Swimming Pool
2021 Penderbrook Community Swimming Pool Opening
We are excited to announce that the Penderbrook Community Pool will open on Saturday, May 29, 2021 without capacity or social distancing requirements. We thank you in advance for your cooperation and look forward to seeing you at the Penderbrook Community Pool!
General Information
The pool will be open under Executive Order Number Seventy-Nine set forth by the State of Virginia, unless otherwise stated by the Penderbrook Community Association Board of Directors, Fairfax County Government, the State of Virginia, or the United States Federal Government
Pool Operating Hours
May 29 – June 11                                           
Monday                     4:00 PM-8:00 PM           
Tuesday                     4:00 PM-8:00 PM           
Wednesday                4:00 PM-8:00 PM           
Thursday                   4:00 PM-8:00 PM           
Friday                       4:00 PM-9:00 PM           
Saturday               11:00 AM – 9:00 PM     
Sunday                 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM     
June 12 – August 22 (2021 FFX County Public Schools Summer Break)
Monday              11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday             11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday         11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday            11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday                11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday            10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sunday              10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
August 23 – September 6
Monday                    4:00 PM-8:00 PM
Tuesday                   4:00 PM-8:00 PM
Wednesday              4:00 PM-8:00 PM
Thursday                 4:00 PM-8:00 PM
Friday                      4:00 PM-9:00 PM
Saturday             11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sunday               11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Check-In Process
  • Residents will enter through the main entrance at the Fitness Center Building.
  • Use of the pool is restricted to Penderbrook residents with valid 2021 Penderbrook IDs and their guests.  There is no exception.  All guests must be accompanied by a resident.  Each household unit is limited to four (4) guests per day.  There is a $2 (cash only) charge per guest. 
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be provided at the entrance and exit of the facility.
Open Pools
  • The main pool, diving board and associated pool and wading pool will be open.
  • The main pool will be divided into swim & exercise lanes, and recreational areas separated by appropriate swim lane dividers.
Restrooms and Locker Room
  • The Men and Women’s Locker Rooms on the lower level will be open to residents.
  • It is recommended that patrons use the shower at home prior to entering the pool.
  • The Restroom located outside of the Fitness Center will be open.
  • The Saunas will also be open.
  • Water fountains and water bottle filling station will be open. 
  • Furniture (e.g., chairs, benches, racks) will be permitted around the pool.
  • No pool toys, rafts, floats, inner tubes, snorkels, etc. are permitted in the pool.  Exceptions may be made for water noodles, kick boards, nerf balls, and tempered glass swim masks.  US Coast Guard approved Life Vests are the only flotation devices permitted in the pool.  Parents using these items must stay within arms reach of their child.  The pool staff may, at its sole discretion, ban the use of any device if it presents an inconvenience or safety hazard.
  • No child under the age of twelve (12) is permitted in the pool facility unless accompanied by, and under the constant supervision of, an adult resident or caregiver.  Diapered children must wear a leak-proof outer layer.
Alcoholic Beverages & Food  
  • Alcoholic beverages and beverages and food in glass containers are prohibited in the pool area. Trash and refuse must be placed in the receptacles provided.
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited in all pool areas. 
Radios/Portable Media Players
  • Patrons may use personal radios, portable media players and handheld game consoles with headphones only.
  • Proper bathing suit attire and footwear must be worn when entering the pool facility. Cut-offs are not permitted. Children that are not toilet trained and individuals that are incontinent must wear a swim diaper in the pool. Diapered children must also wear a leak-proof outer layer.
  • No pets (except Service Animals) are permitted in the pool facility.
  • The pool staff is responsible for maintaining order and control at all times.  Diving or flipping into the pool, running, wrestling, pushing, shouting, spitting, gum chewing, throwing objects to someone entering the pool from the deck area and general horseplay are not tolerated.  Profanity is prohibited.  The pool staff and PCA management have the authority to remove anyone that does not comply with the rules.