Ellen E. Linson Splash Park

alert-triangle-white A notice to our patrons

  • Effective Wednesday, July 1, 2020, the Department will open all outdoor pools.
  • By RESERVATION ONLY using your PARKS DIRECT account. WALK-UPS will NOT be accepted. 
  • See our pools reopening plan.

CDC COVID-19 Information:

Can the COVID-19 virus spread through pools and hot tubs?

There is no evidence that COVID-19 can be spread to humans through the use of pools and hot tubs. Proper operation, maintenance, and disinfection (e.g., with chlorine and bromine) of pools and hot tubs should remove or inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19.

Read more about this on the CDC Website

​Features



  • 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 specific hours for adult swim, exercise classes, and lap lanes.

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.

Free Swimming for Youth & Teens


Youth and Teens ages 6-17 enjoy free swimming on Fridays and Saturdays, July 6 to August 17, 2018, from 4 pm to closing at M-NCPPC pools throughout Prince George's County. Just drop by a pool with your free, M-NCPPC Youth Identification card. Parental supervision required for youth ages 11 and under.

Courses & Activities

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

Birthday Party Packages


For Further Information Regarding Birthday Party Packages, Rates and Available Dates, please contact the facility.

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.