Barton Springs Pool reopens

FILE - Barton Springs Pool. (KXAN File Photo)
FILE - Barton Springs Pool. (KXAN File Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — While the weather cools off it may seem too cold to take a dip, but for those swimmers who don’t mind the decreasing temperatures they can once again visit Barton Springs Pool.

Austin Parks and Recreation Department has announced the pools reopening Friday, Nov. 20, at 5:00 a.m.

The pool has been closed due to repairs being made following the October flooding. Some areas of Barton Springs will remain closed while additional repairs are made.

The lap pool will be completely open.

Swimmer can enjoy the pool Nov. 20 through March 11, 2016.

You can swim at your own risk everyday from 5 a.m. to 8 a.m. and then from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

There will be a life guard on duty from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The pool will be closed every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. for cleaning.

For more information visit the website here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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