DCA Pool & Open Swim


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Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/30/2018 - 12/31/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location
Diyanet Center of America
9610 Good Luck Road
Lanham
Maryland
20706
United States


The Diyanet Center of America Open Swim Registration form below. Swimming classes will be announced soon. 

Price is $5/person (You can pay at door) (We will announce the membership soon!)
-Girls/boys under 7 years old or less than four feet tall must be accompanied by a parent or responsible person in a swimsuit at all times including in the water, on the deck, and in the restroom. While in the water, the parent/responsible person must remain within arm’s reach at all times.
-All patrons must shower before entering the pool. Persons with open cuts, sores, bandages, colds, coughs or infected eyes are not permitted in the pool.
-All patrons must use swimming caps.
-Emergency procedures must be observed. Swimmers must leave the pool area immediately upon the signal or request of the Lifeguard/Pool Manager.
-Walk at all times! Do not run!
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Weekly Schedule

Males Open Swim – Every Saturday | 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Sisters Open Swim Canceled!

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54 thoughts on "DCA Pool & Open Swim"

  1. Saadia says:

    We are grateful for this opportunity and the favility

  2. najam shaikh says:

    Love to join swimming classes and the turkish bath

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Thank you. We are opening only Pool for now.

  3. Sri Wahyuni Suratman says:

    Assalamu’alaikum

    Can you open intermediate swimming class for sisters as well please?

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      WAS, we are working on it. If we can find extra lifeguards and swimming teachers, we will insaAllah!

  4. Kim Baqqi says:

    JazaakAllahu khayran we are excited to swim and are glad you’re opening up for Open Swim

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      JAK. Spread the word as much as you can do, insha’Allah.
      We are happy to serve the community.

  5. Rasha says:

    We need classes for kids and youth girls as well please. My kids used to attend your swimming classes before and they really liked it.

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      We are working on it!
      We will start swimming classes for all age groups together. Kids will participate from a certain age too. It will be announced.

  6. Aaisha says:

    Can’t wait for the center to open. Love going for swim and fitness center almost daily. Being visiting the page often to view the status of your new opening. It is summer and it is hot, so yes pool!

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Insa’Allah. Thank you.

  7. Suad ali says:

    Jazakum allah khairn. I’m really excited for that

  8. Linda says:

    Asalamu alaykum,

    Is there a charge for the swim lessons?

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      WAS,

      We will charge small amounts. It will be decided later iA.

  9. Ameena says:

    Assalamu alaikum is there any fee for the swimming class or u need to be a member of diyanet?

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      WAS,

      We will charge small amounts to cover instructor costs. It will be decided later iA.

  10. Aeryn says:

    Assalamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu,

    Alhamdulillah I’m excited to see this announcement. Insha’Allah I would like to come to swim for the Sunday 10-12p that’s the only time that will be available in my schedule. Will that be the open swim time for women? And will the open swim have a charge or just the classes?

    Jazakallah khairan.

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      WAS,

      We will open separate day & hours for men and women insa’Allah.
      It will be swimming classes and open swim. So if you want to swim without the class you are welcome too.

      The new rules and a small amount of cost will be announced soon. The cost will cover instructors and pool cleaning fee only. So it will be reasonable for everyone insa’Allah.

  11. Rownak says:

    What is the cost for Swimming class please

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      We will announce soon insha’Allah.

  12. Sittana says:

    We really need professional classes for kids structured taking them level to level and an opportunity for free swim times for girls who know how to swim. I also would appreciate beginner classes for women JAK

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      We are trying to establish a professional level as much as we can do. Our first goal is not getting revenue but we have cleaning (chemicals, shocks, bathroom etc) and lifeguards fee. Those expenses need to be covered.

  13. Lolo says:

    For the weekdays I suggest it starts earlier around noon 1 o’clock for example so we can swim and leave before the rush hour (we come from Columbia others come from Virginia). Another comment I would like to share that the pool (water) used to be very cold so my youth daughters refused to swim anymore although they like swimming and have no other place for hijabi women. I hope this issue will be resolved.

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Thank you for the feedback. We will run as the Diyanet Center of America insha’Allah. So expecting fewer problems.
      Duly noted.

  14. Hanan Abawari says:

    Aselamu Aleykum, Masha Allah this is good news. I want to be a member what is the process?

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      WAS, just hit the form which timing is best for you.
      We will open registration in a few days insa’Allah.

