Doris E. Buffett Pool

2021 Season


June 25-26- Great American Backyard Campout at Dixon Park. Co-Sponsored with Fredericksburg Police Department - Enjoy an evening of games, campfire, s’mores and activities at the pool.  Patrons will have the opportunity to camp at Doris E. Buffett Pool and enjoy dinner and breakfast poolside.  Set up your tent outside the pool area and enjoy swimming and games into the night and early morning!  Check in at 6:00pm on Friday and check out by 10:00am on Saturday.   $10 per person, children 3 and under free.  Children (17yrs and younger) must be accompanied by adult.  Pre-registration is required.  Visit our website or the Dorothy Hart Community Center for more information and to register.

SAVE THE DATE- Soggy Doggy Swim- September 10th - When dogs rule the Doris E. Buffett Pool!  Open to dogs 12 weeks and older.  All dogs must have current vaccinations.  Half of all proceeds will be donated to the Fredericksburg SPCA.  More details to come!

Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons are open to children and adults of all abilities. View classes and register online here. 

General Pool Information

Located at 1300 Dixon Street (near Route 2 & 17 across from Mayfield subdivision). The Outdoor Swimming Pool has a great slide, fun water features for the little ones and a zero-depth entry area for easy access. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day.


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Our department staff hosts a variety of aquatics programs at Buffett Pool.

  • Swim Lessons Level 1-4, Preschool, Parent/Child and Private
  • Lap Swim