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Time to get out those swimsuits and trunks, and stock up on sunscreen, because the Frank D. “Poncho” Roberts Aquatic Center will open for summer hours at noon on June 1.
Aquatic Center Manager Jay Miller invites the public to come to dip their toes in the cool water of the pool, located at 912 Avenue N. The Splash Pad opens today, and is available from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. There is no fee to enjoy the play area that features fountains and nozzles.
“I encourage everyone to stop by and visit us,” Miller said. “My staff and I look forward to another summer full of fun in the sun.”
Pool hours after the opening will be Tuesday through Sunday from noon to 8 p.m.
“The pool will be open for July 4th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,” Miller said.
The pool rules state that only swimwear material is allowed in the pool. Full rules and regulations are posted at the pool entrance. Daily access fees are as follows, 2 and under are free; 3 to 11 years old is $2.50, and 12 and up is $4.
Season passes will be available as follows, 3 to 11 years old is $40, and 12 years and up is $50. Family packs are also available at $100 for a family of four, with each additional child added only $20.
“Some programs offered at the pool include water aerobics from 8 to 9 a.m. during the week. Classes are $4 per class or $25 quarterly,” Miller said. “Swimming lessons are being booked at this time in four different sessions.”
Session are only $45, beginning June 10. There are classes for 3 to 5 years old, 6 to 7 years old, and 8 years and older. All fees, from the entrance to sessions, must be paid in cash.
For more information about classes or pool hours, contact Miller at JMiller@HuntsvilleTX.gov or call 936-291-5433.