5 Places to Swim This Summer in Frederick County

Kids enjoying pool time | Photo by Juan Salamanca via Pexels

Summer is the season for swimming pools! Easy entertainment for long, hot summer days, a pool day can be an opportunity both for kids to splash and have fun and for parents to get a much-needed break by the poolside. 

Here are the hours for five of Frederick’s major aquatic centers and swimming pools. See what best fits into your schedule for Summer 2024—and leap straight into the welcoming water!

William R. Diggs Memorial Swimming Pool | 125 W. All Saints St., Frederick, MD 21701

The William R. Diggs Memorial Swimming Pool has pre-season, full season and postseason hours. Pre-season hours, now in effect through June 9, are from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 12:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Full Season (June 10 – Aug. 20)

11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday

12:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday

Post-Season (Aug. 21 – Sept. 2)

11 a.m. – 7 pm Saturday

12:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday and Labor Day 

Edward P. Thomas Pool | 500 Fleming Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, USA

Edward P. Thomas Pool also follows a pre-season, full season and postseason schedule with a pre-season now in effect through June 9. The pool is now open from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 12:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Full Season (June 10 – Aug. 20)

12:30-8 p.m. daily 

Post-Season (Aug. 21 – Sept. 2)

12:30 – 7 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Labor Day

Robin Meadows Community Pool | 4901 Robin Ct, Frederick, MD 21703

In addition to tennis courts, tot lots and sidewalks, Robin Meadows is also home to a community pool, open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday through the summer season. Closing date TBD—contact the pool for updates.

Cobblestone Pool | 2405 Cobblestone Way, Frederick, MD 21702, USA

A part of The Whittier Pools, Cobblestone Pool is currently open noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, noon to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday through July 31. Changes to pool hours are as follows:

Aug. 1 – Sept. 2

Noon – 8 p.m. Monday through Sunday

Sept. 7-8

Noon – 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Braddock Heights Community Pool | 4834 Schley Ave, Frederick, MD 21703

This pool follows early summer, mid-summer and late summer hours. Mid-summer hours are now in effect through Aug. 20. The pool is open from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and July 4.

Late Summer (Aug. 21 – Sept. 2)

Noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Labor Day