  15. Aminah kami says:

    The time already set is work fine

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      There is actually no time settled up yet.
      We will pick the most wanted 1 weekday and 1-weekend time zone insha’Allah.

  16. Karima says:

    Lots if us are living an hour or more away, I’d prefer something earlier on the weekdays.
    Maybe something from 11-1 or from 1-3. I appreciate it. 🙂

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      We scheduled weekdays earlier.

  17. Noor says:

    Is there any options for an earlier time on the weekdays for open swim?

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Yes, insha’Allah.

  18. Sarah says:

    Asalaamualaikum, Will you be offering swimming lessons for females soon?

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      WAS, yes we did now 🙂

  19. Sumi says:

    Is the fee per person?

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Yes, insha’Allah.

  20. Sufs says:

    Assalamu alaykum . If I paid a full year membership end of 2017 do I still need to pay to use the pool now?

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Walikum Assalaam,

      We canceled the agreements of previous DCA Sports Center Management organizations (because of their lack of service) and decided to run as DCA from now on. Please come by to the Center with your previous payment to that organization, we will take care of the situation.

      1. Sufia says:

        Thank you, I will inshaAllah!

  21. Hiyam says:

    I have taking three season classes and loved it we had great instructors Brandy and Misha.i paid my membership fees which allowed me to use the center but I paid separate for my swimming classes.i would like to continue the swimming classes and hope that will happen soon.do you have the pool schedule out yet?

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Hi;

      We canceled the agreements of previous DCA Sports Center Management organizations (because of their lack of service) and decided to run as DCA from now on. Please come by to the Center with your previous payment to that organization, we will take care of the situation for open swim usage.
      Swimming classes will start soon as Diyanet Center of America, not any other management company.

  22. Halima says:

    Asalaamu Walaikum. Why does everyone need to wear a swim cap? That’s a unreasonable requirement. No local swimming pools have a requirement for wearing swim caps. Most choose not to wear them. They restrict hearing and change the swimming experience.

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Walikum Assalaam, We hear you.

      First of all; we wanted to open the pool asap before even settling every detail for not missing this summer. Fixing the pool machines and cleaning processes are not daily yet.

      During this time, we don’t want to hear any complaints about dirty water, especially after ladies use of swimming pool. All chemicals, makeups, hair products are easily changing the quality of water.

      However, we will clean the water daily soon(instead of weekly), after schedules, backup lifeguards and operation details are finalized.

      While we are focusing on background services, we are requesting a very small amount of money from you during these weeks.

      Insha’Allah, less than a month, all classes and details will finalize and we will review the rules with the new results and feedbacks. During this time, sorry for the inconvenience.

      Wassalaam,

      1. Sufia says:

        This answer makes sense, thank you.
        Could you Please also work on the temp of the water?? In the past it has been uncomfortably cold. Just 3-4 degrees warmer would make a huge difference! Thanks! SOOO happy to have the pool re-opening!

        1. DiyanetAmerica says:

          Yes, insh’Allah.

  23. Neighbor says:

    I appreciate that you are asking everyone to wear a swimming cap and to shower. Thank you!
    I would rather take these precautions and swim in a clean pool, then not.
    Another patron suggested selling swimming caps. Sounds a great idea!
    I respect that the DCA needs to generate income in order to maintain the cleanliness and functionality of the property.
    We are happy to support our masjid and the muslim community and businesses.
    Thank you for opening the pool!

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Thank you for the great support!
      We are trying to resolve asap insha’Allah!

  24. Lisa Gray says:

    When is open swim opened for family’s who want to come swim.

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      We are not able to accept both genders at the same time due to principals even for family.

      Adult males and boys can participate in the Male Sessions,
      Adult females and girls can participate in the Female Sessions as mentioned above.

      Thanks for the understanding.

  25. Aaisha says:

    Salaams, when are going to get schedule for fitness center? Thank you

  26. Muslimah says:

    Assalamu alaikum,

    I am sad that the female open swim has been cancelled. The kids and I have been looking forward to swimming all week. 🙁

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      WAS, we are deeply sorry about that. We will recover for adding more hours when adding more reliable female lifeguards to the team.

  27. Khamy says:

    Assalamu alaykum,

    You don’t have open swim hours in weekends for males?

    My husband will come to chaperone my boys.

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Walikum Assalaam, insha’Allah we will open males for the weekend soon!

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