City of AustinFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Walnut Creek Pool opens on Saturday, July 23.
Walnut Creek Pool, 12138 North Lamar Blvd., opens on Saturday, July 23. It will be open daily 12:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. except for Thursdays when it will be closed. This schedule will be in place through August 13, 2022. Pool hours on Sunday, August 14 will be 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
The Austin Parks and Recreation Department currently has 578 lifeguards ready-to-work. The Department continues to hire and train lifeguards to operate summer pools. Pay ranges from $16 to $19 an hour depending on experience and certifications. Staff get bonuses, paid sick leave, a free bus pass, and flexible scheduling. Information on becoming a lifeguard is available at lifeguardaustin.com.
For a complete listing of pool schedules, visit austintexas.gov/pools.