West U Announces Swimming Lane Availability, Pool Closures
The Recreation Center and Colonial Park Pool have upcoming activities that will impact facility hours, pool schedule, lane availability and/or be closed to the public for events and annual maintenance.
Residents are asked to call 713-662-7420 for the most up-to-date information as schedules are subject to change.
April 6: Good Friday, Recreation Center open abbreviated hours: 5 a.m. – 1 p.m.
April 8: Easter, Recreation Center CLOSED
May 14 – 31: West University Place Piranhas Swim Team starts their season! Practices will be at the Recreation Center Pool Monday through Thursday from 4 – 7 p.m. Lane availability will be minimal or unavailable. (No practice on Memorial Day, May 28; pool will remain open per normal schedule). Call ahead to confirm lane availability, 713-662-7420. Please note: lane availability will most likely be unavailable; therefore it is recommended that you try to schedule your swim workout before 4 p.m. or after 7 p.m.
June 4 – June 29: Swim Team Practice continues! During the month of June, the team will practice from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. Monday through Friday (Fridays are make-up days). Lanes will be unavailable. Please plan your swim workout before 7 a.m. or after 9 a.m.
June 4, 11, 18 & 26: Swim Meets. Pool will close at 4 p.m. and remain closed the rest of the evening. Note: June 11 is a rain date. Therefore, the pool may be open per normal schedule if not needed by the swim team. Please call 713-662-7420 for status.
June 4 – August 24: Wally’s PoolSchool, Youth Swimming Lessons are held daily from 9 a.m. – 12 (noon) & 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Fridays are make-up days. Lap lane availability will be limited, especially in the afternoon sessions.
July 4: Recreation Center will observe abbreviated hours in honor of the Fourth of July national holiday. The Recreation Center will be open from 5 a.m. – 1 p.m. Colonial Park Pool will host its Fourth of July party from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. After the celebration, stay and enjoy your day as the pool will remain open until 6 p.m.
August 26 – September 1: The entire Recreation Center will be closed for annual maintenance. The facility will resume normal operational schedule and classes on September 3.