Austin Public Pools

The key to surviving the Texas heat is spending your time outdoors in the water. If you’re looking for something more laid back and close to home than paddleboarding on Lady Bird Lake or exploring Austin’s Swimming Holes we have you covered! Check out our list of municipal pools and free neighborhood pools to find the one closest to you.

Free Neighborhood Pools in Austin

North Austin | East Austin | South Austin | West Austin

  • North Austin

    • Balcones Pool

      12017 Amherst Dr

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      Balcones pool is located in Balcones District Park just off of Mopac and Duval Rd. and has great shades, tables, and now allows food on the picnic table areas!

      Schedule: Check Website

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    • Brentwood Pool

      6710 Arroyo Seco

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      Brentwood pool is situated in the Brentwood neighborhood but is only a few yards from the southern boundary of the Crestview neighborhood.

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    • Canyon Vista Pool

      8455 Spicewood Springs

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      Canyon Vista pool is located at Canyon Vista Middle School in North Austin. Make sure to check the schedule below for when swimming lessons are to know if you will be able to swim at your desired time!

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    • Kennemer Pool

      1032 Payton Gin Rd

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      Kennemer pool is located Between Highway 183 and North Lamar Blvd, right next to Sidney Lanier High School in North Austin.

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    • Murchison Pool

      3700 North Hills Dr

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      Murchison pool is a community run pool with a group of dedicated volunteers that is located off Mopac and Far West Blvd.

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  • East Austin

    • Civitan Pool

      513 Vargas Rd

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      Civitan pool is located just east of Riverside Golf Course and offers tennis courts, a ball field, picnic tables and a community and day care center.

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    • Dottie Jordan Pool

      2803 Loyola Ln

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      Dottie Jordan Pool has an outdoor green space, basketball courts, barbecue pits and picnic tables located in Northeast Austin.

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    • Givens Pool (TEMPORARILY CLOSED)

      3811 E. 12th St

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      The Givens pool is closed for the Summer 2017 season for maintenance and repairs.

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    • Govalle Pool (TEMPORARILY CLOSED)

      5200 Bolm Rd

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      The Govalle pool is closed for maintenance and construction during Summer 2017.

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    • Martin Pool

      1626 Nash Hernandez Sr. Drive

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      The Martin Pool is located just off Lady Bird lake south of Cesar Chavez Street in East Austin. Make sure to check when swimming lessons are to be able to swim in the pool!

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    • Metz Pool

      2407 Canterbury St

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      Metz pool offers athletic fields, a tennis court, picnic area, fishing pond & splash pad located in the Holly neighborhood in East Austin.

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    • Montopolis Pool

      1200 Montopolis Dr

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      Located in Southeast Austin, the Montopolis pool offers showers and dressing room facilities, a playscape, and a lighted softball/football field.

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    • Parque Zaragoza Pool

      741 Pedernales St

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      Parque Zaragoza pool has a lifeguard on duty, showers, locker rooms and is handicap accessible with a great location in Central East Austin.

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    • Patterson Pool

      1400 Wilshire Blvd

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      Patterson pool has awesome pool furnishings installed by the Austin Parks Foundation and is located just off Airport Blvd south of I-35.

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    • Rosewood Pool

      1182 Pleasant Valley

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      Rosewood pool is complete with baseball courts, picnic areas, and luscious grass located in Central East Austin off Rosewood and North Pleasant Valley Rd.

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  • South Austin

    • Big Stacy Pool

      700 E. Live Oak St

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      Big Stacy pool is a small, free neighborhood pool for lap swimming and recreation, with an adjacent playground in the beautiful Travis Heights Neighborhood off South Congress Ave.

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    • Dick Nichols Pool

      8011 Beckett Rd

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      Dick Nichols pool located in South Austin is located in the ideal spot to cool off after a long walk around the Dick Nichols Park trail or a game of basketball.

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    • Dittmar Pool

      1009 W. Dittmar Dr

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      Dittmar pool is in South Austin between Manchaca and South 1st Street and is great for swimming laps and diving!

