Aquatic Partners

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City of Fairfax Community Pools

The following lists are private community swimming pool clubs within the City of Fairfax: 

Country Club Hills:

Fairfax Swimming Pool:

Mantua Swim and Tennis Club:

Mosby Woods Pool:

Villa Aquatic Club:

Somerset Old Creek Pool and Rec Club:

George Mason University Aquatic and Fitness Center

The George Mason University (GMU) Aquatic and Fitness Center (AFC) supports a wide range of activities for the University and community. Members have access to a variety of fitness and wellness programs and services, cardio and strength equipment, and aquatic amenities and programs.

GMU Contacts and Information

GMU Aquatic Facilities

  • Olympic size pool – 25 yards x 50 meters
  • Recreational pool – 25 yards x 6 lanes, zero depth entry, max depth 4 feet, temperature 82-84 degrees
  • Whirlpool – 14 person whirlpool temperature: 104 degrees
  • Sauna – 10 person sauna, temperature: 160-180 degrees
  • Men’s and women’s locker rooms

GMU Aquatic Programs

  • Aquatic programs

GMU AFC Fitness Facilities

  • Cardio gallery
  • Cycle studio
  • Dedicated room for stretching and light weight use
  • Family changing room
  • Multipurpose room
  • Weight training/strength gallery

GMU AFC Fitness Programs

  • Extensive group exercise program
  • Fitness programs

Fairfax County Parks and Recreation


The Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) offers award-winning aquatic recreation for everyone, from the youngest beginning swimmer to the serious competitors and those with special needs.

FCPA Aquatic Facilities

  • 12 aquatics facilities
  • 9 indoor RECenter natatoriums
  • 1 outdoor themed waterpark
  • 1 fully accessible outdoor spray park
  • 1 outdoor community pool
  • RECenter pools feature indoor spas and zero-depth beach areas

The FCPA facilities offer traditional and nontraditional aquatic programs, such as swim lessons, competitive swimming and diving, synchronized swimming, water polo, kayak rolling, scuba and underwater hockey, as well as local police, fire and rescue training. A robust adapted aquatics program includes learn-to-swim, aquatic exercise, Paralympic swim development and Special Olympics training.

FCPA Aquatic Programs

Programs marked with an asterisk (*) have prerequisites for enrollment. 

Learn-to-Swim Classes for All Ages (Ages 6 Months - 99 Years)

Competitive Swim and Dive Instruction

  • Stroke Mechanics I* (Ages 6 - 12 Years)
  • Stroke Mechanics II* (Ages 6 - 14 Years)
  • Stroke Mechanics III* (Ages 9 - 15 Years)
  • Stroke Mechanics IV* (Ages 11 - 18 Years)
  • Advanced Lap Swim (Ages 13 - Adult)
  • Springboard Diving-Beginning* (Ages 6 - Adult)
  • Springboard Diving-Inter* (Ages 6 - Adult)
  • Springboard Diving-Advanced* (Ages 6 - Adult)

Aquatic Exercise

  • Aerobic Water Exercise (Ages 13 - Adult)
  • Aerobic Water Exercise-Advanced (Ages 13 - Adult)
  • Aqua Fit and Tone (Ages 13 - Adult)
  • Arthritis Water Exercise (Ages 13 - Adult)
  • Deep Water Exercise (Ages 13 - Adult)
  • Deep Water Exercise-Advanced (Ages 13 - Adult)
  • Swimming and Fitness (Ages 13 - Adult)

FCPA Aquatic Passes 

Drop-In (or pay as you go)

Aqua Exercise Flex Pass

 The Aqua Exercise Flex Pass allows entry into any Park Authority water exercise class, space permitting, and are valid for for (4) months from the date of purchase.

Aqua Exercise Passes are sold in increments of 10, 20 or 30 visits, and may be purchased at at any RECenter or online at

Pricing is based on the per-class fee for coded classes. Early registration discounts and scholarships are not available for the Aqua Exercise Flex Pass.

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