City of AustinFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Barton Springs Pool and Deep Eddy Pool will reopen on Thursday, February 25, 2021 after closures last week due to the Severe Weather Emergency. Admission to both pools is free until further notice.
Damage from the storm is still being repaired at Big Stacy, Bartholomew and Springwood Pools. These pools will reopen once structural and plumbing repairs have been completed.
Barton Springs Pool schedule is as follows:
- Thursday, February 25 through Sunday, February 28
5 a.m. – 8 a.m. Swim at Your Own Risk
8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Guarded Swim
6 p.m. -10 p.m. Swim at Your Own Risk
- Monday, March 1 through Friday, March 12
Closed for regularly scheduled maintenance. During this closure, some gravel will be removed from the pool in an effort to return the pool to its natural depth. Access to “dog beach” will be limited as this area will be a staging place for gravel removal equipment.
- Saturday, March 13
Modified operational hours resume as posted on website.
Deep Eddy Pool Schedule is as follows:
- Thursday, February 25
OPEN 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Lap Swim
- Friday, February 26
- Monday, March 1 through Friday March 12
OPEN 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. for lap swim all days except Tuesday, March 2 and March 9. Deep Eddy will offer expanded hours while Barton Springs Pool is closed for maintenance.
For more information, please call the Barton Springs Pool Hotline at 512-867-3080 or the Austin Parks and Recreation Department’s Aquatic Administration and Training Center at 512-974-9330.