Montgomery County Public Pools


See Montgomery County Recreation pools

Updated 5/6/2021

All spas / hot tubs, spray pools, lazy rivers, and wading pools may open May 29, 2021 at the designated occupancy level.

When 60% of Montgomery County general population has received 1st dose of vaccine, occupancy may increase to 75%. When 50% of Montgomery County general population has been fully vaccinated with all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, occupancy may return to 100%.

To schedule a pre-opening inspection, contact Licensure & Regulatory Services at 240-777-3986 or call 311.

Prepare the Facility/Grounds

Prepare the Employees

  • Staff who interact with patrons or other staff must wear face coverings.
  • Provide and use one-way valve masks for CPR.
  • Monitor staff absenteeism. Require staff to stay home if sick. Have a plan to ensure required staffing. If possible, vulnerable staff should be allowed to telework.

Prepare your Patrons


Cleaning and Disinfection

  • Maintain daily cleaning of the facility (floors, toilets, etc.) with soap and water.
  • Train staff on guidelines and product instructions for cleaning and disinfecting.
  • Follow instructions for use and storage on the product label.
  • Disinfection products must be appropriate for the intended use.
  • The pool may need to temporarily close if the CPO on duty must clean and disinfect the pool area.
  • Facility will clean/brush pool tile/wall at the water line to reduce slime and biofilm once a week or more if needed.
  • Maintain daily cleaning log


  • Maintain chlorine and pH levels per current regulation, including shock or super chlorination as needed.
  • Notify the local health department that the pool will open. Annual operation license is required per current regulation.