District of Columbia Recreation and Parks Masters Swim Team

District of Columbia Recreation and Parks Masters Swim Team

Pools and Practice

Wilson Aquatic Center

4551 Fort Drive, NW

(Near the intersection of 40th and Brandywine Streets, NW)

Washington, DC 20016-1800

Practice Times:

Tues. & Thurs. — 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Saturday — 10:00 – 11:30 am

East Potomac Park Pool — Hains Point

Practice Times: (Summer Only)

Tues. & Thurs., – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Saturday – 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Car: From MD/DC: Take 9th Street south to 395. Take 395 South toward the Francis Case Memorial Bridge. Stay in right lane and exit at Potomac Park (right before you cross the river). The off-ramp will loop you around to Ohio Drive. Turn right on Ohio Drive, and continue for about 1 mile.

From VA: Take 395 North across the 14th Street Bridge, stay to your right. Take the first exit. The off-ramp should lead you to Buckeye Drive. Turn left on Buckeye, go about 0.2 miles to Ohio Drive. Turn right on Ohio, go about 0.8 miles.

The pool is on your right between the East Potomac Golf Shop/Snack Bar and the Potomac Park Police Building. There is a large parking lot in front of the Golf Shop. Walk around to the left of the Golf Shop, there is a small side gate which leads on to the pool deck. This is where the teams usually meets. The main entrance to the pool is usually locked.

Metro: Approx. 1.5 mile walk from metro. Take the Blue/Orange line to the Smithsonian station. Exit through the Independence Avenue escalator and turn left on Independence. Walk two blocks and turn left on Raoul Wallenberg Place (15th Street). Walk one long block, cross Maine Ave, turn left, then immediately bear right towards the Jefferson Memorial. Take the first left, walk under the overpass, and continue for about 0.7 mile. Turn right at the second stop sign into the Golf Course/Pool parking lot. Follow above directions to the pool.