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Doris E. Buffett Pool
The pool is closed for the season. Please check back for our Summer 2018 information, when the pool will be open Memorial Day to Labor Day.

General Pool Information:

Photo ID Required

A valid Photo ID/Photo ID card required for both residents and non-residents for ages three and over. Initial Pool ID issued free of charge. All admission fees still apply where applicable. Proof of age and residency required to get a pool ID. Driver’s License, voter registration card, utility bill, school ID, or a personal check with your address (match Driver’s License) is acceptable for proof of residency. Guests are welcome but MUST pay the non-resident fee.   

Swimming Lessons
Swimming lessons are available for children as young as 6 months old to Adults. 

Rules & Rentals
Buffett Pool is available for private rentals.  Please see the requirements in the form below and check back for 2018 updates:
  • Buffett Pool Rental Form 2017 
  • Admission Fees
  • Anyone who enters pool area, must pay (as applicable), regardless of whether or not they are swimming.  
  • Children 11 years old and younger must be accompanied by someone 18 years or older. 
  • Children 12-17 year old may enter without adult supervision upon successfully completing our swim test, but may not be responsible for other children. 
  • An adult 18 years of age or older may be responsible for up to 4 patrons age 17 years or younger, and must be within arms reach of all of their non-swimmers. 
  • Without proof of residency, non-city fees will be charged. 
  • Admission can be paid by cash, credit card, or by using Discount Punch Pass Card. Checks are not accepted.

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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)

Hours of Operation

Weekends from May 28 through September 5:  11:30am - 7:00pm 

Weekdays from May 31 through June 17:  4:00pm – 7:00pm 

After June 17 Weekdays & Weekends:   11:30am – 7:00pm