Spring Cleaning: Pool will be closed

The Austin Parks and Recreation Department Aquatic Division will close Barton Springs Pool February 23, 2009 through March 14, 2009, for its annual spring cleaning.

During the closure of the Pool, FBSP will be hosting two volunteer cleaning dates on Saturday, February 28 and Saturday, March 7th.

Please contact Annie Buckman, our service chair, to volunteer to help us clean the pool. You can email her at service@friendsofbartonspringspool.org.

Master Plan passes 7-0

Today the city council has agreed that Barton Springs Pool deserves renovation, better water quality, and preservation. It passed the Master Plan with a vote of 7-0!

Thank you all for sending emails to the city council, attending the press conference, and coming to city hall today! Our hard work has paid off and today we will celebrate a much needed victory for Barton Springs Pool.

Master Plan Coverage in the News:
News 8 Austin
Austin American Statesman

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