- June 30, 2020

Austin Parks Close for July 4 Weekend – Barton Springs and Deep Eddy Pool Close Until Further Notice


The Austin Parks and Recreation Department has announced that due to an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, the City of Austin will close all parks and recreational facilities from Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5.

This includes all city parks, as well as recreational facilities (e.g. golf courses, tennis courts, boat ramps, recreation/cultural centers, museums, Austin Nature & Science Center, Zilker Botanical Garden, preserves, etc). All pre-paid park admission passes will be credited to the park patron’s account or refunded.

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As of Tuesday, June 30, Barton Springs Pool and Deep Eddy Pool will close until further notice. Existing pool reservations will be cancelled. Austin Public Health will evaluate both facilities. Chlorinated pool facilities will continue to operate according to their posted schedules.
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