A summer of fun and sun at JBM-HH: Take the plunge

By Katie BegleyMay 11, 2022

Ready to Splash into Summer? The DFMWR pool complex at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall is ready for you to put on your swim goggles, lather up your sunscreen, and do your best cannonball. With plenty of special events, season pool passes, and daily fun, food, and drinks available, the pool is the perfect place to relax in the summer heat this year.

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Get Your Seasonal Pool Pass

For maximum savings for the entire season, consider getting an individual or family seasonal pool pass.

To get a season pool pass stop by the Patton Hall Community Club and Conference Center - 5 Star Catering Office at Building 214 on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall anytime between 10 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday to fill out your application and pay for the season. You can also call the catering office directly at (703) 524-0200 to get an application emailed to you. Seasonal pool passes are good from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend and cover special event weekends at no additional cost.

Prices for the 2022 season are as follows:
Single (1 person): $550.00

Single plus One: $650.00

Family Pass (up to 6 people): $750.00

If you are a frequent pool user getting a seasonal pass can save you quite a bit of money. Seasonal pool passes are valid every day that the pool is open, including special events.

Memorial Day Kick Off

The DFMWR Pool Complex will open for the season on Saturday, May 28th at 11 a.m. and remain open all season, 7 days a week from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. The appropriately named “Splash into Summer” event will combine the best of pool recreation with yard games, music, and food and beverages from the MWR Grill. Daily use patrons and season pass holders are encouraged to welcome in the season of fun in style at the pool.

See a “Dive-In Movie” this Summer

You may have been to a drive-in movie but have you ever seen a “dive-in movie?” The pool will host movies poolside in July and August. Bring your favorite inflatable float to lounge on as you take in a movie on the big screen. These events are included for seasonal pass owners. All others pay an additional $3 for the movie.

4th of July Cookout

The pool is the perfect place to celebrate the 4th of July. . With All-American lawn games, pool splashing, music, and food, you can get patriotic while still beating the sweltering July heat. . Don your most festive red, white, and blue swim gear to celebrate the Fourth!

Celebrate the End of the Season

The pool season will end Labor Day weekend but not without a special celebration. The “Back to School Plunge” event will bring music, games, food and fun to pool patrons all day long. Enjoy some last-minute splashing, diving and cannonballs before the pool closes for the season.

Making the Most of the Pool and Outdoor MWR Grill

The pool will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily for daily pass patrons, season ticket holders and Fort Myer Swim Team members. The MWR Grill is available from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. daily. Start your visit by entering the pool area through the bath house. You’ll be greeted by a friendly staff able to purchase a daily swim pass, if needed or just show an ID and continue to the MWR grill area if you are not swimming and only there to partake in food and beverage.

Daily Pool Pass rates are as follows:

Single (1 person): $10.00 M-F / $12.00 Sat-Sun

Family (up to 6 people): $50.00 daily

It’s important to stay hydrated while out in the sun so patrons are allowed to bring their own water in plastic water bottles. To keep the pool area safe, glass bottles are not permitted. Food and drinks, including burgers, hot dogs, chicken, veggie burgers, chips, Gatorade, soda, beer, and wine are sold at the MWR Grill.. Alcohol cannot be taken into the DFMWR Pool Complex area and must be consumed only in the lawn area (Outside the DFMWR Pool Complex fence line) for maximum enjoyment. Patrons are not permitted to bring in any outside food and drinks, other than water, to the DFMWR pool complex or MWR Grill area.

If you are looking for a season of fun in the sun, the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall DFMWR Pool Complex is the perfect place for you. With special events, convenient daily entrance and season pass options, there is something for everyone. All you have to do is perfect your cannonball.

For more information or to contact the Catering Office about season pool passes, call (703) 524-0200.