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5/29/09

Lubbock municipal pools set to open Tuesday

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Attention swimming pool and sun seekers; Lubbock's municipal pools will open Tuesday, June 2 at 1:00 p.m. for the 2009 season.

The municipal pools that are now open are:

  • Clapp Pool, 46th & Avenue U, (806) 767-2736: Amenities include a 90' water slide, concession stand, lifeguards, showers, diving boards, shade umbrellas and deck chairs. This pool is ADA accessible.
  • Mae Simmons Pool, 24th & MLK, (806) 767-2732: Amenities include a 90' water slide, concession stand, lifeguards, showers, shade umbrellas, diving boards, and deck chairs.
  • Maxey Pool, 4007 30th Street, (806) 767-3739: Amenities include a concession stand, lifeguards, showers, diving boards, shade umbrella, deck chairs, and shade trees.
  • Montelongo Pool, 3200 Bates Street, (806) 767-2734: Amenities include a 90' water slide, concession stand, lifeguards, showers, diving boards, deck chairs, shade umbrellas, a separate wading pool, and zero depth entry into main pool. This pool is ADA accessible.

Hours of operation:

  • Tuesdays 1:00-7:30 p.m. 
  • Wednesdays through Sundays 1:00-6:00 p.m.

Entrance fees are $1.50 for youth (17 and under) and $2 for adults, and group rates are available for groups of 35 or more.

Pool rentals are available for parties Thursday-Sunday from 7:00-9:00 p.m. by calling (806) 775-2673.

For those who love to swim, Summer Passes are available at the Parks and Recreation Office at 1010 9th Street, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and at each of the pools. These passes are great for kids and adults alike and are priced to be affordable. Summer Passes are as follows:

  • Family Pass - Good All Summer! Cost: $125 for a family of four
  • Individual Pass - Good All Summer! Cost: $50 for children and $75 for adults
  • 30-Day Pass - Cost: $30 for children and $45 for adults
  • 7-Day Pass - Cost: $8 for children and $12 for adults

5/21/09
Food For Thought Report 5.21 - Pool Safety
As we get closer and closer to those scorching summer temps, more people are diving in to cool off at local pools.

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