Running Brook (RBP), located in Wilde Lake, has a six-lane pool and various shade structures to keep cool. Young kids will enjoy the unique S.T.E.M. pad play area, which was designed to help boost cognitive, social, and motor skills via fun water play.

Located at: 5730 Columbia Road Columbia, MD 21044 (Get Directions)

Running Brooks Pool

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Contact Us: Aquatics Office Reservation Assistance & General Information: 410-312-6332 |
Running Brook Pool Desk: 410-730-5293 |

Reservation Information

In order to use the pool reservation system, you’ll need to make sure your account is up to date with your current email address and phone number. Please contact the Customer Care team at or 410-730-1801, option 6 to make any changes and to get your online account set up.

CA Play members are able to register 10 days in advance. Unfortunately, while COVID-19 capacity restrictions are in place, Guests cannot be registered in advance, and cannot be guaranteed entry even with a member. We welcome members’ guests at their reserved time, however, they can only enter if space is available.

Columbia Card Holders are able to register 10 days in advance, and when pre-registering will be able to take advantage of discounted pricing of $3 for Columbia Card adults & kids (Mon-Thur) and $4 for Columbia Card adults & kids (Fri-Sun and on holidays). Non-members may only enter if space is available after members and guests of members enter. Non-member admission rates apply. Non-members rates are $20 for adults and $15 for children on weekdays and $30 for adults and $25 for children weekends and holidays.

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During the day, no reservations are needed to swim at CA’s outdoor pools. There will be a maximum capacity of 175 swimmers. CA members, Columbia Card holders, guests, non-members, and non-residents are all welcome.

From 5:30-7pm, capacity will be limited to 50 swimmers. During this time, advance reservations are highly encouraged. Only CA members and Columbia Card Holders are able to register online.


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