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Swim Club dives into Downright Austin this summer

The Downtown hotel’s historic pool is now a poolside paradise inspired by the 1980s.


Are we in Austin or the “Barbie” movie?

Photo by Jade Skye Hammer Photography via Swim Club

Swim Club, an open-to-all social club and dining concept, will open on Monday, June 24 in the newly renovated Downright Austin, 701 E. 11th St.

The hotel’s historic pool has been transformed into an adult playground, complete with The Rodeo Room, a disco lounge; and The Lawn, a private event space.

the dining room at swim club features a teal blue and pink interior

Diners will submerge into an aquatic atmosphere.

Photo by Jade Skye Hammer Photography via Swim Club

Here’s a splash of what’s in store:

  • Pool service and an indoor dining room
  • Daytime pool parties with rotating drink specials, live music + DJ sets
  • A Texas-inspired food menu with dishes like brick-oven pizzas + baja fish tacos
  • A cocktail menu with themed drinks like the Skinny Dipper, a strawberry-infused Aperol concoction, and Sharks in the Water, made with haiku + and roku gin
  • Additional events + activations that are yet-to-be announced
baja fish tacos, chips and dips, and two cocktails on a pink table

Swim Club’s food + drink menu takes inspiration from Texas summers in the backyard.

Photo by Jade Skye Hammer Photography via Swim Club

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