Chesterbrook Swimming and Tennis Club

Chesterbrook Swimming and Tennis Club (CST) was established in 1954 to provide a friendly and active outlet for a variety of programs including tennis, swimming, and diving teams, and social activities for all ages. Social activities are planned to bring the members together throughout the summer.  Past activities include raft parties with pizza for children, Sunday brunches for adults prior to noon opening, and a mid-summer family barbecue, theme parties and 4th of July extravaganza planned by the pool lifeguards for families. Other activities for fee are also available to the membership, such as Red Cross swimming lessons, diving clinics, tennis clinics and water aerobics. Chesterbrook facilities include:
  • Tennis Courts- Five regulation tennis courts, and an additional court with a backboard.
  • Upper Pool- A large 6 lane by 25 yard competition pool, an additional diving well with a one-meter board and a three-meter board, and a shallow play area with slide.  The depth ranges from 3 feet in the shallow end to 11 feet in the diving area.
  • Lower Pool- A six lane by 25 meter pool ranging from 3 feet to 11 feet deep.  This pool is dedicated to lap swimming on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Wading Pool- A small pool in a fenced in area for use by children under the age of 7, accompanied by an adult.
  • Clubhouse/Locker Rooms- An entry/administrative area, snack bar, and locker rooms for men and women with lockers, showers and toilets.
  • Other- A volleyball court, ping-pong tables, and picnic tables are also available for use by members.
The pool opens usually on Memorial Day weekend and closes on Labor Day weekend.  Tennis facilities may be used all year, weather permitting. CST is owned and managed by its members.  Each member/family purchases a certificate of membership in the club and pays annual dues until they choose to sell their certificate.  Certificates may only be sold through the club and are handled by the Membership Director.  The club is managed by an elected board that meets on a monthly basis. Mailing Address: PO Box 494, McLean, Virginia 22101-0494 Street Address: 1812 Kirby Rd, McLean VA 22101 Poolside Phone: (703) 356-4471 (during pool hours)

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Will is the principal broker of Nesbitt Realty and Condo Alexandria. He is licensed in anywhere in the Commonwealth of Virginia, but focuses on those communities found in and around Alexandria, Arlington, Mount Vernon and Springfield/Franconia. Will has been involved in real estate management, sales and investment for more than twenty years. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army. While in the army, he studied Russian at Monterey's Defense Language Institute. He is also a "veteran of the dotcom wars" and built most of the sites associated with Will currently resides in Belle Haven Estates just outside Old Town, overlooking New Alexandria. He is a former president of the Mount Vernon Youth Athletic Association and founded the Alexandria Fun with Friends Group. Will is the author of BattlestorM, a tabletop fantasy game, which was published by Ral Partha Publishing in the late '90's, and Arthur's Realm, a boardgame available at the Gamecrafter.