We are now in the dog days of summer!

Now that we’re in the hottest stretch of the season and what is better than jumping into a cold pool to cool off on a hot day? Here are some public pools and water parks with fun activities for all ages around the area!

80 Ida Lee Dr NW, Leesburg, VA 20176

11AM to 8PM, 7 days a week until September 5th *times may change, check their website for any closures or schedule adjustments

Part of Ida Lee Park, this pool has something to offer an assortment of age groups be it through its lazy river, slides, lap pool and, of course, dumping buckets.
Features: 25-yard lap pool; two body flumes; slides; squirting animals; dumping buckets.

Prices: Residents: 2 and under free, Youths and Seniors $5-$6; Adults $6-$7; After 5 p.m. $4; Non-residents: 2 and under free; Youths and Seniors $8-$9; Adults $9-$10; After 5 p.m. $6


17501 Franklin Park Dr., Purcellville

Open 7 days a week until September 5th, times vairy

There’s no shortage of places for little ones to play at this outdoor pool, which features baby slides that resemble animals and a competitive pool too. Features: Baby pool slides; competitive pool. Prices: Under 2 free, Youth (2-17) & Seniors (55+) $5.50, Adults (18-54) $6, $3.50 after 6 p.m. for all ages; Family of four summer pass $300, $25 for every additional family member’s summer pass.

20015 Volcano Island Dr., Sterling

Open every weekend and some weekdays until September 5th, times & dates vairy

Kick back, relax under palm trees and tiki canopies, and let the kids rid themselves of some energy as they keep cool splashing around in the play area, swimming in the wading pool, or gliding down two slides. Features: 500-gallon dumping bucket; two waterslides; wading pool; play place; palm trees; tiki canopies

7700 Bull Run Dr., Centreville

Open every weekend and some weekdays until September 5th, times & dates vairy

The Atlantis Waterpark is packed with Ancient Greece-themed water fun for the whole family, from a huge play structure with a 1,100-gallon dumping bucket, slides, waterfalls to a main pool, and wading pool with a shell slide for children 6 and under. Features: Outdoor pool; water slides; baby pool; snack bar

1400 Lake Fairfax Drive, Reston

Open 7 days a week until September 5th, times & dates vairy

This family water park captures the excitement of the Old West’s Gold Rush with attractions tailored for all ages. The Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole offers more than an acre of slides, flumes, sprays, showers, floatables, and an interactive water playground. Careen off covered wagons, float on wild animals and dash through showers tipped from water-filled ore carts. The activity pool is encircled by Rattlesnake River, a 725 foot lazy river you can enjoy a relaxing float as the current gently nudges you along.

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