Free Pools in Austin – 2016 Schedules

The City of Austin has released the 2016 pool schedule. School will be out before you know it, and the kids will be aching to go swimming in the Texas heat. So, here’s a handy list of FREE pools in Austin.

Free Pools in Austin

Be sure to check the online pool schedules, as the hours of operation vary greatly by location and many of the schedules change mid-season. Click on the links below for more information. Then be sure to check out the handy interactive map of FREE pools in Austin at the bottom of this post!

Free Pools in North Austin 

  • Balcones Pool 12017 Amherst Dr. – June 3-August 20, 2016. Closed on Mondays.
  • Brentwood Pool 6710 Arroyo Seco St. – June 6-August 20, 2016. Closed on Tuesdays.
  • Canyon Vista Pool 8455 Spicewood Springs Rd. – June 6-August 20, 2016. Closed on Thursdays.
  • Kennemer Pool 1032 Peyton Gin Rd. – June 13-August 14, 2016. Closed on Mondays.
  • Murchison Pool 3700 North Hills Dr. – June 6-August 20, 2016. Closed on Mondays.

Free Pools in East Austin

  • Civitan Pool 513 Vargas Rd. – July 3-August 14, 2016. Closed on Mondays.
  • Dottie Jordan Pool 2803 Loyola Ln. – June 13-August 20, 2016. Closed on Wednesdays.
  • Givens Pool 3811 E. 12th St. – June 26-August 20, 2016. Closed on Tuesdays.
  • Govalle Pool 5200 Bolm Rd. – June 13-August 14, 2016. Closed on Tuesdays.
  • Martin Pool 1626 Nash Hernandez Sr. Dr. – June 6-August 2, 2016. Closed on Wednesdays.
  • Metz Pool 2407 Canterbury St. – June 13-August 14, 2016. Closed on Thursdays.
  • Montopolis Pool 1200 Montopolis Dr. – June 6-August 20, 2016. Closed on Tuesdays.
  • Parque Zaragosa Pool 741 Pedernales St.  June 19-August 14, 2016. Closed on Thursdays.
  • Patterson Pool 1400 Wilshire Blvd. – July 3-August 20, 2016. Closed on Wednesdays.
  • Rosewood Pool 1182 Pleasant Valley Rd. – June 6-August 20, 2016. Closed on Thursdays.

Free Pools in South Austin

  • Big Stacy Pool 700 E. Live Oak St. – May 10-September 30, 2016. Closed on August 21, 2016. Closed on Mondays.
  • Little Stacy Wading Pool 2000 Alameda Dr. – June 20-August 14, 2016. Closed on Wednesdays. 
  • Dick Nichols Pool 8011 Beckett Rd. – June 6-August 20, 2016. Closed on Mondays.
  • Dittmar Pool 1009 W. Dittmar Dr. – June 6-August 20, 2016. Closed on Tuesdays. Update: Dittmar Pool is only open for recreational swimming on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
  • Dove Springs Pool 5701 Ainez Dr. – July 3-August 20, 2016. Closed on Thursdays.
  • Gillis Pool 2504 S. Durwood Ave. – June 20-August 14, 2016. Closed on Wednesdays. 

Free Pools in West Austin

  • Ramsey Pool 4200 Burnet Rd. – June 6-August 20, 2016. Closed on Thursdays.
  • Reed Pool 2600 Pecos St. – June 6-August 20, 2016. Closed on Tuesdays.
  • Shipe Pool 4400 Ave. G – June 6-August 20, 2016. Closed on Tuesdays.
  • Shipe Wading Pool 4400 Ave. G – July 3-August 14, 2016. Closed on Mondays.
  • West Austin Neighborhood Pool 1317 W. 10th St. – June 13-August 14, 2016. Closed July 8-10 for repairs. Closed on Thursdays.
  • Westenfield Pool 2000 Enfield Rd. – June 6-August 20, 2016. Closed on Wednesdays.

There are also seven municipal pools in Austin, which you can visit for a small fee. To download the 2016 Aquatic Program Brochure, click here.

And now, a map! Click on any swimming icon to see more information about the pool in that location.

View Free Pools in Austin in a Google Maps.

You may also be interested in the Austin Splash Pad Schedules!

Free Pools in Austin

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Emily D
In her life before kids, Emily held jobs as a zookeeper, a middle school teacher, and a tour bus driver in the wilds of Montana--not one of which prepared her for the adventures of motherhood. Now she’s living the good life in Austin with her husband, two sons and a Great Dane. When she’s not off gallivanting with her boys, you might find Emily baking up a mean batch of cupcakes, recalling obscure 80s song lyrics, or dreaming of peace and quiet.