Pool hours change at Community Park for spring season
Effective Friday, March 2, the swimming pool at Port Aransas Community Park will have new hours for spring.
The pool is located at 700 Clark Parkway off Ross Avenue.
Open swim will be Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 2 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 1 to 5 p.m.
Lap swim is Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (shared time) from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Friday (shared time) from 8: 30 a. m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday lap swim only will be noon -1 p.m. and shared time from 1 to 5 p.m.
Water exercise classes are Tuesdays through Fridays, 8:30-9:30 a.m., 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. and noon-1 p.m. Admission is $1.50 per class. Water exercise coupons are available for 20 classes for $30.
Adult swim lessons are available upon request at the pool office, 749-2416.
Daily swim fees are: under 2, no charge; 2-18 years, $1; 19-59 years, $2; 60 years and over, $1.
Coupon books may be purchased at the swimming pool during operating hours.
Coupons for lap and open swim include: youth 2- 18 years, $15 for 20 visits; adults 19-59 years, $30 for 20 visits; seniors 60 years and over, $15 for 20 visits.
Children under three must wear swim diaper.
Staff checks weather reports for morning predictions of wind and cold and decides whether to open the pool accordingly.
It takes up to one hour to uncover or cover the pool with pool blankets. If afternoon winds are predicted, staff must also decide well in advance to set the blankets on the pool without injury to the staff or damage to the blankets.
Call the pool at 749-2416 to check pool status if the weather is questionable.