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For Immediate Release: 8/5/2014
Upper County Outdoor Pool is Closed for Emergency Repairs

The Montgomery County Department of Recreation’s Upper County Outdoor Pool at 8211 Emory Grove Road in Gaithersburg has temporarily closed for emergency repairs on a main water line into the pool/facility.

The Therapeutic Recreation Summer Swim scheduled for August 7 will be canceled. Interested participants are encouraged to register for Summer Swim scheduled at Martin Luther King, Jr. Pool on August 16.

At this time, there is no estimated timeframe for completion of repairs. As more information on the project becomes available, the Recreation Department’s website will be updated; or call 240-777-6860 with questions. 

Residents are reminded that Montgomery County Recreation has six other outdoor pools that will be open through September 1.

• Bethesda Outdoor Pool
Little Falls Parkway and Hillandale Road, Bethesda

• Germantown Outdoor Pool
18905 Kingsview Drive, Germantown

• Long Branch Outdoor Pool
8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring

• Martin Luther King, Jr. Outdoor Pool
1201 Jackson Road, Silver Spring

• Western County Outdoor Pool
20151 Fisher Avenue, Poolesville

• Wheaton/Glenmont Outdoor Pool
12621 Dalewood Drive, Wheaton


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Release ID: 14-301
Media Contact: Judy Stiles 240-777-6875

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