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Doris E. Buffett Pool

2018 Swimming Pool Events

August 1 - Zombie Hunt- Can you find the safe zone at the pool?
$2.00 per/person - Open to all ages - 8:30pm until 10:30pm

August 22 - Pirate's Treasure- Scavenger hunt at the pool!
$2.00 per/person - Open to all ages - 8:30pm until 10:30pm


September 7, 2018 - 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Registration Available Dorothy Hart stating March 20 and
Doris E. Buffett Pool after June 3, 2018
$5.00 for up to two dogs

Please contact the main office for additional information: 540-372-1086 or email us.

2018 Swimming Lessons

Swim lessons are eight classes at 30 minutes each.
Fridays will only be used to make up missed classes due to cancellation.
Held at the Doris E. Buffett Pool.
Instructor: Parks & Rec Staff.
$39 City, $46 Non-City Resident for classes -Preschool
through Level 4.
Private lessons are $120.00 (see description
under Private lessons).

General Pool Information

Photo ID Required

A Photo ID or a Pool Issued ID Card is required for both residents and non-residents ages three and over to enter the pool. To obtain a Pool ID Card you need a valid Photo ID that has proof of age and residency. Acceptable documents are driver’s license, voter registration card, utility bill, school ID, or a personal check with your address (which must match Driver’s License). Initial Pool ID Card is issued free of charge, however, there a replacement fee if lost. All admission fees still apply where applicable. Guests are welcome but MUST pay the non-resident fee. Pool ID Cards are issued at Dixon Pool beginning May 26, 2018 through September 3, 2018.

Rules & Rentals
Buffett Pool is available for private rentals. 

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Contact Us
Doris E. Buffett Pool
1300 Dixon Street
Fredericksburg, Va 22401

(540) 372-1086
Parks & Recreation Office 

(540) 310-0665
Pool Phone (answered during operational hours)

Pool Hours of Operation

Weekends from May 26 through September 3:  11:30am - 7:00pm 

Weekdays from May 28 through June 15:  4:00pm – 7:00pm 

After June 15 Weekdays & Weekends:   11:30am – 7:00pm