Dans Mountain State Park

Water slide and Dans Mountain State Park Swimming pool

Swimming Pool

The Dans Mountain swimming pool is the perfect place to cool down on a hot summer day. This Olympic-sized swimming pool features a giant water slide! On chilly days, the pool is heated to maintain the perfect temperature. The pool is staffed by certified lifeguards and is fully accessible for persons with disabilities. A snack bar and restrooms are provided.

Pool Season and Hours:

​UPDATE (7/3/23): Unfortunately, Dans Mountain Pool will remain closed for the 2023 season while we continue to work on necessary improvements to the pool and bathhouse. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to reopening in 2024.​​ ​The pool will be waiving expiration dates on all 2023 Maryland Park Service Park Passports and Dans Mountain Pool Passes for the 2024 season.

Pool Rates

The fee for pool use is $4 per person per day. Children 5 and under are free. Golden Age Pass holders and Maryland Park Service Annual Passport holders are admitted free of charge. Punch passes are also available at a rate of $50 for 25 visits or $30 for 10 visits. Groups of 25 people or more are encouraged to call ahead and purchase a punch pass.

Private Pool Parties

The Dans Mountain pool is available by reservation for private pool parties with certified lifeguards on duty. Reservations are available from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Reservations should be made at least two weeks in advance. For more information or to make a reservation, please call the ranger station at 301-895-5453.

​View the Pool Rental Agreement