Riverside Aquatics

September 6, 2022 – May 25, 2023 (CLOSED FOR SEASON)

NRC Solomons - Riverside Aquatics is excited to share that both our pool and beach operations will be OPEN six (6) days a week!

Lifeguards will be on duty at both!

Pool & Beach*

September 6, 2022 – May 25, 2023 (CLOSED FOR SEASON)

*Pool will be cleared/secured at 6:45 p.m. to prepare to close the facilities by 7 p.m.

Boat Rentals*

September 6, 2022 – May 25, 2023 (CLOSED FOR SEASON)

*Last Rental is at 5:30 p.m. (pay at the pool on the day you would like to rent the boat)


The Riverside Aquatics Complex includes four swimming pools: two 25-meter pools (5’ depth or less), a wading pool for infants and toddlers, and a diving pool with a 1.5 meter dive board and 2 water powered slides. The bathhouse is equipped with restrooms and showers. Cool off from the hot summer sun sliding down our water powered, double loop spiral slides!

Children nine years of age and younger must be accompanied by an eligible adult patron age 18 or older. Children ages 10-15 must be accompanied by an eligible patron age 16 or older.  Patrons age 16 or older may use the pool unaccompanied after successfully completing and passing the Navy SPLASH test.

Lifeguards are on duty during operation. U.S. Coast Guard approved personal floatation devices (PFDs) are permitted.  We have a limited inventory but loan approved PFD’s on a first come/first serve basis based upon availability.  All children who are wearing a USCG flotation device must be supervised by an adult who is in the water within arm’s reach of the child.   

For the safety and wellbeing of our team and guests alike, there will be a 10 minute swim break every hour in extreme weather conditions:  Red or Black Flag status based on temperature/heat index and humidity conditions, 90 degrees or hotter.

Eating is permitted in designated areas, but no alcohol or glass containers are permitted. If you are in need of light snacks or refreshments the Riverside Refreshments concession stand is open during pool hours of operation. The Refreshment stand is subject to operation based on weather conditions.

Pool Passes

Summer Pool Passes are available on a monthly or seasonal option and can be purchased at the Adventure Zone.   Daily admission is collected at the Riverside Pool Office.  We are a 100% cashless operation.  All fees must be paid via credit/debit card.

All Active Duty Military and their immediate family members (dependents) are free of charge for daily pool admission.

Rank Price
Retired Military (E1-E5) $5/person
Retired Military (E6 & Above) $6/person
Retired Military Daily Family Rate $10 per family/per day
Military Guests  $7/person
DoD Civilian $7/person
DoD Guests $8/person


Season & Monthly Passes
Rank Monthly Price Season Price
Retired Military (E1-E5) $90 $187
Retired Military (E6 & Above) $100 $200
DoD Civilian $125 $280


Navy Youth Swim License Eligibility

To attain full access to the Aquatics facility, all youth ages 17 and under must successfully pass the Navy Youth Swim Test.  The test can only be administered with the completion of the swim test release form and endorsed by the guardian of the minor taking the test.   Upon completion of the swim test, the patron will be required to wear a wristband.

Pool Parties

Why not have your next party at the pool? Parties may be scheduled from 7:30-9:30 p.m. any day of the week for up to 75 guests starting June 1st. Interested in extending or having a few additional guests? Parties may be extended for an extra hour or host an additional 25 guests for a minimal fee.

Reservations are required and can be made at the Aquatics Complex during regular hours of operation. A guest list is required 72 hours prior to the event.                                             

Pool Party Rates  
2 hr party / 75 guests $225
Extra Hour (Not available on Fridays) $ 50
Extra 25 People $ 30


Adult Fitness Swim  

Available to age 18 year and older Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to noon. Fitness swim is free to active-duty, reserve and retired military persons. The fee for all other personnel is the regular Aquatics Complex admission price. Active-duty who are interested in Fitness Swimming outside of the designated timeframe are eligible at no cost

Navy Fitness: Making A Splash In Aquatic Safety!

Through SPLASH, Navy Fitness strives to educate parents and youth on pool safety and the dangers associated with unsupervised swimming. With structured swim lessons, professional swim skills assessment, safe play, and active parental supervision, the risk of accidental drowning can be significantly reduced.

To attain full access to the Aquatics facility, including slides, diving board, and other recreational activities, all youths 17 and under must successfully pass the Navy Youth Swim Test. Contact your local Aquatics program to schedule a swim test

Get more program details and safety tips.