Austinites, rejoice! Starting today, Deep Eddy Pool will have the shallow side of the pool open at 12 p.m. on weekdays. Moreover, Barton Springs Pool will resume normal Monday operations beginning on Memorial Day, May 30.
The Aquatic Division of the Parks and Recreation Department at the City of Austin continues to hire and train lifeguards to operate summer pools. There are currently a total of 234 lifeguards on staff. This is 31.2% of the 750 lifeguards needed to operate city pools.
Additional pools will be opened as more lifeguards are hired and ready to work. For more information on pool hours, please visit AustinTexas.gov/Pools.