Friday, May 7, 2021

Barton Springs Pool to Require Reservations Starting May 21

Barton Springs Pool to Require Reservations Starting May 21 

Barton Springs Pool, 2131 William Barton Dr., will require reservations beginning Friday, May 21 in order to manage capacity for the safety of staff and guests. Reservation time slots will be available in two-hour increments beginning at 8:00 AM until the pool closes at 10:00 PM. All other aquatic facilities do not currently require reservations.  

Season Pass Holders, Patrons 80+, Veterans as well as Retired and Active Duty Military can enter Barton Springs Pool with no reservations; however, everyone else in the party must have a reservation. In person payment acceptance suspended until further notice. 

The first set of reservations as well as season passes will be available beginning on May 10. People will need to pay the standard Barton Springs Pool entry fee (e.g., $5.00 for adult residents) in order to reserve a ticket. 

To make a reservation CLICK HERE

To purchase Season Swim Passes CLICK HERE.  

Barton Springs Pool's Modified Hours of Operation will remain the same: 

Daily 5:00 AM – 8:00 AM  
Free Swim at your Own Risk (no reservation required) 

Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM  
Reservation Only Guarded Swim 

Modified hours have been established based on available resources.  

The Austin Parks and Recreation Department will continue to adjust operations according to the City of Austin's COVID-19 Risk Based Guidelines and in consultation with public health authorities. 

For more information about Barton Springs Pool, please call 512-974-6300 or visit