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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Lasker Park Community Pool opens for 2020 season

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The City of Galveston is excited to announce that the 2020 community pool season has begun.

The city’s public pool opened Sunday morning at 10 a.m. as the kick off to the season. Throughout the spring, the lap pool will be open; however, the splash pool is not heated and will be closed if the water temperature is below 78 degrees.

The pool will have extended hours during spring break from March 9th to March 13th. After spring break, the pool will operate on spring season hours, which are listed on the next page.

The community pool provides residents with a state-of-the-art facility, including a recreational pool with kid-friendly play structures and a slide, as well as an eight-lane short course yard pool for hosting swim meets. The community pool is located at 2016 43rd St. near Ball High School.

“Galveston’s public pool has one of the longest seasons in Texas and this is a great benefit for our residents,” City Manager Brian Maxwell said. “The pool serves countless island residents by providing a place to swim that is both safe and affordable.”

Please visit www.galvestontx.gov/letsswim for more information.

POOL HOURS:

For more information about the pool, including information about the new swim team, please visit www.galvestontx.gov/letsswim

Spring Break schedule: 

Monday: Closed

Tuesday-Friday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Lap pool only

Saturday-Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Spring schedule: 

Monday: Closed

Tuesday-Friday: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lap pool only

Saturday-Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Lap and splash pool, if splash pool water temperature is above 78 degrees

The summer season will begin May 27, 2020.

WORK AT THE POOL:

We are hiring lifeguards and other pool positions for the 2020 season and we encourage candidates to apply! Visit www.galvestontx.gov/lifeguard to learn more.

Requirements:

  • Applicants must be 16 years of age.
  • Applicants must be able to complete a 300 yard, continuous swim. Must be a front crawl.
  • Applicants must be able to complete a brick retrieval.

Applicants must be able to complete a 2-minute water tread.


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