The Penthouse Pool and Lounge is open in a limited capacity for outdoor food and beverage service. We have modified the layout of lounge chairs and day beds to allow for proper social distancing. The pool itself is open with capacity restrictions and social distancing requirements.

Hours Of Operation

10:00am – 7:00pm Daily

U Street

1612 U Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

Navy Yards

1212 4th St SE
Washington DC, 20003

Cleaning Protocol

  • Chaise lounge chairs, cabanas and cabana surfaces, pool and day beds, towel holders, umbrellas, the pool host stand, guest tables, and bar stools will be sanitized before and after each use with our Tersano cleaning system.
  • Hand sanitizer dispensers will be placed at the entrances, bar areas, on the pool deck, and outside of the restrooms.

Access & Restrictions

  • Please book your visit on the VIDA app. For capacity planning purposes, you will not be admitted without a reservation.
  • Check-in at the VIDA Front Desk using the VIDA App and follow the wayfinding signage to the Penthouse elevator.
  • Check-in at the Penthouse host stand under your reservation and follow the wayfinding signage into the pool club.
  • We will take your body temperature with a no-contact forehead thermometer at the front entrance of VIDA to ensure your temperature is below 99.8 degrees.
  • We do not require members to wear a protective facemask outdoors as long as you observe 6 feet of social distancing from members outside of your household. You must wear a protective facemask while indoors.
  • Towels will be available at the pool host stand.
  • Limited food and beverage menu.

Social Distancing:

  • Members must maintain at least six feet of distance from groups outside of your household while at the pool club, waiting in line, or when using elevators.
  • We will place all furniture to allow for social distancing. Do not move any furniture.
  • We have installed floor decals showing you exactly where to stand when waiting in line.

Making a Reservation

Step 1

Make sure you have the correct VIDA
Fitness app
iOS App Android App

Step 2

The app will only work with the email
associated with your membership. If
you are not sure of your email, check
your VIDA Fitness contract.

Step 3

Authenticate the app with your
MyIClub ID. If you cannot connect to
the app after confirming that you
have the correct app, the email
connected to your account and your
MyIClub ID – please email

Making Your Reservation

Step 1: Open the VIDA Fitness app

Step 2: Click on CLUB on navigation on the bottom

Step 3: Click on the icon “Penthouse Reservations” on the top middle row

Step 4:Make sure your location is set to U Street or The Yards (found in orange print below the orange header)

Step 5: Click on Calendar

Step 6: Select the day you would like to come to the pool (you can book 48 hours in advance)

Step 7: Reserve your visit. If you would prefer to book a Cabana or Day Bed – you can use the app as well under Penthouse Reservations

Step 8: Reserve your visit. If you would prefer to book a Cabana or Day Bed – you can use the app as well under Penthouse Reservations


If you do not see the Penthouse Reservations icon, close the app. Check the App Store for updates. Complete the update and re-open the VIDA Fitness app.

If you need to cancel your visit, go back through the reservation system and find your date and time – click CANCEL BOOKING.

Additional Faqs

How can members gain access to Penthouse Pool Club?

All access members now have access to the pool mon-fri.

How can I get access to Penthouse Pool Club now?

All Access members can upgrade their membership at any time! If you would like to upgrade your membership to include Penthouse access, please click the link here.

How do I make a reservation?

You can make a reservation through the VIDA app straight through your phone! The all-new VIDA app is your ticket to the club, and allows you to check-in, make reservations, book cabanas & daybeds, and much much more. Reservations can be made up to 48 hours in advance.

What are the times I can make a Penthouse reservation?

Monday – Thursday there is one reservation period from 10:00am to 7:00pm. Friday-Sunday there are two reservation periods. The first is from 10:00-2:00 and the second is from 2:30 -7:00.

Can I bring my guest to the pool?

All Members are permitted to bring a limited number of guests depending on the reservation they have:

General Pool Reservation – one (1) guest max
Bed Reservation – three (3) guests max
Cabana Reservation – five (5) guests max

All members must have guests passes on their account to bring guests*. Additional guest passes may be purchased at the host stand.

*Number of passes on account may vary depending on membership type

Is the pool open?
The pool is open with a maxim capacity of 30 people. No groups larger than 6 may congregate together and there must be a minimum of 6 feet between all groups.

If you have any further questions, email
We thank you for your patience and understanding, and are looking forward to welcoming you to Penthouse!