Cool Pools in Austin: Waterslides, Spraygrounds & Lazy Rivers!

If you’re on the hunt for an exciting aquatic adventure, look no further! We’ve rounded up the cool pools in Austin with waterslides, diving boards, lazy rivers and more!
Cool Pools in Austin

Nothing compares to summer in Austin, Texas. We have enough splash pads, free poolsbeaches, and swimming holes to keep us refreshed and happy for months on end. But, if you’re looking to splurge on an extra special day of waterpark fun, Austin has plenty of cool pool options as well!  We’ve included our local favorites here, but please comment if there’s an Austin pool you love that isn’t on the list!

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Cool Pools in Austin

Bartholomew Pool

Bartholomew Pool

Bartholomew Pool

Special Features: Two huge waterslides for kids at least 48″; toddler slide for ages 2-4 in a shallow, shaded pool with a beach entrance; lilypad crossing; diving board; lap lanes.

Address: 1800 E. 51st St., Austin

Admission: Children (ages 1-11): $1; Juniors (ages 12-17): $2; Adults: $3; Seniors (ages 62 and up): $1. Non-residents must add an extra $1 per person for all age groups.

Tips: Cash only. This pool can get very crowded with field trips. Late afternoon, after the field trips have left but before the evening crowd arrives, is a good time to visit. The waterslides do not open until noon.

More information: WebsiteReview

Barton Springs Pool

Barton Springs Pool

Barton Springs Pool

Special Features: Diving board; beach entry at one end; natural spring water that remains an average temperature of 68-70 degrees, year-round.

Address: 2201 Barton Springs Rd., Austin, TX 78704

Admission: Austin Residents: Children (ages 1-11): $1; Juniors (ages 12-17): $2; Adults: $3; Seniors (ages 62 and up): $1. Non-residents: Children (ages 1-11): $3; Juniors (ages 12-17): $4; Adults: $8; Seniors (ages 62 and up): $4.

Tips: Arrive early, as the entry line can get very long on weekend afternoons. Admission can be paid at two kiosks near the entrance, if you would like to pay with a credit or debit card. Call the Barton Springs Pool hotline at 512-867-3080 to find out if the pool is open (it frequently closes after a big rain). The natural floor of the pool is very slippery; you may want to put kids in water shoes. The water is freezing; bring your own tubes.

More information: Hours; FeesReview

Deep Eddy Pool

Deep Eddy Pool

Deep Eddy Pool

Special Features: Natural 65-75 degree spring water; beach entrance; lap lanes.

Address: 401 Deep Eddy Drive, Austin, TX 78703

Admission: Austin Residents: Children (ages 1-11): $1; Juniors (ages 12-17): $2; Adults: $3; Seniors (ages 62 and up): $1. Non-residents: Children (ages 1-11): $3; Juniors (ages 12-17): $4; Adults: $8; Seniors (ages 62 and up): $4.

Tips: Parking is limited; arrive early to find a spot. Admission is cash only. Bring extra money for Jim Jim’s Water Ice!

More information: HoursReview

El Salido Pool

El Salido Pool Austin Texas

El Salido Pool

Special Features: Toddler pool with water playscape; beach entrance pools; three diving boards (kids must be at least seven to use the three-meter diving board); complimentary life jackets available to borrow.

Address: 11500 El Salido Pkwy, Austin, TX 78750

Admission: $5 for adults age 18+; $3 for infants and children under 18. Credit cards accepted.

More information: Hours; FeesReview

Cool Pools in Cedar Park

Elizabeth Milburn Pool

Elizabeth Milburn Pool in Cedar Park

Elizabeth Milburn Pool

Special Features: Water playscape with tube slide and rope swings; big green waterslide for kids at least 48″; lap lanes; shaded picnic pavilion; life jackets available to borrow; Tot Time on select weekdays from 10 a.m. to noon; concessions; fantastic playground right next door.

Address: 1901 Sun Chase Blvd, Cedar Park, TX 78613

Admission: Children, ages 3 and under FREE; Children, ages 4 – 8 $1; Students, ages 9 – 17 $2; Adults, ages 18 and older $3; Senior citizens (60+) $1. Credit cards accepted.

More information: Website; Hours; Fees

Veterans Memorial Pool

Veterans Memorial Pool

Veterans Memorial Pool

Special Features: Water playscape; small slides; drop slide and diving platform for kids at least 48″ tall (or those who have passed a swim test); cargo net crossing; beach entrance; complimentary life jackets available to borrow.

