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City pools will be free for the rest of the summer

The City of Austin announced it would waive admission to city pools until Saturday, Sept. 30 due to ongoing excessive heat.

People splashing in a pool in the foreground, with a big, cloud-filled blue sky in the background.

Deep Eddy Pool is one of the city pools that will be free for the rest of this summer.

Splish, splash — Austinites can now swim for free at pools citywide.

The City of Austin announced it will waive admission fees to all city-owned pools — except Barton Springs Pool — until Saturday, Sept. 30 due to ongoing excessive heat.

Austin has now seen temperatures higher than 100º for 33 days in a row, smashing the previous streak record of 27 days set in 2011. With the city under frequent excessive heat warnings, don’t forget to:

Pack up the beach towels, remember to wear sunscreen, and find a city pool near you using our interactive map.