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Program Description


The Aquatics programs provide recreational, fitness, instructional, competitive, therapeutic, and rehabilitative water activities that serve all residents. The broad ranges of programming include lessons, instructional wellness classes, and competitive programming such as dive and swim teams. Facilities also host a wide variety of local, regional, and national events and competitions each year. The Department operates seven regional outdoor pools and four indoor aquatics facilities. The Piney Branch Elementary School Pool is operated through a contract with Adventist Community Services.

Program Contacts

Contact Ginny Horvath of the Department of Recreation at 240.777.6842 or Deborah Lambert of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2794 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Budget Changes

FY20 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY19 Approved6673138120.18
Shift: Recreation Activities Expenses from Recreation Agency Fund to Aquatics Program in the Recreation Tax Supported Fund9150000.00
Reduce: Impact of Temporary Closure of MLK Indoor Swim Center for Renovation-256000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.1732870.00
FY20 Approved7735825120.18