Austin city parks, recreational facilities to close for July 4 weekend

Barton Springs Pool, Deep Eddy Pool closing immediately until further notice

Talk 1370 Newsroom
June 29, 2020 - 6:25 pm

    AUSTIN ( -- Following the move of Travis County earlier Monday, the City of Austin will also be closing its parks for the July 4 weekend.

    All city parks and recreational facilities will be closed 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.

    The city is also closing two popular swimming holes - Barton Springs Pool and Deep Eddy Pool - until further notice, on the recommendation of Austin Public Health officials. Any existing reservations will be canceled. Chlorinated pool facilities will continue to operate according to their posted schedules.

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