Rec Center to Close for Maintenance August 23

August 13, 2015

The West University Place Recreation Center will be closed for annual maintenance starting  August 23 through August 31 at noon.

West U Recreation Center swimming pool users may use the UTHealth Auxiliary Enterprises Recreation Center swimming pool during the closure, under an exchange agreement with the city of West U. Swimmers must show a valid West U Rec Center Membership Card for entry. The swimming pool is located at 7779 Knight Road in Houston.

For information about the UT pool hours, visit, or call (713) 500-8420 for hours and updated pool schedule information. The exchange agreement with UTHealth is only for pool and locker room use. It does not allow West U residents to use the weight room, cardio room or other areas of use.

During the closure, customers may call or visit Colonial Park Pool to sign up for classes, make

tennis/racquetball/pavilion reservations, purchase memberships, or get general Parks and

Recreation information.

Recreation Center staff will be temporarily relocated on-site at Colonial Park Pool, 4130 Byron, to conduct day-to-day business during the closure week.The West University Place Recreation Center will resume normal operating schedule at noon on August 31, 2015.

For more information, please visit or call:

  •      West U Rec Center: (713) 662-7420 (this number will be rolled over to Colonial Park Pool during the closure week)
  •      Colonial Park Pool: (713) 662-7460