Friday, March 1, 2024

March Aquatic Updates: Extra Morning Swim Hours at Two Pools; Lifeguard Hiring Open Hours and Training Certifications

Due to the Deep Eddy Pool and Barton Springs Pool maintenance closures, Stacy Pool will open early for lap swim on Saturday and Sunday at 8:00 a.m. March 2 through March 10. Bartholomew Pool will open at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, March 4 and Wednesday, March 6. For the complete hours of operation of other year-round pools during these closures, visit

Barton Springs Pool Closure
Barton Springs Pool remains closed through March 8 for routine maintenance. Details of the closure were announced in a press release in February 2024

Deep Eddy Pool
Deep Eddy Pool remains temporarily closed for repairs. The reopening date will be announced when repairs are complete. This work was announced in a press release in December 2023.

Lifeguard Hiring Open Hours
Stop by the Aquatic Office, 2818 San Gabriel St., to fill out your application and get free pizza at three upcoming hiring open hours. Bring your ID and social security card to expedite the process. Lifeguard hiring open hours are an easy way to get the paperwork out of the way.

  • March 7, 4–8 p.m.
  • March 21, 4–8 p.m.
  • April 5, 4–8 p.m.

Spring Break Lifeguard Training
Lifeguard training takes place all year, but most seasonal lifeguards in Austin get trained during spring break. Lifeguard training and hiring starts at age 15 and there is no age limit. Everyone must complete the job application and their hiring paperwork before they can register for training. Certification training is free. More information at