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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 5. Department Of Conservation And Recreation
Chapter 36. Standard Fees for Use of Department of Conservation and Recreation Facilities, Programs, and Services
1/27/2022

4VAC5-36-70. Swimming fees.

SWIMMING (NONTAXABLE)

Daily Swimming Fees

WEEKDAYS

WEEKENDS

All parks with fee swimming areas unless noted.

Under age 3 Free
$2.00 (Age 3 through 12)
$3.00 (Age 13 and over)

Under age 3 Free
$3.00 (Age 3 through 12)
$4.00 (Age 13 and over)

Staunton River, Natural Tunnel, and Westmoreland

Under age 3 Free
$3.00 (Age 3 through 12)
$4.00 (Age 13 and over)

Under age 3 Free
$4.00 (Age 3 through 12)
$5.00 (Age 13 and over)

Pocahontas

Under age 3 Free
$5.00 (Age 3 through 12)
$6.00 (Age 13 and over)

Under age 3 Free
$7.00 (Age 3 through 12)
$8.00 (Age 13 and over)

Group campers utilizing primitive group camps. All parks where available unless otherwise noted.

$1.00 (all ages)

$1.00 (all ages)

Pocahontas (Group Cabin Guests)

$3.00 (all ages)

$3.00 (all ages)

Deposit on all locker keys: Refunded when key is returned.

$2.00 each

Swimming Coupon Book: (Age 3 and over). All parks where available unless otherwise noted.

$23 per 10 coupons
$44 per 20 coupons

Staunton River, Natural Tunnel, and Westmoreland

$31 per 10 coupons
$58 per 20 coupons

Pocahontas

$50 per 10 coupons
$99 per 20 coupons

WEEKDAYS

WEEKENDS

Group Swimming: per person (10 persons or more). All parks where available unless otherwise noted.

$1.50 (Age 3 through 12)
$2.50 (Age 13 and over)

$2.00 (Age 3 through 12)
$3.00 (Age 13 and over)

Staunton River, Natural Tunnel, and Westmoreland Group Swimming (20 persons or more). Five-day advanced registration required.

$2.50 (all ages)

$3.50 (all ages)

Pocahontas Group Swimming (20 persons or more). Seven-day advanced registration required (Weekdays only).

$4.00 (all ages)

$5.00 (all ages)

Season Swimming Permit: All parks where available unless otherwise noted.

$44 (Age 3 through 12)
$55 (Age 13 and over)

Staunton River, Natural Tunnel, and Westmoreland

$55 (Age 3 through 12)
$66 (Age 13 and over)

Pocahontas

$66 (Age 3 through 12)
$77 (Age 13 and over)

After-Hours Exclusive Use of Pool or Swimming Area: All parks where available. Requires prior reservation. Rental period of approximately 1-2 hours, depending upon operating schedule and amount of available daylight. Cancellation fee charged if reservation is canceled less than 3 days before the date of event unless cancellation is for inclement weather or canceled by the park.

$125 (up to 25 persons)
$150 (26 to 50 persons)
$200 (51 to 75 persons)
$225 (76 to 100 persons)
$35 to open food concessions with rental
$50 cancellation fee

Swimming lessons. All parks where available unless otherwise noted.
Package of eight 45-minute lessons (includes parking)

$30 per person
$25 per person if two or more from same family

Notes on swimming fees:

1. Nonswimming adults in street clothes admitted to swimming areas free when supervising children age 12 and under.

2. Rain check Policy for Swimming: All state parks will issue a rain check, good for a period of 12 months from the date of issue, to any paying customer (does not apply to free swimming vouchers) if the swimming area is forced to close for 40 minutes or more due to inclement weather. Rain checks may be issued only to patrons present at the swimming area at the time of closure.

3. A full refund is available for a group reservation only if the park or swimming area contractor is notified three days in advance of the time of the reservation. In the event that the group is unable to complete their reservation due to inclement weather, rain checks will be issued to the individual members of the group in the same manner as other park patrons.

4. All Season Swimming Permits include parking during the swimming season only.

5. Weekend rates apply on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day holidays.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-104 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 14, eff. April 25, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 16, eff. May 21, 2003; Volume 20, Issue 13, eff. April 7, 2004; Volume 22, Issue 9, eff. February 8, 2006; Volume 23, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2007; Volume 24, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2008; Volume 25, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2009; Volume 27, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2011; Volume 28, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2012; Volume 31, Issue 7, eff. January 1, 2015; Volume 32, Issue 9, eff. January 28, 2016.

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