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    • Dove Springs Pool

      5701 Ainez Dr

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      Dove Springs pool offers baseball fields, soccer fields, tennis courts, a basketball court, a pavilion, a playscape, a sand volleyball pit, and a nature walking trail.

      Schedule: Check Website

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    • Gillis Pool

      2504 S. Durwood Ave

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      Gillis pool offers a playground, basketball courts, picnic facilities and a multi-use field just off Oltorf St and South 1st Street.

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  • West Austin

    • Ramsey Pool

      4201 Burnet Rd

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      Ramsey pool offers tennis courts, a toddler playground as well as a regular playground, a basketball court, a baseball diamond, and picnic areas with barbecue facilities.

      Schedule: Check Website

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    • Reed Pool

      2600 Pecos St

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      Reed pool is just west of Exposition Blvd and offers public green space with play equipment, multi-use fields and a nature trail & creek.

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    • Shipe Pool (TEMPORARILY CLOSED)

      4400 Ave. G

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      Shipe pool is closed for maintenance and construction during Summer 2017.

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    • West Austin Pool

      1317 W. 10th St

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      Resting in the middle of historic Clarksville, this beautiful pool is an Old West Austin treasure.

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    • Westenfield Pool

      2000 Enfield Rd

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      West Enfield is a centrally located neighborhood pool completely updated near the intersection of Mopac and Enfield Road.

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Municipal Pools in Austin

If you don’t mind spending a few bucks for a day by the pool, these municipal pools are great options in addition to the free neighborhood pools.

  • Bartholomew Pool

    1800 E. 51st St

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    The renovated Bartholomew pool boasts more fancy amenities than any other Austin municipal pool and is located just off 51st Street in East Austin.

    Entrance Fee: Fee is cash only and varies by age group and resident or non-resident! View rates here.

    Schedule: Check Website

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  • Deep Eddy Pool

    401 Deep Eddy Ave

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    Deep Eddy Pool is a historic, man-made swimming pool in Central Austin that is the oldest swimming pool in Texas and features a bathhouse built during the Depression era by the Works Progress Administration.

    Entrance Fee: Fee is cash only and varies by age group and resident or non-resident! View rates here.

    Schedule: Check Website

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  • Garrison Pool

    6001 Manchaca Rd

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    Garrison pool is in South Austin near the intersection of Manchaca Rd and Stassney Ln and is a favorite spot for families, perfect for cooling down after an afternoon of play and offers a running trail.

    Entrance Fee: Fee is cash only and varies by age group and resident or non-resident! View rates here.

    Schedule: Check Website

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  • Mabel Davis Pool (TEMPORARILY CLOSED)

    3427 Parker Ln

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    Mabel Davis Pool will be closed until further notice. Additional information on the pool’s reopening will be provided as it becomes available.

    Entrance Fee: Fee is cash only and varies by age group and resident or non-resident! View rates here.

    Schedule: Check Website

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  • Northwest Pool

    7000 Ardath St

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    Northwest pool is set along Shoal Creek, in the Allandale neighborhood. It is a favorite spot for office picnics, sports and family gatherings.

    Entrance Fee: Fee is cash only and varies by age group and resident or non-resident! View rates here.

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  • Springwoods Pool

    13320 Lyndhurst St

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    Springwoods pool includes a deep end with a slide, six lap lanes and a children’s entrance with mushroom-shaped water structure in Northwest Austin.

    Entrance Fee: Fee is cash only and varies by age group and resident or non-resident! View rates here.

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  • Walnut Creek Pool

    12138 N. Lamar Blvd

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    Walnut Creek pool is in a great location that features a large off-leash area and a multitude of hilly, meandering trails popular with mountain bikers in North Austin.

    Entrance Fee: Fee is cash only and varies by age group and resident or non-resident! View rates here.

    Schedule: Check Website

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Map of Neighborhood and Municipal Pools in Austin

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