Ellen E. Linson Splash Park


A notice to our patrons


Indoor Pools
  • Memorial Day (May 29)- close at 4 pm
  • Juneteenth (June 19)- close at 4 pm
  • Independence Day (July 4)- close at 4 pm
  • Labor Day (September 4)- close at 4 pm

Outdoor Pools
  • Memorial Day (May 29)- normal hours (12 noon-8 pm)
  • Juneteenth (June 19)- close at 4 pm (one session 12 noon-4 pm)
  • Independence Day (July 4)- close at 4 pm (one session 12 noon-4 pm)
  • Labor Day (September 4)- normal hours (12 noon-8 pm)

Outdoor Pools

The outdoor pools will open Weekends only starting May 27 - June 13 (Pools will be open for Memorial Day - May 29). Two pools sessions will be available each day: 12:00 noon-3:00 pm and 3:30-8:30 pm (Mon./Wed.& Fri.); 3:30-6:30 pm (Tue./Thur., Sat. & Sun.) 

For more information visit the Summer Outdoor Pool Operations.


  • Basketball Court
  • Kid's Pool
  • Locker Room
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Picnic Areas
  • Showers
  • Vending Area
The pool fountains at the Ellen E. Linson Splash Park on a sunny day

Admission Fees & Passes

View information regarding our admission prices and monthly passes.

Hours of Operation

View the Summer operating hours.

Pool Rules & Regulations

View the Pool Rules & Regulations.


We are currently hiring. Applicants must be 16 years of age to work for M-NCPPC. All you need to get started is a great work attitude and a completed Aquatics Employment Application. Search online for the positions for which you are qualified. Please note that not all positions are advertised year-round.

Farmers Market

A farmers market, featuring fresh fruits, vegetables, and plants is held on-site Saturday mornings 8 am to 1 pm, May to November. For more information, please call 301-399-5485.

Courses & Activities

  • American Red Cross Swim Lessons
  • Lifeguard Training
  • Summer Day Camps
  • View additional courses and activities through PARKS DIRECT

Birthday Party Packages

We are not currently offering birthday packages at this time.

Food Guidelines (M-NCPPC Outdoor Pools Only)

The following items are NOT permitted in the facility:
Balloons, Confetti, Table Covers, Decorations, Pinata, Cakes/Cupcakes,
Desserts, Trays/Platters, Plates larger than 12” across, Slow Cooker/Crock Pot, Glass, Alcohol, Shellfish, Food storage packages larger than 1 pint or 1 gallon Ziploc, Food on the deck (The deck is the concrete areas directly surrounding pool), and no Heating devices or flames.