Address: 2525 W. New Hope Drive, Cedar Park, TX 78613

Admission:  Children, ages 3 and under FREE; Children, ages 4 – 8 $2; Students, ages 9 – 17 $4; Adults, ages 18 and older $5; Senior citizens (60+) $2.

More information: WebsiteHours; FeesReview

Cool Pools in Pflugerville

Hawaiian Falls Water Park & Adventure Park

Hawaiian Falls Austin

Hawaiian Falls Pflugerville

Special Features: Lazy river; wave pool; activity pool; race slides; tube slides; body slides; complimentary tubes and life jackets; indoor event center with arcade, laser tag and restaurant; outdoor family adventure park that features the Big Island Adventure Trail, the Pineapple Express Zip Tour, a three-level Challenge Course, a six-story Free Fall, a Rock Wall, and a Cargo Climb.

Address: 18500 N SH 130 SVRD SB; Pflugerville, TX 78660

Admission: Guests under 48″: $24.99; guests over 48″: $34.99.

Hawaiian Falls Deal

Tips: AdPages is offering discounted tickets to Hawaiian Falls Pflugerville, while supplies last, several times this summer! Check the AdPages website to see if you can snag cheap tickets before they’re gone! These vouchers will save you 37% off one General Admission ticket, which can be used for the Adventure Park and Water Park. You can purchase multiple tickets. The vouchers will expire 9/5/2016.

More information: Website; FeesReview

Scott Mentzer Pool

Scott Mentzer Pool in Pflugerville

Scott Mentzer Pool

Special Features: Beach entry; small toddler slide; small lazy river; family slide; water slide for kids at least 48″; complimentary life jackets to borrow; concession stand and vending machines.

Address: 901 Old Austin Hutto Road, Pflugerville, TX 78728

Admission: Everyone must pay admission, even infants and those who are not swimming. Residents: Children (0 – 18) and Seniors (55+): $1.50; Adults ($3). Non-residents: Add $1.

Tips: Closed Wednesday. Cash only.

More information: Hours; FeesReview

Cool Pools in Round Rock

Micki Krebsbach Pool

Micki Krebsbach

Micki Krebsbach

Special Features: Pirate ship with two slides; beach entry; waterslide; cargo crossing.

Address: 301 Deepwood Drive, Round Rock, TX 78681

Admission:  Adults age 18-49: $3; children 17 & under and seniors 50+: $2.

Tips: Closed Tuesday.

More information: Website; Review

Rock’N River

Rock'N River in Round Rock

Rock’N River

Special Features: Lazy river; waterslides; water playscape with tube slide; sprayground play area; beach entry pools; toddler pool with small slide; 12-foot jumping platform; rock climbing wall; swim-up concession area.

Address: 3300 Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, TX

Admission: Youth (17 years & under): $8; Adults (18-49 years): $10; Senior (50 years & over): $8; Kids (2 years & under): $5. Twilight Admission (5 p.m. to close): Youth (17 years & under): $4; Adults (18-49 years): $5; Senior (50 years & over): $4; Kids (2 years & under): $2.50.

Tip: Closed Wednesday.

More information: Website; FeesMore info about the waterpark expansion

Cool Pool in Kyle

Kyle Pool

Kyle Pool

Special Features: Two waterslides; splashpad.

Address: 1300 W. Center Street, Kyle, TX

Admission: Residents: Ages 0-3: FREE; ages 4 – 12: $1; ages 13 – 17: $2; ages 18 – 54: $3; ages 55+: $1. Non-residents: Ages 4+: $4.

Tips: Closed Mondays. There will not be snack concessions the summer of 2016, so the rule of no outside food or drink will not be enforced.

More information: Hours; Fees

Cool Pools in Leander

Shore Club Volente Beach Water Park

Volente Beach

Volente Beach

Special Features: Pirate themed play area with slide for small children; Gator’s Crossing activity; two waterslides for 42″ and up; one waterslide for 48″ and up; Lazy Lagoon pool; Sidewinder (pictured above; must be 42″ to ride).

Address: 16107 FM 2769, Leander, TX 78641

Admission: Over 42″: $22.73; under 42″: $17.31; children age 0 – 2: FREE. Twilight admission: $14.06.

More information: Tickets

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