AUSTIN’S SPRING FED GEM-BARTON SPRINGS POOL

 

Within Zilker Park’s 358 acres lies one of the crown jewels of Austin – Barton Springs Pool. Three acres in size, the pool is fed from underground springs and is, on average, 68 degrees year-round. Over the years, Barton Springs Pool has drawn people from all walks of life, from legislators who have concocted state laws there to free-spirited, topless sunbathers who turned heads in the 1970s. Robert Redford learned to swim at the pool when he was five years old while visiting his mother’s relative in Austin. Today, Barton Springs still attracts a diverse crowd of people.

Click here for the Master Plan project information related to the Barton Springs Pool.

Group Visits:

All groups wishing to plan a one day visit to Barton Springs Pool, or any of our other City of Austin Pool facilities, must register with the Aquatic Office aquaticsoffice@austintexas.gov  Please find our One Day Visit policy information & registration forms here: One Day Visit Packet

 

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