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Posted on: May 21, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Aquatic Facilities Open May 29th!

The City of Odessa aquatic facilities will open May 29th! No cash will be accepted. Credit/Debit cards only.

The opening date for the aquatic facilities is May 29! Hours are a little different this year.

Open 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

-Jurassic Park/UTPB: Free admission. 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., 7 days a week

-McKinney Spray Ground free admission 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., 7 days a week

A big change this year is NO CASH ACCEPTED on site, credit/debit cards only.  Includes admissions and concession stands.

Reservations for pool parties and aquatic pavilion rentals will go through USA Management:

City Pools

Aquatic Center & Pool Rules

  • Absolutely no refunds; this includes refunds for bad weather, or rule infractions
  • No cash, credit and debit cards only
  • Everyone must shower before entering pool
  • The following attire will not be allowed:
    • No athletic/cargo/denim/khaki shorts nor any other kind of shorts (other than swim trunks)
    • No bandana or headgear
    • No cut-offs of any kind
    • No hats
    • No long pants or sweatpants
    • No thong bathing suits
  • Glass containers of any description are prohibited
  • Infants 3 years old or younger are allowed in the shallow portion of the main pool
  • Masks, fins, snorkels, or full-face masks are prohibited
  • No disorderly conduct or lewd behavior
  • No flotation devices allowed; this includes:
    • Bathing suits with floats sewn into the body of the suit
    • Floaties
    • Inflatable toys
    • Life jackets (except those flotation devices issued by the Sherwood or Woodson Pools)
    • Noodles
  • No outside food or beverages allowed - no coolers and no picnic baskets - alcoholic beverages are prohibited in the parks, parking lot and pool house area
  • No running, pushing, or horseplay
  • No smoking or use of tobacco products in the pool area or pool house area
  • Only proper swimming attire is allowed - only modest and properly worn swim trunks and bathing  suits will be allowed - no sagging of swim trunks
  • Only white t-shirts over bathing suits will be allowed in the water
  • Patrons may have to demonstrate their swimming ability before entering deep water
  • Swimming pool staff must be obeyed at all times
  • Use of profane language is prohibited
  • We reserve the right to refuse admittance or eject any patron who will not obey swimming pool staff or pool rules
  • Youth under 3 feet, 6 inches must be accompanied by an adult

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