Pool Access: CellBadge

CellBadge Banner

What is CellBadge?

CellBadge is our new digital pool access system! Residents complete one-time registration online (see "How to Register" below) to then enjoy seamless check-in at the pools just by giving their name and address-- no app required!

This system will replace the use of membership cards, which will no longer be valid. Registration with CellBadge will be required to access pools. No more lost cards, yearly validation stickers or waiting in long lines at the Office!

If a household has an "Invalid" account status at pool check-in, they will be directed to contact the Office at 703-491-2154 for more information (see "Why is My Account Status Invalid?" below).

How to Register

Initial Add

Allow 2-3 business days for a confirmation email/text from CellBadge to proceed.



  • Return to CellBadge once property confirmed to Enter or Update Household Members
  • Request PIN, input from email/text and enter residing household members 2yrs+.
Proof of Residency may be requested via email for member approval.


  • Submit a Photo for each approved member-- email clear, recent headshots in JPEG file format, labeled by name to PoolAccess@lakeridgeva.com. Include in Subject: "Photos - Lake Ridge Address" (ex: Photos - 12350 Oakwood Drive).
 Photo identification is required to enter the pool.

Register for CellBadge Opens in new window

Rejection Reasons

  • "Send Proof of Residency"

As CellBadge access is for permanent residents only, proof of residency linking each Member to their Lake Ridge address may be requested during the registration process. 

One of these acceptable forms of proof for each Member can be emailed to poolaccess@lakeridgeva.com for approval:

Adults (18+):

- Driver's License / ID Card
- Current Payroll Check / Stub
- Current Bill
- Current Bank Statement
- Settlement Paperwork (Homeowners)
- Current Lease (Tenants)

* Item must list name and Lake Ridge address


- Birth Certificate / Passport
- Medical / Insurance Card
- Custody Paperwork
- Military ID
- Driver's License / ID Card
- Bank Statement
- Current Lease (Tenants)

* Item must prove relation to a residing adult in the household

  • "Register Tenants"

See Tenant Registration page for more information.

  • "Update Lease for Tenant Registration"

See Tenant Registration page for more information.

  • "Apartments send up-to-date lease"

Tenants who reside in Dominion of Lake Ridge or Springwoods Apartments need not complete Tenant Registration, but will be required to send up-to-date leases (no charge) to recreation@lakeridgeva.com to gain access to the pools.

Photo Identification

CellBadge registration WITH photo identification is required for all Members to enter the pool. These should be submitted together.

As a transitional courtesy for the community, Members registered in CellBadge without a photo on file (Step 3) can present a valid photo ID with their Lake Ridge address at EACH visit to enter the pool. This applies to both adults and minors.

To avoid slowing down the check-in process, we recommend all residents follow Step 3 of the process as intended, submitting a photo for each member.

Why is my CellBadge Status "Invalid"?

  • Finance Balance / Covenants Violation

Any property not in good standing, e.g., account balance with Finance and/or open violation with Covenants, can be marked "Invalid" and temporarily denied access to pools. Contact the Office (703-491-2154) to speak to the appropriate department on how to resolve the hold.

All Tenants (excluding apartment complexes) must be registered with the Association to be approved for CellBadge registration. If the lease on file expires, the status of the CellBadge account will shift to "Invalid" and access to the pools will be temporarily denied.

To update registered Tenants, email an addendum to Administration at adminteam@lakeridgeva.com.

  • Behavioral Incident

A Member's status can be marked "Banned" if Pool Rules are not followed. The length of time will be determined by the Recreation Director to be discussed with offenders and/or guardians of minors.