Barton Springs Pool closes for ‘Spring Cleaning’

Catherine Marfin

Barton Springs Pool will be closed Feb. 29 through March 11 for its annual “Spring Cleaning” project.

While the annual cleaning is taking place, alternative swimming options at several year-round municipal pool facilities in north, south, east and west Austin are available. Municipal pools in north Austin include Springwoods Pool and Walnut Creek, and east Austin facilities include Bartholomew Pool and Mabel Davis Pool. South Austin facilities include Garrison Pool, and west Austin facilities include Deep Eddy Pool.

Deep Eddy Pool normally opens at 9 a.m. on both weekends and weekdays and closes at 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., respectively. During the Barton Springs Pool closure, the pool’s opening hour will be at 6 a.m. on both weekends and weekdays to accommodate early morning swimmers.

The Barton Springs Pool will reopen Saturday, March 12 and will begin spring and summer admission fees at Barton Springs, Bartholomew, Deep Eddy and Springwoods Pools on that day as well. The Barton Springs Pool will be open from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.