: The Town of Vienna hosts a series called “Summer Stories, Songs & Sprinklers” every Wednesday at 1 p.m. from June 20 to August 8 on the town green.
There are several options in Arlington as well:
Ocean Dunes Waterpark: A daily visit option with a pool, huge water slides, a baby pool and splash park. The park also has mini golf and batting cages.
Hayes Park: Sprayground located at 1516 N. Lincoln Street, Arlington. Hours vary.
Drew Park: Sprayground located at 3514 22nd Street S., Arlington. Hours vary.
Lyon Village Park: Sprayground located at 1800 N. Highland Street, Arlington. Hours vary.
Virginia Highlands Park: Sprayground located at 1600 S. Hayes Street, Arlington. Open daily 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Don’t forget about ViVa Vienna this weekend! Hope to see you there!
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