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Municipal Pools Open on Friday

It's time again to cool off at Lubbock's municipal pools as they open on Friday, May 21, at 1 p.m. for the 2004 season. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Sunday from 1 to 6 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 to 9 p.m. beginning at $100.

For the first time, USA Pools will be operating the City's four pools, which includes the following locations:

  • Clapp Pool, 46th & Avenue U, 767-2736: Amenities include a 90' water slide, concession stand, lifeguards, showers, diving boards, deck chairs, and a wading pool.
  • Mae Simmons Pool, 24th & MLK, 767-2732: Amenities include a 90' water slide, concession stand, lifeguards, showers, diving boards, and deck chairs.
  • Maxey Pool, 4007 30th Street, 767-3739: Amenities include a concession stand, lifeguards, showers, diving boards, deck chairs, and shade trees.
  • Montelongo Pool, 3200 Bates Street, 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 completely ADA accessible.

Families can enjoy an evening swim during "Family Swim Night" every Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. for the low cost of $2 per family of four and $1 for each additional person. Family Swim Night is available at all four of Lubbock's municipal pools.

For those who spend a lot of time at the pool, Summer Splash Passes are available at the Parks and Recreation Office at 1010 9th Street, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and at each of the pools. The cost is:

  • 2004 Summer Splash Pass: $125 for a family of four  - Good All Summer! 
  • 2004 Summer Splash Pass: $50 for children and $75 for adults
  • 30-Day Splash Pass: $30 for children and $45 for adults
  • 7-Day Splash Pass: $8 for children and $12 for adult

For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Office at (806) 775-2673.

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